This clip from a 1922 Kodak color film test is one of the earlier color films in existence. Watching it, I can’t help wondering about the actresses shown. What were their lives like on the heels of women’s suffrage and the cusp of the flipper era? Were they married? Did they go on to have families? Did they leave this world with dreams fulfilled? One thing I know: They looked lovely in 1922. [via Kottke.org
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So, the Emmys are this weekend! And while that’s awesome and all, it’s just a touch annoying that the awards show is going down on Sunday night, which just happens to be the biggest night on television. “True Blood” and “Mad Men“—thanks for showing new episodes smack bam in the middle.
That beef aside, we’re hoping the Emmys will be fantastic. After the jump, 10 things we hope will happen. Keep reading »
What would Russell Brand say about this?! Check out one more photo of Perry performing on “Today” after the jump … [New York City, 8/27/10] Keep reading »
“I’ve never smoked [pot]. I guess if it was going to happen, it would’ve happened when I was younger. But that was never an effective or interesting form of rebellion for me. Because everybody did it … But it’s not like I haven’t tried. I didn’t smoke—it was a lollipop. Here’s what happened. I was at a party, and I’d been kind of sick recently. I was in the hospital and on some really heavy antibiotics. But I went to this party anyway, and I was in the bathroom the whole night, on the floor. I was just so ill. Somebody at the party was like, ‘The only thing that’s going to help your nausea is marijuana.’ And I’m like, ‘I don’t have any!’ But then I remembered, somebody had given me a pot lollipop. People give me pot all the time. I put them up in my closet, on the very, very top shelf, where I keep all my shoes, just so my kids wouldn’t find them.”
—Mary-Louise Parker, who plays a pot dealer mom on “Weeds,” explains her complicated relationship with marijuana in real life. But back the truck up—a pot lollipop? Has anyone ever heard of that? [Vanity Fair] Keep reading »