Featuring a Hungarian dog, a swimming baby, and a stroll through Greenwich village
I was making gift cards for a client’s small fundraiser. I made a gift card and emailed it to her; no problem. She replies back saying thanks.
Ten minutes later, I get a call.
Client: Hi, you know I have to print out three gift cards, but you only sent me one.
Me: It’s just the image. You…
From Silence of the Lambs (#1) to To Kill A Mocking Bird (#9) to Blade Runner (#28), these are the 50 best book-to-movie adaptations ever, compiled by Total Film.
Somehow absent is Spike Jonze’s Adaptation and I guess 2001 was not technically based on a book, but whatevs. The commenters additionally lament the lack of Requiem for a Dream, Gone with the Wind, The French Connection, Rosemary’s Baby, Last of the Mohicans, and The Wizard of Oz.
Temperatures in the gladiator arena would frequently top 100 degrees Fahrenheit. (x)
A Timeline of Harvey Weinstein’s Oscar Campaign Shenanigans
Jesse David Fox, vulture.com
Harvey Weinstein, the co-founder of Miramax and the current co-chairman of the Weinstein Company, pioneered the modern Oscar campaign. Through a mix of big schmoozy events, whisper campaigns, and old-school cold-calling, Weinstein has developed a…
John, Jacqueline and Caroline Kennedy on the beach in Hyannis Port, 1959. Photos by Mark Shaw
The Nakatomi tower is actually the headquarters of 20th Century Fox. The company charged itself rent for the use of the then unfinished building. (x)
Die Hard (1988)
The cast of Ronald Neame’s The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
(front, sitting) Pamela Sue Martin, Stella Stevens, Gene Hackman, Shelley Winters, Roddy McDowell.
(rear, standing) Ernest Borgnine, Arthur O’Connell, Carol Lynley, Red Buttons, Jack Albertson.
The world’s 15 youngest countries are all in Africa
How a standard footwear for 16th-century Persian horsemen became “fashion’s most provocative accessory”