Mary Shelley

Man’s connection to the monstrous feeds 'Frankenstein' at Lifeline

In Lifeline Theatre’s intriguing staging of “Frankenstein,” the titular creature is no brethren to the bolt-necked, flat-headed Herman Munster types …

Mary Shelley

The real Lolita: Tragic girl, 11, was kidnapped and raped for months - and inspired Nabokov's scandalous novel

One March afternoon in 1948, Sally Horner walked into a five-and-dime store located on one of Camden, New Jersey's busiest downtown streets.<p>She was …

Crime (UK)

8 Book Recommendations You Need To Read This Autumn

Books can transport us to a different world, leave us reeling, sad, or grinning like an idiot. Reading is great any time of the year, but it has to …

Mary Shelley

What Gene Kelly Gave This Tony-Nominated Triple Threat And Ballet Rockstar

In the fourth grade, Robert Fairchild had a class assignment to write an essay called “My Special Place.” The Salt Lake City native, who began dancing when he was four, had already shown great promise winning dance competitions. He wrote that his special place was on Broadway. “Because there is …

New York City

The Elephant Man

Description<p>In honor and celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s <i>Frankenstein,</i> the Commonweal Theatre from historic Lanesboro, MN will …

Mayo Clinic

What 30 historical icons were doing when they were in their 20s

Let's face it, your 20s can be intimidating, difficult, and downright stressful. Following typical societal expectations, you're meant to graduate college, meet the love of your life, and build a blossoming career in 10 years.<p>Sometimes you just need a reminder that not all paths in life take the …

Frederick Douglass

The Gift Theatre Announces 2019 Season

The Gift also announced that ensemble member Chika Ike has been named Director of 4802, The Gift's new play support engine, which exists to nurture …

Natural Gas

The highs and lows of Festival No 6

<b>If boutique festivals were all about going to a roller disco dressed as a Cyberman, Festival Number 6 arrived on the scene in 2012 as a far classier</b> …

Swimming Pools

'Frankenstein' story is a powerful allegory for loss in Lifeline's adaptation

The Modern Prometheus is getting quite a workout on Chicago stages this year, with three adaptations of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” opening this fall and a fourth in the spring. The obvious reason is that it’s been 200 years since the 18-year-old prodigy published her classic tale. Since then, …

The Theatre

The Roman Baths

<b>It’s no secret that Bath is a city built on history, but how much do you know about the remarkable locations and architecture which make up its</b> …

Travel (UK)

Lifetime's 'YOU': How the featured books reflect the story

I came to Lifetime’s <i>YOU</i> for the stellar cast and creepy story, but I am staying for the literary allusions.<p>Two books figure very prominently into the …

Royal Family

The rare 2p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins worth a small fortune

Coin collecting is a big deal to some and uniquely minted change can often be sold for a lot more than it's actual face value.<p>But the tiny mistakes …

Beatrix Potter

Idiot Control (Mystery Science Theater 3000 cover) by Mary Shelley Overdrive - Listen to music

Mary Shelley

Maisie Williams is Beefing Up Her Animation Resume

Without a doubt, <i>Game of Thrones</i> has relentlessly taken the world by storm since 2011. Prestige television had certainly been a thing for many years …

Filmmaking

The List - 6 Anime Series to Help You Relive Your Goth Phase

In the west, the phrase "going through a goth phase" evokes a particular image - black eyeliner, fishnets, clove cigarettes, Anne Rice novels piled …

Anime Series

The Leeds Library turns a new leaf as it marks 250 years

As Leeds Library prepares to mark its 250th anniversary, Neil Hudson chats to those in charge about its past, present and future...

Leeds

Artificial Intelligence, or, the Creatures of Prometheus by Roula Seikaly

Peter Wu, <i>Or, the Creatures of Prometheus</i>, 2018. Installation view. R/SF Projects, San Francisco, CA.<p>According to Greek mythology, when Prometheus …

San Francisco

Fall fun at Indy's zoo, cider fest in McHenry County and more Midwest events

Here are some of the more interesting events, deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:<p>•Animals and autumn fun are the focus of Indianapolis Zoo’s annual ZooBoo, a family-focused event featuring a mirror maze, craft-making for the kids, pumpkin bowling and …

Notre Dame

Tea Break Theatre Presents FRANKENSTEIN at Sutton House

A spark of life, a flash... and something new is created. A scientist brings life from death, a young woman invents a new genre of literature and …

Mary Shelley

14 Must-enjoy Experiences In East Scotland

We’d like to introduce you to Tay Country, an area of beautiful beaches and serene glens, with a buzzing culture and tantalising food scene. Bringing …

Travel (UK)

Walt Whitman on Creativity

Wisdom “for strong artists and leaders—for fresh broods of teachers… and coming musicians.”<p><i>“The most regretful people on earth,”</i> Mary Oliver wrote in her beautiful reflection on the central commitment of the creative life, <i>“are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative</i> …

Creative Work

What Went Wrong? Bad Decisions Fuel The Plots Of Fall Theater Season

What else could possibly go wrong? The fall theater season is a delirious mash-up of missteps, miscommunications and mistakes — expertly devised for …

Jesus

New York Public Library Announces a $12 Million Gift From to Open Permanent Exhibit of NYPL Treasures in Schwarzman Building

The New York Public Library will open a permanent exhibition of rotating treasures from its extensive research collections, supported by a generous …

New York Public Library

Now Stream This: 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller', 'Revenge', 'Hamlet', 'They Came Together', and More

<i>(Welcome to</i> <b>Now Stream This</b><i>, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out …

Warren Beatty

Topher Grace Among Those Cast in THE HOT ZONE with Julianna Margulies

National Geographic, FOX 21 Television Studios and Scott Free Productions today announced the cast joining previously announced Julianna Margulies …

U.S. Army

New Kids' and YA Books: Week of September 17, 2018

Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles, including an illustrated book about refugees, a YA novel about a runner, a father-child …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Fangoria Hires Women to Reinvent Frankenstein Myth

Not only is <i>Fangoria</i> back on the beat after a year-long hiatus, but the classic horror magazine is branching out into film production, and one of its first projects will be a female-fronted version of <i>Frankenstein</i> called “After Birth,” the directorial debut of Laura Moss (who also co-wrote the …

Comic Books

The Dirty Secrets Behind Sex Madness Revealed

There's a mystery about who directed <i>Sex Madness</i>. Part potboiler, part peep show, part photo gallery of weeping syphilitic wounds, the sleazy little …

Texas

Andrew Miller’s eighth novel is a profound exploration of culpability, written in singing prose

Now We Shall Be Entirely Free secures Miller’s his track record as a highly distinguished novelist.<p>Andrew Miller’s eighth novel consolidates his …

Opinion (UK)

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