Monthly Archives: August 2021

Palace ‘ignoring Meghan’s racism statement in hopes it goes away’ says biographer

MEGHAN biographer Markle claims the palace is “ignoring” his allegations of racism in the hope that they will “go away.” An updated chapter of Finding Freedom quotes a source that says royal assistants hope the scandal ends quietly. Royal source says palace ‘ignores’ Meghan’s racism allegation in hopes it goes …

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Meet Advika Rajeev: Artist, Author and Journalist – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

By Radha Sathe, Alternate Flower Mound Cultural Arts Commission Writer, Artist, Dreamer, Sleeper… this is how this young artist describes herself. Advika Rajeev is a rising senior at Flower Mound High School who hopes to major in biomedical engineering and artificial intelligence in the future. When this 17-year-old isn’t drawing …

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“Zeenat Aman was the first great actress to say yes to working with him” – EXCLUSIVE

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty has had an illustrious showbiz career spanning more than four decades and in various languages ​​and to commemorate his contribution to Hindi cinema, recently journalist-filmmaker-biographer Ram Kamal Mukherjee unveiled the biography of the veteran, titled Mithun Chakraborty: The Dada of Bollywood. The book contains known and …

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500-year-old Aztec manuscript is the first written evidence of earthquakes in the Americas

A 16th-century Aztec manuscript that describes the earliest written evidence of earthquakes in the Americas has been discovered in Mexico. The manuscript highlights 12 earthquakes in the Codex Telleriano-Remensis, a pre-Hispanic system of symbols and colors created by trained specialists called tlacuilos, which translates to “those who write paintings”. Pictographs …

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San Antonio playwright, poet and journalist Gregg Barrios has died aged 80

Gregg Barrios had no shortage of stories to tell. The South Texas native began writing book reviews at age 16 for his hometown newspaper, the Victoria Advocate, and went on to write for the San Antonio Express-News, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times. and Film Quarterly, among other …

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Meghan Markle’s biographer backtracks as he claims Queen quote was ‘twisted’

Omid Scobie, one of the authors of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s biography Finding Freedom, says his comments were twisted. Scobie and co-writer Carolyn Durand have added a new epilogue to the Unauthorized Biography for its paperback release. It suggests the couple were unhappy with Buckingham Palace’s reaction to their …

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Meghan Markle biographer backs down as he claims Queen quote has been ‘tweaked’

Finding Freedom – the unauthorized biography of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – is due out in paperback on August 31 and will include a new epilogue Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Omid Scobie on Harry and Meghan book Omid Scobie, one …

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Journalist Masih Alinejad on the events in Afghanistan

This week on “TheWrap-Up,” hosts Sharon Waxman and Daniel Goldblatt discussed another week of box office ups and downs, how “Jeopardy!” managed to spoil his new host hire and this year’s TheGrill panel. Next, Iranian-American journalist Masih Alinejad joined the podcast to discuss her ordeal as the target of an …

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He’s an autistic journalist, but in his book that’s not the whole story

What’s the most surprising thing you learned while writing it? I learned how important the LGBTQ + community is within the autism community. I’ve been to a lot of autism events where there are a lot of LGBTQ + people, but I hadn’t thought, “That’s one thing. But looking at …

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Susan Chitty: eccentric writer and biographer

Lady Susan Chitty, who died aged 91, was born into trouble and has kept a nodding knowledge at other times in her life. A fine writer and perceptive researcher, she was always stylish even when money was tight, as was usually the case. Trotting daily on horseback through his village, …

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Bad genes, not too much rock’n’roll, killed Elvis Presley, claims biographer | Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley, who died 44 years ago this month, was not a drug addict in the typical sense of the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, according to a new book, but he was taking drugs to treat a range of congenital conditions . According to Elvis: Destined to die young, the …

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