It's not always easy to pull off an unusual wedding theme, but Floridian couple Brandy and Ricardo made their elegant, vintage-style nuptials appear effortless. The lovebirds incorporated a few Great Gatsby elements into their stunning...Show More Summary
Gatsby’s real name, you’ll recall, was Gatz, so I guess it’s no surprise that The Great Gatsby is Bill Gates’s favorite novel: The novel that I reread the most. Melinda and I love one line so much that we had it painted on a wall in our house: “His dream must have seemed so close that he […]
If you're leaning on the Great Gatsby-era for your wedding aesthetic, you'll definitely need some Gatsby weddings shoes. Most of these styles are in that 1920s era of vintage styling, and if this is your jam, be sure to check our 1920s archive!
As of now, Julius Onah‘s God Particle remains shrouded in the usual layers of secrecy that surround any project from J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot. But at the very least, we know this thing will have a killer cast. David Oyelowo and Gugu Mbatha-Raw signed up for the space-set sci-fi earlier this spring, and John Krasinski […] The post J.J. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Chris Gash) F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel was a flop—until it was deployed overseas. One day in 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald stepped into a Los Angeles bookstore hoping to grab a copy of The Great Gatsby. Scouring the shelves, he couldn’t find anything with his name on it. Show More Summary
This has grown on me since I saw it last night: The hair is giving me a Halle Berry in X-Men Visits The Great Gatsby vibe, which is actually a cross-over I’d totally watch. The dress is, at least, lined — which is NOT always a given at these events, and while I feel like Read More...
Editor Robert Jones has created a supercut of people getting drunk in 70 different movies including Cocktail, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The Great Gatsby, and more. ? Advertise your product or service on Laughing Squid with a sponsored blog post.
St. Paul shaped “The Great Gatsby” and other novels by a writer best known for his time in France.
Palazzo di Mare contains a private ocean beach, six bedrooms and astonishing finishes. Currently owned by the widow of Bill Nicholson (who co-founded Retail Grocery Inventory Service, or RGIS, the inventory tracking system widely used across the country), it will auction to the highest bidder on April 30, courtesy of DeCaro Luxury Auctions...
The tragic and untimely passing of Prince has sent shockwaves through the entertainment community. His influence seemed to touch upon people from all walks of life, and as such, a diverse pool of individuals have come forward to talk about his or her own experiences with the legendary performer. Show More Summary
Director Baz Luhrmann reveals why the song didn't make into the film.
Baz Luhrmamn's soundtrack for 2013's The Great Gatsby is a wonderful mélange of artists across various genres, ranging from Jack White, The xx, Beyoncé, to Florence + the Machine. One musician, though, was also poised to join F. Scott Fitzgerald's musical posse: The Purple One himself. In conversation with Nelson ... More »
In legend, F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked to Ernest Hemingway, "The rich are different than you and me." To which Hemingway supposedly replied, "Yes -- they have more money." For once, the author of The Great Gatsby -- that classic novel of corrosive wealth -- got the best of Hemingway. Show More Summary
Located on an estate in the heart of the land of “Great Gatsby” just outside New York City, Long Island University’s Post campus, LIU Post, has remained a fine institution for higher arts education. In performing arts alone, the school provides students with over 250 opportunities to perform, host, or exhibit their craft annually. Show More Summary
You might recall Elizabeth from playing Jordan Baker in Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby. She’s getting a lot of press lately thanks to The Night Manager, as well, and yes, if you’re wondering, she IS as tall as this makes her look (she’s 6’2?): She recently worked with Cate Blanchett, and I wonder if a little Read More...
Is it the dream of many a high school student to shred Fitzgerald’s novel?
When it comes to judging classic works, sometimes context is everything. It reminds me of when the Baz Luhrman film of The Great Gatsby came out and it became customary to deride the novel as old-fashioned, flawed, and politically wrong. Show More Summary
missmonsterjeep is selling heart-shaped confetti cut from the pages of The Great Gatsby. Have a wedding item for sale? Post it with pictures in the Weddingbee Classifieds, and you might see it featured on the blog! Other great items for … read more
British cinematographer Douglas Slocombe, who filmed the Nazi invasion of Poland and went on to work with Steven Spielberg on the "Indiana Jones" films, has died at the age of 103, his daughter told AFP. He died Monday morning in a hospital in London, Georgina Slocombe said. Show More Summary
“(The Great Gatsby) is often considered the greatest American novel of the 20th century—I waver on that sometimes but I love the beauty of its writing, its tabloid immediacy, the high body count, its modernistic touches, the relentless drama put into its novella-length form.” Bret Easton Ellis’s top ten favorite books doesn’t include many surprises, but it’s […]