RICHARD LINKLATER

Here’s Mark Duplass’s 1995 Review Of ‘Before Sunrise’ From His High School Newspaper

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Director and The League star Mark Duplass reviewed a Richard Linklater movie when he was just a wee child.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Here Is A Nice Thing: Hearing-Impaired Little Girl Writes To Derrick Coleman

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With two weeks of seemingly endless Super Bowl hype mostly focusing on the dumb things, it's good to celebrate just one nice thing.

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Read Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s Response To A Negative New York Times Review

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Here's what Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys wrote to the New York Times after they gave one of the group's music videos a negative review.

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A Brilliant Letter from Bruce Lee in Honor of His Birthday

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I just found this letter to and response from Bruce Lee - whose 72nd <a href="http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/433984/Bruce-Lee-would-have-been-72-today/" target="_blank">birthday would've been today</a> -  via the always fantastic <a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/" target="_blank">LettersofNote</a>.

#SNL

Lorne Michaels's 'SNL' Rejection Letters Were Exceptionally Civil, Minus The Nudity Part

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Letters of Note found a rejection letter sent by "SNL" creator Lorne Michaels back in 1976, during the show's first season.

REDDIT

1970's Playgirl Rejection Letters Are The Best Rejection Letters

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So here's a fun letter of note to share on the slow Friday following a holiday.

#Twitter

Steve Martin's Very Personal Letter To A Young Judd Apatow

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For the purposes of this post let's assume they're reading said letter.

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Classic Letter: Gene Wilder has some notes about Willy Wonka's costume

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The always-great<a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/06/part-of-this-world-part-of-another.html" target="_blank"> Letters of Note</a> today has an old letter from Gene Wilder (who's 79 now) to Willy Wonka & the Chocolate factory director Mel Stuart (ironic that Mel Gibson shares a name with so many classic Jewish filmmakers, isn't it.

Movies

Biff Tannen Has A Wordy Business Card That Answers All Of Your 'Back To The Future' Questions

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Since the wrap on production for Back to the Future III <a href="http://www.tomwilsonusa.com/" target="_blank">actor/comedian Tom Wilson</a> has been answering questions about Back to the Future.

WERNER HERZOG

Henry Rollins’ awesome letter to Chris Farley from 1995

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Okay, I'm going to level with you folks, this headline was slightly misleading.

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Here’s The Best F-You Letter Written By A Slave To His Former Master You’ll Ever Read

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I have extolled the virtues of the wonderful blog <a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/">Letters of Note</a> -- an online collection of old and interesting letters -- <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/letters-of-note/">before around these parts</a>.

#Star Wars

Corporate Response To Star Wars Complaint Letter Is The Best Ever Corporate Response

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There's a retail chain for educational toys in the UK called "The Early Learning Centre" which I pronounce "sent-ray" while drinking Earl Gray with my pinky out because I'm fancy/illiterate.

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Letters To His Sons From ‘Father Christmas’

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This past summer, <a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/2011/06/north-polar-bears-leg-got-broken.html">the wonderful blog Letters of Note posted</a> a handwritten letter legendary fantasy writer J.

TRIVIA

Read the actual Jeffrey Katzenberg memo that inspired the Jerry Maguire memo

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I'm sure I don't have to tell you because you already know the movie by heart because it's your favorite, but one of the crucial plot points in Jerry Maguire is Jerry's decision to write and disseminate a heartfelt memo about getting back to the company's roots and focusing on personal relationships.

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Coppola’s 1973 Letter to Marlon Brando

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Not that it makes me unique, but I'm a huge fan of these old letters.

#THE SIMPSONS

Marge Simpson Wrote A Letter To Barbara Bush In 1990

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This will probably be hard for some of you to imagine, but at one time -- back when New Kids on the Block were causing teenage girl panties to cream and Michael Keaton was Batman -- The Simpsons was considered edgy and controversial.

ROALD DAHL

Roald Dahl Was Kind of Weird

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If you've been reading this site long, you probably know by now that I'm a big fan of old letters.

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Your Angry Letter from Hunter S. Thompson of the Day

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<a href="http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2hIHBb/www.buzzfeed.com/jpmoore/hunter-s-thompsons-very-angry-reaction-to-a-piec" target="_blank">Buzzfeed</a> just dug up a new old letter from Hunter S.


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