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A Conversation with Author Holly Goddard Jones

BY HEATHER C. WATSON Kentucky native and UK grad Holly Goddard Jones is everywhere these days. In the past year alone, the writer and UK alumna has released her first novel, been featured on BookSlut, recapped an episode of Justified […]

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Who Won Next Great Baker Season Three? The Finale

In last week's penultimate episode of Next Great Baker, cake boss Buddy Valastro told Gretel-Ann she would be going to the Vegas finale with Jen and Ashley, but


Jennifer Lawrence wins Screen Actors Guild Award for Silver Linings Playbook

Kentucky native Jennifer Lawrence is on a roll, tonight accepting the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress for her role in the heavily Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook,


The Year in Lexington Food, Drink, and Restaurant News: Ace 2012 Year in Review

Although HuffPo insists that food trucks are over and offers 12 reasons why they've jumped the shark ("Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A and Rachael Ray's dog food line all have


Off with High Hopes, a New Year’s Essay by Linda Scott DeRosier

Kentucky native Linda Scott DeRosier is the author of Creeker: A Woman's Journey and Songs of Life and Grace: A Memoir. BY LINDA SCOTT DEROSIER About thirty years ago Arthur


Movies: The Guilt Trip

The comedy duo everyone wanted to see together has finally teamed up onscreen, Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen... said no one, ever. The Guilt Trip isn't the worst


Bishop Gene Robinson on Marriage Equality on the Daily Show

Lexington native, Bishop Gene Robinson, appeared on The Daily Show to discuss his new book, God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage. Robinson, elected bishop of


Movies: Silver Linings Playbook

by Raj Ranade There's a tiny moment in a diner during Silver Linings Playbook that gets at the heart of what makes director David O. Russell's films so interesting.


Ace Daily Photo 11.26.2012 ‘Pie Lady’ author Beth Howard

Ace Daily Photo 11.26.2012 "The Pie Lady!" Author Beth Howard, passing through Lexington today. Howard is the author of Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie, an Ace Favorite

Barbara Kingsolver, credit: David Wood

The Kentucky Book Page: Barbara Kingsolver, Jason Howard, etc

Kentucky native Barbara Kingsolver's new novel, Flight Behavior, hit bookshelves this week and  is a uniquely Appalachian fiction take on climate change, as well as a different spin

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