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The last laugh: is the television sitcom really dead?

From Friends to The Thick Of It, the TV sitcom has evolved – but it’s no longer in rude health. Enter offbeat shows like Stath Lets Flats, bringing joy and potential redemptionThe sitcom has a long history of being dead. According to the former NBC president of entertainment, Warren Littlefield,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-26 14:35:04 UTC ]
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Whitaker vs Maxwell

In the early 1980s, David Whitaker, who recently passed away, was sued by Robert Maxwell while at the helm of The Bookseller. Intrigue ensued... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-17 10:55:31 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada

'Banned Book Club' by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada is the true story of Hyun Sook’s years as a South Korean college student under the brutal military regime of the early 1980s. In this 11-page excerpt a naive and apolitical Hyun Sook meets the fearless student members of a book... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax’s Daylen Williams emerges from father’s shadow with sensational senior season

“Is that John Williams?” Startled fans have the same reaction seemingly every time he walks into a gym. At 6 feet 8 and somewhere close to 300 pounds, he’s a giant, literally and figuratively. Those who played high school basketball against him in the early 1980s in Los Angeles or watched him... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Magazine Publisher Larry Burstein Leaving After 13 Years in Role

Larry Burstein, who has served as publisher of New York magazine for the last 13 years, is leaving that role, he announced in a memo to staff Friday morning.Mr. Burstein was on his third term as a New York magazine employee -- he worked as an account executive in the early 1980s, returned in... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Classic children's books on coding reprogrammed for a new generation

Author Lisa Watts, who helped to teach a generation of children about computers a quarter of a century ago, hopes new books will inspire tomorrow’s programmers“Back in the 1980s, the big question was: what are we going to do with these computers? We were empowered – we had a ZX81 or a BBC Micro... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How a feminist anthology taught me that outsiders can pull together | Mark Haddon

I grew up on a diet of Carry On films, Benny Hill and my parents’ Daily Telegraph. The Spare Rib Reader helped me articulate an unease that I had felt for as long as I could rememberTo be honest, I can’t remember a single thing about the contents of this book. Mind you, that’s true of many books... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big buys give Hearst second life

Though its headquarters building rises 46 stories over Central Park, and though its biggest magazine franchise, Cosmopolitan, sells more than a million copies on newsstands every month, Hearst Corp. is still, in some ways, little known to the general public. Certainly few people would guess that... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo to reissue football hooliganism title

Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:25 Milo Books is to reissue an out-of-print title about football violence, first published by Penguin in 1984. We Hate Humans by David Robins explores the "murky world' of football hooliganism, the first title to do so according to the publisher. It... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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