Steve Jobs Is a Breathlessly Written, Mostly Unbelievable Showcase for Aaron Sorkin

You could call Steve Jobs a filmed adaptation of a book. Or, more accurately, you could call it a filmed adaptation of a book that’s structured like a play. More simply, you could just call it a filmed play. And—if you wanted to get complicated—you could call it a film based on a book based on a man and written in the… »10/23/15 12:35pm10/23/15 12:35pm

Leaked: The Nightmare Email Drama Behind Sony's Steve Jobs Disaster

The permanently upcoming Steve Jobs biopic has been hotly anticipated since it was first reported nearly three years ago. We're still waiting. And according to newly leaked emails out of Sony Pictures, trying to get it off the ground was a total clusterfuck: name-calling, Angelina Jolie-trashing, lying, and begging. »12/09/14 6:27pm12/09/14 6:27pm

Wait, Ashton Kutcher Is Seriously Going to Play Steve Jobs?

When this news first broke, people assumed it had to be an April Fool's joke, because that is how much of a stretch it is. But, alas, it appears to be legit. Variety is reporting that Ashton Kutcher has signed on to play Steve Jobs in a new movie called Jobs. You can see how Kutcher could look like Jobs, with the… »4/01/12 8:45pm4/01/12 8:45pm

You Will Never Be Able to Cuddle With the Steve Jobs Doll

After introducing a much-anticipated 12-inch Steve Jobs doll, the company that designed it has said it will not to sell the figurine after all. Bummer. It looked awesome and even had the black turtleneck and could hold onto a tiny apple! The company, In Icons, had originally said that they'd bring the doll to market… »1/17/12 10:20am1/17/12 10:20am

Tyra Banks Is Now A New York Times Best-Selling Author

Tyra Banks' YA novel Modelland just débuted at number 2 on the New York Times' best-seller list, children's chapter books section. You can read an excerpt — this is the story with the protagonist named Tookie De La Creme, remember — here. [NewNowNext] »10/10/11 12:55pm10/10/11 12:55pm

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Stanford Grads Reflect On Steve Jobs's Hungry, Foolish Speech

Steve Jobs's 2005 Stanford commencement speech was already widely cited before his death — now that he's died, it's shaping up to be one of the most famous graduation speeches in recent memory, second perhaps to David Foster Wallace's "This Is Water" address at Kenyon. I graduated from Stanford in 2005, and I got in… »10/06/11 7:00pm10/06/11 7:00pm

"Thin Is The New Pink" — And Other Things The MacBook Air Might Mean

"Thin is the new pink for laptops" proclaims the Wall Street Journal in response to yesterday's MacWorld unveiling of the HUGEST BIGGEST MOST EXCITING SUPERSLIM SKINNIEST $1,799 laptop ever. The MacBook Air, in case you're not a regular reader of the big brother blog that pays all our salaries, is thin. Very thin.… »1/16/08 4:00pm1/16/08 4:00pm

There's A Singing Cowgirl In All Of Us; Why Won't Steve Jobs Listen?

  • Dear writers, producers & assorted executives of Ratatouille: Please put more female protagonists in your films. Heck, give Jessie from Toy Story 2 her own film! We effing love Joan Cusack! [Salon]
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