Wendy C. Norman

40 Flips | 4 Magazines | 7 Likes | @RAZNKN | Keep up with Wendy C. Norman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Wendy C. Norman”

Mitchell’s classic haunted house tale, which started life as a story on Twitter, finds him at his creepy best<p>There are good and bad things for me about reading (and reviewing) thrillers. Good, because I have an unquenchable thirst for being thoroughly frightened by fiction. Bad, because that fear …

Books

Nick Hornby: ‘I couldn’t write Fever Pitch now. One of the things that made it was its lack of perspective’

<b>You have written four screenplays:</b> <b>Fever Pitch</b><b>,</b> <b>An Education</b><b>,</b> <b>Wild</b> <b>and</b> <b>Brooklyn</b><b>. What lessons have you learned over time about how to do it?</b><br>The hardest thing – compared to writing novels – is to keep yourself up throughout the process because it is so long and so dispiriting and there is never any sign …

Books

This item is unavailable

Sites-Brookstone-Site

We’re sorry, this page does not exist.<p>The page you're looking for is not available for one of the following reasons:<br>The link to this page may be …

Shopping

GENESIS oven-glove (stylish kitchenware, the creation of Adam oven-glove)

Dave Grohl Says Crowdsourced Shows May 'Change the Game' of Touring

Dave Grohl said the fan-orchestrated and crowdfunded concert the Foo Fighters agreed to play in Richmond, Virginia could be the future of how bands …

Don’t Go Away Mad: Mötley Crüe Say Goodbye

If Mötley Crüe is a band with nine lives, then they cashed in on No. 8 a long, long time ago — and somehow kept on going. Since forming 33 (yes, …

Beats Music to launch on January 21st, pricing models revealed

Last month, the power trio of Trent Reznor, Dr. Dre, and Interscope co-founder Jimmy Iovine announced the beta launch of Beats Music, the streaming …

Watch: Jack White on Charlie Rose

In 2013, Jack White focused much of his attention on an archival project centered around Paramount Records, a defunct blues label from the 1920s that …

Iggy Pop Has an Incredibly Strange Christmas Greeting

Most people's Christmas greetings involve cheesy Hallmark cards, not hot tub stare downs. Then again, most people aren't rock legend Iggy Pop. In a …

Iggy Pop

The Cult got 'Electric' @ Wellmont Theater (pics)

<i>The Cult @ Wellmont Theatre, 12/5/2013</i><p>“We could have easily been a post-modern machine and stayed within the parameters of other individuals’ …

Stephin Merritt's Father Scott Fagan Launches Kickstarter to Fund Scott Fagan Sings Stephin Merritt

Stephin Merritt's father is Scott Fagan, a singer/songwriter who released music in the late 1960s and the 1970s. Merritt and Fagan just met for the first time earlier this year, and now, Fagan is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund a covers album called <i>Scott Fagan Sings Stephin Merritt</i>. Head …

Beyonce surprises fans with release of album | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pop singer Beyonce surprised fans and critics with the release of her fifth solo studio album on Friday, which features 14 new songs and 17 videos and generated a frenzy on Twitter.<p>The 32-year-old Grammy-winning performer said she wanted to release the music in a new way, …

Benedict Cumberbatch and Gillian Anderson do it by the book

Stars including Benedict Cumberbatch, Gillian Anderson, Nick Cave and Neil Gaiman turned out to perform at charity event <b>Letters Live</b> on Tuesday night. Reading extracts from Simon Garfield's To the Letter and Shaun Usher's Letters of Note books, the actors, writers and musicians brought to life the …

Vampire Weekend, Beck, Fiona Apple, and More Will Cover Their Favorite Love Songs for Starbucks

This Valentine’s Day, Starbucks will release a compilation of covers by artists like Beck, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Jones, Jim James, Phosphorescent, …

Kim Shattuck Opens Up About Pixies Firing

Kim Shattuck has opened up about being dismissed from her short role as touring bassist for the Pixies. In a recent interview with <i>NME</i>, the Muffs …

Indie Music

How to Use Social Media to Sell Your Book

Learn how entrepreneur and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk sells thousands of books by using social media. Gary discusses his book marketing strategies from his new book called <i>Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook</i>.<p>Follow Jim Kukral on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jimkukral

Morrissey’s homosexual relationship omitted from US version of Autobiography

Just in time for the busy holiday season, Morrissey’s <i>Autobiography</i> hit US book shelves yesterday. The 457-page tome touches upon, among other topics, …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

News Corp

Be Less Stupid: Digital Content Is Destroying Your Comprehension

<b>NEED PROOF AMERICANS ARE READING FEWER BOOKS?</b> You remember books, right? Elegant stacks of actual paper pages, neatly bound in numerical order? Well, we're reading fewer and fewer of them. As evidence, just last week, members of the Westboro Baptist Church held an iPhone burning.<p>Here's the good …

NaNoWriMo results: 42,008 new novels written in November

To the 42,008 writers who just wrote 50,000 words in 30 days: Congratulations.<p>They've just completed NaNoWriMo -- National Novel Writing Month -- the challenge to write a novel during the month of November. The 42,008 authors are an elite few; more than 310,000 writers undertook the challenge this …

First Teaser for 'The Strain' Series Hits The Web - Unbound Worlds

We’ve got the first teaser trailer for the TV adaptation of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s vampire trilogy <i>The Strain</i>. The show is expected to …

The 10 Best Books Of 2013

<i>We've been reveling in great books all year. Here are the ten we can't stop talking about.</i><p><b>1. The Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg</b><p>If you like your female protagonists quirky, questing, and quixotic, you will adore this story collection and the author’s ability to bore into her characters' …

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing | Inc.com

I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of rambling or confusing letters, memos, and other professional materials. Here are seven bits of simple advice for clear and …

Creative Writing

Fan offers to shave head if Pearl Jam performs “Brain of J”, band agrees

Now that we’re in the season of year-end accolades, this can probably be pegged as the most extreme fan request of 2013. As Jambase points out, a fan …

The Dismemberment Plan

When NPR Music started inviting musicians to perform at Bob Boilen's desk back in 2008, we never could have expected that we'd one day host The Dismemberment Plan. For one, the D.C.-area group had long since disbanded; for another, its fleshed-out and periodically funky sound wouldn't seem to lend …

India’s Mysterious Skeleton Lake

For decades, experts puzzled over hundreds of ancient dead bodies found at a remote lake. Were they victims of disease? Mass suicide? War? The answer …

Queens of the Stone Age – review

"This is about when things go wrong for too long," says Josh Homme about I Sat By the Ocean, a woozy, wayward song that also seems to be about self-erasure. For Queens of the Stone Age, a band who since 1996 have consistently sounded like a hot rod with a breeze block wedged on to the accelerator, …

Queens of the Stone Age, Death From Above 1979 Get Their Own Christmas Sweaters

The season for Christmas-themed sweaters is approaching; Queens of the Stone Age and Death From Above 1979 have you covered. As Exclaim reports, both bands are celebrating the holidays with their own sweaters. Grab the DFA 1979 sweater (above) here and the QOTSA sweater (below) here.<p>Here's QOTSA's …