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Dare To Be 100: Citius, Altius, Fortius

The 2016 Rio Olympic games are now history. I loved them. Vicariously I was on the platform, in the water, on the beach, on the track, and even on the golf course. My Walter Mitty self was immersed in all of the great glories that were displayed in the games. Show More Summary

Newswire: Brad Pitt and Ben Stiller are teaming up for a midlife crisis comedy

Ben Stiller’s spent part of his middle age years in onscreen midlife crisis, from Greenberg to The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty to While We’re Young—hell, even Zoolander 2. And it looks like it’s time to break out the skateboard and/or wallet chain again, as Stiller’s currently in talks to join a new comedy about a man questioning his life’s choices. Show More Summary

Konnor Collins; Walt

AverageNCO sends us a link to the UK’s Sun which tells the story of our friends at the Walter Mitty Hunters Club and their latest scalp, Konnor Collins, a politician in the UK Independence Party (UKIP). The partially-blind 54-year-old, who won votes pretending to be “the most decorated living British war veteran”, is one of […]

6 Lessons From the Lucas Oil School of Racing

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on 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

8 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.

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