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News

Bill Murray to Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Bill Murray, Brokeback revisited, Jumanji and wigs. Indeed, we're covering a bit of everything in today's Daily Blunt.

Quotes

These Are the End Times: 12 Memorable Closing Lines

The closing lines of a book characterize the strange moment when reader and author finally say farewell to each other. Here are 12 of our favorites.

News

The Rock Promises to Honor Robin Williams in New ‘Jumanji’

The Rock reassures us about the 'Jumanji' remake and Robin Williams's legacy, a unique tribute to Prince, and more to keep your Tuesday moving right along.

Interviews

Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Comeback Comedy Tour

'Chasing the Last Laugh' author Richard Zacks discusses Mark Twain's late-life debt and the comedy tour that revived his floundering career.

Books

Required Reading for April, 2016: From Lab Girl to Louisa

Required reading this month: James McBride's biography of James Brown 'Kill 'Em and Leave,' Hope Jahren's delightful science memoir 'Lab Girl,' and more.

Writing

Beware the Ides of March: 16 Dire Literary Warnings

In honor of the Ides of March, we're taking a walk through some of the best literary warnings of all time.