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Friday Links

royal ascot

 

Posted on June 19th, 2015 No Comments

Wednesday links

inspiration

  • Writers on places that inspire their work. (Flavorwire)
  • Probably some of you know that Lucky magazine closed shop yesterday, an event that has left me feeling more than a little nostalgic for the early days. Here’s an absolutely wonderful piece written by a former assistant of mine about what it was like to work there. It all but brought me to tears. (The Cut)
  • And here, if you’ve never seen it, is a trailer-length commercial we made after we first launched that still  manages to get a laugh out of me every time I watch it. (YouTube)
  • These old Life magazine summer covers are a kick. (Time)
  • Progress (Jezebel)

 

Posted on June 17th, 2015 24 Comments

Thursday links

sex pistols

  • Sex Pistols Master Card, anyone?
  • John Waters, awesome forever. (Time)
  • Pizza Hut: tool of the devil. (A.V. Club)
  • 13 rather fascinating facts about Catcher in the Rye. (Mental Floss)
  • Here is all the vindication I’ve ever craved for being a near-compulsive hand-washer. (Kottke)
Posted on June 11th, 2015 8 Comments

Tuesday links

janis joplin

  • On the occasion of the publication of his new coffee table book, fantastic rock star portraits by Art Kane. (Time)
  • Relatedly: check out this 1966 Rolling Stones tour program. (Dangerous Minds)
  • And rounding out the GOACA morning rock and roll trifecta: a really very smart piece on why female rock critics are important. (New Yorker)
  • Refer to Caitlin Jenner as a “he” on Twitter, and prepare for this to happen. (Slate)
  • This mashup of Grand Budapest Hotel and The Shining is rather genius. (Kottke)
Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Monday links

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Posted on June 1st, 2015 6 Comments

Wednesday links

flannery stamp

Posted on May 27th, 2015 4 Comments

Tuesday links

hollywood blvd

 

Posted on May 26th, 2015 5 Comments

Thursday links

30 Rock - Season 7 Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

Posted on May 21st, 2015 10 Comments

Tuesday links

putin pinup

  • These portraits of college aged girls who worship Putin as a pinup are genius. (Flavorwire)
  • Feel guilty no more, working moms! Your daughters will grow up to earn more. (The Frisky)
  • I swore I wouldn’t do any more Mad Men links, but this one of all the best nighties ever worn on the series just made me too happy. (The Cut)
  • Turns out there’s an actual reason why some of us (cough) are horrible with names. (The Science of Us)
  • These fast food worker/activists took pictures of their lives to illustrate what it looks like to live on less than $15 an hour. (Slate)

 

Posted on May 19th, 2015

Monday links

insect mosaic

  • Really quite stunning mosaics composed of insects. (Atlas Obscura)
  • Famous last meals. (The Atlantic)
  • Self-driving cars are one step closer to totally happening, and this will never stop freaking me out. (Mental Floss)
  • Talk about a high/low career: genius cartoonist Art Spiegelman (frequent contributor to the New Yorker and author of the graphic novel Maus) was the creative force behind Wacky Packages. (Dangerous Minds)
  • Fascinating, but possibly not the wisest click-through for hypochondriacs: What your fingernails are telling you about your health. (Visual News)
Posted on May 18th, 2015 2 Comments