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Making The Get Down Reportedly Cost Even More Than We Thought

It's no secret that Baz Luhrmann enjoys a bit of extravagance when it comes to his films (see: Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby). It's also no secret that Luhrmann's current musical-drama series for Netflix, The Get Down, has cost the streaming network a very pretty penny for its current debut season. (The first ... More »

Glamorous and Gorgeous Great Gatsby Wedding in Tuscany

We’ve featured a few real weddings inspired by The Great Gatsby on the blog before, but this is perhaps the first one with a cameo from the man himself. Cinzia and Francesco got married in stunning grandeur and gorgeous style, with a roaring 1920s wedding in Tuscany. Their fabulous bash, filled with feather fans, crystal details, […]

Skrillex Parties 'Great Gatsby'-Style With Kylie Jenner In Alexander Wang's Fall 2016 Collection Video

The Clip Also Features Cameos From Former Crystal Castles Frontwoman Alice Glass And G.O.O.D. Music Also-ran Tyga.

10 Standard Texts for Junior High and High School English Class: Just How Great Are They?

last monthArts / Writing : LitReactor

Just about everyone reads 'The Great Gatsby' or 'Romeo and Juliet' in their formative years...but should they? Column by Christopher Shultz image courtesy Schplook / It is now mid-September, which means many of... [Continue Reading]

New York's Jazz Age Lawn Party Stages a Flapper-Era Fling in South Beach

Gatsby was Gilded Age goals, flapper style is sexy as hell, and a 1920s orchestra can only be improved when a little Latin flavor gets thrown into the musical mix. So it’s great to hear news of the Jazz Age Lawn Party’s expansion to South Beach. The Prohibition-inspired multiday party...

Buy F. Scott Fitzgerald's Old Home And Make It Your Side Of Paradise

last monthNews : Huffington Post

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 120th birthday is Sept. 24th, and what better way to celebrate than buying the acclaimed author’s old house? OK, so at $625,000, that’s a pretty expensive birthday celebration. But for The Great Gatsby author, isn’t that kind of fitting? The three-story row house, located in St. Show More Summary

Weekend Picks: 13 Things To Do In And Around D.C.

An abortion storytelling show, a whole lot of beer events, a Great Gatsby themed lawn party, and other things to do with your weekend. [ more › ]

Adelaide Clemens Hops into Dark Thriller, ‘Rabbit’

Adelaide Clemens, whose credits include Silent Hill: Revelations, No One Lives and The Great Gatsby, has taken on the lead role in Luke Shanahan’s dark thriller Rabbit, which starts shooting today, ScreenDaily reports. Clemens replaces the previously reported Abbey Lee in the role, which is pretty disappointing to say the least. Show More Summary

An Easy Guide to Writing the Great American Novel

2 months agoNews : ComPost

Hello, publishers.  I guess we are still trying to write the Great American Novel, for some reason. We already have “Moby-Dick,” and if that’s not your thing, we have “The Great Gatsby,” and if that’s not your thing, we have “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” and if that’s not your thing, we have “Infinite Jest,” which […]

80 years on, F. Scott Fitzgerald's final stories to be published

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The final unpublished short stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, whose book "The Great Gatsby" provided an iconic depiction of the excesses of America's Jazz Age, will see the light in April, 80 years after they were written. Scribner, aShow More Summary

F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'Lost' Stories Set for Release

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The last of author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unpublished works will finally see the light of day in 2017, 80 years after they were written. A collection of short stories written by The Great Gatsby scribe between the mid-to-late 1930s will...Show More Summary

New YA Book "Great" is a Gender-Swapped Retelling of "The Great Gatsby"

Riffing off her high school love of The Great Gatsby, comedian Sara Benincasa penned a female-focused retelling for teens.

Why These 5 Books Are On So Many School Reading Lists

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

You may love them, you may hate them, but these classic literature 101 titles aren't going anywhere any time soon. Column by Leah Dearborn Holes, Anne of Green Gables, Things Fall Apart, The Catcher In The Rye, The Great Gatsby, 1984, Animal Farm, most of Shakespeare's plays. Show More Summary

By the Book: Daniel Silva: By the Book

The author of the Gabriel Allon thrillers, including the latest, “The Black Widow,” loves F. Scott Fitzgerald and named his son Nicholas after Nick Carraway from “The Great Gatsby.” But his daughter is Lily — “not Daisy or Jordan or Myrtle.”

Literary Alimentary

“After mixing the drink, sit back and fan yourself with the wide brim of a Kentucky Derby hat.” Thanks to Ploughshares, you can impress your friends by serving them The Great Gatsby – to drink. The post Literary Alimentary appeared first on The Millions.

Chuck Palahniuk Talks Fight Club: VIDEO

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

In the above video produced by Scribd, author Chuck Palahniuk shares his experience writing Fight Club and how it was inspired by The Great Gatsby.

Raury & Jaden Smith – Losing Your Mind

3 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

This Friday, Netflix will release their new series The Get Down, a Great Gatsby inspired take on the rise of Hip-Hop culture in The Bronx in the late 1970’s. Executive produced by Baz Luhrmann and Nas, the show will also come with an original soundtrack featuring new music from Miguel, Janelle Monae, Leon Bridges and […]

Nas and Grandmaster Flash give the lowdown on the music of 'The Get Down'

Baz Luhrmann has never been one to worry too much about the historical accuracy of the music in his films; think Jay Z in Roaring Twenties Manhattan (“The Great Gatsby”) or Elton John in turn-of-the-century Paris (“Moulin Rouge”). But when it came to “The Get Down,” his hip-hop origin story premiering...

First Hour-Long Simpsons Will Be A Hip-Hop Great Gatsby Homage

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The Simpsons will air its first-ever hour-long episode this winter, and it sounds like a doozy. As EW reports, it will be a hip-hop homage to The Great Gatsby that takes place at Mr. Burns’ summer mansion and chronicles his deteriorating friendship with a rap mogul named Jay G, while Homer is slotted into the […]

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