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For $20K, George R. R. Martin Will Write You Into A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book . . . And Then Kill You Off

Save the Wolves

Author George RR Martin, the man responsible for creating the AMAZING world of Game of Thrones, is raising money for the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot of Santa Fe and he is offering a few really unbelievable once-in-a-lifetime prizes in order to generate as much money as he can for the cause. In a newly released video for this fundraising campaign, Martin explains, first, his devotion to this wolf sanctuary and then explains how YOU can help with your donations. At different price points, different prizes are being offered … t-shirts, signed books — even one of George RR Martin‘s hats. But the biggest prize of all comes at a very hefty donation price point. For $20,000. Martin will write you into one of his GoT books and then kill you off in spectacular fashion. So, uh, does anyone have $20K that I could borrow? More »

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The ‘Hunger Games’ Theme Park Is Reportedly Coming!

Y'all Ain't Ready

A little while back there were rumors about a theme park based around The Hunger Games books and movies. When I first heard about this, I just kind of furrowed my brows in confusion. Really? A Hunger Games theme park? With, like, fun and stuff? Sounded strange. But now that it’s starting to sound like they are really going forward with it, I can’t help but get excited. I mean, this has to be a cool idea, and I’m sure there’s no real Hunger Games-esque violence with beautiful little Amandla Sternberg‘s dying. So yeah, I’m in. Click inside for more!
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Here Is The Cover Of Amy Poehler’s New Book ‘Yes Please’

Due out in October

Amy Poehler has FINALLY decided to write a memoir and today we get our FIRST LOOK at the cover of said book. Yes Please is scheduled for release on October 28, which is a very long time to wait … but those of us who know and LURVE Amy, we know that it will be worth the wait. Amy announced the forthcoming release of her book on the Today show earlier this morning so you’re gonna wanna click below to see the cover of Yes Please and watch Amy’s videotaped book announcement. More »

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Everyone Is Getting This Toni Braxton Abortion/Autism Story Wrong

No, She Doesn't Think God Punished Her With An Autistic Child

There’s been a story going around for the past few days that really bothered me, and I’m glad I did a little research before writing about this. So, do you guys remembered when I partied with the Braxton sisters earlier in the year, and interviewed them (and it was all awesome and fancy)? Yes, me too. Well, one thing Toni Braxton told me was that her first reaction to her son’s autisim diagnosis had a sort of “juicy” story behind it. And she was right. Now that her memoir is out (Unbreak My Heart), everyone’s up in arms about some statements she made about her prior abortion, her God, and her son. But the story is being mis-reported and it’s pissing me off. Click inside for more!
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First Look: Here Is The Cover Of Neil Patrick Harris’s New Book

'Choose Your Own Autobiography'

Yesterday we learned that Jennifer Lopez is readying the release of her first book and today we learn that actor Neil Patrick Harris has got a book of his own on the way as well. NPH has released the book cover for his forthcoming autobiography that is made to look like one of those Choose Your Own Adventure books that we grew up with as kids. Click below to see the cover of Neil‘s Choose Your Own Autobiography, learn more about the book and find out how you can pre-order your copy. More »

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Jennifer Lopez Is Publishing Her First Book This Fall

'True Love'

Jennifer Lopez has a new album titled AKA coming out next month and later this year, she will become a published author. True Love is the title of J. Lo‘s debut novel and it will be published in October by Penguin Group. The book is kind of like a memoir and will cover the years of J. Lo‘s life where she was transitioning as an artist and a new mother … which actually sounds much more interesting than if it were a fictional novel or something. Click below to see the cover of True Love and get your first look at J. Lo‘s first book. More »

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The New ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-Off Movie ‘Fantastic Beasts . . .’ Will Be Released In 2016

Here Comes a New Trilogy

Back in September of last year, we learned that author J.K. Rowling has decided to return to the world of Harry Potter with the forthcoming release of a NEW spin-off movie. Rowling is writing a trilogy of spin-off films based off her Harry Potter spin-off book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Today we learn that Warner Bros. has set the release date for the theatrical release of Fantastic Beasts … for November 18, 2016. More »

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Here Is The Cover Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Author George R. R. Martin’s New Book

BUT, it's not the book you're hoping for

The cover of George R.R. Martin‘s newest book has been unveiled but, alas, this new book is not the one that fans have been waiting years for. Martin owes us the next installment of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series but is not yet ready to release it. Instead, he is ready to bring us a coffee table book titled The World of Ice & Fire that contains “lots of stunning artwork, and tons of fake history”. GoT fans will likely snap up copies of this book as soon as it hits stores but, damnit, I want the next installment of the GoT book series. More »

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‘House’ Hunting

The TV Guide

Last night I met up with my friend Edward for a fun dinner hang/catch up at The Hudson in West Hollywood where we were met but a group of his really fun friends. Dinner was great because not only did Edward and I get to catch up with one another but I also got to meet and hang out with his fun theater friends. The Hudson is one of my fave places so I had a blast. I spent the rest of my evening doing a bit of reading. I dug out one of my all-time favorite books, House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, for another re-read and was reminded how much I love this book. House of Leaves doesn’t come in e-book format so I had to read it old school … in actual book form. More »

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Jason Priestly Dishes On Shannen Doherty, Brad Pitt And MORE In His New Memoir

Out May 6

Beverly Hills, 90210 star Jason Priestly is readying the release of his first memoir next week and as you can imagine, he dishes on all the best goss from his hey day on 90210 … including stories about his co-stars on the show. Us Weekly magazine managed to get their hands on excerpts from the book which they graciously share with all of us. In addition to telling a not-so-surprising story about how bitchy Shannen Doherty was back in the day, he also talks about his days living with Brad Pitt as roommates. Oh man, I bet this book is so good! Check out the excerpts below for a taste of what’s included in the book. More »

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