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Fantasies of Desires

“(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 […]

Video listing of the day: La Jolla oceanfront

This rare classic La Jolla oceanfront home evokes a roaring '20s era feel à la The Great Gatsby and is listed by Willis Allen Real Estate. Most importantly, this oceanfront site was one of the first chosen when the Lower Hermosa neighborhood was developed...

Patton Oswalt's Night Café, 'The Great Gatsby' and How Guided Reading Can Reinvigorate a Classic

2 weeks agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

How classics can be reinvigorated with guidance, such as Maureen Corrigan's 'So We Read On', her "personal excursion" into 'The Great Gatsby'. Contrasted against Patton Oswalt's Night Café concept. Column by Bart Bishop Not all love is at first sight. Show More Summary

The Remarkable Staying Power Of “The New Yorker”

“How is it possible that the New Yorker of 2016 remains to this day the readily identifiable descendant of a magazine that came into being in the same year that F. Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby and Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five cut their first records—and how does it retain so much of […]

Netflix Releases First Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Get Down’

The name Baz Luhrmann is everything to fans of Strictly Ballroom, the 1996 Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and, most recently, The Great Gatsby. Now, the man who co-wrote and directed all of the above is bringing his stylish sensibilities...Show More Summary

See the Mesmerizing New Trailer For Baz Luhrman's Netflix Series The Get Down

Visionary director Baz Luhrman is known for bringing gorgeous movies like Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby to life, and judging by the trailer for his new Netflix series, The Get Down, the show will be equally as beautiful. Luhrman's...Show More Summary

Baz Luhrmann Goes Hip-Hop Sizzle Reel: The Get Down!

It’s quite a leap from Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby to the South Bronx of the ’70s, but that’s the leap that Baz Luhrmann is taking with Netflix for his firs TV series, The Get Down. The Get Down is about the birth of outlying music genres – hip hop, punk, disco – and … Continue reading Baz Luhrmann Goes Hip-Hop Sizzle Reel: The Get Down! ?

Travel Through 70s New York and the Births of Hip-Hop, Punk and Disco in the Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s Series, ‘The Get Down’

Baz Luhrmann’s recent work — really just The Great Gatsby and the assorted perfume commercials that look like The Great Gatsby — has been so intent on dazzling that it’s instead nauseated. (Many may argue that Moulin Rouge and R + J were likewise dizzying, but somehow the vaguely ill feelings they induced felt intentional and vital).  …Read More

Watch A Trailer For Netflix’s New Music Drama The Get Down

Last year, we found out that Netflix was hopping on the hip-hop drama trend with The Get Down. The series is executive produced by Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby) and Shawn Ryan (The Shield), and focuses on a group of South Bronx teenagers in the 1970s who rise up through the ranks of […]

PlayStation in 2015: Goodwill ensured that the party continued

Sony had its Great Gatsby moment at this year's E3 - and not the whole 'boats against the current' part. With the likes of Shenmue, Final Fantasy 7 and The Last Guardian, Shawn Layden played the role of Jay, throwing shirt after beautiful shirt high into the sky. Show More Summary

The Irony!: Three Big Tech Companies All Had Great Gatsby-Themed Holiday Parties This Year

Despite the fact that Baz Luhrmann's flashy Gatsby remake came out two and a half years ago, the very American tale of boom-economy glitz and the fictions we create for ourselves was actually the chosen theme of not one, but three different big-tech holiday parties! [ more › ]

Bookshots: 'The Age of Reinvention' by Karine Tuil

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A review of a well-regarded new French novel. Review by Ed Sikov Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: The Age of Reinvention Who wrote it? 'The Great Gatsby' reimagined for the terrorist era. Karine Tuil,...Show More Summary

Watch this brave Warlock solo Destiny’s Oryx

If you’ve ever entertained the thought of soloing Oryx in Destiny, you’re probably bonkers. If you are determined to try it though, you may want to watch this video to see how it’s done. In the video above, The Great Gatsby logs into his Warlock and takes on the massive Oryx. He even provides a […]

Kris Jenner’s 60th Birthday Party Is One For The History Books

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : SheFinds

Kris Jenner celebrated her 60th birthday last Friday, and it proved to us that the woman is like wine. She looks, parties, and gets better with age. The theme of the night was The Great Gatsby and the venue and outfits were nothing short of 1920s glamour. Not that we’re surprised, but the party list of 250 was star-studded […]

Kanye West Forgot His Lyrics But Made It Through Kris Jenner's Birthday Party

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

While trying to survive Kris Jenner’s Great Gatsby themed 60th birthday party this past weekend, Kanye West reportedly forgot the lyrics to one of his songs. Read more...

Kardashian Kids Rekord Kris Jenner Birthday Tribute

It wasn't enough, apparently, for Kris Jenner to be feted by her family members and friends in the tradition of The Great Gatsby on Friday night. No, it wasn't nearly enough. On top of gathering for that aforementioned event, Kim Kardashian,...Show More Summary

The Kardashians threw a 'Great Gatsby' party and don't realize why it's hilarious.

3 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

The Kardashians threw a birthday party for Kris Jenner in the theme of The Great Gatsby. It received the usual press attention that any event would when the Kardashians gather under one roof for an extravaganza. Everyone remarked on their lavish gowns, caps, and outfits from the 1920s. Show More Summary

Kris Jenner Had a Great Gatsby-Themed Birthday, So We Captioned the Instagrams with Gatsby Quotes

In honor of momager Kris Jenner’s  60th Birthday, the Kardashian-Jenner clan threw together a cheap, little, rumored-to-cost $2 million gathering that just happened to feature fireworks. In what we only assume was a commentary on America's current state of economic inequality, the party was Great Gatsby-themed. Sequins, flapper dresses, and... More »

The Kardashians throw Great Gatsby bash

Kris Jenner's 60th birthday was full of flapper chic.        

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