December 14th, 2009

Gary is laughing

Jane Austen + Zombies + Natalie Portman = WIN!

I posted an entry a while ago about this book (which I have STILL not read!).

Well today, I discovered this:
Natalie Portman to conquer 'Zombies' (from

Natalie Portman has signed on to produce and star in the movie version of the best-selling book "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," written by Seth Grahame-Smith and, uh, Jane Austen.

Um, yay! I adore Natalie Portman. And now I officially have no choice but to read this book during the Christmas holidays.

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Allison reading the post

Here's a tip

Advice columnist Emily Yoffe -- a.k.a. Dear Prudence -- addresses the subject of whether you should tip your newspaper carrier at Christmas during her weekly chat on (Answer: YES!). The original question led to a multiple question/comment/answer exchange.

The entire transcript of today's chat can be found here at Slate, but the exchange about the importance of tipping your carriers is under the cut:

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