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Live in the Now

A few weeks ago, I was flipping through an issue of Reader’s Digest and found an interesting blurb in the “Points to Ponder” section. President Barack Obama and actor George Clooney were talking to guests at a fundraiser, where hundreds of people were holding up their smartphone cameras. 323 more words

Review | The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp

There are books that you have to take apart into pieces to really get the whole meaning. They’re deceptively simple on the surface, only to contain layer beyond layers of meaning. 840 more words


The Spectacular Now (2013)

R  |  95 min  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  13 September 2013 (USA)

Ratings: 7.2/10 from 74,481 users   Metascore: 82/100
Reviews: 154 user | 210 critic | 42 from Metacritic.com… 153 more words

Full Movie

The Spectacular Now

I wanted to watch this film because I’m a huge fan of Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller but I really didn’t enjoy it. In fact I turned it off after half an hour. 235 more words


Miles Teller on 'Insurgent', Bleeding for Roles, and Why He Still Hasn't Paid Off His Student Loans

Vulture interview written by Nate Jones.

In the past two years, Miles Teller has made a name for himself with intense roles in small indies like The Spectacular Now and Whiplash. 1,078 more words


IMR | ...Am I Reading A Modernized Emma?

I’m now reading The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp, and it was pretty slow going. Part of it is probably Sutter, who is a kid who’s afraid to grow up, and thinks he can save the world with his dreaming and drinking. 440 more words

In Medias Res (IMR)


“It’s superb to be out in the early, early morning before the sun comes up. There’s this sense of being super-alive. You’re in on a secret that all the dull, sleeping people don’t know about. 29 more words