The Gilroy pheromone is a fictional pheromone used in the film "Ocean's Thirteen" by Linus (Matt Damon) to attract Abigail (Ellen Barkin). According to IMDb, the inside joke is on Tony Gilroy, who wrote the screenplays for all three "Bourne" movies in which Matt Damon starred.
The company True Pheromones offers a product called The Ultimate Pheromone Patch, which is based on the concept of The Gilroy Patch. The patch is infused with one milligram of Androsterone and three milligrams of Androstenol. The product is sold in sets of six patches on a sheet. The patches are body heat activated and last one day. It is recommended that the patch be worn underneath a person's shirt collar to the side or back of the neck.Learn More
There are several websites that provide free book notes and chapter summaries including Spark Notes, CliffsNotes and Shmoop. Spark Notes and CliffsNotes provide literary resources, while Shmoop offers help in several subject areas.Full Answer >
"The Devil and Tom Walker," a short story by Washington Irving, tells of a man who sells his soul to the devil, known as Old Scratch, in exchange for great wealth. He becomes a usurer, swindling money from other people, until he is old, and the devil comes on a black horse and carries him away.Full Answer >
The symbols in the short story "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield are Miss Brill's fur, the box that houses the fur, the young woman in the ermine toque and the orchestra. The fur that Miss Brill wears is a symbol of her life and her feelings of inadequacy about it.Full Answer >
The main literary divisions are usually defined by the two central categories of prose and poetry. Both of these branches may be further broken down or stylized into subdivisions such as dramatic verse, prose drama or speech narratives.Full Answer >