capote capote  /kə ˈpoʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
  2. (n) a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the head

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News

  1. Baby Names Inspired By Famous Fathers

    Sometimes the names of the fathers who sired future super achievers turn out to be a lot more interesting than those they bestowed on their progeny. For example, Truman Capote’s dad’s name was Archulus, Humphrey Bogart’s was Belmont, Bela Lugosi’s Istvan and Marc Chagall’s Khatskel.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Mag, mag world

    You started your career as George Plimpton’s assistant at The Paris Review. What was it like working there? The Paris Review was just fascinating. [George] had been working on and off for 10 years on a book about Truman Capote, and I ended up having the time of my...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. "In Cold Blood" gives chilling recount of murder

    Most would look at an account of a 1959 murder of a Kansas family of four, subsequent trial, and conviction and put it to the side as either out of date, or too gruesome. Yet, Truman Capote’s "In Cold Blood" is neither.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Independent Florida Alligator

Quotes

  1. Stewart used best-picture nominee "Capote," about gay author Truman Capote, to set up a "Brokeback Mountain" wisecrack, saying the film "showed America not all gay people are virile cowboys. Some are actually effete New York intellectuals. It's...
    on Mar 5, 2006 By: Truman Capote Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "There was a period after Capote died (in 1984) when his books seemed to disappear," says Lennon. "But now he's back. I think you'll see that with a lot of these writers, as new films and books and biographies come out. I'm working on...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: John Lennon Source: Forbes

  3. "I think he's got a real future in our business," Hope said. "He makes Superman look like Truman Capote."
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Bob Hope Source: International Herald Tribune

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