Interviews with JeffVanderMeer, Ransom Riggs and Maggie Stiefvater

Interviews with a trilogy of acclaimed, best-selling SF/fantasy authors! Read all three pieces here!

Reviews: HAIRSPRAY and A FIELD OF GLORY

In two productions that opened at the Progress Energy Center this past weekend, the subject is changing times and black-white relations, but a century apart. The first is a campy family musical, while the other is a one-act, two-person Civil War drama. Read both reviews here!

Michael Sims on THE WRITING OF CHARLOTTE’S WEB

What inspired a simple story about a spider? Author Michael Sims found the truth when he decided to examine one of the most beloved children’s books of all time in The Story of Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White’s Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic (Walker and Company, $25). Sims, who’ll appear …

Onur Tukel on SEPTIEN

UNC graduate and filmmaker Onur Tukel has gone from living in the Triangle to showing his work at Sundance. The writer, artist and director, who lived in Durham and shot a short film in Cary, received rave reviews at the film festival earlier this year for Septien, an oddball comedy about a trio of impoverished …

GREEN LANTERN Movie Review

Despite a few flickers of promise, Green Lantern burns out Posted by Zack Smith on Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 2:35 PM Warner Bros Green Lantern Two stars Opens today everywhere Warner Brothers, which owns DC Comics, has a problem. They own 75 years’ worth of DC Comics characters, but only Superman and Batman have …