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The Great Gatsby in Six Words

Peter Vaughn | Posted 05.26.2016 | Books
Peter Vaughn

I will always tell them that Fitzgerald's novel is a poem disguised as a novel. Much of the novel should be treated more as poetry with its own sets of rules and less like a novel.

Poolside With Deepak Chopra

Samara Bay | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Samara Bay

Once a year Deepak Chopra invites world-renowned scientists and physicians to intermingle with pioneers and activists from the realms of faith, healin...

My Take: Gatsby Best Film of 2013

Alex Schattner | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Schattner

Was Baz Luhrmann’s take on Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby perfect? Maybe not, but it was visionary, and (for me) unforgettable. With all the Oscar-...

What 'The Great Gatsby' Can Teach You About Life

Posted 09.24.2014 | Books

Happy birthday, F. Scott Fitzgerald! The famed author of such Jazz Age stories as "Tender Is the Night" and "The Beautiful and the Damned" was born on...

Gatsby Then, Gatsby Again: A Comparative Review

Kimann Schultz | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

The fundamental error most movie critics have made in their reviews of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is the fact that they have critiqued the movie only against the so-called "great American novel" itself.

The Faithful Shopper: Hot, Haute Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when those of us in the "fashionista know" escape to our favorite beaches at the Hamptons. The fun part is that many of our fa...

The 'Gatsby' Spoof You Didn't Know You Wanted

Posted 06.03.2013 | College

"The houses were chiller, the parties were bigger, the nights were longer and the Thursdays were thirstier." It's not exactly Fitzgerald, but it w...

The Jay Gatsby in All of Us

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Gregoris Kalai

There is a Jay Gatbsy in all of us. Despite our best efforts to be content and happy with what ever our current circumstances are, we have evolved to want more. More what?

What You Think The Great Gatsby Is About

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Comedy | Posted 05.17.2013 | Comedy

Everyone is talking about "The Great Gatsby," but how many of us really understand what it's about? In this helpful flowchart (click to enlarge), we e...

'Youth And Beauty' Of The 1920s

Posted 07.05.2012 | Arts

The best summer shows are light and refreshing while still having the power to transport you from your surroundings. Since no era was as intoxicating ...

'Gatsby' Trailer's Hysterical Party Foul

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.24.2012 | Entertainment

Pool parties in the 1920s were seriously awesome: Flappers, fireworks and flamboyant decadence, all set to the soundtrack of Jay-Z and Kanye West. Cou...

Urban Honking Freshman Blog Scholarship: Blog About Your First Year

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Andrea Chalupa

Lots of exciting things coming out of the generous minds of the great Pacific Northwest. First, Urban Honking, a blogging community in Portland, Orego...

Rising Tide

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gershon Hepner

We all prefer, like King Canute, to think we can control the tide, as we our treasury now loot, from reality to hide.

Let's Bring Back... Traditional Anniversary Gifts

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

I'm a very modern woman. After all, modernity is so terribly convenient. My blackberry connects me with my best friend in Dubai as I sail up 5th Ave...