Mark Twain is back on the best-seller lists. Pre-orders for the first of three planned volumes of his autobiography, released in full upon the centennial of Twain’s death, have for the past few days placed the book in the top five of Barnes & Noble.com and Amazon.com. “The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1’’ comes out Nov. 15 from the University of California Press.
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Gibson’s comeback?Mel Gibson will make a cameo in “The Hangover 2’’ as a tattoo artist. Gibson’s role was confirmed yesterday by a person close to the production. The actor might be hoping some comedy improves his tarnished reputation, since the first “Hangover’’ film helped rehabilitate Mike Tyson’s image.
Holy cow“Few people know it and he does everything to hide it but it is true: Homer J. Simpson is Catholic.” — The Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, claiming in a story that the stars of “The Simpsons” are Catholic.
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