Stan Carey has another excellent post at Sentence first, about J.R.R. Tolkien?s "deep interest in language"; I urge you to read it and savor Tolkien's anecdote about "a little man... in a dirty wet marquee," a fellow soldier during WWI (which Stan takes from Arika Okrent's wonderful book), but what I will quote here is a bit from a letter from Tolkien to his son Christopher:Nobody believes me when I say that my long book [The Lord of the Rings] is an attempt to create a world in which a form of language agreeable to my personal aesthetic might seem real.
EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners has reason to crow a little this morning. The agency just signed Sebastian Stan. He’s the goth-looking villain in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which Marvel Studios and Disney release shortly. Stan had... Read Post
In a world full of superhero movies, Captain America: The Winter Soldier might be one of the most anticipated of 2014. We spent a day on the set of the action film last year with its stars Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, and Anthony Ma... Read Post