Texts in Murder Case: 'If You Ever Want to Die Promise Me I Can Do It'

There is an absolutely wild murder trial happening in Dublin right now, in which a 42-year-old architect, "family man," and model airplane enthusiast is accused of killing a 36-year-old childcare worker who had recently been released from a psychiatric hospital at the time of her death in 2012. » 2/06/15 2:45pm 2/06/15 2:45pm

David Sedaris On Airport Security And His Fake Butt

Last night, while promoting Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk—his collection of short animal tales—on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the author discussed his most recent book tour, which involves a lot of air travel, and his experiences with full body scanners. » 11/30/10 11:15am 11/30/10 11:15am

Glass Castle Author Pens "True-Life Novel"

Jeannette Walls, author of memoir The Glass Castle, will publish a "true-life novel" about her grandmother, a horsewoman and pilot who "was always cursing and dancing, whipping out her gun or whipping out her teeth." [Publishers Weekly] » 8/25/09 12:40pm 8/25/09 12:40pm

Having A Gay Husband Is Kind Of…Queer

Last night, BBC America aired the documentary My Husband Is Gay. I thought it would be about straight women and gay men who make the choice to get married and start a family together, kinda like that Next Best Thing movie. But it was actually about women who married men who were pretending to be or believed at one… » 7/03/08 11:00am 7/03/08 11:00am

Art Imitates Life

Last August, a crazy online dating story with twists and turns garnered a lot of attention. I (Dodai) wrote that it was "bizarre, completely epic" and "seemingly made-for-the-big screen." The gist of it: A man creates an online profile of a hot young soldier and "meets" a hot young girl via IM. They get engaged, never… » 5/15/08 2:20pm 5/15/08 2:20pm