David Copperfield

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Literature

Closing arguments set for David Copperfield negligence case

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada jury is due to hear closing arguments in a British tourist’s lawsuit blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield for …

Las Vegas

Success to me is being able to look in the mirror and know I’m OK

<b>Guest Post from Mary McKenna</b><p>The quote above was how Lemn Sissay (poet, playwright, author, broadcaster) opened his keynote at the Mind of My Own …

Technology (Ireland)

David Copperfield lawsuit: Jury hears closing arguments in negligence lawsuit

LAS VEGAS – A Nevada jury is due to hear closing arguments in a British tourist’s lawsuit blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield for injuries the tourist suffered while taking part in a 2013 vanishing.<p>Gavin Cox and his wife are suing Copperfield, the MGM Grand hotel and several …

Billboard Awards

How Donald Trump, George Orwell and J.D. Salinger use bad writing to make themselves look good

Donald Trump, George Orwell, and Holden Caulfield walk into a bar. Stick with me.

Donald Trump

No End to the Universe: The Outsider by Stephen King

Flint City is one of those places. Unless you’re thinking of retiring, or starting a family, you drive through it, not to it. It’s big enough to have …

Books

If we can accept western technology then why not adopt their modes of protest too?

This year the Nobel Prize in Literature will not be awarded. This is hardly the first time something like this is being done, but never before has …

Sexual Harassment

Long before 'Little Women,' Louisa May Alcott had a painful #MeToo moment

A male employer exploited Louisa May Alcott when she was 18 and poor. Long after 'Little Women' and success, she recalled her personal #MeToo episode with tears.<p>When Louisa May Alcott died, <i>The New York Times</i> duly noted the passing of the highest-paid writer of the era. The author of <i>Little Women …

Celebrity News

I was a loner: Ruskin Bond on his need for isolation, and autobiography, Lone Fox Dancing

Ruskin Bond is a name every Indian has heard of. An author of a British descent, born in India's Kasauli, Bond is one of the most prolific writers …

Literature

‘Hollywood Medium’ dazzles; Blue Ribbon Brasserie delights

ADVERTISING<p>Medium Tyler Henry was fantastic at the Star of the Desert Arena in Primm (44 miles south of Las Vegas) where he performed for more than …

Hawaii

"Oscars of magic" honors local magician Ray Anderson

The magic world has now discovered what we've known for years. Austin is home to one of the best magicians anywhere. Ray Anderson from Esther's …

David Copperfield

Benedict Cumberbatch Spy Drama ‘Ironbark’ Sells Out International Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmNation Entertainment has sold out foreign rights on “Ironbark,” the upcoming Cold War drama with Benedict Cumberbatch that was one of the hottest …

Hollywood

David Chipperfield takes stock with a monograph documenting 30 years of work

‘Architecture remains site-specific, not only in ideological terms, but above all in its locations,’ said Rik Nys, partner at David Chipperfield Architects, at the launch of the studio’s new monograph. Nys is the editor of the hefty tome designed by John Morgan Studio that summarises the work of …

Architecture

Breaking down just how Marcus Allen can help the Steelers secondary

Many readers will probably roll their eyes when seeing this article and think, “Great. Another article about Marcus Allen.”<p>While Allen has been in …

NFL

What's New On Amazon Prime Video In May: More Movies And TV Shows

Eventually, streaming services are going to run out of new titles to add. Until that happens, though, Amazon Prime Video has plenty to keep you occupied in May. The streaming service may not have the robust collection of originals Netflix continues to build, but it's library of beloved movies and …

Entertainment

Meet the Magician that Billionaires and Hollywood Actors Recommend to All Their Friends

Steve Cohen, Ivy League graduate, brings intimate, mind-blowing magic to the 1 percent.<p>Warren Buffett is a terrible artist. Magician Steve Cohen …

David Copperfield

Abracadabra! New-York Historical Society's Summer of Magic program is a must

As the warm weather swoops in, so will the can't-explain phenomenons. The New-York Historical Society will welcome the season with <i>Summer of Magic</i>, a …

David Copperfield

THR Editor's Cut

What's news: This year's Cannes market is finally heating up with deals (despite Netflix's muted presence). Plus: CBS sues the Redstones to block the …

Hollywood

What's Streaming on Amazon Prime and Netflix? 'Picnic at Hanging Rock', '13 Reasons Why', and More

Plus, 'Amnesia' and 'Keeping Faith' on Acorn.

Entertainment

Armando Iannucci’s ‘David Copperfield’ Sells Nearly All Foreign Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

FilmNation has nearly sold out worldwide on Armando Iannucci’s “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” Variety has learned. The cast includes …

Dev Patel

History erases Obama Legacy

Obama fails: Obamacare, Paris Climate Accord, Iran Nuclear Deal....<p>POLITICS COMMENTARY<br>The Obama Legacy Deserves to Be Destroyed<br>David Harsanyi / …

Webcomics

25 Outrageous Quotes from Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí, a leader of the Surrealist movement, is arguably one of the world’s most famous artists—but his creative talents went far beyond the …

TV

The NYU Letter

<i>This letter is written by Hugh Gallagher. He also won first prize in the humor category of the 1990 Scholastic Writing Awards.</i>From: Tom …

New Jersey

The Creators Of WONDERSHOW Announce MAGIC HOUR At The Triad Theater

In the 1980's Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Jack Nicholson, Robert DeNiro and many other well known actors would use the Theater for their own …

Box Office

Obama. Erased.

Opinion<p>Posted: May 11, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>I live in Las …

Donald Trump

Inside The Shop At Bluebird's Remarkable New Covent Garden Home

Think of Covent Garden, and ballet, flowers, and tourists spring to mind. Dickens, too: no other part of London was mentioned so often in his work, …

Lifestyle (UK)

Lionsgate Scores UK Rights To Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield’

Lionsgate has pre-bought UK rights to Armando Iannucci’s <i>The Personal History Of David Copperfield</i>. Dev Patel will star as Copperfield in the update …

Armando Iannucci

Carey Mulligan Has Never Seen ‘Drive’

Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” was one of the most acclaimed films of 2011, but one of the project’s stars will have to take the critics’ word for it.<p>…

Cannes Film Festival

Quaint seaside towns to visit this summer

It’s practically a British tradition to spend every single hour that the sun shines sat on the grass, balancing a beer, burning sausages and turning …

London

Judge Rinder learns how granddad's whole family were wiped out by Nazis in emotional Who Do You Think You Are?

<b>JUDGE Robert Rinder’s Who Do You Think You Are? episode is set to be one of the most heartbreaking yet.</b><p>In the emotional BBC1 genealogy documentary, …

Soap Operas (UK)