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Watch Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene in ‘Far From The Maddening Crowd’ Trailer

Carey Mulligan has kept a low profile since Baz Luhrman’s 2013 The Great Gatsby, in which she starred as the… Read More

Midterm Elections and The Great Gatsby

Midterm Elections and The Great Gatsby By Joseph Cotto Jack Clayton’s 1974 rendition of The Great Gatsby is the quintessential American epic, as well as a sophisticated blockbuster. While the film is anything but a masterpiece — in fact, it becomes quite disjointed during the end of the second act — the fabled 1920s are [...]Show More Summary

Lana Del Rey Will Have Two New Songs in Tim Burton’s Big Eyes

After being robbed (robbed!) of an Oscar nomination for her Great Gatsby contribution, "Young and Beautiful," Lana Del Rey will hopefully try once again with the title song from Tim Burton's upcoming Big Eyes. Along with an end-credits track called "I Can Fly," "Big Eyes" will indeed appear in the... More »

Page and Perspective: All About Gatsby

"The Great Gatsby" is one of the great American novels. Why? NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan explores this in her new book, "And We Read On." [ more › ]

Massive development site in ‘Great Gatsby’ country hits market for $30M

Now's your chance to live in a real life version of "The Great Gatsby." A massive 22-acre development site in King's Point village on Long Island's North Shore has hit the market for a whopping $29.8 million and could be redeveloped into eight luxury mansions fit for Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan.

Reverse Regression and the Great Gatsby Curve

Economists normally run a regression of son's income on father's income, and interpret the estimate beta as a measure of "intergenerational mobility". (High beta means low "mobility"). I think we could learn something interesting by reversing the regression -- run...

Joel Edgerton Has Big Plans For Uncle Owen In Star Wars

Joel Edgerton has forged out a pretty impressive Hollywood career for himself. The Australian thespian has appeared in the likes of Animal Kingdom, Warrior, Zero Dark Thirty and The Great Gatsby to critical acclaim. But for Star Wars fans he will always be thought of as Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith’s Owen Lars. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift re-creates Mia Farrow cover from first People magazine

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Great Swifty! Taylor Swift has re-created Mia Farrow's 1974 "Great Gatsby"-inspired cover for People magazine's 40th anniversary issue.

Taylor Swift on why she's staying single

Taylor Swift's single status has made her prioritize what's important in life. The 24-year-old songstress covered the 40th Anniversary issue of People magazine and channeled the exact pose of "Great Gatsby" actress Mia Farrow, who covered their first-ever edition on March 4, 1974, and dished about her famous love life.

Taylor Swift Covers 'People' Mag, Opens Up About Single Life

Taylor Swift channels Mia Farrow‘s iconic Great Gatsby look on the brand new cover of People magazine’s 40th Anniversary issue. Here’s what the 24-year-old singer had to share with the mag: On this year: “Being on my own, prioritizing my girlfriends, my family and my music above everything else and trying things I never thought [...]

Taylor Swift Goes Full On Mia Farrow For People's 40th Anniversary Cover! YOU Decide If She Pulled It Off!

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

We love a good throwback! And today it's courtesy of Taylor Swift who's getting her Mia Farrow on for People's 40th anniversary cover. For the cover, Tay got styled up like Mia in her Great Gatsby role. With a white blouse and some pearls in her mouth, the original March 4, 1974 is coming to life again thanks [...]

Green Tie Ball XXIII (PHOTOS)

One of Chicago's most celebrated charity events, Green Tie Ball, returned last week with a glamorous theme, 'The Great Green Gatsby,' honoring the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald story. Hosted by nonprofit organization Chicago Gateway Green...Show More Summary

Breaking Bad II

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past --The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald ____________________ Breaking Bad, ii: How and why does the fiction that the U.S. is fighting Terrorism continue? This "New American Century" does not demand a "New American Studies" or a "New American Society". Show More Summary

Breaking Bad

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgrerald We may be witnesses to a Biblical prophecy come true - 'And there shall be destruction and darkness come upon creation, and the beasts shall reign over the earth. Show More Summary

A Golden Wake is a 1920s adventure for OS X, Windows, and Linux

It's kind of "The Great Gatsby" in Florida, and without the annoying Baz Luhrmann-style soundtrack. The post A Golden Wake is a 1920s adventure for OS X, Windows, and Linux appeared first on AppleTell.

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara Join ‘Great Gatsby’-Esque Musical ‘Ziggy’

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Well, you can’t accuse Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara of not wanting to try new things. The hot young stars have signed on for Ziggy, a musical Jazz Age love story from Diesel Schwarze. Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Alex Da Kid will help provide original contemporary music. Show More Summary

Quiz: Is this a line from ‘The Great Gatsby’ or a New York Times profile of Lena Dunham?

3 months agoArts : Arts Post

The latest installment in The New York Times’s ongoing series of Lena Dunham profiles was published earlier this week, and it was brimming with the sort of outrageous anecdotes and loaded quotes we’ve come to expect from the Grey Lady’s serialized obsession with the “Girls” creator. The New York Times really likes writing about Dunham. […]

‘So We Read On’ and Why We Should Keep Fighting About ‘The Great Gatsby

In Sigrid Nunez’s book The Last of Her Kind, the central character, Georgette, meets her troubling, troubled, wonderful friend Ann when they are both students at Barnard College in New York. I can remember, quite clearly, that school for Georgette consists of her writing a long paper, “Why The Great Gatsby Is Not a Great Book.” … Read More

Twitter Account to Tweet ‘The Great Gatsby’ in Its Entirety

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Twitter user @ihatejoemarshal has set out to tweet F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s novel The Great Gatsby in its entirety, 140 characters at a time. The Twitter account will post a tweet every day for five years. The first tweet went up yesterday. The Great Gatsby by F. Show More Summary

How 'Gatsby' Went From A Moldering Flop To A Great American Novel

When book critic Maureen Corrigan first read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby in high school, she was unimpressed. "Not a lot happens in Gatsby," Corrigan tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "It's not a plot-driven novel and I alsoShow More Summary

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