Alexander McCall

Author of No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series

Alexander McCall appears in the following:

Emmys Red Carpet Highlights: A Look At The Fashion

Monday, September 17, 2018

The stars took a walk down the red carpet before the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Here's a peek at what they wore.


Emmys 2018 Winners: The Complete List

Monday, September 17, 2018

Game of Thrones, Saturday Night Live, and Westworld led the Primetime Emmy nominations back in July, but it was The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel that took home the most awards.


Feminism In A Run-Down Taffy Factory: The Women Of 'Bob's Burgers'

Saturday, August 23, 2014

At last Sunday's Creative Arts Emmys, Bob's Burgers won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program. Alexander McCall offers this appreciation of its approach to its strange and fascinating women. The Primetime Emmy ceremony airs Monday night, August 25.

The original proof-of-concept for the Fox animated sitcom Bob's ...


Russian Convoy Leaves Ukraine After Reportedly Delivering Aid

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Russia's foreign ministry says a convoy that crossed into rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine has delivered its humanitarian cargo and is heading home.

Dozens of white trucks, which had been sitting near the border inside Russian territory for more than a week, suddenly got underway on Friday and moved ...


Startups Pitch Cricket Flour As The Best Protein You Could Eat

Friday, August 15, 2014

If you heard crickets chirping in your backyard, would it occur to you to grind them into a powder to mix into a protein shake?

That could become the next foraging trend if several edible insect companies can convince consumers that pulverized crickets are the next "it" protein.

"Insects are ...


Soylent DIYers Sell Their Own Versions Of The Powdered Food

Friday, July 18, 2014

When Rob Rhinehart first created Soylent –– a powdered, synthetic food product made of industrial nutrients and oils –– he was a San Francisco techie trying to sustain himself cheaply without the inconveniences of grocery shopping, cooking or even eating.

His initial blog posts attracted the attention ...


Kooky Kickstarters — Why They Succeed

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Project Title: Secrets Of A Kick*ss Kickstarter

Category: Journalism

Short Blurb: By now you may have heard the story of Zack Brown, an Internet-savvy entrepreneur from Columbus, Ohio.

Having never made potato salad, Zack wanted to give it a try, and in less than two ...


No. 1 Opera House Opens in Botswana

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

"The No. 1 Ladies' Opera House" is the brainchild of Alexander McCall Smith, the bestselling author of the "No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" series. He just opened a new arts centre in ...