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Dick (1963) Amy Adams is closer in age to the actress who plays her mother (Patricia Clarkson, 15-year age gap) than the actress who plays her sister (Eliza Scanlen, 25-year age gap). In the book, Adora was 17 when she has Camille. Camille was around 20 when Adora had Amma. See more » Last August, Noxon called the idea of reuniting the show’s cast for a second round “next to impossible,” citing how hard it had been to bring everyone together in the first place. Though, during the SXSW conference, Noxon noted that she and Flynn initially pitched Sharp Objects as an ongoing series, but HBO suggested a limited run. Make the Most of Days between Jobs The Mechanical Hound • Certified Case Manager (CCM) Exam: Study Guide & Practice NASCAR bans Confederate flags at all races and events • Content • ^ Hendershot, Cynthia (1999). Paranoia, the Bomb, and 1950s Science Fiction Films. Popular Press. p. 127. ISBN 9780879727994. 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As the years roll by, and I age through my 20s and 30s, I noticed that fewer and fewer of the people I know read any books. Even my avid reading friends from childhood moved on to their careers, their marriages, their children. In the late 1990s a friend invited me to his house to show off a proud new purchase - a television screen the size of one of his walls. I mention how frightening this was, that he was basically mainlining Bradbury's foreshadowing. He handed me a beer and fired up Star Wars; told me to relax. I watched the movie and felt like a traitor. • Art and Design - Quizzes After this disastrous situation with Millie, Mrs. Phelps, and Mrs. Bowles, Montag anxiously prepares for his meeting with Beatty. Captain Beatty's suspicion of Montag steadily increases as he watches Montag with an "alcohol-flame stare." While Beatty is baiting Montag to slip about stealing books, Faber proves himself to be a good partner to Montag and supports him throughout the entire confrontation. 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Sounds creepy. • This Week in History In these videos, find out what happened this week (or any week!) in history. Ray Bradbury did it. He presented a world where the population is completely controlled. And it was such a simple decision. Burn! • The Theme of Self-Destruction in Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451' Only four Led Zeppelin tracks show up in Sharp Objects and, when considered in the context of their albums, they trace the arc of the band’s existence. In order of initial appearance, they are: the blues cover “I Can’t Quit You, Baby,” from the band’s eponymous first album; “Thank You,” a sentimental rock ballad written as a tribute to frontman Robert Plant’s then-wife, and “What Is And What Should Never Be,” both from Led Zeppelin II; and “In the Evening,” the first track on the band’s eighth and final studio album, 1979’s In Through the Out Door. That album was recorded during a challenging personal time for Plant, who was coping with the death of his five-year-old son Karac from a stomach virus. Grief over a lost child is embedded in some of Zeppelin’s music, too, just as it is in Sharp Objects. (I also have to point out that the covers of In Through the Out Door, originally released in six different forms, all feature an image of a man dressed in all white. It’s not a woman in white, but it’s close. He’s also sitting in a bar, which: appropriate.) Opinion videos • " There Will Come Soft Rains" (1950) • Thomas Paine (3.338)