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Stephen King

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  • Psychic/Author John Edward On New Book 'Fallen Masters'

    Psychic/Author John Edward On New Book 'Fallen Masters'
    John Edward is the internationally renowned psychic and his television show, CROSSING OVER continues to be one of the top rated syndicated shows in over 100 countries. Edward is also a bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. All six of his...
  • The vampire's allure

    The vampire's allure
    Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade. But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...
  • Vampire literature

    Vampire literature
    Sink your teeth into this lit Vampire folklore dates back 3,000 years, with the oldest myths coming out of Mesopotamia, though cultures from ancient Egypt to China had stories of creatures...
  • 'Life of Death' manages a resuscitation

    'Life of Death' manages a resuscitation
    It's not the ghosties and ghoulies and things that go bump in the night that make Halloween terrifying. Rather, it's coming face-to-face with our own mortality. Two current productions, adapted from beloved horror writers, take aim at the thin veil...
  • Why you should read genre books

    Why you should read genre books
    I'm usually reading four or five books at a time. At the moment, I'm in the middle of Husain Haddawy's enchanting translation of “The Arabian Nights” (forget Cervantes and Sterne — this is where postmodernism begins); Jean-Luc Marion's...
  • A woman becomes a battlefield nurse

    "The Walnut Tree" by Charles Todd, William Morrow, 256 pages, $16.99..   July 1914, France. Lady Elspeth Douglas lives in England. She is visiting Madeleine Villard, a former classmate who lives in Paris. Elspeth has always had a crush on Madeleine's...
  • For the record

    Book ban: An Oct. 28 editorial on a high school library's ban on Stephen King's "Different Seasons" mentioned that two of the stories in it had been made into movies: "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Stand by Me." A third story, "Apt Pupil," was also...
  • Marvel Announces Landmark Wedding in Astonishing X-Men!

    Marvel Announces Landmark Wedding in Astonishing X-Men!
    After I read the following press release from Marvel Entertainment, the first thing that came to mind was "it's about time!" Read it and then catch up with me at the bottom of the post: Save The Date—Marvel Announces Landmark X-Men Marriage...
  • Q&A: Irvine Welsh

    Q&A: Irvine Welsh
    Saturday at the Windy City Story Slam’s fourth All-City Championships, six finalists—who emerged victorious from a lineup of a dozen top local storytellers at last week’s kick-ass semifinals competition—take the stage to see who...
  • Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books

     Novelist James Patterson preaches the power of kids' books
    James Patterson has written so many books, he's lost track of the exact number. Ask him how many novels he's penned for 2012 alone and he shrugs, then guesses: "Twelve or 13?" Often derided as a "factory" for being so prolific, Patterson has written more...
  • Richard Dawson, ''Family Feud'' Host, Dies At 79

    Richard Dawson, ''Family Feud'' Host, Dies At 79
    (Reuters) - Richard Dawson, an actor and TV host best known for his work on the game show "Family Feud" and sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," has died from complications of esophageal cancer. He was 79. The British-born actor died on Saturday atRonald Reagan...
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  • Top 10 stories of 2013

    Top 10 stories of 2013
    1) U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance
  • Mailbag: H.B. needs to act now against Poseidon

    This post has been corrected. See note below. Last week the Independent featured two articles about water that will have a significant role in shaping the future of our city. Neither article depicted the city as having a part in planning its future. ...

    No idea is too unusual for Signal

    No idea is too unusual for Signal
    On an early Wednesday morning, Signal Snowboards employee Stephen Rezendes applies a coat of epoxy resin to the board he's building, getting a head start for the company's 2013-14 season. Gliding the scraper from nose to tail, Rezendes efficiently...

    A memory on the rocks

    A memory on the rocks
    The small, plastic train, poking out between the rocks, looked like any toy lost on the beach. It measured a few inches long, small enough to tumble out of a pocket or purse, with four thin wheels and rear-end contours hinting at where other cars should...

    Walmart supermarket to open in H.B.

    Huntington Beach has a new neighborhood supermarket coming, but it's not quite a mom-and-pop establishment. Walmart plans to open the first Walmart Neighborhood Market in California on Friday at 21132 Beach Blvd. The store, which follows others in...