Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>
Julie Golden is a novelist, political activist, stained glass artist and hula hoop hobbyist who lives in Boulder. She is also who has also triumphed over unimaginable hardships with tremendous grace and a renewed vigor for life, whose compassion is evident in everything she does. Her novel, ... More >>
Bill Cosby.Tim Tebow's NFL rise has done more than boost the Broncos' chances of making the playoffs. It's inspired musical tributes, tattoos and Tumblrs, the naming of racehorses and a slew of testimonials from celebrities and pundits from beyond the world of sports. The latest examples of ... More >>
A Flickr photoIn cartoon world, Matt Groening brought us Duff beer, and Hanna-Barbera created fast food brontosaurus ribs. In books, C.S. Lewis is responsible for the Turkish delight with which the White Witch tempted Edmund in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and we can credit Lewis ... More >>
Remember how fascinating it was when Violet Beauregarde morphed into a balloon-sized blueberry after chewing some of Willy Wonka's not-yet-quite-right chewing gum? Or how you wanted to live in Chewandswallow, the town featured in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, where the wind blew in hambu ... More >>
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Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place.