This Friday, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close opens nationwide. The film made headlines not merely for its treatment of the events of September 11, 2001–one of the first mass-market releases to do so–but also for its unusual method of casting its young male lead: Messr. Thomas Horn was discovered on a youth edition of Jeopardy! (Check out his acting in the trailer, below.) Check out seven other Jeopardy! contestants (including one entendre-spewing recent favorite) we think were made for the movies.
Last night on Jeopardy,a nice-looking young man named Mike came out with an answer that was definitely not consistent with his sweater-vest, be-speckled persona. This is the kind of humor you won’t be getting when you replace all your contestants with computers, Alex Trebek.
You never know when you’re gonna bumble into the next, new internet thing—2.0. Today, Mediabistro’s FishbowlNY blogger Noah Davis offered a post about an article by Larry Platt in the current GQ that restored his faith in journalism and blogging about the same.
Writes Mr. Davis:
Sometimes you read an article that’s so Read More