#DC Comics

An 11-Year Old Girl Wrote DC Comics To Remind Them That ‘Girls Read Comics, Too’

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A young girl wrote a letter asking DC why Marvel can make an awesome movie about a talking raccoon and Wonder Woman is still two years away.

ROALD DAHL

Read Roald Dahl’s Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter About His Daughter Dying From Measles

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Roald Dahl was a great author and a huge proponent of vaccinations.

Football

This 12-Year-Old Asked Every NFL Team Why He Should Root For Them. Only The Carolina Panthers Responded.

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Out of the 32 franchise teams in the league, only one responded to the boy's handwritten note. D'aww!

ANDREW W.K.

Andrew W.K. Has Some Fantastic Advice For The Son Of A ‘Right-Wing A*#hole’

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Andrew W.K. isn't just a party monster — he has some great advice about being the son of a conservative.

MATT HYDE

John Cleese Wrote This Amazing Letter To A 14-Year-Old Monty Python Fan

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John Cleese explains why he doesn't have a fan club to a 14-year-old in this amazing letter.

letters

This 7-Year Old Girl Wrote An Adorable Letter Taking Down LEGO At An Appropriate Time

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A young girl named Charlotte wrote a letter to LEGO complaining about the lack of adventure themes for girls, and it might help one toy designer's cause.

WES ANDERSON

This thank you note written by Wes Anderson shows that he may have a legitimate sickness

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This 1999 thank you note written by Wes Anderson proves that his appetite for kitsch and whimsy isn't just an aesthetic predilection, it's a way of life.

possibly fake

Read This Man's Scathing Letter To His Daughter After She Disowned Her Gay Son

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An unknown father is being celebrated for writing a letter that chastised his daughter for disowning her gay son.

letters

Read The Most Wonderfully Devious Breakup Letter Ever

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Now THIS is how you break up with someone.

PRESIDENT OBAMA

Write A Letter To Obama And You Might Get A Handwritten Letter From Him In Return

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A little boy wanted to invite the president over for dinner, so his mom wrote a letter to the White House. They received a handwritten note in return.

TONY KUSHNER

Daniel Day-Lewis's initial rejection letter to Spielberg turning down Lincoln

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Daniel Day-Lewis did his ridiculous method acting thing in Lincoln, and it's hard to imagine the movie without him, but did you know that he initially rejected the role.

WORLD WAR I

Great Moments In Humanity: A Letter Has Surfaced Detailing The 1914 Christmas Truce

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I’ve always thought that life would be so much easier and happier if countries settled their differences on the sports field rather than in war.

letters of note

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 birthday would've been today -  via the always fantastic LettersofNote.

oreos

Frank Ocean Wants To Write A Novel About Twins, Doesn’t Care For Oreos With Almond Milk

Frank Ocean may actually be the most interesting man in the world. Did I mention that he's from New Orleans?

YOU ME AND DUPREE

Steely Dan’s Letter to Luke Wilson Complaining about Owen Wilson’s You, Me, and Dupree

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One of my favorite special-interest websites is Letters of Note, which curates all sorts of correspondence between prominent figures.

#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.

the oscars

Bruce Vilanch will write you angry emails, part 2

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The day after pretty much every Oscars telecast, everyone writes about how crappy the show was and what needs to be done to fix it.

letters of note

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 Letters of Note -- an online collection of old and interesting letters -- before around these parts.


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