MORNING RUSH: news, sport, weather, traffic & online buzz Missed the Rush? It's okay - there's still time to grab a cuppa, sit back & catch up on all the news & celebrity goss that happened overnight. 07/22/2014 - 4:41 pm | View Link
Grumpy Cat Claws Her Way To The Top With A New Book, New Movie, And New Commercial! [Video] Have you heard the phrase, “Nobody likes a grump?” That couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to the famous pouty cat, Grumpy Cat. The cat, whose real name is Tartar Sauce (that alone would be enough to make her angry), is on tour ... 08/14/2014 - 4:02 am | View Link
George R.R Martin Re-Releasing Children's Book Set in Westeros George R.R Martin is re-releasing his 1980 children's book 'The Ice Dragon.' Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) tells you, while it may not be the latest in the 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, at least it takes place in Westeros. 08/10/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
'Invisible Man' Book Banned: Landmark Novel Removed From N.C. County School Libraries, Accused of 'No Literary Value' Ralph Ellison's landmark 1952 novel, "Invisible Man," has been banned from school libraries in Randolph County, N.C., deemed "too much for teenagers" by a parent due to its alleged graphic content, the Courier-Tribune reports. Monday night, the Randolph ... 09/21/2013 - 8:21 am | View Link
‘The Wildest House In Hollywood': Jack Nicholson’s Drug-Fueled Sordid Sex Parties REVEALED In New Tell-All Book It’s the end of an era in Hollywood: Jack Nicholson has retired from acting ... claims that Jack was always riding a slight buzz and surrounded by women. “Whenever I think of Jack from that period,” he says, “I always see him with a cheap ... 09/19/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Aaron Hernandez: Tim Tebow Replaces Accused Murderer in Sticker Book [FREE Tebow Sticker Download] Aaron Hernandez's once celebrated football career took another hit now that a trading-card company is replacing his stickers with that of Tim Tebow. The sports memorabilia company, Panini America, said it's offering its customers a sticker of New England ... 07/19/2013 - 5:49 am | View Link
Jay Z Accused of Cheating On Beyonce With Reality Star ... Here it goes again, more outrageous rumors about Jay Z and Beyonce‘s marriage woes are surfacing. This time around Jay Z is being accused of cheating on Beyonce ... 08/27/2014 - 9:22 am | View Website
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Take a close look at that restaurant menu. Do the words seem particularly long? Instead of using a term like “sides,” does the restaurant call these dishes “accompaniments” or “complements”? Does the place prefer the word “decaffeinated” instead of the abbreviated form “decaf?” If so, prepare to open your wallet, warns Dan Jurafsky, professor of linguistics and computer science at Stanford University.
The highest honor at this weekend’s National Book Festival will go to E. L. Doctorow. As previously reported, the celebrated author of “Ragtime,” “Billy Bathgate,” “The Book of Daniel” and many other novels, will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Read full article >>
Scores of people at the Library of Congress have been working for months to make the National Book Festival a success this Saturday, Aug. 30. And hundreds more are gearing up to help this week. Among the many writers involved is Washington-area novelist Alice McDermott, a National Book Award winner who’s kindly contributing on several fronts.