Style blogger, magazine editor, fashion icon, actress, incipient voice-of-a-generation: Tavi Gevinson has established herself as a leading multihyphenate creative voice in the digital era, and that was all before she added “high school graduate” to her resumé. READ FULL STORY
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Chelsea Peretti is having a busy week. Her stand-up special, One of the Greats, premieres on Netflix this weekend, and she has been doing some stand-up shows in anticipation for it. She even held a book signing to meet with fans after one of her sets.
The only problem is… Chelsea Peretti hasn’t written a book.
President Obama will be awarding 19 individuals with the highest civilian honor in America, ranging from singers to civil rights activists to Oscar-winning actresses.
Every week in Sound Bites, EW spotlights the most memorable lines of the week. This week features Amy Poehler’s humblebrag about her sexual confidence, Daniel Radcliffe getting even with the paparazzi in Horns, and Jake Gyllenhaal’s inflated sense of self in Nightcrawler. These are the best quotes of this week gathered from TV, film, and more.
Late in Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, there’s a ski chase sequence that’d give some roller coasters a run for their thrill-ride money. And apparently, this was no accident—the director recently revealed that he’s been harboring theme park ambitions.
Emily Gordon doesn’t fit an easy descriptor: She was a couples counselor for years, but now writes (she has a book in the works), co-hosts the Indoor Kids podcast with her husband, Kumail Nanjiani, and co-produces the immensely popular Meltdown stand-up show in Los Angeles (and its Comedy Central sibling). She has a lot of irons in the fire, which means she and longtime friend Jamie Lee had plenty to talk about in this week’s Polished.
Cats have invaded every corner of modern pop culture, from Internet memes to Taylor Swift’s life—but there’s one quintessential feline who’s been a mainstay for generations. Jim Davis’s Garfield has made lasagna and sarcasm synonymous with cats for over three decades, appearing in comics for 2,100 newspapers worldwide and 200 million readers (not to mention TV series and feature films).
In a nostalgic reissue, Davis and his Garfield empire, Paws Inc., have compiled five Garfield holiday specials into one DVD: Garfield’s Halloween Adventure, Garfield’s Thanksgiving, A Garfield Christmas, Garfield on the Town, and Garfield in Paradise. To commemorate the occasion, Davis spoke to EW about Garfield’s human-like mannerisms, growing up with 25 cats in Indiana, and what he really thinks about Mondays. Oh, and in case you were wondering: He’s a lot more like Garfield’s friendly owner, Jon Arbuckle, than the timelessly wry kitty.
Amy Poehler went on the Howard Stern Show and talked about a whole lot of fun things, including life after divorce and that one time she went on a dinner date with John Stamos.
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a person in want of a good project will adapt Pride and Prejudice–if not always to dazzling effect. The latest take, a two-part miniseries called Death Comes to Pemberley, premiered yesterday on PBS. And if there’s anything P&P fans like almost as much as Austen’s book, it’s consuming and then critiquing the various interpretations of it. Which is why we’re taking this opportunity to rank 13 different iterations of Pride & Prejudice, from the best (the 1995 miniseries starring Colin Firth is a nigh-untouchable high point) to the significantly less great.
1. Pride and Prejudice (miniseries): The 6-hour 1995 BBC version is the gold standard for faithful adaptation. Colin Firth’s haughty, smoldering Darcy is the platonic ideal of the character, playing beautifully off of Jennifer Ehle’s wry, mature Lizzy Bennet. Plus, the miniseries’ runtime means every nuance of Austen’s work (and her quippy dialogue) is represented—while allowing for some creative liberties, like Firth’s Darcy taking a bath, or a dip in a pond that leads to him striding about manfully in a wet white shirt. READ FULL STORY
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