Where do I collect my share of that $1.1 billion,...
In the spring of 1931, a 17-year-old female signed a professional contract with...– This a great read. The Myth of Jackie Mitchell, the Girl Who Struck Out Ruth and Gehrig | The Daily Beast
After breakfast I decided to do the first DVD of the Tracy Anderson method....– I Tried Gwyneth Paltrow’s Diet | The Cut
Introducing a moratorium on articles about “Gatsby-inspired looks” effective immediately.
August: Osage County looks like The Family Stone,...
…less a filmmaker than a music-video director with endless resources and a...– The New Yorker’s David Denby on Baz Luhrmann. (He didn’t much care for The Great Gatsby.)
“Ready or not, here I come, you can’t hide/Gonna find you and take it slowly” - IRS to Lauryn Hill
Twitter Superstar Megan Amram Inks Book Deal →
From Publishers Weekly: Brant Rumble, at Scribner, bought North American rights to Megan Amram’s Science…for Her! Amram developed a hefty Twitter following—over 350,000—which she parlayed into a job writing for the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. The book is envisioned, Rumble said, as a “faux-expert compendium of scientific knowledge” that will play on the “satirical conceit that ‘science is...
Frances Ha | Official Movie Site | In Theaters May... →
Directed by Noah Baumbach. With Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen. A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn’t really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she’s not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles. I have been looking forward to Frances Ha since it screened at...
Academy Announces Rule Change in Two Categories →
“For the first time, the entire voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will automatically be eligible to vote in all 24 Oscar categories, Academy President Hawk Koch announced today at a meeting of the Academy’s members. The Academy’s Board of Governors approved a plan that will allow members to see the nominated documentary shorts and foreign language films...
The general public doesn’t understand start-ups at all. They’re mystified how a...– Paul Buchheit
Alan Partridge Dancing To 'Get Lucky'. You're... →
“Dreaming of matte perfection that’s lighter than air?” These days I’m mostly dreaming of eating lunch and then discovering that it’s dog food and subsequently having all my teeth fall out in my hand, but nice guess, Maybelline!
(The trailer for The Bling Ring makes Spring Breakers look like a Haneke film.)
Pssst! Janelle Monae has just dropped a duet with... →
As the report details, “Mrs. Witherspoon asked, “Do you know my name?” I...– Reese Witherspoon was arrested and got super real with an officer. [Variety]
Question: tell me how you feel about me?/I buy my own crackers and I buy my own cheese/Only call your cell when I’m feeling hungry