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  • Happy birthday, Edgar Allan Poe

     
    It's Edgar Allan Poe's 202nd birthday. Quoth the Raven, Nevermore!...
  • A Monday night guitar lesson with Screaming Females

     
    Now that everyone's eyes have been rolled at the abundance of Top-10 lists, and the rush of 2011 albums hasn't fully begun, it's time to catch up with some of the overlooked and under-appreciated of 2010. Start with New Jersey's......
  • 12 reasons to ignore the naysayers: Do NaNoWriMo

     
    If you want to write a novel in 30 days, don't let anyone stop you. Not even Salon's Laura Miller. Miller, who I usually find thoughtful and sweet, has written an anti-NaNoWriMo column -- "Better yet, DON'T write that novel"......
  • Wicked Lit: Eternal resting plays

     
    Old graveyards are eerie enough in the daylight, but this Halloween season, Altadena's Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery is ratcheting up the fear factor with a vengeful premature burial, a spectral beast from the edge of time and a nest of ghostly...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Black Cat' (1934)

     
    Lucy Van Pelt: How about cats? If you're afraid of cats, you have ailurophasia. Charlie Brown: Well, sort of, but I'm not sure. Actually, the word is "ailurophobia," and Bela Lugosi's character suffers it intensely in "The Black Cat" --......
  • Is Werner Herzog's new 3-D documentary a huge forward leap or total folly?

     
    Werner Herzog is perhaps the world's most unlikely evangelist for 3-D movies. After all, he's only seen one in his life, James Cameron's "Avatar," which clearly underwhelmed him. "I had to take my glasses off several times," he told me......
  • From the Vaults: 'House of Usher' (1960)

     
    People with funeral fetishes, I have got the movie for you, and it is Roger Corman's "House of Usher." (Yes, I am beaming affectionately at you, my dear goth friends.) The first in a rash of Corman films taken from titles by Edgar Allan Poe, "Usher" is...
  • Who do you write like?

     
    Are your characters as snazzy as James Bond? Are your sentences lyrical as those in "Lolita"? Pop a few paragraphs into the website I Write Like to find out if you write like Ian Fleming or Vladimir Nabokov. You might......
  • The lure of writers' houses

     
    The website M + E -- run by author Emma Straub and her husband, Michael Fusco -- is selling a new series of four literary posters, each with an illustration of a writer's home (with address). The illustrations by Aislinn......
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • Book review: 'Patricia Highsmith, Selected Novels and Short Stories'

    Book review: 'Patricia Highsmith, Selected Novels and Short Stories'
    The Texas-born, New York-educated, Europe-dwelling Patricia Highsmith (1921-95), whose genre-bending fiction is hard to pigeonhole, excelled at depicting extreme emotional and psychological states — as demonstrated in "Patricia Highsmith: Selected...