5 Things to Talk About Today

  • Gwyneth Paltrow throws a garden party to honor her friend and interior designer Windsor Smith's new book, Homefront. Paltrow toasted the designer, calling her "savvy with space—it’s an honor to live in the home she designed." — The Hollywood Reporter
  • Shutterfly has introduced TripPix, an app that allows you to create photo books directly from your phone. Without having the fiddle with layouts or paper options, you can now create a book of 15 to 30 photos in under five minutes. — TechCrunch
  • Steve Martin reflects on the beginning of Saturday Night Live. The comic, who has hosted the show 15 times, speaks about the meteoric rise of the cast's fame and popularity ahead of the Friday release of the documentary Live From New York! — Vanity Fair
  • Through mysterious tweets, J.K. Rowling hints at the existence of an American version of Hogwarts in the upcoming Harry Pottery spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The film will star Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne. — USA Today
  • Netflix will produce War Machine, a satirical comedy starring Brad Pitt. The movie will be released on Netflix and in select theaters in 2016. — TIME