What You Should Read Based on Your Favorite TV Show

What You Should Read Based on Your Favorite TV Show

I know, how could anyone possibly find the time to read when there is all this great television?! With so many distractions, it can be tough to fit books into your day, no matter how beneficial they can be. Luckily for you, I’ve compiled a list of what you should read based on your favorite show to make the transition positively seamless. You’ll be glad you did.     If you liked Succession, you’ll love ‘The Darlings’ by cristina alger  image via amazon Like Succession, this book will make you feel much better about your own (likely low stakes) family drama. Attorney …

Top Six Books Dealing With the Manson Murders

Top Six Books Dealing With the Manson Murders

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  In 1969, four Manson Family members invaded the rented home of Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski in Los Angeles. Sharon Tate, who was pregnant, was murdered along with three friends and an 18 year old visitor. The murders have gone down in history as one of the most infamous murders in America and the story isn’t fading away anytime soon, especially with Quentin Tarantino’s most recent film, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, dealing directly with the subject. These ‘Manson Family’ murders have been dealt with in various ways through television, movies, and of course, books. Thus, we have created …

Judge Dismisses Copyright Claim Against ‘The Girls’ Author Emma Cline

Judge Dismisses Copyright Claim Against ‘The Girls’ Author Emma Cline

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The copyright claim against author Emma Cline filed by her ex-boyfriend that we previously reported on has been dropped, according to a Guardian story published earlier this month.   The sordid details of the lawsuit and Cline’s own countersuit evoke an atmosphere of pure paranoia, not to mention infidelity and domestic abuse.   Cline’s ex-boyfriend Chaz Reetz-Laiolo alleged in the original suit that Cline had installed spyware on his computer in order to steal from his screenplays for her novel. Cline filed a countersuit, admitting that while she did install the spyware, it wasn’t for stealing her ex’s intellectual property, but for keeping tabs on him romantically.   In dismissing …

‘The Girls’ Author Emma Cline Faces Accusations of Plagiarism

‘The Girls’ Author Emma Cline Faces Accusations of Plagiarism

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The Girls  author Emma Cline is being sued by an ex-boyfriend who alleges that Cline plagiarized parts of her hugely popular novel “by using spyware to access his email and other accounts.”   The Guardian reports that Cline “vehemently denies” the claims, made by Chaz Reetz-Laiolo with whom she was in a relationship while the pair were aspiring writers. It is from this shared time together that the claims arise, Cline’s countersuit says, noting that it “amounts to a few stray phrases and passages that stemmed from the couple’s shared lives, conversations and reading of each other’s work.”   According to Reetz-Laiolo, he was sold a computer …