For anyone who decided for whatever reason to avoid the writings and jabbings and riot-act readings of Christopher Hitchens during his 62 years on the planet, here’s a well-assembled summary on the Vanity Fair site.

Tweeted this morning by director Ron Howard from somewhere in rural England, where he’s been shooting Rush. Update: Pic was actually taken in Germany. Written by Peter Morgan,Rush is about the “championship battle” between James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One season. It costars Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde and Natalie Dormer.

I’ve walked across and taken photos on Prague’s Charles bridge many times, but this is one of the best snaps I’ve seen in a long while. Here’s a bigger image.

Imagine if New York subways were painted with this kind of intense color and robust design. It couldn’t happen, of course. It would be too against the grain of the boilerplate New York attitude.

I can’t watch Of Human Bondage (relentlessly dreary, and it alway seems as if Laurence Harvey’s head is about to come to a point) but I can gaze at photos of Kim Novak-as-Mildred Rogers, blah blah…sorry.