Jackie

It was incredibly powerful to see the recreation of the Kennedy funeral yesterday along 14th St. Natalie Portman is Jackie, and Peter Sarsgaard is Robert Kennedy. The most heart-breaking sight is Caroline Kennedy starting out the window of the limousine. Earlier in the afternoon, cast members and extras were around the Hamilton on 14th Street […]

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Justice Scalia

Justice Scalia’s body lay in state at the Supreme Court today. The flags outside were at half mast. A pile of tributes were at the foot of the steps, including fortune cookies from his dissent on marriage equality (“mystical aphorisms of the fortune cookie”), and applesauce from Obamacare (subsidies are “pure applesauce”). Long lines were […]

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