Here is a really heartwarming story about Zach Galifianakis’s friendship with Elizabeth “Mimi” Haist, a laundry worker he met 20 years ago.
Quick, how many plastic bags do you have under your sink or stuffed in a drawer in your home? Probably a lot.
At Businessweek, Will Leitch examines the Bluth family business and gets us all excited to see what kind of scheming the Bluths will be doing when Arrested Development returns on Netflix later this month.
Are Spring Breakers, The Great Gatsby, and the Bling Ring simply hedonistic? Or are they SUBVERSIVE? (“Like Daniel Lugo and his band of thugs, who kidnap a businessman and steal everything he owns, Ms. Coppola’s adolescent burglars are taking physical possession of what they feel already belongs to them.”)
Fitzgerald, we also learn from this terrific American Scholar piece, was also paid no less than $1,000 per week during his Hollywood years and had an annual income of roughly $500,000 a year when adjusted for inflation.
I’m Justin Bieber, and I think it’d be sweet it if y’all paid for me to record my next album.
It’s Demo Day for participants from The Last Mile, a program designed to train selected inmates for eventual employment in Silicon Valley.
WYNC has a fascinating interview with a guy named “Chuck” a marijuana dealer from San Francisco, Calif.—where marijuana has been decriminalized and is legal for medicinal purposes—who came to New York, where marijuana is 100 percent illegal, to sell weed and quadruple his income. They also talk to special agent who is trying to stop the illegal flow of marijuana.