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Pretty in Pink's Andrew McCarthy to Write Memoir

Former heartthrob to write about defeating his fear of love

(Newser) - Actor and former teen king Andrew McCarthy would rather talk about settling down. The star of such 1980s favorites as St. Elmo's Fire and Pretty in Pink has a deal with Free Press for The Longest Way Home, a memoir about settling down. The publisher announced yesterday that the... More »

Travel Journalist of 2010: Brat Pack's Andrew McCarthy

He wins top honor in the industry

(Newser) - The year's top travel writer is a familiar face, but more so for acting than writing. Andrew McCarthy of Brat Pack fame (yes, Molly Ringwald's true love in Pretty in Pink) has won the 2010 Lowell Thomas award for Travel Journalist of the Year, notes Jim Romenesko's blog at PoynterOnline.... More »

Liz Cheney Critics 'Prissy,' Says Ex US Attorney

Attack ad critics need to grow pair: Andrew McCarthy

(Newser) - Critics from across the political spectrum denouncing Liz Cheney’s “al-Qaeda 7” ad attacking Justice Department lawyers defending Gitmo supects should just get over themselves, says Cheney ally Andrew McCarthy. "People are awfully prissy," the former US attorney tells Politico . I think that they are actually more... More »

Good Guy Is a Romantic Retread

Nothing much original in this story about traders in love

(Newser) - The Good Guy, a story of twentysomething love and Wall Street traders starring Alexis Bledel and Scott Porter, left most critics feeling like they'd seen this movie before.
  • Ella Taylor, Village Voice : It "suffers from the dreary want of imagination about the specificity of twentysomething life that has sunk
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