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FILE - This May 22, 2018 file photo shows Stephen King at the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. King, a member of the  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, says he cares only about “quality,

Stephen King criticized for comments on diversity

Jan. 15, 2020 7:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King says he cares only about “quality," not “diversity” when deciding on awards. Some are asking why he thinks the two must be different. “I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality,” King tweeted this week. “It seems...

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Marvel ‘Voices’ podcast inspires comic book anthology

Nov. 21, 2019 2:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Marvel podcast series is inspiring an anthology of new adventures for some of its most popular superheroes. Actor and rapper Method Man and author Roxane Gay are among the writers being given the power to play around with characters like Black Panther and Wolverine. The comic book giant...

This combination of cover images shows, from left, “Game of Thrones: The Costumes,” with costumes by Michele Clapton and written by Gina McIntyre, “Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking,” compiled and edited by Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall, and “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Visual History,” by Fred Rogers Productions, Tim Lybarger, Melissa Wagner and Jenna McGuigan. (Insight Editions/Abrams/Clarkson Potter via AP)

Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts

Nov. 19, 2019 12:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Art, architecture, music or travel: Coffee table books can fill just the right gift niche, especially when the cost would be budget-busting if you bought one for yourself. Offerings abound at holiday time. Some suggestions: HOMES: “Architectural Digest: AD at 100, a Century of...