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Two Canadian authors have been longlisted for the £50,000 ($80,000) Man Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the world’s most prestigious literary … Continue reading Two Canadians in running for Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Meet Princess Abby, a four-year-old purebred chihuahua with a mug only a mother could love. With piles of personality, a unique look, and some unusual dance moves, the 6-pound canine easily won the title of “World’s Ugliest Dog” at the 22nd Annual Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California on June 25. Kathleen Francis, of Clearlake, California, adopted [...] Continue reading Princess Abby Takes Top Prize At 2010 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Director Mike Nichols adds AFI career honor to his Oscar, Emmy, Tony, Grammy prize roll Julia Roberts hurled a four-letter word at Mike Nichols to get things rolling at Thursday night’s star-studded American Film Institute’s life-achievement honor for the director. Roberts, the star of Nichols’ films “Closer” and “Charlie Wilson’s War,” said he is “one of the … Continue reading Director Nichols adds AFI honor to long prize roll

Due to his career Paul McCartney has become one of the living legends in the world. He has become the part of an elite group of singer-songwriters as he was awarded by President Obama US Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which is considered to be the highest honor in the field of [...] Continue reading Paul McCartner to Get Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

He loves you! McCartney serenades the First Lady. After snagging the Library of Congress’ coveted Gershwin Prize in a ceremony at The White House on Wednesday, Sir Paul McCartney performed The Beatles love tune “Michelle” for Mrs. Obama. The music icon later joked that he was in danger of becoming the first guy to ever [...] Continue reading Gershwin Prize Winner Paul McCartney Serenades First Lady Michelle Obama