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Happy Rex Manning Day!: Book Recommendations for the Empire Records Characters

“We mustn’t dwell. No, not today. We can’t. Not on Rex Manning day!” Every April 8th, the internet celebrates Rex ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Best Bookish Roles

On Sunday, February 2nd, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment. Only 46 years old, Hoffman ...

THE NEW HUNGER, or, A Zombie’s Existential Crisis

A few years ago, I got an advanced copy of a book by an author I hadn’t heard of before, ...

Why Books Make the Best Movies

This week’s print issue of Entertainment Weekly includes the results from a reader poll of the most anticipated movies of ...