Thursday 28th July 2016
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Monday links

convention style

Posted on July 11th, 2016 No Comments

Wednesday links

pinball girl

  • Photos of New York City in the 80s, because I can never resist that sort of thing. (Slate)
  • Relatedly: there is going to be a Netflix comedy based on lady wrestlers that takes place in the 80s, and you can count me in. (A.V. Club)
  • In China, there are pink, extra-wide parking spaces just for women, which amuses me even as it offends me. (Atlas Obscura)
  • Here are the most well-read cities in America. (Mental Floss)
  • Fascinating. (The Science of Us)

 

 

Posted on June 1st, 2016 2 Comments

Tuesday links

seven magic mountains

  • This place. (Visual News)
  • These pictures by recent nominees for membership in the legendary Magnum photo agency are just absolutely stunning. (Slate)
  • The answer to the question of what dogs see when they look in the mirror is surprisingly complicated. (The Science of Us)
  • Bryan Cranston, making the funny. (Laughing Squid)
  • And finally: this piece on  alternate emojis for the female experience is a laugh riot. Thanks to loyal reader Raina Cox for sending it along. (The Guardian)

 

 

 

Posted on May 24th, 2016 3 Comments

Monday links

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  • These photos on Central Park were taken with an infrared lens and they are gorgeous. (Laughing Squid)
  • Morrissey being Morrissey. (Flavorwire)
  • There are cat people, and then there are cat people. (Atlas Obscura)
  • This slideshow of vintage beauty products is quite satisfying. (Smithsonian)
  • This infographic of the minimum income it takes to live in each state is not uninteresting. (Mental Floss)

 

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 4 Comments

Friday links

roller rink

  • Love these photos depicting life at a Florida roller rink in the 70s. (Kottke)
  • Why New Yorkers love to wear black. (The Cut)
  • Oops. (Time)
  • “Everything is copy,” and more memorable quotes from Nora Ephron on the occasion of what would have been her 75th birthday. (Man Repeller)
  • The history of the Mary Kay pink cadillac. (Mental Floss)
Posted on May 20th, 2016 11 Comments

Wednesday links

11-StGhislain

Posted on May 18th, 2016 2 Comments