Tue. March 5
The Daily Scene
Designer fashion is no longer just for gay men and Europeans. Welcome to the age of sartorial enlightenment, in which the average male has shed schlumpiness for style.
“[A girlfriend said], ‘Any time you feel like hitting them or killing them or you’re mad, just do the exact opposite and just love at them, just kiss on them,’” Handler says. “. . . And then that air is taken out of that situation, and then the next day, you can talk about the situation in a normal, calm fashion.”
Throughout Girls’ second season, I’ve been struggling with my reaction to Adam, Hannah’s ex-boyfriend who broke up with her in last year’s finale. There’s no question that Adam Driver is a tremendously magnetic actor, which makes it exceptionally uncomfortable and constantly compelling to watch him paint a nuanced portrait of a jerk.
Spending 10 minutes playing Half the Sky: The Game, which launches Monday, could mean $20 for the United Nations Fund’s immunization efforts. Welcome to the new world of philanthropy.
When the Nazis took power in 1933, many of Germany’s most gifted directors, actors, cinematographers, production designers and composers were forced out of its film industry. All told, the country lost more than 2,000 professionals, many of Jewish descent. And Germany’s loss was Hollywood’s gain.