Posts tagged with f-scott-fitzgerald

May 21 2015

Gilded mansion (or close enough)


According to, the 7-bed, 7-bath New York home that once housed F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald is up for sale for a mere $3,888,888. Zelda apparently described it as her "nifty little Babbitt house"...

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Jun 13 2013

A different take on The Great Gatsby


I'm getting a weird thrill out of reading this "alternate history" of The Great Gatsby, written by Robert Atwan for The Believer magazine. The story is told from the perspective of Tom Buchanan, and Atwan gets his voice exactly right...

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Apr 9 2013

Widescreen worthy


Architectural Digest recently posted an article and slideshow about the lavish constructed for Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. I have my doubts about this movieā€”I'm pretty sure it's going to be insane, although possibly in a good way...

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Aug 6 2012

Quite the wait


I see they've pushed back the release date for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby from December 25th to next summer. According to THR's interview with Warner Bros., the official reason is because...

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Jun 5 2012

Perhaps an improvement?


For those you who seriously disliked the trailer for Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Great Gatsby adaptation, do you like it better featuring the characters from My Little Pony?

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May 23 2012

Over the top, and then some


The trailer is out for Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of The Great Gatsby, and it looks exactly like you would expect: spectacular visuals, amazing costumes, and loads of Leonardo DiCaprio over-emoting...

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Mar 10 2011

Just what the world needs...

According to the Associated Press, a 25-room mansion some scholars believe served as a model for one of the homes in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is going to be razed for a subdivision. ...

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