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Can Kevin Young Make Poetry Matter Again?

He’s written poetry about Prince, has a new book about our love affair with fake news, and has just been named to one of the most powerful posts in American letters.<p>On August 25, 1835, residents of New York City woke to the sound of newsboys howling about an astonishing discovery. According to <i>The</i> …

Bleachers - Like a River Runs (Audio)








Christina Ramberg, "Probed Cinch" (1971)

This acrylic painting by the Kentucky-born, Chicago-based Christina Ramberg is one of the artist's many representations of women's bodies, often shown constrained in tight garments. Ramberg has a distinct memory of seeing her mother put on a dress and being "stunned by how it transformed her body, …

The Ubuntu phones are an audacious attempt to take on Android

Actual devices from Canonical finally take the stage at MWC 2015<p>The mobile journey of Linux-based OS Ubuntu has felt like an eternity. Canonical, the company that leads development on the platform, first announced the smartphone OS back in 2013; after an unsuccessful dalliance with crowdfunding, …

Silicon Valley mints 23 new billionaires to become best place to get rich

State of California now has 131 people worth 10 figures, more than any country beside China and the US<p>If you want to become super-rich, move to Silicon Valley.<p>It may sound like obvious advice, but the <b>latest Forbes rich list</b>, has just named it home to the greatest number of billionaires on the …

Zachary Quinto: Leonard Nimoy was like a father to me

Leonard Nimoy helped his replacement as Spock deal with the pressure of stepping into an iconic role. But Quinto remembers how a professional relationship soon developed into a close friendship<p>I first met Leonard Nimoy in 2007 at the Comic-Con conference in San Diego where it was announced I would …

Leonard Nimoy

Mo'Nique says she was 'blackballed' by Lee Daniels after Oscar win for Precious

Director wanted to teach her a lesson after she failed to thank him on awards night, claims actor<p>The Oscar-winning star of Precious, Mo’Nique, has claimed Lee Daniels began a professional boycott after she failed to mention the director during her 2010 acceptance speech for the best supporting …

Lee Daniels

Bill Clinton portrait artist hints at Monica Lewinsky scandal

Nelson Shanks: ‘I could never get this Monica thing completely out of my mind and it is subtly incorporated in the painting’<p>The artist responsible for a portrait of Bill Clinton in Washington’s National Portrait Gallery says he painted a hint of the Monica Lewinsky scandal on the canvas.<p>Nelson …

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams made $5m each from Blurred Lines

Figures emerge from court case brought by Marvin Gaye’s family over the song’s similarity to Got to Give It Up<p>Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams each earned more than $5m (£3.25m) from the success of Blurred Lines – and even TI cashed more than $700,000, it has emerged. The total profits for the …

G560 E-Reading Book Review of Aoléon The Martian Girl Part III The Hollow Moon by Brent LeVasseur

<b>Name of Book:</b> Aoléon The Martian Girl Part III The Hollow Moon<p><b>Author:</b> Brent LeVasseur<p><b>ISBN/ASIN:</b> B00T3O0A4A<p><b>Publisher:</b> Self published<p><b>Part of a Series:</b> …