Megan Drayer

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SeaWorld Tries Again (and Fails) to Dodge 'Blackfish' Controversy

<i>Editor's Note: In today's roundup, we explore the "Blackfish" controversy, Danny Boyle's golden rules for filmmaking, the nature of screenwriting books, and Netflix.</i><p>"Blackfish" has become the documentary of the season, giving viewers a sad eyeful of what it's like to be a killer whale at SeaWorld. …

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ remains among top banned classical novels

“To Kill A Mockingbird,” considered one of the best novels of the 20th century, is also one of the most controversial. According to the American …

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Is a Bad Idea

Letting your vehicle idle only works for one type of engine — which you probably don't have.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. But contrary …

SeaWorld Tries Again (and Fails) to Dodge 'Blackfish' Controversy

<i>Editor's Note: In today's roundup, we explore the "Blackfish" controversy, Danny Boyle's golden rules for filmmaking, the nature of screenwriting</i> …

Books of the year 2013

Last winter, as 2012 settled into its long sleep, I resolved for the new year to read less stuff on the internet and to devote the time won back to reading books. The list below, presented in the order in which they were read, are the ones that I managed to get through this past twelvemonth. As you …