Yeah, I did it. I amputated my healthy breasts at age 28 after discovering my sky-high chances of getting breast cancer. And I don’t regret it one bit.
It’s old news that Ted Raimi of Superman and more importantly, Xena: Warrior Princess fame is set to direct a WoW movie. But more and more celebrities are coming out of the closet as hardcore gamer geeks.
This Daily Beast gallery (full disclosure: I contribute to the Beast’s Cheat Sheet) of famous gamers has a few surprise appearances — Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams, Curt Schilling — as well as well-known gamers such as Vin Diesel and Elijah Wood.
From the subversive mind of novelist Tom Robbins comes a children’s book about… beer? Yes, it’s a bedtime story with burping. A Daily Beast Feature.
The protagonist of Eric Bogosian’s new novel, Perforated Heart seems oddly like the author of Talk Radio. A Daily Beast interview.
Move over Twilight. The underworld’s Philip Marlowe is on the case. This piece looks at bestselling author/LARPer Jim Butcher’s Turn Coat, the newest in the supernatural detective series the Dresden Files.
I talk to Jayne Anne Phillips, the acclaimed writer of a new novel, Lark and Termite about her writing habits, early publications, and what inspired the book.
To paraphrase The Notorious B.I.G., “Mo money, mo problems.” ANews Shrink column I ghostwrote.