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Natalie Gadbois: Thank you, Jo Rowling

Warner Bros.

BY NATALIE GADBOIS

News came last week that J.K. (Joanne Fucking Kathleen!) was releasing a short story on Halloween, with new Harry Potter secrets to add to the lore. J.K. hasn’t gotten over Harry Potter, and thank goodness, because neither have I.

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Daily Book Review: Facts, humor and heart in 'The Birth of the Pill'

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

While we’ve advanced technology and medicine for the benefit of women, Eig’s story reminds us of the need to appreciate and carry forth the fiery passion women like Margaret Sanger had for the cause.

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Shadow-cast 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' to premiere at East Quad

BY CAROLINE FILIPS

This is the RC’s first performance of “Rocky Horror,” and LSA sophomore Katrina Hamann's directorial debut with the shadow-casted rendition of the show.

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Grace Prosniewski: Taking on NaNoWriMo

BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI

NaNoWriMo is an annual online creative writing project that challenges participants to write 50,000 words of an original novel. Using the NaNoWriMo site, you can track your progress, connect with fellow writers and access resources for when you’re feeling stuck.

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Steven Wright discusses 'The Tonight Show,' 'Louie' and upcoming Royal Oak show

Courtesy of Steven Wright

BY ERIKA HARWOOD

Wright recently sat down for a phone interview with The Michigan Daily to discuss his life in comedy and his upcoming performance at Royal Oak Music Theatre this Saturday.

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City Theater of Paris to perform groundbreaking Italian play

BY COSMO PAPPAS

Théâtre de la Ville’s performance of one of Pirandello’s theatrical masterworks will not disappoint in its prompting of questions that strike to the very heart of understanding oneself as a self that lives among others.

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Kathleen Davis: The timelessness of theater

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

In a way, it’s the timelessness that’s the draw, allowing us to get absorbed into the drama, or the comedy, or the sadness, yet when the curtains close we’re eased back to reality, taking the influence of art back with us. And that in and of itself is a beautiful thing.

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Daily Book Review: “We Should Hang Out Sometime”

BY ALEX BERNARD

In a book with a defined ceiling, it’s refreshing to find an author accepting his limitations who only delivers where he can. Sundquist writes a simple book with simple sentences, but stories produce an unexpected sincerity and depth.

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Shteyngart to discuss satirical memoir 'Little Failure'

BY GILLIAN JAKAB

"Just have fun. I suffered for 42 years so people can have a lot of fun reading about it. That’s my hope. Enjoy my suffering."

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University students take on storied 'Cabaret' musical

BY REBECCA GODWIN

The latest group to take on the musical is the University’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

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