I’ve still got Gatsby on the brain, and wanted to think of a good marry, date or dump to incorporate Nick Carraway because I’ve already done one with Jay and one for the ladies from the book. So I thought I’d pair Nick with some of my other interesting and perhaps unreliable narrators from two of my other favorite books – Holden Caulfield from The Catcher in the Rye and Jake Barnes from The Sun Also Rises. This trio really has me stumped because there are so many reasons to want to marry all of them and so many reasons to want to date all of them. Let me know who you would marry, date and dump in the comments below. Thanks! Continue reading “Marry, Date or Dump: Nick Carraway, Holden Caulfield & Jake Barnes”
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The Great Gatsby: Baz Lurhman Remixes a Classic
If you’ve been reading the blog, or you’ve had a conversation with me since I was in the 11th grade, there is a good chance you know that I love The Great Gatsby. I consistently advocate for it as “the great American novel” and if I could get away with it would only wear pink tailored suits and call everyone “old sport”.
While I’ve been disappointed by past attempts to translate the novel into film, it would be an understatement to say I went into the movie theater this morning wanting to like this movie. I went into the theater wanting to LOVE it. And this morning I got exactly what I wanted. Continue reading “The Great Gatsby: Baz Lurhman Remixes a Classic”
Marry, Date or Dump: Ladies from The Great Gatsby
With a pretty recently released trailor and the news Jay-Z will be doing the score for the film, is anyone not thinking about The Great Gatsby? Below are the three leading ladies from what is arguabley the best American novel of all time. Choose between these flappers, and let us know who you would marry, date and dump in the comments section below!
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