Cosmetic companies: we make shit up. (Via Dr. Rachie.)
I have a theory. An executive producer with an all-male writing staff once...– I think I surprised some people by expressing even slight disapproval at David Letterman in the midst of his recent scandal. It had nothing to do with prudery or censure of consensual sex and everything to do with the way that behavior enforces a sexist culture. Also, it’s fair to point out...
For most alternative rock fans, the R.E.M. song “The End of the World as...– The End of the World as We Knew It.
It’s notable that the Welles in these productions is young still, plump...– An amazing article on Orson Welles from, of course, David Thompson.
Chris Scardino on using Chuck Jones’s creativity teaching philosophies.
I feel like I’m stuck somewhere between Doris Day in Pillow Talk and Midnight Lace, when what I need to be is Kim Novak in just about anything.
He saw that all the struggles of life were incessant, laborious, painful, that...– Jack Kerouac, The Town and the City (1950).
As for the Road Runner’s trademark sound, ‘it came from a background...– Paul Julian is possibly immortalized less for his art and more for his beep.
‘I wouldn’t want to pack the campus with women who don’t...– That’s why we don’t need more women pursuing STEM degrees - it’ll just mess everything up for the few women already there who need their pick of the guys! Even though the guys think it would be nice to have more women around, so they’ll feel compelled to shower more. Jesus...
When one has to suffer so much it is only fair that one should have the...– Somerset Maugham
Let us - Let us raise our cups then standing, as some of us do, on opposite ends...– Orson Welles, who died fourteen years ago today.
I was in tears by the end of the evening, because, when Billie Burke finished...– Ray Bradbury