Tue, 31 May 2016 19:26:04 GMT

The Spokesman Review (registration)

Merlyn's Comics owner buys Auntie's Bookstore
The Spokesman Review (registration)
Merlyn's Comics owner buys Auntie's Bookstore. Auntie's Bookstore (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review). Correspondent. ×. You've viewed 1 of 5 free stories this month. Login or Subscribe for unlimited digital access. Auntie's Bookstore is being sold ...

Tue, 31 May 2016 18:28:43 GMT

Kawartha Media Group

Dixon's Book Store comes to an end as owner retires at age 85
Kawartha Media Group
At age 85, Ms Dixon is still a constant fixture behind the old Dixon's Book Store counter. Not much has changed inside the shop over the years, save for the book titles. Even the comic book corner is still there, a place long-time customer Scott Durham ...

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:25:00 GMT

Books by the bicycle-load: mobile bookstore hits Edmonton roads
An Edmonton couple is turning a page on their new life in Edmonton by opening the city's first bookstore on two wheels. Yvonne and Jared Epp have turned their bicycle into a tiny business on wheels, selling and trading a small selection of used books ...


Mon, 23 May 2016 11:20:24 GMT

The Japan News

Shota replaces Utamaru as 'Shoten' host
The Japan News
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press)—Rakugo storyteller Katsura Utamaru has left the “Shoten” television comedy show after 50 years of appearances. Utamaru, 79, had been a regular member of the cast since the show began in 1966. In 2006, Utamaru succeeded ...

Sun, 22 May 2016 10:15:08 GMT

春風亭昇太、「笑点」6代目の司会者に 桂歌丸が番組で発表
... 「笑点」の6代目司会は、現メンバーの春風亭昇太(56)が昇格することに――。 桂歌丸が最後の司会を務める「笑点」は5月22日、「今日で見納め歌丸ラスト大喜利スペシャル」と題して、枠を1時間拡大して1時間半、生放送された。 最後となる大喜利で、桂歌丸は、全員の ...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:11:15 GMT


創業1716年! 300周年を迎えた奈良の老舗が、“日本のいいもの”を揃えました。
1716年創業の奈良の麻織物の老舗、中川政七商店が、300周年を記念して東京に初の路面店をオープンしました。自社ブランドの麻のアイテムのほか、全国各地の選りすぐりのうつわや小物なども扱います。 さらに職人や工芸メーカーとのコラボレーションで生まれた新しい商品 ...