Updated: The leaker says the source was a mysterious eBay auction, and Salinger scholar Kenneth Slawenski has confirmed for BuzzFeed that they are truly Salinger’s unpublished stories.Three unpublished stories by J.D. Salinger — “The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls,” “Paula,” and “Birthday Boy” — have been available to read at research libraries, but have never been seen in print or online before today. Whoa.
On his 204th Birthday, our 16th President seems more relevant now than ever, at least in a cult internet sort of way.
Happy birthday to Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman! This day must be magic! They’ve been famous (and beautiful and talented and awesome) for so long that it’s really hard to imagine life without these two.
The actor, activist, director, and heartthrob turned 51 today. Living proof that many things get better with age. Let’s celebrate with a look back through the years with the Fantastic Mr. Clooney, shall we?