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The Great Gatsby


I don’t know about you but I found the book was not as clear-cut as, perhaps, the movie.  What I mean by this is that some things are left open to suggestion at certain moments in the novel, whereas in the film, you see what Fitzgerald possibly intended.  278 more words

Book Vs. Movie

I Judge You By Your After Party

What a broke bitch is doing involved in highbrow anything is a murder mystery in the making.

My new-awesome (words to be read in swift succession) Danish roommate and I went to the Brooklyn Book Festival this afternoon, where she overheard two young, creative intellectuals talking about how “New York is dead” and the next river bend for the effective ‘children of the revolution’ is Detroit… 333 more words

50th Book: Mrs. Dalloway

“What is this terror? what is this ecstasy? he thought to himself. What is it that fills me with extraordinary excitement?” pp. 296

I am very pleased with myself because I have finished my initial goal for the year of reading FIFTY books!

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Artwork By Chloe

Depictions of extreme wealth in media has flourished in most recent years, with reality tv shows focusing on reckless young spenders in ample supply (the Kardashians/Made in Chelsea/MTV’s Cribs/Lauren Greenfield’s Queen of Versailles to name a few). 270 more words

Films That Changed My Life

Happy Birthday!

Today is my wonderful, glorious Mama’s birthday! She has hit the 50th milestone. Well, 50th birthday. The 50th Milestone might be a different thing. I mean with birthdays, marriage, anniversaries, births, first communions and such – I don’t know what the 50th mile marker in her life was. 1,036 more words


This is my fourth film of the festival, and I didn’t realize until I got to the screening that it was directed by a female director, which is something that was a very nice surprise. 245 more words


Twisted Tuesday: Vivienne Westwood and High Society Style at London Fashion Week

Vivienne Westwood, an English fashion designer who is notorious for bringing punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream, had a political undertone to her Autumn/Winter 2014-15 Red Label Collection. 60 more words