Posts tagged “john leavitt”

  1. Before Will Graham became your boyfriend, he would just be another guy in the “Learning to Let the Ex Go” group therapy session you signed up for. The therapist would strongly recommend that you not start seeing each other, but Will would say he’s had enough of other people saying what’s good for him.

    On your first date, you’d notice him visibly relax when you choose a seafood restaurant and do all the

  2. John Leavitt's previous work for The Toast can be found here. Everyone has that one friend, the one you meet in college before you’re better at choosing friends. The one friend who’s simultaneously fun and exciting and overwhelming and unreliable. Jen is my flaky friend.

    We met freshman year in a class about museum history. I wanted to talk to her after class about her comments on the design changes caused by the 1954…

  3. Brenda Starr, a campy movie adaptation of the long-running “Brenda Starr, Reporter” comic strip starring Brooke Shields, was shot in 1986 but shelved for three years and barely released in theaters in 1989. A notorious flop, it was pulled shortly after release and has avoided cult movie attention despite being stuffed with queer themes and a Timothy Dalton in an eye patch. Josh Fruhlinger of The Comics Curmudgeon talks to John Leavitt about respecting

  4. John Leavitt's previous work for The Toast can be found here.

    18. Tennessee Williams - Tried to open eye drop bottle with teeth, choked on cap.

    17. Joe Orton - Bludgeoned to death by partner during domestic dispute.

    16. Jean-Paul Sartre - Infected papercut.

    15. Arthur Miller - Frowned for too long, too deep.

  5. "I want a rare steak and I want to see those two men pound each other." - Trudy Campbell For a show that prides itself on realism, understatement, and period recreation, Mad Men spawns some crazy fan theories. Megan is Sharon Tate! Don is D. B. Cooper! Cutler is a CIA mole! Bob doesn't actually exist! Despite the fact that none of these things happen (or are likely to happen), fans keep churning them out…

  6. First off, I want to say I'm not complaining. Not really. There are many upsides to living in this quaint English village. (Don't worry, you haven't heard of it and it's not near anything you might have heard of.) Our borogoves are indeed mimsy and there's nothing more wholesome than fresh milk from a neighbor's farm. We've very progressive for our size and location. You'll hear no whinging from me about our weather, which, while…

  7. Click for a history-and-art-laden cartoon exploration of how to make a really good Aviation.