Twisted Fairy Tales by Maura McHugh

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Twisted Fairy Tales Maura McHugh Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. First Edition: February 1, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0764165887 —♦— If you like your fairy tales to be more aligned with the Brothers Grimm than Disney, then do I have a gorgeous, entertaining book for you.  Maura McHugh has taken twenty traditional fairy tales, some familiar and some less [….]

Lucas Will Use Disney Deal to Fund Education

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From The Hollywood Reporter: Spokesperson for Lucasfilm tells THR the majority of the sale price will go toward educational philanthropy. By the end of the year, the $4.05 billion sale of Lucasfilm to Disney should be finalized. And since George Lucas owns 100 percent of his company – which has little to no debt – [….]

Lucas Gives Up Star Wars to Disney; Episode VII to Be Released in 2015

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File this one under “HUH?!” From Forbes: Disney has acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in stock and cash, which will likely move founder, chairman, and CEO of Lucasfilm, George Lucas, to a more vaunted position on the Forbes 400 chart. The leadership of Lucasfilm will pass to longtime producer Kathleen Kennedy. And in what is [….]

10 Creative People Who Initially Failed

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Here at LitStack, we enjoy discussing those individuals who, by their persistence, became successful. These folks traveled bumpy roads, some even coming close to giving up, but eventually, through hard work and an absolute refusal to quit, made their dreams a reality. From legendary actors, to genius inventors, the following simply refused quit. We hope [….]