Comedic actor Harvey Korman, best known for his performances on The Carol Burnett Show as well as appearing in movies such as Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety, died this past Thursday at the age of 81 in Los Angeles.
Road to the Silver Screen
Following up the Oscar-winning adaptation to Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, another one of McCarthy's novels is headed for the big screen. This time around, it will be The Road, a post apocalyptic tale of an unnamed man and his son traveling down through desolate lands, is scheduled to open on November 28 of this year. The film stars Viggo Mortenson and Kodi Smit-McPhee as the father and son.
Published Author and Creative Writing Teacher Offers Free Novella
Mike Heppner, a creative writing teacher at Emerson College in Boston and author of The Egg Code and Pike's Folly, is offering his latest work, a novella called Man Talking free on his Website. He describes it as a "hybrid novel and writing manual."