1. Of course Danny Boyle’s plans for the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony include mosh pits. Also: fake rain thanks to “real clouds that will be hanging over the stadium”; “real grass,” “real soil,” and “real plows”; and exactly nine geese. [via Gawker]
2. Hugh Laurie is currently in negotiations to join Gary Oldman,… Read More
1. When the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum opens this morning at 10 am, it will be the first time since 2001 that the public will be able to enter the World Trade Center grounds. [via The Daily Beast]
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“Everybody needs his memories,” Saul Bellow once wrote. “They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” These days, the same can be true of fame. It’s no surprise then that celebrity memoirs and autobiographies continue to flood the market — much to our personal glee. As self-proclaimed aficionados, we’ve decided to help you navigate the waters; here are a few contemporary titles, paired with a soft focus homage to their vintage predecessors, never to be forgotten. If you’ve got a recommendation to add to our list, be sure to leave it in the comments.
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