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Actress Accused of 'Mind-Boggling, Nonsensical Fiction' in Memoir of Gap Year in Zambia

A Scottish actress is trying her hardest to promote a book about living in Zambia for a few months in the late 1990s, an experience she describes as a harrowing, war-torn “nightmare.” It was all going fine until Zambians began reading her account and pointed out that in addition to being a pile of racist and laughably…

After 12 Years, Mary-Louise Parker Finally Wrote About Being Dumped by Billy Crudup While Pregnant

I haven’t read every letter in Mary-Louise Parker’s new memoir Dear Mr. You, but I did skim all 34 of them in my hunt for a story about one particular person from her life. You see, Parker never names names in her collection of letters, and instead gives each one titles like “Dear Risk Teacher,” “Dear Movement…

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