Book sales in 2013 were so-so — but with a caveat – the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group report today. Total net revenues for books and professional and scholarly journals fell 0.4% to $27.0B, with net units -1.2% to 2.6B, The numbers were drearier if you just look at the trade sector, which includes general consumer fiction and non-fiction, and religion. Net revenues there fell 2.3% to $14.6B, ...
Full article at: Deadline
Jun 26 2014, 12:05pm CDT
Source: Clash Music
Older, wiser, still rocking: Mould’s as electric as ever...Alt-rock veteran Bob Mould, he of Hüsker Dü and Sugar fame, knows his way around album making – more so than scriptwriting for professional wrestling, anyway.
2010’s ‘Silver Age’ marked something of a return to form for the New Yorker’s solo catalogue, and 11th studio set ‘Beauty & Ruin’ continues the man’s resurgence.
This is indie-rock par excellence, full of songs that sweat accomplishment without conveying experience in an ol ...
Full article at: Clash Music
Jun 23 2014, 7:01am CDT
This week, Focus Features revealed the first official look at Christian Grey in next year's Fifty Shades of Grey, and you might think it's a simple photo, but we've actually got a lot of questions about it. (And one of them is not "How hot is Jamie Dornan?" Because we already know: very.) Until we get more pictures (or a trailer), come and overanalyze this photo of Mr. Grey with us.
1. Does h ...
Full article at: BuzzSugar
Jun 19 2014, 1:53pm CDT
Source: Sacramento Bee
“Fifty Shades of Grey” movie releases the first picture of Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey. The film is scheduled for Valentine’s Day weekend 2015.
Jamie Dornan as Christia ...
Full article at: Sacramento Bee
Jun 19 2014, 11:37am CDT
Source: Chicago Public Radio
Defiantly riding the third (or fourth, if you count Sugar) high of his post-Hüskers career, curmudgeonly but ever-lovable ol’ Bob Mould continues the melodic adrenaline rush of 2012’s outstanding Silver Age on the new Beauty & Ruin, his 11th solo album. Once again fronting the powerful but empathetic rhythm section of drummer Jon Wurster and bassist Jason Narducy, the theme for the 53-year-old guitarist and vocalist still is raging against the dying of the light, thoug ...
Full article at: Chicago Public Radio
Jun 19 2014, 6:20am CDT