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Katy Perry might be young in love these days, but at one point she was even younger and maybe even more in love!

An auction site has gotten ahold of a love letter that Perry wrote in 1995 to a lucky boy named Christopher Villar. Based on the letter, it seems the not-yet-famous performer met him at camp and continued to see him at evangelical rallies their families attended.

The full-page… Continue reading Katy Perry’s Childhood Love Letter To Former Crush Goes Up For Auction – READ Her 11-Year-Old Words

martinscorsese 30thkennedyhonors 1 Read Martin Scorseses Inspiring Letter to His Daughter About the Future of Cinema

2013 was the year of great filmmakers predicting the end of cinema. It started with Steven Soderbergh, then it rolled into Steven Spielberg and George Lucas forecasting the end as we know it. What all three were getting at was how Hollywood studios are in a constant arms race where they’re trying to top one another’s budgets to deliver bigger and bigger movies on more… Continue reading Read Martin Scorsese's Inspiring Letter to His Daughter About the Future of Cinema

letter See a Lost Love Letter from World War II Delivered 70 Years Late in the Lost Letter Project

We’re suckers for a great love story, so this short film created by the folks behind the Lost Letter Project caught our attention on Open Culture. A letter from a Lt. Joseph O. Matthews was delivered to Abbi Jacobson’s apartment nearly 70 years after it was sent. The envelope was addressed to Mrs. Joseph O. Matthews, and Jacobson’s imagination started to reel.

The letter appeared to be… Continue reading See a Lost Love Letter from World War II Delivered 70 Years Late in the 'Lost Letter Project'

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10/19/2013 at 09:00 AM ET

taylor swift 300x400 This Weeks Best Dressed Star: A Love Letter to Taylor SwiftRoyce DeGrie/TAS/Getty for TAS

Some weeks we happen to get a little more invested than usual in the race for Best Dressed, and this was one of those weeks. Ever since we laid eyes on Taylor Swift’s dazzling Houghton mini, worn to pick up her

Fun news for all you “Willy Wonka” fans: That iconic scene when Gene Wilder makes his grand entrance from his Chocolate Factory, loses his cane, then somersaults and pops up to great applause? It was all Wilder’s idea.

In a note from Gene Wilder to director Mel Stuart, Wilder pitches that scene in great detail, saying it’s important “because from that time on, no one will know if