Which words turn up most in Hunger Games, Twilight, and Harry Potter?

Certainly The Hunger Games and Twilight are very different media experiences, but how do the YA series differ in their actual vocabulary and sentence structure? Slate put together a textual analysis of Suzanne Collins and Stephenie Meyer's series, alongside J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels. » 11/23/13 1:37pm 11/23/13 1:37pm

Stephenie Meyer Is Just as Tired of Twilight as Everyone Else

Stephenie Meyer, author of the only series of books that can truly call themselves Mormon vampire erotica for teenagers, is busy being a movie producer these days, running her own production company called Fickle Fish Films and preparing for the release of Austenland (it comes out tomorrow, and you basically have to… » 8/15/13 9:15pm 8/15/13 9:15pm

Pretty Dresses and Befeathered Shoes at The Host Premiere

Even though I've read stuff about the movie The Host — based on a novel by Twilight's Stephenie Meyer — I have no idea WTF it's about. Aliens, body image, love? (Also, I've already seen an awesome movie called The Host, it was a Korean monster movie.) All I know is there were some cute dresses on display at a screening … » 3/28/13 12:05pm 3/28/13 12:05pm

Beth Ditto Arrested for Being Drunk and Disorderly: ‘Google Me,…

In what sounds rather like a Portlandia cameo gone wrong (or right!), Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto was arrested on a drunk and disorderly charge in a Portland bar on Saturday night. Spoiler alert: It sounds like she was drunk and disorderly. She was cut off during the St. Patrick's Day festivities when the bartender… » 3/19/13 9:00am 3/19/13 9:00am

Twilight Author Stephenie Meyer Is a Self-Proclaimed Feminist

When you think of some of the least feminist characters in popular literature over the past 10 years, chances are that Bella Swan from the Twilight Saga is one of the first characters who comes to mind. Lacking the intelligence, kindness and resourcefulness of Harry Potter's Hermione or the strength, independence or… » 3/11/13 7:20pm 3/11/13 7:20pm

Kristen Stewart Says You Know Zilch About Her Relationship or Bella…

In a promotional interview for Twilight Breaking Dawn: Part the Deaux, Stephenie Meyer and a sullen, picking-at-her-cashmere-sweater Kristen Stewart sat in a Beverly Hills hotel and answered a bunch of questions. When one of them suggested that perhaps Bella Swan's love-crazy values and priorities weren't exactly ideal … » 11/10/12 3:45pm 11/10/12 3:45pm

Breaking Dawn Vampire Spawn Revealed!

Nine-year-old Mackenzie Foy will supposedly play Renesmee, Edward and Bella's love child. If poor Kayla D is heartbroken, it's because she doesn't know about the teeth-in-the-placenta. Bullet dodged! We'd tell you more about Mackenzie, but her site is already down. » 9/28/10 4:00pm 9/28/10 4:00pm