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Here Are 10 Books That Should NEVER Have Been Made Into Movies!

Look, we love Leonardo DiCaprio as much as the next movie viewer, but even the King of the World couldn't make a Great Gatsby movie work. But while our hearts will go on to watch him shine in better films, we couldn't help but notice there are a LOT of books that probably never should have [...]

This 1920s-Themed Wedding Would Make Jay Gatsby Envious

2 days agoNews : CitizenSugar

Thanks to its 1920s theme, weddingwear-designing bride, and a venue in the English countryside, this wedding was destined for greatness from the very start. Lucie and Leigh sought a classic theme that captured their fun-loving spirits...Show More Summary

New Yorkers go 1920s for Jazz Age Lawn Party

REVELERS HAD on their dancing shoes and their best “Great Gatsby” outfits for the Jazz Age Lawn Party Sunday on Governors Island.

EXCLUSIVE: One on One With Tameka Raymond of #AtlantaExes… [VIDEO]

I ran into Tameka Raymond at the Pink Power Awards in Atlanta last night August 15, 2014). The awards event, billed as a ‘mastermind conference for women’ featured a ‘Great Gatsby’ theme and Tameka was there to present an award. I got a chance to chat with Tameka to find out how she’s preparing for […] Straight From The A [SFTA] - Atlanta Entertainment Industry Gossip & News

This Ryan Gosling Themed Bathroom Is Basically Heaven On Earth!

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Yes, you CAN pee while being watched by Ryan Gosling's fixed gaze that would rival the billboard of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg from The Great Gatsby. So, there's a sushi restaurant in San Diego called Bang Bang that has a ladies room all decked out in Ryan Gosling photos! Makes sense, seeing as how we'd love to [...]

Lower Ratings At Turner Networks Will Weigh Over Time Warner’s Q2 Earnings

Turner networks have seen a 10% drop in ratings for the quarter and this likely weighed over its Q2 earnings. While its movie business will benefit from Godzilla, it will compare with Hangover III and The Great Gatsby, both of which performed well at the box-office in the prior year same quarter. Show More Summary

Grown-Up Snooki Prepares For Wedding And Dream Home

Snooki is already a proud mommy, but soon, she will also be a proud wife. The reality star recently enjoyed a Great Gatsby themed bridal shower with her best friends, with several familiar faces from Jersey Shore joining in for the lovely celebration. Next on Snooki’s to-do list? Moving into her dream home! Baby Lorenzo is already […]

Tribal and Oceanic artifacts among highlights of Great Gatsbys auction

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Two extensive and important collections ? one of tribal and oceanic artifacts gathered from around the world by a noted college professor, the other of over 50 exotic African animal shoulder and full body taxidermy mounts, also gathered worldwide ? will co-headline an auction event planned for the weekend of Aug. Show More Summary

Christina Perri Is Burning Gold In Her New Music Video! Watch Her Incredible Performance NOW!

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

So fabulous. So fierce. We LOVE it! Christina Perri is living the american dream in Burning Gold! Well…sorta. Maybe just in the beginning of it! The Jar of Hearts songstress definitely gives off a Dreamgirls and Great Gatsby feel as her music video progresses. This visual is definitely a great accompaniment to her song! Ch-ch-check out the music video for [...]

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"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer, Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby. • I had lunch this week at the one and only Michaels with a group of Time, Inc. Show More Summary

Dine out, spot Gatsby, do good later

He'll look so cool.He always looks so cool.The '20s-themed Great Gatsby Gala will be Aug. 23, raising money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and you can win tickets for two by finding Gatsby a little early.He, Daisy and Nick (the main characters in F. Show More Summary

Movie Review: Affluenza is basically The Teen Gatsby—a monumentally stupid idea

“So we beat on,” concludes The Great Gatsby, “boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” Of course, this assumes that one has a significant past to be borne ceaselessly back into—unlike, say, teenagers, who haven’t generally lived long enough to accumulate regrets or the desire to recapture lost glory. Show More Summary

On the Market: This 'Gatsby Lane' Home Thinks It's a Gold Coast Mansion

Because we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past, or possibly just to hawk some real estate, a developer building a Great Neck, N.Y. subdivision in the 1980s went ahead and named it "Gatsby...

America's New Wealthy Have so Little to Offer Society

Co-written with Wallace Turbeville. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, East Egg represents inherited wealth and privilege, while West Egg represents wealth earned through innovation and hard work, a distinction at the core of the American ideal. Show More Summary

18 Things Every Man Should Do This Summer

Summertime is here and I couldn’t be happier. As F. Scott Fitzgerald noted in The Great Gatsby, it often feels that life begins over again with the summer. It’s a “book of hope,” as author Benjamin Alire Sáenz put it, filled with the promise of freedom, adventure, and dreamy idleness. This winter was a rough one for […]

First Look: Carey Mulligan & Helena Bonham Carter in 'Suffragette'

Unfortunately, we won't be seeing Carey Mulligan on the big screen at all this year, but that doesn't mean the actress isn't working this year. The Great Gatsby star has a lead role in Suffragette as Maude foot soldier of the early feminist movement who turns radical and begins using violence for change. Show More Summary

'Gatsby Bandit' is scourge of Queens banks

They call him the “Gatsby Bandit” — but great, he is not. The middle-aged thief, who was given his moniker by the FBI due to his penchant for wearing Gatsby-era caps, is being sought for three Queens bank robberies, authorities said Wednesday.

Glee Star & Reigning Champ Amber Riley Slays Do Your Thing On The Dancing With The Stars Finale!

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Amber Riley invoked the gilded spirit of The Great Gatsby when she sang Do Your Thing on the season finale of Dancing with the Stars! The Glee star and reigning champ from last season's competition absolutely nailed her performance, which featured the Charleston dance, beads, and a gorgeous gold feather atop Amber to match her gorgeous [...]

The New York Times Weighs In on the Kudzu-Like Spread of Trigger Warnings

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Trigger warning for people who can't handle skepticism about trigger warnings. Okay, here we go: from Saturday's NYT: Should students about to read “The Great Gatsby” be forewarned about “a variety of scenes that reference gory, abusive...Show More Summary

Trigger Warning: Literature

Students at the University of California Santa Barbara, Rutgers, Oberlin, and others have been requesting “trigger warning” labels on literature from The Great Gatsby to Huck Finn. In The Guardian, University College London Professor John Mullan snipes, “You might as well put a label on English literature saying: warning – bad stuff happens here.”

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