A scenic train ride through wine country Saturday turned sour for members of a local book club; they were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for allegedly laughing too loudly. More
When Buzzfeed writer Grace Spelman was a teenager, she was a huge Harry Potter fan. She was also a fan of Mugglecast, a popular Harry Potter podcast, going so far as to add one of the podcast’s hosts, Benjamin Schoen, as a friend on Facebook.
But when Schoen purportedly reached out to her years later with the following tweets, she wasn’t prepared for his utter inability to handle polite rejection.
Singer-songwriter and Lexington native Amanda Palmer made quite a scene outside the main branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) Thursday.
She posed nude and eight months pregnant while painted in the style of artist Damien Hirst’s statue Verity.
Illustrator Mary Engelbreit has been a household name for over 30 years.
Avi Shemtov is the chef/owner behind the popular Chubby Chickpea food truck, which serves a fusion of Mediterranean and American cuisine. His new book, “The Single Guy Cookbook: How to Cook Comfort Food Favorites Faster, Easier and Cheaper Than Going Out,” is out now. We talked about it and sampled some dishes! More
They found his new book in a box. They didn’t find it with a fox.
On July 28, Random House will release a new book from Theodor Geisel, better known as beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss, who passed away in 1991 at the age of 87.
That book, titled What Pet Should I Get?, is a big event for Random House, which is planning an initial run of one million copies. More
This week, late author and cultural goddess Maya Angelou was honored with a U.S. Forever postage stamp. Featured prominently on the stamp is a lovely photograph of Angelou and a quotation, that, whoopsie, turned out to be written by fellow author Joan Walsh Anglund. What, there’s no fact-checking at the U.S. Postal Service? More
Game of Thrones has never thought twice about sending characters to their demise. The suspense of who lives and who dies remains to always be an exciting element and two students at Olin College just outside of Boston decided to explore it.
All Harry Potter fans wait for the Hogwarts acceptance letter that they will never receive and dream of the house they want to join. You can hope to be part of Gryffindor all you want, but the choice belongs to the Sorting Hat. Now, instead of traveling the long journey to magic school, Muggles everywhere can consult a Twitter bot that will decide for you.
Fans have always had the pleasure of Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin penning an episode for each season of the show. He recently announced on his blog, however, that he will be opting out of seasons five and six to focus on Winds of Winter, the sixth novel in the series.