Cormac McCarthy

Type: Person
Name: Cormac McCarthy
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

A Teacher Returns and Gets Schooled

After 14 years away from education, Garret Keizer returns to find a new generation that doesn’t care about books or even television—and the education bureaucracy wants to assign a number to every human interaction.Like many older people, the sheriff in ... [Published Daily Beast - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 8.31.14

I'm Working On A Road/ Flatt & Scruggs/ Foggy Mountain Gospel/ ColumbiaWorking On A Building/ Wayfaring Strangers/ Shifting Sands Of Time/ RounderPaddy Works On The Railroad/ Pete Seeger/ American Favorite Ballads: Vol. 3/ Smithsonian FolkwaysOur Work ... [Published NHPR - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Punters beat the bookie

Dublin-based bookmaker Paddy Power's operating profit fell by 14pc to €60.1m in the first half of the year after it was hit by a run of unfavourable sports results.The bookie warned earlier in the year of a "horrific run of sports results"."There has ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Peggy Noonan Goes To Wyoming, Says Words At It

Tenderfoot is a city girl, used to canyons of high-rise buildings, not canyons of rock and dirt and running rivers that do not smell like a giant Superfund site. But she is happy to escape the city in August, that dull month when the garbage piles ... [Published Wonkette - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Soaring punter payouts hit first quarter profits at Paddy Power

, 1:53amBOOKMAKER Paddy Power boasted a record number of new online customers in the first half of the year, but blamed punter friendly results for a 20 per cent fall in profits.The group’s revenues grew four per cent to €396.5m (£315.2m) during the six ... [Published City A.M. - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

A Few Impressions: My Take on 'Romeo and Juliet'

Romeo and Juliet works because of the forbidden aspect of their love. Of course, there’s Shakespeare, whose poetry adorns the narrative like the arias of angels, expounding on the meaning of life, sounding the depths of love, and exploring what it is ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Paddy Power profits fall sharply, eyes quick rebound

* Operating profit 60.1 mln euros vs 75.4 mln year ago* Sports results better in H2, revenue up 45 pct so far* Expects mid-teen percentage EPS growth(Adds CEO interview, detail, share price)By Padraic HalpinDUBLIN, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Paddy Power (LSE: ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

You Can Glimpse the Post-Apocalypse in This Photo From Gaza

I t’s so hard for novels or films set in the dystopian future to rid themselves of all traces of utopia. That’s one of the reasons they’re so popular. With the exception of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road , even the bleakest post-apocalyptic scenarios tend ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Oceanside reading

I don’t know how the ocean got in my blood, but it did. Even though we lived hundreds of miles from the ocean, my parents talked about it: water as far as the eye can see, waves rolling and splashing, soft sand to play in, and holes that, if dug deep ... [Published Christian Century - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Few Impressions: I Love William Gay’s ‘The Long Home’

My new favorite writer is William Gay. His writes about a community of backwoods Tennessee characters entangled by geography, blood, competition, greed, love, and vengeance. The thing about Gay is that he’s the strange twin brother of Cormac McCarthy—or ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

A Future Without Fear

by Surveying the last decade’s plethora of dystopian sci-fi narratives, Michael Solana urges writers to chill out and embrace tech as an ally rather than enemy:Certainly dystopia has appeared in science fiction from the genre’s inception, but the past ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 2 reports

Naked Paintballing With James Franco

Scott Haze lived in caves for three months to prepare for his role as Cormac McCarthy’s most twisted character. He also got a little weird with his director, James Franco.In James Franco’s latest directorial effort, Child of God , Scott Haze plays a psycho ... [Published Daily Beast - Aug 03 2014]

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"There has been an extraordinary run of results," Chief Financial Officer Cormac McCarthy (pictured) said. "every separate event is a new coin toss."

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A Teacher Returns and Gets Schooled [Published Daily Beast - Sep 01 2014]
James Franco and Scott Haze get devilish and de... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 01 2014]
NHPR Folk Show Playlist 8.31.14 [Published NHPR - Sep 01 2014]
James Franco and the actor he can't get enough ... [Published Boston Herald - Aug 31 2014]
American Diversity and the Wild West [Published The Patriot Post - Aug 30 2014]
Punters beat the bookie [Published Evening Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Peggy Noonan Goes To Wyoming, Says Words At It [Published Wonkette - Aug 29 2014]
Paddy Power blames 'lucky' punters for €10m pro... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Paddy Power's (PDYPF) CEO Patrick Kennedy on Q2... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 29 2014]
Soaring punter payouts hit first quarter profit... [Published City A.M. - Aug 29 2014]
A Few Impressions: My Take on 'Romeo and Juliet' [Published Vice Magazine US - Aug 29 2014]
Bookmaker Paddy Power hit by series of big wins... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 28 2014]
'The Walking Dead: Season 2' Review: No Going Back [Published Forbes.com - Aug 28 2014]
Paddy Power profits fall sharply, eyes quick re... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 28 2014]
Vermont tunesmith will stop at South on Main [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 28 2014]
You Can Glimpse the Post-Apocalypse in This Pho... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 28 2014]
Oceanside reading [Published Christian Century - Aug 25 2014]
Restaurants - Time Out Food Awards 2014: Best Cafe [Published Time Out Sydney - Aug 25 2014]
Parched and on edge [Published Cape Times - Aug 22 2014]
A Few Impressions: I Love William Gay’s ‘The Lo... [Published Vice Magazine US - Aug 21 2014]
Climate Pseuds sail to Arctic, Make Movie Prais... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
Actually, society needs dystopian sci-fi more t... [Published Wired.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
What's in a name? All kinds of problems [Published New York Daily Star - Aug 16 2014]
A Future Without Fear [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 16 2014]
A Future Without Fear [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 16 2014]
No, Dystopian Sci-Fi Isn’t Bad for Society. We ... [Published Wired News - Aug 16 2014]
Literary fathers how much am I like King Lear o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Sun, sand and sadism: The Rover by David Michôd [Published New Statesman - Aug 15 2014]
The Last of Us Remastered review [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
5 Ridiculous Road-Trip Games We Just Made Up [Published Men's Health US - Aug 14 2014]
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Peggy Noonan Goes To Wyoming, Says Words At It [Published Wonkette - Aug 29 2014]
Tenderfoot is a city girl, used to canyons of high-rise buildings, not canyons of rock and dirt and running rivers that do not smell like a giant Superfund site. But she is happy to escape the city in August, that dull month when the garbage piles ...
Climate Pseuds sail to Arctic, Make Movie Prais... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
"Daddy, what did YOU do in the Great Climate War?" "Well, son. I voyaged up to the Arctic Circle in a nice big boat with a bunch of installation artists, mime practitioners, YouTube cat short specialists and climate scientists on an all-expenses ...
A Future Without Fear [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 16 2014]
by Dish Staff Surveying the last decade’s plethora of dystopian sci-fi narratives, Michael Solana urges writers to chill out and embrace tech as an ally rather than enemy: Certainly dystopia has appeared in science fiction from the genre’s inception, ...
James Franco's Super-Serious Filmmaking Career ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 02 2014]
The star’s latest work as a director is about a man who becomes a murderous necrophiliac. James Franco on the set of his new film Child of God Well Go USA Entertainment When it comes to his own image, James Franco's been happy to poke fun at ...
James Franco May Do Everything, But Is He Good ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Thinkstock The modern day, pseudo intellectual, multiple degree holding Renaissance man that is James Franco tries to do everything. Franco acts in many movies a year, but also finds the time to be active on Broadway, write books of poetry ...
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