howard hughes corp'>Houston-based Howard Hughes Corp. posts $34 million loss
I first noticed Wilford Brimley in The China Syndrome, and of course he went on to be so great in The Thing, The Natural, and The Firm . But I was surprised to learn that he was also once a real-life cowboy, a singer of jazz standards, and Howard Hughes’ bodyguard. RIP, big man.
This is but a row of Mason jars away from full Howard Hughes. Take a break, Elon. At least get some sleep. I was going to say lay off Twitter, but lay off the cocaine might be closer to the root cause here. Ugh 😢
Howard Hughes’ “Spruce Goose” had longest wingspan of any plane that ever flew, made its only (brief) flight 70 years ago today:
"Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are." - Howard Hughes
Fascinating detail in Wells piece: JT refuses to hire replacement for Butts because no one else a “good fit.” Wells asks: “Wait a minute: when did gregarious glad-handing Trudeau become Howard Hughes, peeing into bottles and afraid to talk to strangers?”
Because he was rich, Howard Hughes was regarded merely as eccentric. Had he been poor, he would have been locked up