Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Stage Play July 30, Book July 31

The script for Jack Thorne’s upcoming play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be published in book form this July, Scholastic announced Wednesday.

Levy Anatomy: George Cukor

About the Author Emanuel Levy began his studies at Tel-Aviv University, where he received B.A. in sociology, anthropology and political science. He did graduate work in sociology, film, and culture studies at Columbia University, where he earned a Ph.D. Among his mentors were Sigmund Diamond, a professor of social history, and the distinguished film critic […]

Mean Girls: From Big-Screen to Stage

A trio of Hollywood high school tales, centering on mean girls, is moving from the big-screen to the stage, with “Heathers” in the midst of a short initial run in Los Angeles, “Jawbreaker” coming off a Gotham workshop, and “Mean Girls” recently announced as a brewing legit project. The above movie almost form a genre, […]

That’s Not Funny, That’s Sick: Origins of National Lampoon

New Pop Culture Book

Drawing on interviews, journalist Ellin Stein recounts in her sprawling history “That’s Not Funny, That’s Sick,” published this month by Norton how the magazine was during its early-1970s heyday the boot camp for some of the greatest comedians of our pop culture.

That's Not Funny, That's Sick: Origins of National Lampoon

New Pop Culture Book

Drawing on interviews, journalist Ellin Stein recounts in her sprawling history “That’s Not Funny, That’s Sick,” published this month by Norton how the magazine was during its early-1970s heyday the boot camp for some of the greatest comedians of our pop culture.