Talking Activism and THEY CALLED US ENEMY With George Takei

A San Diego Comic-Con attendee meets George Takei and discusses the impact he and his graphic memoir had on this reader's outlook and activism. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-31 10:39:38 UTC ]
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Discussion guide to 'They Called Us Enemy' by George Takei

"They Called Us Enemy" is an L.A. Times Book Club selection. Sign up at latimes.com/bookclub. Join the discussion in the book club Facebook Group. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-25 15:00:59 UTC ]
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Review: George Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy' shows injustice through a child's eyes

George Takei's graphic memoir "They Called Us Enemy" depicts his childhood years in an internment camp during World War II. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-30 17:37:01 UTC ]
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IDW Debuts Spanish Graphic Novel Line with Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy'

IDW kicks off its Spanish-language graphic novel publishing initiative with George Takei's bestsellilng graphic memoir 'They Called Us Enemy,' to be released in a Spanish edition in June 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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George Takei has talked about his family’s internment before. But never quite like this.

It’s a timely moment for the “Stark Trek” alum to look back at his early years behind barbed wire during World War II. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘They Called Us Enemy’ Tops PW’s Graphic Novel Critics Poll

'They Called Us Enemy,' a graphic memoir by activist and longtime 'Star Trek' actor George Takei that recounts the story of his Japanese American family's internment during WWII, has claimed the top spot on PW’s annual Graphic Novel Critic’s Poll. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsletter: Book Club | Join George Takei on Sept. 10

Actor George Takei shares "They Called Us Enemy" with L.A. Times Book Club readers Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-04 14:00:30 UTC ]
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Newsletter: Book Club | George Takei and Michael Connelly join fall lineup

The L.A. Times Book Club hosts George Takei ('They Called Us Enemy') and Michael Connelly ('The Night Fire'). Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-10 14:00:32 UTC ]
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Everybody’s curious about George Takei’s graphic memoir (and more of the week’s most clicked-on books).

Hello from Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “rotten tomatoes for books!” How It Works: Every day, our staff scours the most important and active outlets of literary journalism—from established national broadsheets to regional weeklies and alternative litblogs—and logs their book reviews. Each of those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 16:00:10 UTC ]
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Monday Wake-Up Call: Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO, WPP in talks to sell China stake

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app.What people are talking about today: On Saturday, Fiat Chrysler... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Assistant wants to talk to you like a friend—and call in your dinner reservation

Google Assistant may have debuted as a bonus feature in the company’s ho-hum Allo messaging app, but it’s been on a roll ever since. The AI helper is now embedded in more than 500 million devices worldwide, Google revealed Tuesday during its annual I/O developer conference keynote. The company... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Nutritarian Call to Action: PW Talks with Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Editor

Bestselling author and family physician Joel Fuhrman calls on Americans to give up fast food and processed food, as he lays out the benefits of a nutrient-dense, plant-rich, or nutritarian, diet, which can reverse heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK media chiefs called in by minister for talks on fake news

Matt Hancock’s move follows week in which Donald Trump attacked CNN as ‘fake news’ for reporting on dossier on his Russia linksMinisters have summoned media bosses for talks on “accuracy” in journalism amid growing concern over the rise of fake news. Matt Hancock, the minister of state for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Surprised by a Calling: PW Talks with Jeff Goins

Bestselling author Jeff Goins believes we don't so much find the work we were born to do; we just begin moving so it can find us. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The First 100 Days Of ClickHole: How Creativity (And George Takei) Keep The Onion-Y Site Sizzling

There's a reason everyone you know is obsessed with the quirky site that makes content parodying viral content--and then makes it go viral.Getting George Takei to share something you made with his 7 million Facebook followers is like crushing a piñata filled with free pageviews. It's a huge... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking with George Guidall

When the APA hands out the prizes at its annual Audie Awards Gala on May 29, actor and narrator George Guidall, who has given voice to more than 1,100 audiobooks, will receive a Special Achievement Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling Call Me Ishmael

As chronicled in the Kickstarter video above, the Call Me Ishmael (CMI) project is ingeniously simple: People dial in to 774-325-0503, leave a message about a favorite book, and CMI produces the simplest YouTube video in the world, showing a manual typewriter typing the caller’s words. That’s... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The IAB Calls Ad Blocking 'Highway Robbery' and Ramps Up Its Call to Arms

Scott Cunningham, svp at the Interactive Advertising Bureau and general manager of the IAB Tech Lab, told Adweek after a press conference today that he's been privy to ad-blocking data from major publishers that have recently begun using software that detects ad blocking. Pressed to characterize... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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