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Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68

Charles Krauthammer, a longtime Fox News contributor, Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, died Thursday. He was 68.<p>His death had been expected after he wrote a heartbreaking letter to colleagues, …

U.S. Politics

ABC Skips the Death of Krauthammer, WaPo Takes a Parting Shot

At 6:10 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Fox News Channel broke the sad news that Pulitzer Prize-winning author and longtime commentator for the …

Conservative View

Charles Krauthammer was the anti-Breitbart conservative writer

The conservative commentator has died at age 68.<p>Conservative author and commentator Charles Krauthammer has died at the age of 68, two weeks after he announced that his abdominal cancer, which the Fox News commentator had been battling for more than a year, had returned.<p>Originally trained as a …

Politics

Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer dies at 68

Pulitzer Prize winning political commentator Charles Krauthammer died Thursday after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 68.<p>Fox News, where he …

Pro-choice

Playwright Lynn Nottage and Professor George E. Lewis Inducted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters

The <b>American Academy of Arts and Letters</b> was founded in 1904 as a highly selective group of 50 members within a larger organization called the …

African-American News

Donald Trump's back on the cover of Time and this is the most devastating yet

No-one likes being on the cover of Time magazine more than Donald Trump, so it would be great to know what he makes of its latest issue.<p>The new cover …

Donald Trump

Poem: Self-Portrait With Emily Dickinson (Rebirth of Mourning)

Reading this wildly spirited poem leaves a wondrous “wow” in the mouth. Are those check marks or dashes laddering the left side? It’s a column of vibrating sounds. Pink cypripedium, herbarium, Aeolian, buttercup. The whipping polysyllabics are anchored to the poem’s only question: “How’s that for …

Culture

Stopping Peter Strzok

<i>Art by Michael Ramirez</i><p><b>USA –</b>-(Ammoland.com)- Stopping Peter Strzok.<p>FBI agent Peter Strzok was escorted from the FBI building last Friday as part of …

Civil Rights

Junot Díaz Cleared by MIT After Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Allegations

After a month-long investigation, MIT has cleared author Junot Díaz of allegations of sexual misconduct. Díaz teaches writing at the prestigious …

Literature

Cincinnati Enquirer Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award

The USA TODAY NETWORK is extremely proud of The Cincinnati Enquirer for being named a winner of the 2018 National Edward R. Murrow Awards earlier this week. The Enquirer was honored for excellence in video for its Seven Days of Heroin project.<p>The Enquirer’s “Seven Days of Heroin: This is What an …

Journalism

Martha Minow Named University Professor | News | The Harvard Crimson

Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow processes with other faculty during Harvard's 364th Commencement on May 28, 2015.<p>Harvard announced Tuesday …

Student Journalism

Rare Books and History of Printing Curator Job Opening in Los Angeles, California - ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology

As one of the world's great public research universities, UCLA integrates education, research, and public service so that each enriches and extends …

Humanities

Photo Flash: THE HUMANS Celebrates Opening Night at the Ahamanson Theatre

Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell reprise their Tony Award®-winning performances in "The Humans" for the last stop of the national tour at the Center …

Tony Awards

Steve Schmidt latest GOP media man to leave party

"Today I renounce my membership in the Republican Party. It is fully the party of Trump," says Schmidt in a lengthy Twitter thread<p>GOP operative and MSNBC political analyst Steve Schmidt announced Wednesday he was done with the Republican party, telling his fans in a lengthy twitter thread that …

Republicans

A Pulitzer Prize Winner Has Quit Journalism for PR

Rob Kuznia has reached a high point in the journalism profession, having won a Pulitzer Prize (along with Rebecca Kimitch) for covering corruption in …

Journalism

A Michael Jackson musical is in the works

CULTURE SEE<p><b>Coming to Broadway in 2020, a Michael Jackson musical has been announced by his estate.</b><p>The <b>Michael Jackson Estate</b> and the <b>Columbia Live …

Michael Jackson

Tiana Clark Reads Natasha Trethewey

Tiana Clark joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Natasha Trethewey’s poem “Repentance,” and her own poem “Nashville.” Clark is the author of the chapbook “Equilibrium,” which won the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Prize. Her first full-length book of poems, “I Can’t Talk About the Trees Without the …

Books

ACRL 2019 Conference keynote speakers

<b>ACRL</b> has announced its lineup of <b>keynote speakers</b> for its <b>2019 Conference</b><b>,</b> “Recasting the Narrative,” to be held <b>April 10–13,</b> in <b>Cleveland,</b> Ohio. ACRL’s …

Books

“Not Just Another Stagecoach Western,” by Taylor Hickney

Eye on CultureTaylor Hickney Photo: PixabayWhen you think of “westerns” as a genre, you might picture messy saloons, sun-kissed cowboys, and …

Books

Lit Hub Daily: June 20, 2018

TODAY: In 1910, Josephine Johnson, American novelist, poet, and essayist who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1935 at age 24 for her first …

Books

Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright (‘The Looming Tower’ writer-producer) on revisiting the ‘hallowed’ history of 9/11 [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Writer <b>Lawrence Wright</b> understands that “9/11 is a hallowed part of our history,” so “you have to be very careful in telling that story. There’s a …

Entertainment

Kid Lit Campaigns for Child Immigrants, Indie Book Awards, and More

Every day <i>Poets & Writers Magazine</i> scans the headlines—from publishing reports to academic announcements to literary dispatches—for all the news that …

Creative Writing

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Over one weekend, Sydney will hear from trans activist Chelsea Manning, 'Black Panther' writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and one of the journalists that …

Black Panther

Prince's heirs are suing Tidal over streaming numbers and royalties

1 hour ago<p><b>PRINCE: Heirs sue Tidal over streaming numbers</b><p><b>Prince</b>’s heirs say Tidal is lying about streaming numbers and cheating them out of</b> …

Music

Michael Jackson show headed to Broadway in 2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A musical inspired by the life of late pop singer Michael Jackson will open on Broadway in 2020, Jackson's estate and its producing partner said on Tuesday.<p>The story will be written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, according to a statement from the "Thriller" …

Michael Jackson

Inside the TDF Gala Honoring Angels in America’s Tony Kushner

The non-profit institution honored the Pulitzer Prize winner as well as director James Lapine.<p>On June 18 Theater Development Fund held its 50th …

Angels in America

Michael Jackson Is Getting His First-Ever Broadway Musical

The still-untitled biographical show will debut in 2020.<p>The jukebox musical has been one of Broadway's go-to formats for many years, (see <i>Mamma Mia!</i> for ABBA, <i>We Will Rock You</i> for Queen, and <i>Rock of Ages</i> for all of 80s arena rock) and now one of pop's most celebrated bodies of work is getting the …

Michael Jackson

She Photographs Crises So Victims Aren’t Forgotten

In Puerto Rico, Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Carol Guzy found people rising above the hurricane’s destruction with generosity and grace.<p><b>Carol Guzy,</b> 62, has won four Pulitzer Prizes for photography—more than any other photojournalist. Among her peers she’s known as much for her big heart as …

Puerto Rico

Age Happens by Jim Davis

About Age Happens<p><b>Celebrate forty years of Garfield with this lavish, full-color collection featuring classic strips, guest cartoonists, fan art, and</b> …

Webcomics

Mark Ruffalo, Lee Pace, Gideon Glick, More to Headline New Group Benefit Reading of Larry Kramer’s The Destiny of Me

The one-night-only event will take place June 25—Kramer’s birthday.<p>The New Group will present a one-night-only benefit reading of Larry Kramer’s <i>The</i> …

Angels in America