the unlikely rise of audio books

the unlikely rise of audio books

At the beginning of this month, Audible announced a major partnership with the Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes. Mendes will direct three adaptations of Dickens, beginning with Oliver Twist, featuring an as yet unannounced cast and recorded at Audible studios and on location using foley techniques in Rotherhithe. Audible, established as an audio book company in … Read more

Meteor likely cause of boom heard across Wasatch Front, experts say

Meteor likely cause of boom heard across Wasatch Front, experts say

Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The cause of a large boom that was heard across the Wasatch Front on Saturday has not yet been determined, but all signs seem to point to the heavens above. Early reports of a large boom began about 8:32 a.m. on Saturday, resulting a flurry of … Read more

Los Angeles Standup Comic Teddy Ray Dies at 32

Los Angeles Standup Comic Teddy Ray Dies at 32

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The local comedy community was mourning standup comedian Teddy Ray Saturday, one day after reports of the Los Angeles native’s death at age 32. “Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community,” Comedy Central tweeted Friday. Ray performed at many local comedy … Read more

Latino artists in Utah could win up to $900

Latino artists in Utah could win up to 0

El Consulado de México en Salt Lake City and Artes de Mexico have merged their art contests to form the LatinArte Nuestras Raíces 2022 contest. (Elena Efimova, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: Less than a minute SALT LAKE CITY — Latino artists have the opportunity to win up to $900 in this year’s LatinArte competition. The … Read more

‘Leonardo’ Review: Deciphering Da Vinci

‘Leonardo’ Review: Deciphering Da Vinci

Defying trends in air travel, friends have just returned from a trip to Paris, during which they posted photos of the Mona Lisa, as one does. Getting a decent shot took some effort: The hordes that jam the Louvre to see the Italian Renaissance masterpiece have always seemed less possessed by a love of art … Read more

Tory leadership race: Rishi Sunak unveils plan to slash energy bills for millions during cost of living crisis

Tory leadership race: Rishi Sunak unveils plan to slash energy bills for millions during cost of living crisis

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a plan to slash rising energy bills for up to 16 million vulnerable people which he hopes will propel him to 10 Downing Street. In a dramatic move as his Tory leadership clash with Liz Truss becomes increasingly bitter, he is said to be prepared to find up to £10bn to … Read more

3 Utah authors share stories behind their latest picture books

3 Utah authors share stories behind their latest picture books

Utah authors David Butterworth, left; Janelle Thompson and Liesl Francom, center; and Jaren Ahlmann, right, pose with their books. (David Butterworth, Janelle Thompson and Jaren Ahlmann) Estimated read time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Each month, I write a book column highlighting some of my favorite themed children’s books so other parents who love … Read more

Oscar Isaac Leaves Door Open to Star Wars Return: "I'm Open to Anything, You Never Know" – SiriusXM

Oscar Isaac Leaves Door Open to Star Wars Return: "I'm Open to Anything, You Never Know" – SiriusXM

Oscar Isaac Leaves Door Open to Star Wars Return: “I’m Open to Anything, You Never Know”  SiriusXM Oscar Isaac Addresses Being Locked Into Marvel With Moon Knight  ComicBook.com Poe Dameron’s Potential Star Wars Return Addressed By Oscar Isaac  Screen Rant Oscar Isaac Would Return to Star Wars Under These Conditions  The Direct Oscar Isaac Open to Returning to Star … Read more

Free e-book: The silent health crisis that affects 88% of Americans

Free e-book: The silent health crisis that affects 88% of Americans

Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes Only 1 in 8 adult Americans are considered “metabolically healthy,” according to a shocking study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Metabolic health refers to far more than just an optimal weight or pant size, it also includes having ideal levels … Read more

Fire Damages Attic at Home in South Los Angeles

Fire Damages Attic at Home in South Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Firefighters Saturday knocked down an attic fire at a single-story home in South Los Angeles, authorities said. Firefighters dispatched at 7:55 a.m. to 3821 S. Hobart Blvd. had the blaze out within 18 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The … Read more