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.
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 […]
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...
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 […]
Mr. Burns will fill the Gatsby role, and there's a hip-hop accent to the plot, just like the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.
Fans of “The Simpsons” are in for big things once Season 28 starts, as the animated series will reach two major milestones: Its 600th episode and its first-ever hourlong episode. The iconic show’s hourlong episode will be a hip-hop tribute to “The Great Gatsby,” with stars like Taraji P. Show More Summary
An update of "The Great Gatsby," the episode will debut in January with guest stars Taraji P. Henson ("Empire") and Keegan-Michael Key.
Even for a filmmaker with a knack for staging lavish spectacles laced with pop-music hits – think “Moulin Rouge!” and “The Great Gatsby” – Baz Luhrmann found the process of making “The Get Down,” his new Netflix series about the dawn of hip-hop in 1970s New York City, uniquely daunting. A white...
Baz Lurhmann’s (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!) upcoming Netflix drama, “The Get Down,” follows a group of teenagers in the Bronx coming of age in the late ’70s. It tells the story of the birth of hip-hop during amidst financial turmoil in New York. Show More Summary
Tobey Maguire starts the week off right by working up a sweat and chatting it up with a buddy on Monday (July 25) in New York City. The day before, the 41-year-old Great Gatsby actor was spotted lounging on a yacht and diving into the water in Ibiza, Spain, with his good friend Leonardo Dicaprio. [...]
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon is one of the great unfinished novels of the 20th century, still incomplete when the Great Gatsby author died in 1940. For a while there, it was looking like a TV adaptation of Fitzgerald’s novel...Show More Summary
Or at the very least, homeboy should stay out of the pool.
From The Great Gatsby: “I couldn’t forgive him or like him, but I saw that what he had done was, to him, entirely justified. It was all very careless and confused. They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures...Show More Summary
This is what it's like to spend a weekend partying at Rick Ross's house, the largest single-family home in Georgia, an absurd black Great Gatsby tornado of Ciroc, weed smoke, and barely concealed butt.
Baz Luhrmann, the visionary filmmaker behind such films as MOULIN ROUGE, ROMEO & JULIET, and THE GREAT GATSBY is about to bring his outsized artistry to the small screen for the first time. The director and writer is shepherding an ambitious new series for Netflix called THE GET DOWN. Show More Summary
The historic home where great American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote his debut novel, This Side of Paradise, has just been listed for $650,000 by Edina Realty. Located in St. Paul, MN, Fitzgerald's parents moved into the classic...Show More Summary
I love koans, paradoxes, teaching stories...and short passages from novels that seem to have a meaning just outside my understanding. I love collecting these. One of my favorites is from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. When Show More Summary
The winners of the Shopify's annual "Build a Business" competition racked up major sales on the platform in 2015. As a reward, they get to meet with some of the biggest names in entrepreneurship.
New Yorkers dressed for a real-life scene straight out of The Great Gatsby last weekend at this summer's first Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island. Women sported bobbed hair and flapper dresses, men appeared in striped suits, and everyone danced to Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra's tunes. While ... More »
Topic: Books According to research by Candice Huber, books by Bukowski and Kerouac are indeed popular targets for theft from bookstores, along with those by Hemingway, David Sedaris, and The Great Gatsby. All of the books listed are by men, and most by "manly" men. Show More Summary