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PHOTO Welcome to Harrison, Arkansas: The most racist town in America
PHOTO Welcome to Harrison, Arkansas: The most racist town in America

Though the town is trying to change its image, Harrison has a long and difficult history with racism, and is the headquarters of the KKK. Now, a billboard that claims “Anti-Racist is a code word for Anti-White” is capturing national attention.


Jennifer Lawrence has a Top 40 song in the U.K. — listen to The Hanging Tree
Jennifer Lawrence has a Top 40 song in the U.K. — listen to The Hanging Tree

Even though Jennifer Lawrence was reportedly terrified to make her singing debut, the tune is going over well in the U.K. — where it’s currently No. 29 on the charts!


Teen Mom’s Catelynn and Tyler publishing a book titled ‘Conquering Chaos’
Teen Mom’s Catelynn and Tyler publishing a book titled ‘Conquering Chaos’

We have two new members to add to the growing list of Teen Mom franchise stars turned authors as fan favorite couple Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra are penning a book together titled Conquering Chaos, which is described as “an incredible look at two young people who beat the odds and used their victories to give hope to others.” Keep reading for more details on the book, including a release date!


Details on Farrah Abraham’s mom Debra Danielsen’s book Vapor about being scammed out of more than $250,000
Details on Farrah Abraham’s mom Debra Danielsen’s book Vapor about being scammed out of more than $250,000

Find out all about Vapor, the new book written by Farrah Abraham’s mother Debra Danielsen chronicling her experience being scammed out of more than $250,000 by a man she met (but never actually met) via an online dating site. Plus, Debra talks about moving to the west coast, what else she is currently working on, and her experience with Farrah on Couples Therapy.


AUDIO Here’s “Yellow Flicker Beat,” Lorde’s contribution to the new Hunger Games soundtrack
AUDIO Here’s “Yellow Flicker Beat,” Lorde’s contribution to the new Hunger Games soundtrack

Fans have been lighting up the YouTube with listens and comments since the song’s release. Weigh in with a listen and a comment of your own.


PHOTO Amber Portwood book cover for Never Too Late released
PHOTO Amber Portwood book cover for Never Too Late released

Earlier this month it was announced that former Teen Mom star Amber Portwood is releasing a book about overcoming her struggles with drug addiction as well as numerous other demons — some of which viewers learned about on the show, others of which she had not previously talked about publicly. Fans later learned that the book would be titled Never Too Late and Amber’s publisher, Post Hill Press, has just unveiled the book cover!


Amber Portwood book ‘Never Too Late’ details and excerpts
Amber Portwood book ‘Never Too Late’ details and excerpts

Earlier this month former Teen Mom star Amber Portwood announced she would be releasing a tell-all book titled Never Too Late, which she described at the time as “a brutally honest account of how bad my life got.” Today NBTV Studios and publisher Post Hill Press issued a press release with more information about the book, including a release date and the first excerpts!


The Gone Girl movie has a completely different ending than the book
The Gone Girl movie has a completely different ending than the book

One problem when one of your favorite books get adapted into a movie is that you already know how it’s going to end. Another problem is that 99% of the time, the book was better, but it’s always hard to cram the complexities of a novel into a 2-hour acted-out narrative. David Fincher and Gillian Flynn have circumvented the first problem by changing the ending of Gone Girl for the big screen. How much did they change?


Is HBO’s The Leftovers about The Rapture?
Is HBO’s The Leftovers about The Rapture?

Tonight HBO debuts a new series, The Leftovers, based on the Tom Perrotta novel of the same name. The basic idea is that some people have vanished off the face of the earth, but others are still here, much like the premise of the “end of days” Christian book series Left Behind. Is The Leftovers about this idea, often referred to as The Rapture, or is something else going on?


VIDEO Hunger Games Mockingjay trailer: President Snow’s Panem address, plus all 7 district character posters
VIDEO Hunger Games Mockingjay trailer: President Snow’s Panem address, plus all 7 district character posters

We have the first preview teaser trailer for the much-anticipated blockbuster sequel, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, and it comes in the form of a rather chilling Panem address from President Coriolanus Snow himself. But, Snow is not alone… PLUS, see all seven of the district character posters released earlier this week as well as an exclusive image of President Snow wearing a “Coat of Many Districts!”


 

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