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Some Hollywood hotties – past and present – reading books.

1) Marlon Brando.

2) Benedict Cumberbatch reading Love’s Labour’s Lost.

3) Tony Perkins reading Look Homeward Angel.

4) Charlie Hunnam reading… anything.

5) Joseph Gordan-Levitt reading Kenneth Anger’s Hollywood Babylon.

6) Paul Newman reading The Garrick Year, by Margaret Drabble.

7) Gregory Peck, not surprisingly, posed with To Kill a Mockingbird.

8) Farley Granger reading The Edge of Doom, by Leo Grady. (Farley starred in the 1950 film.)

9) River Phoenix reading War and Peace.

10) James Dean reading poetry by James Whitcomb Riley.

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Straight Outta Oz by Todrick Hall.

Watch it. It’s AMAZING. Incredible visual concept album using the story of the Wizard of Oz to explore his life. Absolutely stunning costuming and cinematography, really smart writing, and beautiful performances. Addresses so many important issues like black media representation, gun violence, the price of fame, leaving home, finding who you are, sexuality etc. 

Also some pretty impressive guest stars including:

  • Wayne Brady
  • Kim Chi
  • William Belli
  • Amber Riley
  • Nicole Scherzinger
  • Chester See & Grace Helbig
  • Jordin Sparks (who sings one of my favorite songs in the whole thing, I legit started crying) 
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt

It’s an hour long but it is so worth the time.