Tag: publishing

Does Milo Yiannopoulos Even KNOW He Plagiarized ‘American Psycho’? Because He Totally Did

No but seriously he totally plagiarized American Psycho. And the rest is fun too!

Tom Clancy Killed By Death At 66

Tom Clancy, the author of thrillers like The Hunt for Red October and Patriot Games, has died in a Baltimore hospital at the age of 66. The Hunt for Red October happened along at a perfect time for...

Tina Brown To Leave Daily Beast, Now Free To Ruin New Publication

Today we bid farewell -- or prepare to bid farewell, if "a source with direct knowledge" has given the straight dope to Buzzfeed -- to Tina Brown as editor of The Daily Beast, and maybe, who knows, to the...

America: Land Of The (Working For) Free

Yesterday we brought you the depressing story of a man who had worked for McDonald's for twenty years and was still getting paid minimum wage. Now, of course, there is an argument to be made that it was kind of...

Bristol’s Groundbreaking Book Has Been Censored

Oh no, Amazon took down the page for Bristol Palin's memoir! Perhaps it was a dangerous book, a work of such importance that the authorities felt threatened enough to ban it! Or perhaps it was one of those "pedophile...

Washington Press Corps Just One Big Book-Publishing Scam

There are, in 2010, only two types of political books that get published. Actually there are more, but let's just say there are two. The first is for elected or appointed officials or staffers, whose financial incentive is to...

"LIKE MUSSOLINI": THE MORE INTELLECTUAL ALTERNATIVE TO YOUR STANDARD HITLER SIMILE. Here's another weirdly boring thing from the new Clinton oral history that also exposéd the fuck out of Boris Yeltsin getting drunk that one time. "Describing one interview...

ROMNEY'S HOT NEW POTBOILER DUE OUT IN MARCH: Smut merchant Mittens "Willard" Romney will publish a sexy new nonfictional work, No Apology: The Case for American Greatness, an unapologetically graphic 304-page how-to guide to Tantric brain-sex with the...

Mark Sanford’s Love Novel KILLED By Mean Old Conservative Publishers

Once upon a time, this nobody governor in, uhh, one of the southern states, but not a famous one like Florida, got a book deal. He was supposed to write about how to be conservative or something, A Southern...

Will Sanford’s Book About Non-Sex Things Ever Be Published?

Mark Sanford was all set to publish a book about "fiscal conservatism" or some other boring topic, but then he poked that South American lady and now he is a Tainted Whore of Babylon with no credibility, fiscal policy-wise....

Edwards Sex Scandal Spawns Another Book

Among the more bizarre aspects of the tragic "John Edwards is a sex lizard" story that broke last year was the part where a long-term aide claimed that he, the aide, was the father of Rielle Hunter's baby and...

Blagojevich May Starve Due To Lack Of Book Riches

When Rod Blagojevich lost his cush job as governor of Illinois, everybody wondered how he would ever be able to put food on his family again because he was qualified to perform zero useful functions outside of being America's...

Fat-Cat President Signs Big Book Deal While People Starve

Barack Obama once again demonstrated his callous unconcern for the American people by signing a major book deal right before he was sworn into office. Obama received a $500,000 advance for a middle-school reader's version of Dreams From My...

Sinister Plot Afoot To Teach Young Children About Obama

Man, kids lurrrv Barack Obama, probably because his name is easy to pronounce and he's not a scowly old creep. Well, that's one explanation ... for losers! An alternative theory has it that the children's book industry transformed our...

Chris Dodd To Write Book About How He Saved America, With TARP

In a calculated move designed to insult America, Senator Chris Dodd has signed a book deal. His book will be out in June. Not that he's actually penning a single word of it -- it is "By Sen. Christopher...

Is ‘Roll Call’ Going Under?

Roll Call is a venerable old Capitol Hill rag we should read more often, as it has to do with "politics" etc., but it costs munnie$ for a subscription, so meh. It probably has lots of valuable information and...