Archive | Author Interview

Going Deep with Tucker Max

Going Deep with Tucker Max

Some people aspire to be like him, while others would describe him as a chauvinistic pig. Either way, Tucker Max has proven successful through his writings about sleeping with various types of women, getting drunk and getting in trouble.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author InterviewComments Off

‘The Obamas’ author shares inside account of President’s personal life

Jodi Kantor, the author of “The Obamas,” an insider account of the Obama family, visited U. Virginia yesterday evening to discuss her best-selling book.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author InterviewComments Off

Author discusses inside joke turned online phenomenon

Most people who pursue dreams in Hollywood end up being disappointed, but Christian Lander is not one of them.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author InterviewComments Off

Toni Morrison reflects on race

Toni Morrison left college in the District of Columbia almost 60 years ago amid swelling racial tensions, but the Nobel Prize-winning author returned Wednesday to be honored for her work as a champion for racial equality.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author Interview, Campus Events, OtherComments Off

Jane Lynch talks alcoholism and being on TV

Jane Lynch talks alcoholism and being on TV

Jane Lynch isn’t all insults, like her character Sue Sylvester in Fox’s hit television show, “Glee” would have you believe. And no, she doesn’t always wear a tracksuit.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author Interview, OtherComments Off

“The Office” star Rainn Wilson discusses his new philosophical book

Rainn Wilson, popular for his antics as Dwight K. Schrute on NBC’s “The Office” and recently a “New York Times” best-selling author, believes he can resurrect spiritualism and philosophy in today’s society.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author Interview, OtherComments Off

Football murder mystery revealed in new book

When former Auburn football player Bobby Hoppe proposed to Sherry Lee in 1971, he told her about a grand jury hearing a few years back in which he’d been briefly considered a suspect in the death of a Chattanooga man named Don Hudson.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author Interview, Football, News, OtherComments Off

Book Feature: Gavin Richard/”Katrina: Eyes Have Not Seen, Ears Have Not Heard”

As the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches this Sunday, people are beginning to reminisce and reflect upon the bad times; people losing their homes and the good times, people reuniting with loved ones of the horrifying and the monumental event. Spike Lee has recently completed his new documentary entitled, If God Is Willing and The Creek Don’t Rise and Southern University’s very own Gavin Richard, native of New Orleans and Political Science graduate, has published his own book surrounding lack of support from the government during the crisis.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author Interview, OtherComments Off

GLBTQ author visits Boxcar, promotes book

In a small room lined with shelves and tables holding various books, one book, “Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans” by Philip Gambone, had all the readers’ attention.

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Author Interview, OtherComments Off

Professor warns of US decline as superpower

A Brigham Young U. professor of political science fears America may be on the decline in its role as a superpower. Earl H. Fry’s book, “Lament for America,” aims to show the average American trends and warning signs of a declining nation.

Posted in Author Interview, Economy, News, Politics, ResearchComments Off

UWire Blog

Subscribe via E-mail

Subscribe for weekly UWire college media updates

Or Follow UWire on Twitter for regular updates