Ledger’s ‘Last Days’ in Esquire’s Words
Mar08

Ledger’s ‘Last Days’ in Esquire’s Words

Esquire helped pioneer New Journalism in the 1960s with writers Gay Talese, Hunter S. Thompson and Tom Wolfe. The magazine continues the tradition with “The Last Days of Heath Ledger” by Lisa Taddeo in the April issue, on newsstands next week. “Days,” written in the first person as if it were Ledger’s own diary, is a fictionalized account of his last days in London and New York. Ledger eats Moroccan food in...

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Patrick’s Favorite Things of the Week – 2.25.08
Feb25

Patrick’s Favorite Things of the Week – 2.25.08

No Country For Old Men wins Best Picture. “Totally Lamesville” exclaimed Juno. A newly sober Linday Lohan explores new ways to get the attention of Best Week Ever. Mattel releases Heath Ledger inspired action figure. Everyone feeling a little awkward about it. New blog features comic strip with a solo Jon Arbuckle. Proves funnier than the original Garfiled strips. Movie deal already in development. A finance savvy Specner...

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Mattel Introduces The Joker
Feb19

Mattel Introduces The Joker

Mattel revealed the beginning of their toy line for the upcoming film, The Dark Knight, earlier today. In a large showroom full of action figures, playsets, and boardgames – the press all hovered around the newest 6″ Batman villain incarcerated in plastic. Camera’s clicked and flashed away as the newest Joker figure got more attention than Lindsay Lohan. The Heath Ledger inspired figure is revealed only a couple...

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Replacing Ledger Is Three-Man Job
Feb15

Replacing Ledger Is Three-Man Job

What to do about the late Heath Ledger’s last screen role in “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus.” According to Ain’t It Cool News, director Terry Gilliam (who is known as a daring director) will use three alternating actors — Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law. Nice tribute. Ledger’s character has been described as a man in love with a young woman whose soul has been sold to the devil by her father,...

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