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“Marley & Me” author writes memoir

Author of the bestselling “Marley & Me” John Grogan’s new memoir, “The Longest Trip Home”, has been announced for publication on October 21 by William Morrow. “From his troublemaking childhood to his courtship of a fiery blond named Jenny, Grogan writes about how he came to terms with who he is and what he believes.” It’s called the “story of a son in the making, and of growing up in a loving, but comically old-school Catholic family.” The film version of “Marley & Me” starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson... Read More →

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Big Hollywood Screenplay Money

Big Hollywood Screenplay Money Rogue Pictures reportedly shells out seven figures for writer Ehren Kruger’s script, “The Keep.” The screenplay is an adaptation of the Jennifer Egan novel of the same name. The thriller is about a mysterious prisoner who seduces a local woman with his tale of a supernatural secret that can transform her life. Kruger is in demand. He wrote “The Ring,” “The Ring Two,” and the recent sequel to the mega-hit “Transformers” among other movie scripts. See Variety.com

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Long Beach Bayou Festival

Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach¬†/ Google file photo Also, arriving by e-mail today, a report from South Bay activist and social diva, Dee Dee Brown about a big weekend event. “Yesterday I attended the Bayou Festival @ The Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach with my husband and friends. The Bayou Festival had all the trappings of a New Orleans picnic. From the food to the traditional Zydeo music. ” “… we experienced the soulful sounds of Linda Hopkins, who belted out the Blues like no other.... Read More →

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