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Maurice Sendak Google Doodle

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Google honors what would have been the 85th birthday of Maurice Sendak, the beloved author and illustrator of children's books, with an animated "doodle" of its logo.

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California Officials Debating Whether Or Not Inmates Can Read Werewolf Erotica. Seriously.

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The California Court of Appeals determined that an inmate's copy of 'The Silver Crown', which features werewolf erotica, does not qualify as overly obscene.

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Amazon Enters The Fan Fiction Business. This Will End In Fire.

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In which we rant about writers getting screwed again, this time by Amazon's new Kindle Worlds fan fiction store.

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Guy Fieri’s New Book Appears To Be Every Bit The Literary Abortion You Thought It Would Be

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Here's an actual sentence from Guy Fieri's new book: “It was a lightning bolt of an idea in Flavortown that pranked the un-prankable mayor, Guy Fieri.” It's all downhill from there.

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‘Coverflip’ Project Wants You To Gender Swap The Author Of Your Favorite Book

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See a collection of the best "Coverflip" examples, which gender swaps authors of famous books.

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Make It Finger Lickin' Good: 5 Events The Beastie Boys Should Write About In Their Memoir

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The remaining Beastie Boys members are writing a memoir. Here are five events in their history they should write about it.

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‘Peter Cushing: A Life In Film’ Is A Genre Geek’s Dream

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Peter Cushing is probably best known to you as <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Moff_Tarkin">Grand Moff Tarkin</a>.

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Here’s Your Summer Reading List: 10 Books, Graphic Novels, And Plays Being Turned Into Movies

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This summer there are a number of TV shows and films coming out that are based on great reads. Before you rush to the theaters, hit up your local library for these selected titles.

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A Boston Man Found Over $20,000 In A Hollowed-Out Book While Rummaging Through Garbage

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A Boston man found $20,000 in a hollowed-out book, and is set to keep it if no one claims it in the next month.

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Let’s Rank The 10 Best Films Based On Michael Crichton Novels, Shall We?

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With Jurassic Park 3D hitting theaters, let's look back on all the Michael Crichton books that made their way to the big screen.

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‘Perfection Is Awful’ And Other Things We Learned From Kelly Oxford’s Chat With Olivia Wilde

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Olivia Wilde interviewed Kelly Oxford about her new book, "Everything Is Perfect When You’re a Liar," in New York City on Monday. Here's what we learned.

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‘Web Of The City’, Harlan Ellison’s First Novel, Returns To Print

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Harlan Ellison is the most awarded SF author still working... and his first novel is finally coming back into print.

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Max Allan Collins On ‘Seduction Of The Innocent’ And The Darker Side Of Comics History

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Gamma Squad talks with mystery writer Max Allan Collins about comic books, comics history, and why he set a mystery during the '50s comics witch hunts.

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'The Art Of Dead Space' Offers An In-Depth Look At The Franchise

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'The Art of Dead Space' offers a granular and gorgeous look at the gaming franchise.

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Hold On To Your Butts: Dennis Rodman Wrote A Book About Acceptance For Children

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We may have found the second book for the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/with-leather-book-club" target="_blank">With Leather Book Club</a> Dennis Rodman, the former NBA great whose off-the-court life has included multiple arrests for domestic abuse, a nolo contendere to drunk driving and a tag team pro wrestling match against Karl Malone, has written a children's book.

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Dan Harmon's First Book Drops At Midnight, You Guys

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A Dan Harmon book, you say? YES PLEASE! The title: "You'll Be Perfect When You're Dead: The Collected Online Writings of Dan Harmon"


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