Amy Poehler is a Judy Blume fan
June 12th, 2013
01:29 PM ET

Amy Poehler is a Judy Blume fan

We want in on the Amy Poehler book club.

The actress is not only the hysterical star of "Parks and Recreation" and a darn fine co-host of Awards shows, but she also is a big fan of author Judy Blume.

"I am excited to see Judy Blume’s new movie, because she is a very special lady, and more movies should be produced with her name," Poehler told Vulture. "Or she should just sit and read her books aloud and we should just gather at her feet."

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Archie and the gang to make movie debut
June 7th, 2013
01:30 PM ET

Archie and the gang to make movie debut

If you thought Team Edward and Team Jacob was a heated match-up, just wait until Team Betty and Team Veronica.

Warner Bros. (which is owned by the same parent company as CNN) is going to produce a live-action film based on the iconic "Archie" comic series. This will be the first time in the comic's 72-year history that Riverdale's favorite teenagers will get a silver screen debut.

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Batman's sidekick Robin to die
February 26th, 2013
10:37 AM ET

Batman's sidekick Robin to die

Tough times lie ahead for the Dark Knight.

DC Comics announced on Monday that Damian Wayne, Batman's current sidekick, will die in Wednesday's Batman, Incorporated #8.

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February 20th, 2013
02:25 PM ET

Author gets sales boost after Kate Middleton comments

Winning two Man Booker prizes in a row - and being the first woman to do so - is plenty publicity to push book sales, but it appears Hilary Mantel just earned herself a bit more.

The Brit author, who wrote the lauded and aforementioned prize-winning novels "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up The Bodies," has sparked a fevered debate over her commentary that called the Duchess of Cambridge "a shop-window mannequin" without any personality who is only defined by her wardrobe.

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Clive Davis reveals bisexuality in new memoir
February 19th, 2013
10:17 AM ET

Clive Davis reveals bisexuality in new memoir

Industry legend Clive Davis is recounting both his personal and professional life in a new memoir called "The Soundtrack of My Life."

The exec, who helped form the careers of artists like Whitney Houston, Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys, focuses mainly on his work with such varied and marquee stars over the past five decades, Rolling Stone reports.

But it wouldn't be a memoir if Davis didn't get personal.

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Filed under: Books • Celebrities • Music
New Bridget Jones book to arrive in November
February 5th, 2013
04:00 PM ET

New Bridget Jones book to arrive in November

It's been more than a decade since Helen Fielding published a novel about her character Bridget Jones, but it turns out there's more to Jones' story.

Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that Bridget Jones will return in a new book scheduled to arrive in November.

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