a deep reading of the promotional photo from JACKIE, a film which has not yet been made and which i have, therefore, not seen but about which i will now make some conclusions based on fashions

1962 Tour of the White House, Jacqueline Kennedy © Copyright CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved Credit: CBS Photo Archive

© Copyright CBS Broadcasting Inc.; Credit: CBS Photo Archive

so there’s been a natalie portman jackie movie in the works for awhile, scheduled for release in 2017, and they’ve doled out a promo image to excite us all and prove they’re in production.

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40 years ago, jackie onassis got a job: reflections on our curious cultural reluctance to seeing first ladies as working women

well, 40 years and some days ago. and, to bring us full circle, this happened to coincide with the aforementioned spate of 1975 rumors that she was hooking up with sinatra, so the story is frequently illustrated in the contemporary papers with a photo from The Night of The Visible Bra Black Striped Jumpsuit and The Suit of a Different Color.

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which, OF COURSE, <3.

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AND LO! valérie trierweiler, francois hollande, thank you for this moment: THE MOVIE (thoughts on dangerous women)

it is like the gods looked deep deep into their grab bag and said, YES. 

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yes, yes. it’s for real. THANK YOU FOR THIS MOMENT: THE MOVIE. i die. Continue reading