A spoofing on Baz Luhrmann's controversial, rap-tinged 2013 adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.
For all the hype about “The Great Phatsby” being The Simpsons’ first-ever hour-long episode, and the understandable skepticism about its description as “a rap-flavored parody of The Great Gatsby,” the episode’s origins are decidedly more modest. Show More Summary
From Emily Temple at Literary Hub, a collection of contenders for the title of Great American Novel. The list includes everything from Moby-Dick, The Great Gatsby, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to Beloved, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and Infinite Jest. Tags: best of books Emily Temple lists
First-ever 60-minute installment "The Great Phatsby" to fuse the worlds of Empire and The Great Gatsby.
Time will tell if we ever see The Simpsons attempting another theatrical venture, but in the meantime, mid-January will pad Season 28’s runtime a bit with a first-ever hourlong episode. The hour in question will re-imagine The Great Gatsby with a hip-hop bent, while you can see the first footage with star Keegan-Michael Key right now. Continue reading…
Keegan-Michael Key will be appearing — er, well, heard — in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, alongside Taraji P. Henson (as a Simpsons version of Empire‘s Cookie, named Praline), RZA, Snoop Dogg, and Common. In a new clip, he reveals a bit of the hip-hop/Great Gatsby-themed episode (which, despite that description, is not just the 2013 Baz Luhrmann version), titled “The […]
Last month, it was announced that RZA, Snoop Dogg, and Common would voice characters in an upcoming hip-hop and Great Gatsby-themed episode of “The Simpsons.” A clip from the “The Great Phatsby” has now been released. Below, you canShow More Summary
The hour-long episode is a send-up of The Great Gatsby.
A few months back, The Simpsons announced that they would be doing a hip-hop homage to The Great Gatsby. The cast of the two-part episode (which will air in one continuous hour) has taken shape, and Snoop Dogg, RZA, and Common will lend their voices in addition to a guest roster that includes Taraji P. […]
RZA, Snoop Dogg, and Common will appear on a forthcoming episode of “The Simpsons,” Entertainment Weekly reports. The episode is called “The Great Phatsby,” and it’s an hourlong hip-hop-themed homage to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. “Empire” star Taraji P. Show More Summary
We've seen geeky weddings done right but none that merge two classics like The Great Gatsby and Star Wars. Caitlin wore a stunning beaded gown as a nod to the 20s with ruby red lips and flowers in her hair. The wedding was even equipped...Show More Summary
Is it just us, or do the upcoming holidays make you feel like it’s time to get sparkly? Some of our favorite wintertime weddings take on a 1920s vintage glam theme with details and decor inspired by The Great Gatsby. If you’re planning your own Gatsby wedding, these fashion, stationery, cake, and tablescape ideas will help you nail the look. Show More Summary
Avery and Jared have always loved The Great Gatsby, so they blended inspiration from their favorite Roaring Twenties icon with their own modern details! This Columbus Museum of Art wedding featured décor like a majestic ice sculpture, a classic black, gold, and ivory color palette, and larger-than-life floral installations. Show More Summary
I was digging deep in a library in the files of the late, great F. Scott Fitzgerald when I came across this secret, early draft of “The Great Gatsby,” before F. Scott went through and changed everyone’s names. It seemed so topical I could barely believe it. I am printing it in full, below. […]
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 »
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, […]
The Clip Also Features Cameos From Former Crystal Castles Frontwoman Alice Glass And G.O.O.D. Music Also-ran Tyga.
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 / flikr.com It is now mid-September, which means many of... [Continue Reading]
Hundreds partied, 1920s style, on the lawn. [ more › ]
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...