Posts Tagged: where are they now

The Donnas: Where Are They Now?


The Outsiders: Where Are They Now?

It’s been 46 years since S.E. Hinton’s beloved teen novel, The Outsiders, was published, which would make Ponyboy and the rest of the Greasers well into middle age by now. Thanks to the eye candy-filled 1983 Brat Pack film adaptation (hello, Rob Lowe), the gang made seventh grade English class steamier for multiple generations. But what has the gang been up to since the fateful rumble that (*spoiler alert*) took the lives of two characters? Sadly, nothing gold can stay, as seen by some of these hypotheses.


Last seen: Mourning his BFF, nursing a bad dye job, quoting Robert Frost.

Today: Ponyboy re-joined the track team and [...]



Before this day ends, we shall collectively take note of The Pizza Underground, which is the name of Macaulay Culkin's pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band, which is a real thing that exists. Here is their demo, and here is where New Yorkers can see them for free this Friday night. Carry on.


Brown Paper Packages Tied Up With String

My favorite part of this unexpectedly fascinating "Where Are They Now" slideshow of the Sound of Music cast 45 years later — aside from the photographs — is this: "Once her daughters grew up, Charmian started an interior design company and wrote two books about her experience playing Liesl: Forever Liesl and Letters to Liesl." Two of them! One and then another!


10 Years, Actually: Sarah & Karl, Jamie & Aurélia

This is part of a week-long series celebrating the tenth anniversary of Love Actually.

Sarah still lived in the same flat in the winter of 2006, and it seemed to get a little messier by the year. There were old clothes she’d been meaning to donate piling on the backs of chairs she never sat in. Piles of books she thought would get her back into reading, but never even opened. She was sitting on the part of the couch uncovered by magazines and laundry when the phone rang.

“What is it, my darling?”

“Sarah,” a woman’s voice on the other end said. “It’s about Michael.”

Three hours later she was [...]