Twitter may seem like an annoying, hyperactive, self-important and cursory way to communicate, but you have to admit, it's addictive. And lately, it has become far more than a way to share your favorite VMA performance with 500 people at once (for the record: Beyonce baby bump!).
It was a story made for Hollywood. And Johnny Depp now has the project in development. But let's begin at the beginning...Early in 1947 the French feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir was traveling in America. A friend suggested she look up Nelson Algren when she got to Chicago.