Hallie Caddy

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9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

See Behind-the-Scenes Shots From Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums

Matt Zoller Seitz’s new book <i>The Wes Anderson Collection</i> features deep explorations into all seven of the director’s films, along with in-depth …

How Wes Anderson Made The Royal Tenenbaums

Vulture is taking you to film school this week, and we've got a great faculty. In our new series How to Make a Movie, some of film's most …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Thoughts on Afghan Girl's Third Cover Appearance as National Geographic Looks Back, Forward

Has the same portrait ever appeared on the cover of a major US magazine even twice, not to mention three times? I imagine that milestone, recorded on …

Using American Credit Cards in Europe? Get Ready for a Little Rejection

Traveling around Europe with an American credit card can be difficult for travelers who can't handle rejection.<p>Here's a typical situation: You're ready to buy your RER ticket to get in from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. You line up behind your fellow travelers at the boxy ticket machines and …

The 7 Movies That Influenced Breaking Bad

As <i>Breaking Bad</i> prepares to wrap up this weekend, it seems like a good time to take stock of the series and see where it all began. Here's a look at some of the show's stylistic and thematic influences from the seven movies that helped inspire it.<p><b>1. The Godfather</b><p>Seriescreator and principal show …

The Coen Brothers and John Goodman on their Cold, Gray Mini-Masterpiece, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

When the Coen Brothers were asked, at the press conference following the New York Film Festival press screening of their wonderful new film <i>Inside</i> …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Cormac McCarthy’s Three Punctuation Rules, and How They All Go Back to James Joyce

Cormac McCarthy has been—as one 1965 reviewer of his first novel, <i>The Orchard Tree</i>, dubbed him—a “disciple of William Faulkner." He makes admirable …

Vonnegut and the Shapes of Stories

As Jerome Stern showed with his writing guide <i>Making</i> <i>Shapely Fiction</i>, stories have shapes.<p>Kurt Vonnegut thought so too, and, inspired by the …

'This Did Something Powerful to Me': Authors' Favorite First Lines of Books

Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Atwood, David Gilbert, Roxane Gay, and other writers share their thoughts on what makes an inviting and memorable opening sentence.<p>AP and Library of Congress.<p>When I interviewed Stephen King for the By Heart series, he told me about some of his favorite opening lines in …

The 10 best westerns – in pictures

Our film critic picks the finest movies from his favourite genre<p>Who else should have made the list? Have your say in the comments, and your idea could be featured in our alternative readers' 10 best next week

Woody Allen’s Best & Worst Movies: ‘Annie Hall’ ‘Match Point’ & More (Video)

As ‘Blue Jasmine’ opens, Malcolm Jones picks his favorites of the director’s 40+ films—and a few clunkers.<p>Woody Allen has written and directed more …

Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures

The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented. Everyone has to obey the same rules: eyes forward, no grinning. But, as these passports of the stars reveal, even the brutality of the photo booth cannot dim true glamour

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

Music

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day (PHOTOS)

Few of us mere mortals are lucky enough to write like Ernest "Papa" Hemingway. But a surprising number of folks are lucky enough to resemble him. For proof, just peruse this incredible photography series by photographer and genuine Hemingway enthusiast, Henry Hargreaves.<p>The photos were taken at a …

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

How a Swath of 20-Somethings Have Tuned In to 1920s Pop

It has been called New Orleans jazz, Dixieland (a term that most of the musicians playing it despise), and most recently, “trad” (short for “traditional”) jazz. Ever since Benny Goodman exploded onto the pop-music scene in 1935 and ignited the swing era, the earlier jazz of the 1920s has been …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Former Walmart Transformed Into Modern Library Space

When Walmart vacated this large warehouse building, the abandoned space sat empty for quite a while before Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle decided to do something about it. The architecture firm transformed the former retail store, located in McAllen, Texas, into a huge, functioning library.<p>124,500 …

Architecture

25 Crowdsourced Covers For Literary Classics

A few months back, we wrote about a project called Recovering the Classics, which planned to crowdsource enticing new covers for 50 literary classics–great books like <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i>, <i>Grimm’s Fairy Tales</i>, <i>Frankenstein</i>, and <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>. By now, the masses have had time to file an incredible …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

The Most Stylish Movie Characters of All Time

<b>When you think about the work</b> that goes into costume design on literally every movie ever made — studios have been employing small armies of people to find or make clothes to dress each character since basically the dawn of the motion picture — it's really no surprise that cinematic fashion has had …

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

Cinema Aphrodiso

Whether judged by hankies used, sighs heaved, or pulses quickened, a truly fine romantic movie can burn its way into generations of hearts. From the star-crossed (Casablanca, Roman Holiday, Brokeback Mountain) to the triumphant (It Happened One Night, Say Anything . . . , Working Girl), Laura …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …