Kasia Anderson / TruthdigFeb 22, 2017
The film world lost a key figure Saturday with the passing of the distinguished critic and filmmaker, whose work Truthdig was privileged to feature in the latter years of his career. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 27, 2016
Noting that they are “aware of the many ways that language can be abused in the name of power,” hundreds of writers expressed their opposition to a possible Trump presidency. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 10, 2013
At least they'll put it really well: A coalition of more than 500 major writers from some 81 countries has composed and signed a petition condemning the increasing violation of civilians' privacy by state-sponsored surveillance programs. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Allen Barra / TruthdigJul 19, 2013
Sunday would be Ernest Hemingway's 114th birthday. More than anyone, he cleaned out the stuffy British conventions that clogged American writing in the 1920s and allowed the next generation to find their own voices.More than anyone, Ernest Hemingway cleaned out the stuffy British conventions that clogged American writing in the 1920s and allowed the next generation to find their own voices. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 19, 2013
A military action that was sold to Americans as short and inexpensive may come to cost us $3.7 trillion; Sen. Rob Portman has come out in support of same-sex marriage thanks to his gay son, but doesn't seem interested in women's rights despite having a daughter; meanwhile, the hacker who brought you the Bush family's emails has exposed communications between a White House adviser and the Clintons. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 12, 2010
Author and vampire enthusiast Anne Rice raised more than a few gothy eyebrows a few years ago with the revelation that she had become a practicing Christian. Well, that's changed now. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 17, 2010
It's not too often that this combination of words issues from our fingers, but this ad is priceless The enterprising authors of "Rework," the book currently slotted in Amazon's No 2 position under Karl Rove's enormous, picture-free and heavy tome "Courage and Consequence," just might have pulled (continued). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 2, 2010
Hey, aspiring fiction writers: Watch your adverbs closely and lay off the exclamation points! Those are just two how-to tips (or maybe how-not-to tips) from crime writer Elmore Leonard's "10 Rules of Writing," which, as the title suggests, offers handy guidelines for would-be authors. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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