The Great Gatsby
Did anyone actually read “The Great Gatsby”?
One spring just before the financial crisis struck, students at Princeton University threw a Gatsby party. “It’s going to be big,”Â said an organizer, promising all the trappings of the novel’s soirees. “It’s going to be grandiose.” Gatsby parties are common, but this one stands out for its extravaganceâthe expected outlay was $20,000âand the particular irony…
I mean, of course we all did. So we can read this article and laugh at the plebeians.
Thoughts on The Great Gatsby Movie
So I saw Gatsby on Friday after rereading the book earlier in the week, and I had a mixed reaction. There were a lot of things I really liked and a lot of things I didn’t. After talking to various people about what I thought all morning, I decided to put it all down in one place—and that’s here!
If you agree/disagree with me or have something to add, let me know and I’ll put it right on this post. We can get a little Monday discussion going :)
Major spoilers if you haven’t seen it yet.
I began to like New York, the racy, adventurous feel of it at night and the satisfaction that the constant flicker of men and women and machines gives to the restless eye.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (via fuckyeahfitzgerald)
You’re so right Scott, so right.
Eventually, he took Daisy one still October night, took her because he had no real right to touch her hand.
Warner Bros To Release ‘The Great Gatsby’ On May 10, 2013 | Deadline
Well that is just too long from right meow.