Aug 12, 2013 @ 12:03:00 am
A still from The Canyons, which was written by Bret Easton Ellis
John Grisham has written a forceful op-ed in the New York Times attacking the Obama administration for its handling of Guantanamo Bay and the ongoing human-rights abuses that have been taking place there. Grisham came to the issue after learning that his books had been forbidden to detainees.
Many months ago, Bret Easton Ellis agreed to review the book of anybody who donated $5,000 to his Kickstarter-funded film The Canyons (starring Lindsay Lohan and James Deen). Last week, Vice ran the first of the reviews, a mainly positive take on Pablo D’Stair’s novel Regard.
Parks and Rec star Nick Offerman has a special treat for students who haven’t finished their summer reading assignments: A video in which he provides one-sentence summaries of classic books. Animal Farm, for example, is “like the movie Babe: Pig in the
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