Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
Fictional characters make 'experiential crossings' into real life, study finds A fifth of readers report characters from novels cropping up in their daily lives, hearing their voices even after putting books aside It’s a cliche ... cent of those respondents said the voices of fictional characters stayed with them even when they ... 02/16/2017 - 1:43 am | View Link
The Mirror and Thomas Jefferson: Real People in Fiction In plenty of books, the use of a ... have within 25 years each written a complicated novel featuring a Thomas Jefferson that exists simultaneously in history and dreams, in addition to alternate and mimetic fictional worlds, as far as figuring out a ... 02/11/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Dawn Dumont: Let's read real indigenous authors, not wanabees When I was a teen gobbling up books, I came upon a series depicting a fictional Albertan reserve written by W.P. Kinsella. I was excited because, at the time, indigenous people’s representation in the media was limited – Jesse on the Beachcombers was ... 02/10/2017 - 2:45 am | View Link
James Lee Burke on the real and fictional ’50s The only fictional portrayals of the era he considers ... With this trilogy about the Hollands completed, will Burke write more books about Robicheaux? “I don’t know. I’ve written 20, and I see the series as almost a perfect series.” 09/24/2016 - 5:45 pm | View Link
Who is, or what is Lemony Snicket's real name? Perhaps it is a "cool" thing right now or something. Lemony Snicket is a fictional character, the fictional author and narrator of the A Series of Unfortunate Events books, actually written by Daniel Handler. Lemony Snicket is a fictional character ... 09/11/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
List of fictional books It has been suggested that List of fictional books from non-print media and List of fictional books from periodicals be merged into this article.Discuss 02/15/2017 - 11:20 pm | View Website
Defictionalization The complete inverse of Product Placement, Defictionalization is the transformation of a product or object from a movie, book or other fictional source into a real ... 02/15/2017 - 8:28 pm | View Website
Fiction Fiction is the classification for any story or universe derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact. Fiction can be expressed in ... 02/15/2017 - 1:54 pm | View Website
Sherlock Holmes Pastiche Characters What is this site about? The site was initially a listing of historical, fictional and canonical characters appearing, or mentioned, in published Sherlock Holmes ... 02/15/2017 - 1:33 pm | View Website
Erotica Revealed Alison's Wonderland Edited By: Alison Tyler Spice ISBN: 0373605455 July 2010 Reviewed By: Ashley Lister. Within erotic fiction, the genre is constantly struggling ... 02/14/2017 - 5:56 am | View Website
Indian documentary director Haobam Paban Kumar makes a promising transition to narrative features with the fantasy-tinged “Lady of the Lake.” Returning to the locale of his 2014 film “Floating Life,” Kumar charts the strained marriage of a middle-aged couple living on the extraordinary phumdis (masses of floating vegetation) in Loktak Lake in northeastern Manipur State.
Like many elements of the “Bachelor” franchise, the week of hometown dates defies logic. Most self-respecting adults would not bring home a significant other after dating for only a few weeks, while also dating several other people, and expect everyone’s family to be totally chill with the prospect of a marriage proposal in the near future.