Currently Watching • The Great Gatsby

In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”

When the remake of this movie first came out, I watched it 3 times in one day. Don’t you worry, the obsession didn’t end there. I continued to watch it day after day.

Everyone I came into contact with always asked me, “Didn’t you read this in high school?” What!? No I did not. I picked the book up the second I got the chance. I fell more deeply in love with this story than I thought imaginable.

My love for F. Scott Fitzgerald then bloomed.

They’re a rotten crowd’, I shouted across the lawn. ‘You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.


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