damonator: themattsmith: urlesque: For Julie Taymor’s film adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, actors were required to stick to the original Shakespearian text. Makes sense. But for an improvisational comedian like Russell Brand, getting into character involves more than just working with the script. The solution? Letting Brand let loose during rehearsal. More: Russell Brand Improvises...
The awkward moment when you're doing really good...
stickyheels: yesssssssss. :( Also relevant: same as above except playing 007. Internal dialogue: “Oh look there’s the flag! YES I HAVE THE FLAG. Wait, why is Odd Job running into a wall. Oh, I’m Odd Job. Fuck. “
I need an adult!: Worth the read. →
haygirlhay: Finished Portia de Rossi’s Unbearable Lightness on the train this morning, and I have to admit that while the whole thing resonated a little bit uncomfortably, this particularly struck me: We talked about the image of ideal woman in the form of models who were mostly unhealthy teenage girls….
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on...– Terry Pratchett (via 13acres)
I am absolutely sure that millions of people in one way or another are telling...– Bernie Sanders, 5:11 EST today. Hour 6.75. (via liberalsarecool)
I have a Yellow Hat...: today: Matt Lauer: What do... →
today: Matt Lauer: What do you want to do with your clout, Andrew? Andrew Mason: I want to see if I can get more buildings to have [the word] “laser” in their name … Do I have clout? I feel like clout is something that builds up on your teeth. I can’t even take that question seriously. —… I too loved this interveiw
NY TIMES: Senate fails to force action on repeal... →
inothernews: Gutless, spineless, and everything in between. The Senate has turned down the attempt to move ahead with a defense bill that would repeal the ban on gay troops serving openly in the military. The vote was 57-40, three short of the 60 needed. Republicans defeated a motion that would have cut off debate on an overall defense authorization bill, including repeal. The move is a...
The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it...– The Art of Fiction LXXXVII by Elizabeth Hardwick, The Paris Review Issue 96, 1985 (via allthatglitters1968)