Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more. Saturday, December 7 In 1541, on the Yucatan Peninsula, a Franciscan monk named Diego de Landa burned all the Mayan books he could find, except for a few codices written in hieroglyphs on bark paper. This was part of an inquisition to suppress traditional religious …Read more. Friday, December 6 Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer for "A Thousand Acres," a book that reworked Shakespeare's "King Lear" as the story of an aging farmer who divides his land among three daughters: Ginny, Rose and Caroline. These names parallel …Read more. Thursday, December 5 Norm MacDonald anchored the fake news on "Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update." But his brother, Neil, actually is a reporter in Canada, and is currently the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The National, the flagship news program on …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: FEBRUARY 17, 2012
Henry James proofread the galleys for the 1903 edition of "The Ambassadors," which had been serialized in North American Review. Unfortunately, NAR had edited it down, and James wanted to restore the original version for the book. In the ensuing chaos, he didn't notice that the publisher had accidentally switched chapters 29 and 28, a mistake left uncorrected for nearly half a century. Even so, he considered it his best work.
Who played both Victoria Grant and Count Victor Grezhinski ... in the same movie?
A) Julie Andrews
B) Linda Hunt
C) Hillary Swank
D) Tilda Swinton
Previous answer: Nobody played Rebecca.
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