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"I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.”
― William Shakespeare

The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people — that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.

—James Thurber

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Chicago Harbor Lighthouse

Chicago Harbor Lighthouse

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Amy barely speaks in the trailer for Gone Girl, but she is present in almost every frame. The first look at David Fincher’s adaptation features a creepy cover of “She” and a harried Ben Affleck as he goes from bereaved husband to suspect. The film will be in theaters on October 3, but until then, read our conversation about Gillian Flynn.

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Downtown Los Angeles, 70 years ago: This is the intersection of Broadway and 7th as it looked in 1943.
Photo: UCLA Library / Los Angeles Times

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Downtown Los Angeles, 70 years ago: This is the intersection of Broadway and 7th as it looked in 1943.

Photo: UCLA Library / Los Angeles Times

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.

(Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

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We have to be able to to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals to the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.

—Lauren Hutton