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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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Dec.17.2012 - 9:22 am
posted by Barbara Froman
"I'll be Home for Christmas"  recorded in 1943 by Bing Crosby.  Music by Walter Kent and Lyrics by Buck Ram and Kim Gannon.
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Dec.16.2012 - 10:50 pm
posted by Zarina Zabrisky
Zarina Zabrisky's reading her story "Heroines" at SOULFUL II in Oakland.
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Dec.16.2012 - 11:26 am
posted by Barbara Froman
A  treat from The Lemon Drop Kid (1951), directed by Sidney Lanfield.  William Frawley, Bob Hope, and Marilyn Maxwell sing "Silver Bells."
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Dec.16.2012 - 12:44 am
posted by Eva Schlesinger
A funny look at job hunting.
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Dec.15.2012 - 10:35 am
posted by Barbara Froman
This version of Peter Pan (1960), directed by Vincent J. Donehue is a part of my childhood.  Made for TV by the National Broadcasting Company, it stars Mary Martin as Peter, and the inimitable...
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Dec.15.2012 - 12:01 am
posted by G. Kasten
When Pete confronts Mindy about her infidelity, his own character is revealed. 
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Dec.14.2012 - 3:22 pm
posted by Jam Hamidi
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Dec.14.2012 - 9:53 am
posted by Barbara Froman
Not your expected holiday entertainment, Trading Places (1983),  directed John Landis, is part of the countdown because of the time of the year in which it's set, and the retribution it serves...
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Dec.14.2012 - 9:10 am
posted by Pauline Rowson
A short video clip from CSI Portsmouth 2012. Pauline Rowson, author of the DI Andy Horton series of police procedural mystery crime novels set in Portsmouth England, talks about translation, humour,...
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Dec.13.2012 - 8:28 am
posted by Barbara Froman
...The Twilight Zone, where Art Carney—a.k.a. Ed Norton in The Honeymooners—appeared as Santa Claus in a 1960 episode entitled, "Night of the Meek."
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May.23.2008 - 10:38 am
posted by Gail Tsukiyama
Author Gail Tsukiyama answers audience questions on her book The Samurai's Garden at the San Francisco Main Library. Gail tells of her many inspirations for her books and discusses her creative...
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Dec.10.2007 - 4:05 pm
posted by Amy Tan
Amy Tan gives a revealing interview about music, singing, and performing.
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Dec.10.2007 - 4:03 pm
posted by Clive Barker
Clive Barker talks about his upcoming works at the Fangoria magazine's Weekend of Horrors 2007 conference in Burbank, California.
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May.23.2008 - 11:55 am
posted by Redroom Admin
...stuff you think but don't talk about. "Lev's cartoons succeed with their Sahara-dry wit and piercing insights, not on his ILM-worthy animation skills; in fact, the style is so rudimentary as to...
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Feb.21.2008 - 11:21 am
posted by Rhoda P. Curtis
Henry Tannenbaum interviews Rhoda Curtis on KRON4 Weekend Show.
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Mar.12.2008 - 6:25 am
posted by Patti Lawson
Patti Lawson, author of The Dog Diet, interviewed by Jody Chapin and Sonny Dixon on Mid Morning LIVE.
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Feb.08.2008 - 11:55 am
posted by daniel curzon
A mother says goodbye to her son, no doubt for the last time. Melody and Verse #2 by Daniel Curzon (copyrighted)
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May.19.2008 - 1:17 pm
posted by Dennis M Cass
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Mar.13.2008 - 1:57 pm
posted by Samina Ali
Litquake 2007, Opium Magazine's Literary Death Match
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Aug.23.2009 - 6:48 pm
posted by Jo Maeder
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