Posts Tagged: Bill Murray
The season of holiday specials is upon us, and Stereogum reported on two that cover just about the entirety of what a person could want from a festive made-for-TV movie. Bill Murray is enlisting an all-star cast for his version of the Christmas flick, A Very Murray Christmas, including the French band Phoenix, with whom Murray is collaborating on a holiday 7”....more
On Monday, Bill Murray led a parade of poets across the Brooklyn Bridge in honor of Walt Whitman’s 1856 poem “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” at the 20th annual Poets House Brooklyn Bridge Poetry Walk. At the end of the walk, the poets recite the nine-stanza poem:
Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes, how curious you are to me!
Remember Elizabeth Strout’s 2008 Pulitzer-prize winning novel in stories Olive Kitteridge? What if Olive could come to life in a film adaptation? Man. In a perfect world, probably Frances McDormand would play Olive, right? In fact, maybe we could just give McDormand creative control of the whole project, yeah?...more
Always first aware not of the naked feeling itself but of the best way to phrase the feeling so as to avoid verbal repetition, you come to think of emotions as belonging to other people, being the world’s happy property and not yours—not really yours except by way of disingenuous circumlocution.
Following up on the Reddit Ask Me Anything conversation with Bill Murray, Nathan Rabin at The Dissolve has written a comical and respectable introspective on the tenure of the actor’s career.
Murray lent his presence to a different kind of sports comedy in Space Jam playing a family-friendly version of himself opposite the vast, comedy-killing black hole that is Michael Jordan.
Open Culture has not one, not two, but three separate videos of Bill Murray performing at a poetry reading.
The poems he’s chosen are “Forgetfulness” by Billy Collins, “What We Miss” by Sarah Manguso, and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” by Cole Porter (technically a song, but same deal)....more