Column by Leah Dearborn August 5, 2021
A tiny village in northern Hungary has pronounced itself home to the world’s largest handmade book, which weighs over 3,000 pounds and takes six people and a special machine to turn a single page.
Column by Ed Sikov August 19, 2016
The novel 'Ben-Hur' has been adapted seven times for stage, screen, and TV. Why? What makes this 1880 novel so adaptable and enduring?
Column by Karina Wilson February 22, 2016
The Preacher is a fixture in American film and fiction. Lurid takes a look at why he's such an inherently sinister - or totally badass - figure in our cultural landscape.
Column by Karina Wilson October 19, 2015
It's Donald Trump's favorite book. How bloodthirsty, really, is The Bible? Lurid takes a look at some of the goriest episodes in Scripture.
News by Peter Derk April 18, 2014
Louisiana lawmakers have taken the first steps to make the Holy Bible their official state book.
News by Dean Fetzer November 26, 2013
One of 11 copies still in existence of the Bay Psalm Book goes on sale at Sotheby’s in New York today and could fetch up to $30 million.
News by Rob Hart July 3, 2012
A hotel in the United Kingdom will no longer keep copies of The Bible in bedside tables, trading them in for Kindles loaded with the religious text.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 21, 2011
Director Darren Aronofsky's big budget "Noah" script has been released as a graphic novel in France.