A Streetcar Named Desire holds the distinction of garnering Academy Award wins for actors in three out of the four acting categories. Oscars were won by Vivien Leigh, Best Actress, Karl Malden, Best Supporting Actor, and Kim Hunter, Best Supporting Actress. Marlon Brando was nominated for his performance as Stanley Kowalski but, although lauded for his powerful portrayal, did not win the Oscar for Best Actor. Brando’s performance has since been cited as the most influential performance in the history of American cinema and has been widely credited for being one of the first performances to introduce Method acting to Hollywood moviegoers.
It’s not a secret that Christmas is one of the biggest times of the year for the music industry, but sometimes the cover art doesn’t get as much thinking time as the music inside. Here’s indisputable evidence of holiday music with wonderfully bizarre album covers that should have had a second look in the art department.
Via Vintage Everyday
John Green has written best-selling young adult novels including Looking For Alaska, Paper Towns and the recent The Fault in our Stars, which was named Time magazine’s best fiction book of 2012. Want a good cry? Go see them movie.
John and his brother, Hank, are the Vlogbrothers, helping pioneer video blogging when they communicated only through YouTube videos for a year. They’ve since produced a wide variety of video series and have attracted a devoted army of fans known as the Nerdfighters.
The amazing Zen Pencils created a cartoon based on a quote taken from a 2009 Vlogbrothers video, and is definitely a rule for life.