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Pour Yourself A Glass Of Whiskey And Listen To This

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment

Introducing Marian Hill: the answer to your musical cravings to bite into some blues, jazz, heavy bass and some of the most delicate vocals you have e...

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby Is Being Rewritten by Its Characters

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.17.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

A new memoir has begun in the Believer magazine, with the first installment just published. It's by Robert Atwan, writing as "Thomas Buchanan." Yes, that Tom Buchanan, Daisy's husband, Nick's Yale frenemy, Gatsby's nemesis.

Is Gatsby Really So Great?

Karielle Stephanie Gam | Posted 08.12.2013 | Teen
Karielle Stephanie Gam

With the new Baz Luhrmann movie sweeping the globe, original novel topping bestseller charts, and fandoms exploding over the Internet, I was inspired to share my two cents on the title character's so-called "greatness."

"Can't Repeat the Past? Why, of Course You Cannes!" Why F. Scott Fitzgerald Fans Should Love Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

In 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his family were in France, spending most of their time on the Riviera where Baz Luhrmann's movie of The Great Gatsby will open the Cannes Film Festival tonight.

It Would Cost $34.3 Million To Live Like Jay Gatsby Today

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

As far as iconic characters go, Jay Gatsby is synonymous with wealth, decadence and high-end luxury. The mansion, the parties, the far-reaching social...

8 Reminders That Leonardo DiCaprio Is Not Jay Gatsby

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 05.09.2013 | Celebrity

Leonardo DiCaprio is the definition of dapper in Baz Luhrmann's hotly anticipated adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," which opens Friday. But while he c...

Movie Review: The Great Gatsby

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Don't believe the hate. The Great Gatsby is not a terrible film; indeed, it's a surprisingly affecting one.

What Jay-Z Thinks Of 'The Great Gatsby'

Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

Jay-Z isn't just part of Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," he's also a fan of the film's title character. That's the word from...

Dumbing Down Books: A Crime Against Literature?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 09.10.2011 | Books

Hark, hark at this righteous rage! Over at the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert is in a right tizz over his discovery of an "intermediate" readers' vers...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

The Best-Dressed Characters In Literature

flavorwire.com | Judy Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you're the kind of person who's into transformational mid-life journeys told with self-deprecating charisma, the you're probably pretty psyched abo...

Masochism, or, Taking the SAT as a Grownup

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

Two Saturdays ago, at the unaccustomed hour of 7:45 a.m., I found myself near the end of a long line of seventeen-year olds--and one alarmingly bearde...