Archive for the ‘brad pitt’ tag

#  Angelina Jolie’s PR Prowess →

July 2nd, 2014 at 10:03 // In Worth Considering 

At BuzzFeed, Ann Helen Petersen makes and elaborates a really interesting point: Angelina Jolie’s PR in the last 10 years has been amazingly good. Don’t believe it, consider Ann’s great hook:

What was Angelina Jolie best known for in 2004?

a.) Wearing a vial of Billy Bob Thornton’s blood around her neck.

b.) Making out with her brother on the red carpet.

c.) Being the offspring of ‘70s star Jon Voight.

#  My Life in Forbidden Lhasa →

April 21st, 2008 at 15:22 // In Worth Reading 

National Geographic has dug up a 1955 story by Heinrich Harrer — author of Seven Years In Tibet, and played by Brad Pitt in the eponymous movie — about his time in Tibet. It’s a rather fascinating read, and a great way to see how much the world has changed since then.

(via brijit)

Also of note: A similarly resurrected story. This one’s from 2002.

#  “Page Six” Gets Personal →

March 12th, 2008 at 10:33 // In Worth Distraction 

McSweeney’s walks a fine line between being entertaining and annoying. This one falls firmly on the entertaining side of that line.

Brad Pitt is reportedly getting irritated by a sound Angelina Jolie sometimes makes when she chews food … Cuba Gooding Jr. has stopped following college basketball … Lucy Liu is lukewarm about this season’s Tuesday-night prime-time offerings … My friend Tony isn’t a fan of calamari, it was revealed on Saturday at our local Olive Garden … Tobey Maguire still occasionally thinks about his second-grade tormentor Jason Higgins