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‘A different way of living’: why writers are celebrating middle-age

Viv Albertine, Deborah Levy, Lavinia Greenlaw and Rachel Cusk are redefining life after menopause, children or divorce and it has never looked so goodWhen Viv Albertine performs her 2009 song Confessions of a Milf live, she alternates between two voices. Theres the saccharine lisp of a brainwashed housewife chanting home sweet home, and theres the raging chant of...

Top writers choose their perfect crime

Crime fiction is now the UKs bestselling genre. So which crime novels should everyone read? We asked the writers who know ...On Beulah Height by Reginald HillVal McDermid This is the perfect crime novel. Its beautifully written elegiac, emotionally intelligent,...

NFL 2018 predictions: our writers call the winners, losers and also-rans

Will the Eagles repeat? Will Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck return to restore their teams fortunes? And who will go down in flames?Best team that won't make the playoffs The part I feel confident in saying is that it will come from the NFC. Teams from that conference won 41 out of 64 games against AFC opponents in 2017...

Russian Doll Is A Perfect Example Of Why We Need More Female TV Writers

By Alyssa Lynn Malmquist Updated March 13, 2019 Russian Doll By Alyssa Lynn Malmquist Updated March 13, 2019 ...

Seth Meyers Invites Invites Black, Gay Writers To Finish Jokes He Cant Tell

Some punchlines are best avoided by straight white guys. So “Late Night” host Seth Meyers got writer Amber Ruffin, who is black, and writer Jenny Hagel, who’s gay, to finish the jokes for him on Thursday. They covered everything from segregation, to women’s hockey at the Winter Olympics, to the death of Billy Graham. At the end of the “Jokes Seth...

‘Infinity War’ Writers Have A Simple Idea To Fix The DC Universe Movies

The superheroes of the DC Extended Universe has done well at the movie theaters, but the films have fallen flat critically. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, on the other hand, has not only dominated the box office but generally been well received by critics. The most recent MCU success, “Avengers: Infinity War,” has passed the $2 billion mark and has an 83 percent...

Writers want this book canceled for misgendering its protagonist

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Talk all things robotics and AI with TechCrunch writers

This Thursday, we’ll be hosting our third annual Robotics + AI TechCrunch Sessions event at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. The day is packed start-to-finish with intimate discussions on the state of robotics and deep learning with key founders, investors, researchers and technologists. The event will dig into recent developments in robotics and AI, which startups and companies are...

Elon Musk poaches Onion writers because ‘comedy is the next frontier’

OK sure.Image: Bill Pugliano/GettyIn space, no one can hear you laugh.  Even so, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk seems to have taken a moment away from his many, many well-documented and serious business ventures to focus on something a little lighter: comedy. So reports The Daily Beast, which today noted that the not-reclusive billionaire has been secretly...