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6 Lessons From the Lucas Oil School of Racing

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Anyone who loves cars has likely had a Walter Mitty moment, dreaming of piloting a race car down a winding track. Most of us would likely admit we’ve fantasized about carving the corners in Monaco, or going wheel-to-wheel with Patrick Dempsey in a privateer GT3 on the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans. Brake, steering wheel, […]

Stolen Trauma

The Guardian reports that military psychiatrists claim that nearly half of the claims for PTS in Britain are not related to military service – that the claims are more related to “Walter Mitty” personalities, instead; Ian Palmer, a former senior military psychiatrist who ran the government’s medical assessment programme (MAP), a veteran’s mental health service, […]

Iceland Photography by Lauranne Gy Renucci

4 months agoArts / Graphic Design : Abduzeedo

What started off my interest for Iceland was the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, I was charmed by its emptinesss and stunning landscapes at the same time. It's for the same reasons I stumbled across Lauranne Gy Renucci and her voyage to the Republic of Iceland. Show More Summary

Ben Carson and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

An excerpt from The New Yorker:A huge, complicated machine, connected to the operating table, with many tubes and wires, began at this moment to go pocketa-pocketa-pocketa. “The new anesthetizer is giving away!”shouted an interne. “There is no one in the East who knows how to fix it!” “Quiet, man!” said Mitty, in a low, cool voice. Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 9/9/15: Meredith HQ stays in Iowa despite taxes. And: Walter Mitty, Chiropractor — not Ghostbuster.

  Meredith Corporation will keep its headquarters in Des Moines, reports the Des Moines Register. The Des Moines-based media company yesterday […]

E.B. White's Romance Tips From The 1920s Are Awfully Similar To Today’s Sex Advice

Is Sex Necessary?, a peculiar book written in the 1920s by E.B. White (Charlotte's Web) and James Thurber (“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and myriad New Yorker cartoons), defines love as a “pleasant confusion which we know exists.” Loving someone, then, is analogous with confusing them. Show More Summary

Never Mind Waldo - Where's Walter? The Hunter Is Hunted

First there was The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, now there's The Secret Life of Walter Palmer, that mild-mannered balding bespectacled Minnesota dentist, who is in reality a big game hunter and serial animal killer. It is being reported that Walter is nowhere to be found. Show More Summary

Exploring Greenland: The Next Frontier for Travelers

Call it the Walter Mitty effect, but Greenland is suddenly on the cusp of shedding its arctic-explorers-only reputation to become the next great travel destination. Rather than cold and inhospitable, its shores now appear like an unexplored...Show More Summary

America is committing government-assisted suicide

The United States is under direct and sustained attack by the combined forces of the tyrannical far left and radical Islam, punctuated by humiliation abroad and despair at home. We are losing because unlike Walter Mitty, whose delusions were confined to his own head, Barack Obama has been permitted to play out his most destructive […]

Fog of Memory

I was gobsmacked by the comments of the news anchor at NBC in America who, after being caught out in a Walter Mitty story over his role in the Iraq war, issued a statement to say that he would be back to continue his: "career-long effort to be worthy of the trust of those who place their trust in us". Show More Summary

Sean Penn Adopting Charlize Theron’s Son? He Reportedly Started The Process

Actor Sean Penn is reportedly taking his commitment to Charlize Theron to a new level – by committing himself to her son! Radar reports that the Walter Mitty actor has already started the process to formally adopt Charlize’s adopted son, Jackson. Show More Summary

Ben Stiller Is Heading To Workaholics For Season 5

Ben Stiller?s last trip to the big screen was for his self-directed drama The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and his next trip to the small screen will be on a show that is like one big Walter Mitty daydream, assuming Mitty likes to ?schmoke a bewl? every now and then. Click To Continue Reading

Hector Mitty; Walter’s Search for Happiness!

I’ve seen Hector and the Search for Happiness three times and a bit – only the first two were versions of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Danny Kaye, 1947 and Ben Stiller, 2013) and the bit was parts of a TV series called My World and Welcome To It, all of which were based […]

Toronto Film Festival: Ben Stiller minds the (generation) gap

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Ben Stiller has been playing forty-ish people at existential crossroads for a bit now, most recently in his directorial passion project “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”

British Open 2014: John Singleton Lives His Fantasy as Golf’s Walter Mitty

2 years agoSports / Golf : On Par

The fantasy of competing against the best golfers in the world will become a reality at the British Open for John Singleton, a mild-mannered man with a blue-collar job.

‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’ Trailer: Simon Pegg Embarks on a World Tour

Hector and the Search for Happiness, a UK comedy starring Simon Pegg, looks an awful lot like a remix of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. The resemblance is in the fact that, in both films, the central character goes on a globe-trotting journey to find the secret to happiness. Show More Summary

We Talked to Jon Daly About the Respectful Way to Make Fun of Celebrities

Photos by Megan Koester Jon Daly is a true comedy renaissance man. He’s had some high profile acting roles, a supporting part in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and the stand-out character on Amazon’s Betas, but Daly is probably best known for his sketch comedy work. Show More Summary

James Murdoch Urges Investors To Be Patient With Fox Theatrical Films

The disappointing performance of movies including The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, Walking With Dinosaurs, Runner Runner, and The Counselor still weighs on investors when they look at 21st Century Fox. But while Co-COO James Murdoch acknowledges that ”last year we didn’t have a great run” in theatrical films, he told the Sanford C. Show More Summary

Kristen Wiig Joins Zach Galifianakis & Owen Wilson for Heist Comedy

After popping up on last weekend's season finale of "Saturday Night Live" with host Andy Samberg, late night sketch series veteran Kristen Wiig (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) has landed a new project. Show More Summary

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