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  1. crime
    How Sara Gruen Lost Her LifeThe Water for Elephants author’s fight to free an incarcerated man left her “absolutely broke,” “seriously ill,” and years behind on her next book.
  2. communique
    Read the Letter That Convinced Coldplay to Give ‘Yellow’ to Crazy Rich AsiansWho said USPS was a dying medium.
  3. to all the boys i’ve loved before
    Should You Write That Love Letter? Consult These 9 Movies First.Ahead of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, we take a closer look at films about love letters to learn a few things about putting our hearts to pen.
  4. Damon Lindelof Calls His Watchmen a ‘Remix’ and Compares It to the BibleHe says the graphic novel is his “Old Testament.”
  5. feedback
    Lola Kirke Wrote a Letter to the Editor Over The New Yorker’s Gemini Review“I am disappointed by Anthony Lane’s glib criticism of my character’s appearance in the film Gemini.”
  6. Inky’s Letter, by Barbara Holm My Dearest Clyde, I lay pen to pixelated paper on day 487,000 of this desolate bloodshed. Every treacherous battle is the same. My brethren […]
  7. Congratulations, You Have Been Invited To Hawktoberfest, by Dan Caprera Dear Mr. Kensington, It is with great joy that I tender to you my deepest and sincerest “congratulations.” Over the past few decades, you […]
  8. Letter of Recommendation, by Barbara Holm In my efforts to search for a new job, I’ve solicited a letter of recommendation from someone who knows me best. To Whom It May Concern, I […]
  9. Meeting One of Andy Kaufman’s Earliest MentorsA beloved teacher of Andy’s whose role, however small, seems significant, and whose encouragement helped to set him on a path to his artistic destiny.
  11. The Student, by Julien Darmoni Dear Anton, Our parents, though they are dead to me, often remarked upon my sullen nature as a child. So somber, so soon! It was as if I […]
  12. communique
    Letter From Paul McCartney to Prince Sold“Dear Princely person …”
  13. scott weiland
    Weiland’s Family Doesn’t Want Death Glorified“Skip the depressing T-shirt with 1967-2015 on it — use the money to take a kid to a ballgame or out for ice cream.”
  14. letters to santa
    Benedict Cumberbatch Wrote a Letter to SantaThe actor asked for “a little more time for children to be children.”
  15. Chewbacca Actor Wrote a Grieving Fan[sad Chewbacca groan]
  16. To Whom It May Concern: The Contents of This Email Are Rather Concerning, […]To Whom It May Concern, I use that phrase it all of its reality. No seriously, what I am about to say is extremely concerning.  I didn’t just […]
  17. Jane Austen Responds to Spam, by Daniel HurwitzSubject: GOOD NEWS TO SHARE WITH YOU!! From: David david@freeipad.org To: Jane Austen Hi Friend! OH MY GOSH! I know I shouldn’t talk about […]
  18. A FASTidious Credit Report, by Jake TuckDear Landlord, We at FASTidious Credit Reporting have reviewed the credit history of your prospective tenant, Glen Hodge, and offer this […]
  19. letters
    Sufjan Stevens Weighs In on Miley’s GrammarIt’s a joke, mostly.
  20. McSweeney’s Cease and Desist, by Jordan LintsMcSweeney’s 849 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110 USA Sept. 1, 2013 Jordan Lints REDACTED REDACTED USA Dear Mr. Lints: We are writing […]
  21. My Anxiety Sends a Letter, by Andi SharavskyDear Ms. Sharavsky, It has been brought to my attention that at exactly 11:03 pm, after calling your mother, moisturizing your face, and […]
  22. letters
    The Hudspeth County Sheriff’s Department Has Some Words for Fiona AppleUh-oh.
  23. Steve Martin Wrote Young Judd Apatow a Very Funny, Very Personal LetterJudd Apatow was once a young, comedy-obsessed boy. As a teenager, he would interview famous comedians for his high school’s radio station. But […]
  24. letters
    Russell Simmons Has Some Choice Words for Rihanna’s Exes“Get off Rihanna’s D*ck!”
  25. letters
    Sinead O’Connor Explains Her BreakdownIn an open letter.
  26. The Time When John Cleese Wrote and Bet and Got Angry at a NewspaperLetters of Note has a exchange from 1982 between John Cleese and the editor of The Sun, which stemmed from a report in that paper claiming that […]
  27. Hillary Clinton Lets Jason Segel Down EasyA little while back, Jason Segel told Us Weekly that he really wanted to put Madam Secretary Clinton in his next film, saying you can feel her […]
  28. Woody Allen Used to Write Super Endearing Letters to Diane KeatonWoody Allen has done a pretty good job writing films, books, plays, and jokes but they’re nothing compared to his letter. OK, those works are […]
  29. letters
    Patrick Stump Is Having a Hard TimeAnd writing letters about it on the Internet.
  30. alphabet
    Watch ABCinema, an Alphabetic Journey Through FilmLook at all the letters! So pretty!
  31. How to Get People to Stop Ignoring You: The Douglas Adams MethodNext time you are trying to work on a project with someone and they aren’t giving you any information about how to improve it, just do what […]
  32. letters
    The Princess Bride LettersThousands of readers wrote to William Goldman’s publisher for a lost Princess Bride scene that never existed.
  33. Groucho Marx Entertained the Troops With Weed Jokes in 1943Groucho Marx wrote this very sweet letter to U.S. troops in Suriname in 1943, in which he manages to express sincere appreciation for the […]
  34. Read Marge Simpson’s Letter to Barbara BushToday on the always-excellent Letters of Note, they’ve got a letter from “Marge Simpson” to Barbara Bush in 1990, sent in response to the […]
  35. clickables
    Read Damon Lindelof’s Love Letter to Raiders of the Lost Ark“I remember with great clarity the last time I peed my pants.”
  36. Graham Chapman’s Ridiculous LettersToday, Letters of Note has two correspondences from Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, both of which are totally ridiculous and wonderful for […]
  37. Phil Hartman’s Hand-Written Feedback to a Fan Who Sent Him a Tape Is […]Here’s a letter that Phil Hartman wrote to an aspiring comedian who had sent him a tape of his work in 1997. In case you were ever wondering if […]
  38. The Laugh-In Thank You Letter to John Wayne Is Pretty ExcellentFrom Letters of Note, here’s a thank you letter that Rowan and Martin sent to John Wayne in 1973 to thank him for appearing on Laugh In. It’s […]
  39. clickables
    Read a Collection of Oprah E-mails Mistakenly Sent to Opera Software“Hi opera, I am nine years old, I was just wondering if you could send me some tickets to a Hannah Montana show.”
  40. clickables
    Read 17-Year-Old Zooey Deschanel’s Feisty Letter to VogueTell ‘em, Zooey.
  41. clickables
    Read a Sweet 12-Year-Old’s Outraged Letter to ‘Mr. Dumbledore’“I recently turned 12. My chance is over.”
  42. clickables
    Read Marlon Brando’s Scatological Birthday Note to 26-Year-Old Charlie SheenSled dog urine is very rare.
  43. clickables
    Read Tommy Lee’s Real Letter to Sea World Concerning Whale MasturbationIn a super-snazzy font.
  44. Christopher Walken’s Letter to His Fans Is Just GreatThis is a letter from Christopher Walken to the members of his fanclub, type written and mailed out in August of ‘04. It is very charming, […]
  45. A Form Letter To Your Friends Regarding Their New TV ShowsDear [Friend Name], Hey, [Buddy/Dude/You]. I know we haven’t seen much of each other since you began working on [Show Name], and [Bar Show […]
  46. agenda
    Noël Coward’s Letters: Smoking Jacket PreferredNoël Coward’s letters are a roll call of twentieth-century literary, theatrical, and cinematic big shots.