Since he also favors straight ties, this creates a very deliberate, upward-pointing arrow effect on the front of his body, guiding the viewer’s eye directly to his face — not a bad strategy if you look like Jon Hamm.Antonio Centeno, Real Men Real Style
There is a way back from almost anything, and once you acknowledge that, you can proceed with more confidence.Jonathan Fields, quoted by Warren Berger in Co.Design
Animals, says Mooallem, are ‘free-roaming Rorschachs.’Robert Krulwich quoting writer Jon Mooallem, NPR.org
There is, I think, a trace of shame in the very enterprise of tweeting, a certain low-level ignominy to asking a question that receives no response, to offering up a witticism that fails to make its way in the world, that never receives the blessing of being retweeted or favorited.Mark O’Connell, The New Yorker
The kelpie is our social trend prediction, you heard it here first it really does seem to be the only way forward—pictures of pouty, posing kelpies and maybe even their tails.Cassie Hayes, SocialBro
I wish the people who put their energy into conspiracy theories would put it into educating women in countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan.Karen Opas, Quora
The last time I thought about taking heroin was yesterday.Russell Brand, the Guardian
[Amy Winehouse’s] death had a powerful impact on me I suppose because it was such an obvious shock, like watching someone for hours through a telescope, seeing them advance towards you, fist extended with the intention of punching you in the face.
I see that dereliction can survive in opulence; the abundantly wealthy with destitution in their stare.
I don’t think it demeans Puerto Ricans. Was it stereotypical? Yes. Was it silly at times? Yes. But it’s a musical. It’s not meant to be a serious allegory of the Puerto Rican diaspora. Just enjoy the music. What is demeaning to Puerto Ricans is the lack of opportunities in Hollywood and Broadway today.Commenter Diego Santiago on the politics of West Side Story, Movie Morlocks
If I listed all the films Elvis was supposedly ‘offered’ but the big bad Colonel turned them down, the list would be about 10 feet long.Commenter suzidoll on old rumors about West Side Story casting, Movie Morlocks
'West Side Story' is still shown today to gangs in the L.A. County jails…. You’d be surprised how current the movie is in terms of being shown, if nothing else, to start discussions on gang violence. We might not find it very violent, and the body count is really low, but the seed of prejudice is still the same.Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz, interviewed by Pablo Kjolseth for Movie Morlocks
I don’t care how cheap something is, it has to at least work without making you angry, and at this, this item fails.Reviewer David, Amazon
I’m a writer myself, and when you’re around a bunch of other people. there’s always a point where you just get delirious.Keith Powell, interviewed by Louis Virtel in Movieline