Daybreak’s Krysta Rodriguez Talks Eating Bugs, Surviving the Apocalypse and Inspiring Young Girls to ‘Get Loud’

RELATED STORIES There’s a moment in the fourth of episode of Netflix’s Daybreak when a barely recognizable Krysta Rodriguez clutches an enormous bowl of maggots, assigns a name to each individual squirmer, then proceeds to devour them all with a sickening grin on her gross (sorry!) face. Sure, it sounds like the stuff of nightmares […]

The Disappearance Sneak Peek: Rectify’s Aden Young Stars in New Psychological Thriller at WGN America

RELATED STORIES Even before The Disappearance‘s little Anthony goes missing, life for the Sullivan family isn’t exactly a peaceful affair — as evidenced by this exclusive sneak peek at WGN America’s tense new thriller. The six-part limited series follows what happens after Anthony Sullivan disappears during a treasure hunt that takes place on his 10th […]

Young and the Restless Reveals New Details of Kristoff St. John Farewell Arc

The Young and the Restless has announced new details regarding its sendoff to late cast member Kristoff St. John. The farewell arc will air Tuesday, April 23 through Friday, April 26, with a storyline in which his character Neil Winters “passes away unexpectedly,” per the network. RELATED STORIES A tribute episode follows on Monday, April 29, with current […]

Young and the Restless Switcheroo: Stafford Returns, Tognoni Out!

In a rare instance of recast uncasting, The Young and the Restless is welcoming back Michelle Stafford to the role of Phyllis, as soap vet Gina Tognoni parts ways with the CBS serial. RELATED STORIES Daytime Confidential first reported on the reversal, citing multiple sources. Reps for both Y&R and ABC’s General Hospital (where Stafford […]

Book Excerpt: A Young Man’s Quest to Be More Than a ‘Lawn Boy’

In his latest novel Lawn Boy (out this week in paperback from Algonquin), author Jonathan Evison (The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving) tells the story of Mike Muñoz, a 22-year-old Chicano who is dead-set on making the world at large aware that he exists — that he’s more than a simple “lawn boy.” “I wanted to wake […]

Book Excerpt: A Young Woman’s Desperate Struggle to Escape Her Home

The firm grasp of poverty and the ongoing cycle of violence provide the backdrop for Barbed Wire Heart, Tess Sharpe’s harrowing story of the love-hate relationship between a young woman and her widower father in a rural, meth-fueled community. A critical success in hardback (with a film version in development from Margot Robbie’s company) it’s out […]

Aquaman SHOCK: Jason Momoa was in Baywatch – amazing pictures of young actor

The superhero star played Jason Ioane for three years on Baywatch Hawaii, between 1999 and 2001; reprising the part for the TV film Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding in 2003. It sparked a career that took him to Game of Thrones, Stargate Atlantis and Frontier before he landed the role of Arthur Curry – aka Aquaman in […]

Book Excerpt: A Young Teacher Struggles to Do ‘Such Good Work’

Is doing good even possible? That’s the provocative question posed by Such Good Work, Johannes Lichtman’s debut novel (out February 5 from Simon & Schuster). It tells the darkly comic story of Jonas, a newly sober teacher who decides to fully wipe his slate by taking a volunteer teaching job abroad. He finds himself educating young migrants at […]

Book Excerpt: Two Young Lives Collide in ‘The Current’

Tim Johnston’s debut novel, 2015’s Descent, was both a critical success and a New York Times bestseller — so anticipation is obviously high for his newest book, The Current (out this week from Algonquin Books), a story of loss, survival, and buried secrets. But the ambitious author is up for the challenge. “The Current may differ […]