Friday Night

Or things to talk about at the bar.

  • A lost short story by playwright Tennessee Williams has recently been published. The story is said to be inspired by a woman Williams dated while in college.
  • The original manuscript for 120 Days of Sodom by Marquis de Sade recently was sold to a Parisian museum owner for 7 million Euros. The story of four men who engage in all kinds of sexual depravity was written while de Sade was in prison and will be put in the museum to celebrate his 200th birthday.
  • People are actually naming their daughters Khaleesi.
  • Author and journalist Robert Slater passed away at the age of 70. Slater wrote more than two dozen books including a biography on Golda Meir and covered many events that occurred in Israel.
  • J.K. Rowling has confirmed that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will take place as a movie trilogy. That sound you hear is the happy sobbing of Harry Potter fans.


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