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Margaret Mitchell

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  • Save the Lattice!

     
    The growing debate to save the lattice, the brise soleil, on the American Federal Savings and Loan building across from Orlando’s city hall can be informed by a lesson inherent to relevant and growing faith communities: not only does tradition get a...
  • 'Get the Xanax ready': Authors respond to BookScan on Amazon

     
    Authors respond to Amazon making BookScan sales numbers available: bring the Xanax!...
  • 'Gone With the Wind' celebrates 75 years

     
    Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With The Wind" celebrates 75 years of wide popular appeal....
  • On Theater: Going behind closed doors

    It's heralded in some critical quarters as the greatest movie of all time, so how did the final script for "Gone With the Wind" really get written? According to playwright Ron Hutchinson, in his comedy "Moonlight & Magnolias," producer David O....
  • Clever and gritty comedy about 1939 Hollywood

    It’s surprising how the definition for success in Hollywood has rarely changed over the last century. Whatever their chosen method, each arriving individual yearns to one day make a big important movie that earns universal acclaim, giving them the...
  • Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding

    Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ending months of uncertainty and a final week of white-knuckled hand-wringing, Northrop Grumman Corp. on Friday laid off 378 white-collar workers at its Newport News shipyard. Facing increasing pressure from the Navy and the Pentagon...
  • Day-by-day list of April 2012 TV premieres

    Day-by-day list of April 2012 TV premieres
    Spring is showering new and returning TV series, movies and specials upon viewers. Here's a calendar of upcoming shows. As is always the case, I will update as I learn about more. Sunday, April 1 10 a.m. | "Ultimate Spider-Man," Disney XD (series...
  • Feedback: What couple in literature do you go gaga for?

    Feedback: What couple in literature  do you go gaga for?
    Anne and Gilbert from "Anne of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery! Not only did I want to be her and find my Gilbert, I also wanted to replicate their family and name my eight children the same names as theirs. (This was when I was 11 years old. I'll...
  • A word or two thousand on 'Drunk: The Definitive Drinkers Dictionary'

    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: The Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." The book contains no fewer than 2,964 synonyms for "drunk." "The English language includes more synonyms for the word 'drunk' than for any other word," writes...
  • Homeless and burned to death

    I track hate crimes against homeless people across the country. Last week, I added John Robert McGraham to the list. He was doused with gasoline and set on fire at 3rd and Berendo streets, in the heart of Los Angeles, by an unknown assailant or...
  • Portrait of the old man as a copyright miser

    In the sweet science of early-21st-century struggles over intellectual property rights, the title fights tend to be fairly technology-rich. Court cases over network DVR, Viacom's continuing battle against Google, Microsoft's grudge match with the open-...
  • Tight, blotto, sotted, sloshed: in other words, DRUNK [Updated]

     
    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." A sleek, gray hardcover of manageable size, the book contains no less than 2,964 synonyms for drunk. "The English language includes more synonyms for the word.......