Wednesday 1st October 2014
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HORSE RACING - THE ROYAL ASCOT MEETING 2014 - DAY ONE - ASCOT RACECOURSE

  • You must behold the best hats at the Royal Ascot.
  • 25 smart books that are also funny. (Flavorwire)
  • This look back at the long-gone Sharper Image catalogue—in its 80s heyday—amuses.  (Mental Floss)
  • An alarming but helpful rundown of how not to die in the out-of-doors. (Popular Mechanics via Kottke)
  • Turns out there is a direct link between Office Space and the fact that TGI Fridays employees no longer have to wear “pieces of flair.” (A.V. Club)

 

 

 

 

Posted on June 18th, 2014 5 Comments

5 Responses

  1. Kathleen Trail says:

    I’m pretty sure that’s Tea Leoni sweating on the cover of the Sharper Image catalog. :)

  2. JP says:

    As always I just love your links and comments. Thanks so much for putting your heart into this blog, Kim. It never fails to brighten my day. :)

  3. Grenadine says:

    It is definitely Tea Leoni for sure. Love the sharper image link, remember those days well.

  4. Tricia says:

    Oh man. In the 90′s I worked in a Sharper Image (shudder)