“Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When Balthazar (Nicolas Cage) is released from the urn, he is not wearing a hat. In the next scene, he is wearing a hat. But if a sorcerer can change his appearance at will, and change the model of his car in one touch, surely conjuring a hat from the thin air wouldn’t be too difficult.”—
“Bulger’s reference to San Diego is of particular interest since he was possibly sighted there by a DEA agent in November of 2006 leaving a showing of movie “The Departed” in which the villain is loosely based on him.”—Ohhh, Whitey.
What was his favorite radio station growing up? “I was a big—” And before he could finish, I said: “JAM’N 94.5?!” (That’s the area’s hip-hop station, and my favorite, so I was hoping…)
"BALTAZAR AND PEBBLES!" he said instantly in a perfect—perfect—imitation of the station’s late-’90s morning deejays. You had to be there, I guess, and you also had to be from Boston and familiar with its radio stations. But still!
”—The celebrity profile Edith Zimmerman wrote about Chris Evans for GQ is wonderful for a whole bunch of reasons, but bonding over Boston’s DJs is very high on the list. I just wish they had had time to discuss Sue Tab.
“The piles and piles of penguin corpses fester and spread disease up and down the eastern seaboard. New diseases begin to bloom inside of this mass grave.”—Writing the worst things I can think of is starting to make me a little insane.