This is a c.1957 letter from Jack Kerouac to Marlon Brando. Helen Hall, former head of Christie's auction house's Entertainment Memorabilia division, found the letter a few years ago in Brando's house. Hall is guestblogging over at Collectors Weekly right now. The letter from Jack to Marlon brought in $33,600 at auction. Click to see the whole thing larger.
Huey Lewis and Metallica share the same level of 'hard-core.' READ THE REST
'Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' is what I want from our era of rapidly produced straight-to-streaming comedies that generally fall flat. A fantastic cast takes a fun premise and has a great time making wacky entertainment. Gaming is an industry bigger than Hollywood and the personalities behind it are just as toxic, stupid, and prime to… READ THE REST
New trailer just out today, January 12, for JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH. Daniel Kaluuya stars as slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, LaKeith Stanfield as the man who betrayed him, William O'Neal. #JudasAndTheBlackMessiahFilm comes to theaters and streams exclusively on HBO Max starting February 12. READ THE REST
Add another piece of bad news to COVID's destructive fallout: it might be further wrecking your eyesight. With so many of us working from home, the time many now spent in front of a screen is on a drastic rise, now reaching up to 13 hours a day or more. All those device screens just… READ THE REST
Sometimes, you run across an item that's so functional and necessary that you've gotta have it. Other times, you find something that's so wonderfully geeky that you've gotta have it. The sweet spot is when you can find something that scratches both of those distinct itches. These Star Trek edition KeySmart Pro Key Organizers with… READ THE REST
With so many different protocols, competing frameworks, and differences of opinion floating around, it's often tough for the text industry to come together and agree on virtually anything. However, time and circumstance can occasionally come together to codify a certain app, tool, or technique as the one true way to get things done. When it… READ THE REST