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Claire Danes Weds Hugh Dancy

My So-Called Life star, British actor were married in France

(Newser) - Actors Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy were married earlier this month in France, Life & Style reports. Danes, best known for her starring role in the cult TV series My So-Called Life, met Dancy on the set of the 2007 film Evening. The up-and-coming Dancy appeared most recently as... More »

How Recession Could Kill Chick Lit

Fluffy novels 'must respond to a more sober age'

(Newser) - The world of chick lit is populated with material concerns and hefty price tags—but in today’s battered economy, such themes may no longer resonate, writes author Sarah Bilston for DoubleX. Her latest book's “cheery consumerism and aimless career-dithering were clearly out of touch in a world of... More »

Foreigners Lap Up US Comedies

(Newser) - Foreign audiences are totally into Marley and Me, the Owen Wilson/Jennifer Aniston vehicle, which topped the international box office last weekend with $14.2 million, Variety reports. Marley’s success—it’s beating Watchmen, among others—runs counter to traditional wisdom about foreign taste for US yuks leaning more to... More »

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