Wednesday, June 25, 2014

“A Young Adult Novel Is a Regular Novel That People Actually Read”: John Green Interviewed on ‘The Colbert Report’

Courtney Robertson's 'I Didn't Come Here to Make Friends' Punctures the Beautiful Lies of 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette'

Courtney Robertson’s ‘I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends’ Punctures the Beautiful Lies of ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette’

In Lynda Obst’s new-to-paperback book Sleepless in Hollywood, she writes in length about the shifting paradigm of what constitutes a movie these days, and why the “new normal” consists of superhero movies (X-Men), films based on previously existing franchises (Star Wars reboot, 21 Jump Streets), and brand adaptations (The Lego Movie. Lego). In this jungle, a movie has to make billions of dollars around the world as the air has gone out of the DVD business, and money and profit comes from selling hard and selling well overseas. 
And in this brave new world, this shifting paradigm, there’s simply not a place for the romantic comedy — and even less for the romantic drama. … Read More

The Fault in our Stars author/nerdfighters cult leader went on The Colbert Report last night so that Stephen Colbert could… Read More

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