Could the pugnacious writer ever have imagined that he would one day become a cult hero? Nick Lehr/The Conversation via DALL-E 2, CC BY-SA Scott Peeples, College of Charleston Edgar Allan Poe, who would have turned 214 years old on Jan. 19, 2023, remains one of the world’s most recognizable and popular literary figures. His
The new year is an ideal time to take a step back and evaluate your personal situation. Many working adults decide to make changes to their lifestyles during the first few months of a fresh year. One of the most effective ways of approaching the challenge is to create a written plan for a specific
Performers censor themselves — fearing they might offend. Those who offend Hollywood lose work. Some lose friends. Adam Carolla doesn’t care. That’s why he’s the subject of my video this week. Carolla is one the most successful performers in America. His books are bestsellers. His comedy shows sell out. He hosts one of America’s most-listened-to-podcasts.
Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York. A bloodied Rushdie, 75, was flown to a hospital and underwent
[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Robert Elder, Calhoun: American Heretic, Basic Books, 2021; 656 pp., $19.79 hardcover, $19.69 kindle, 656 pp. Robert Elder’s biography, Calhoun: American Heretic, is an unintentional study
Colin Flaherty died Tuesday January 11th, with family at his side, in the house in which he grew up in Wilmington, Delaware. He was 66 years old and suffered from cancer. Probably best known for his books, White Girl Bleed a Lot and Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry, he was a very successful podcaster, live-streamer, and author. Colin’s