Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Monday links

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  • Just because I’m in the mood to run this fabulous vintage Ron Galella shot of her, here are five fun facts about Jackie Kennedy. (Mental Floss)
  • Amy Schumer is set to play the lead in a live-action Barbie movie, which sounds appealingly subversive. (A.V. Club)
  • A handy rundown of all the designers who have spoken out about whether or not they will dress Melania Trump. (The Cut)
  • This redo of the problematic holiday classic “Baby it’s Cold Outside” cleverly smooths away its date-rapey edges. (Time)
  • And then there’s this: Tonight I’m giving a reading with a few other people at Niagara Bar, 112 Avenue A, at 7:45. Would love to see you there, and if you do come, by all means please say hello!
Posted on December 5th, 2016 4 Comments

Friday links

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  • Check out these cool portraits of women doing jobs that aren’t typically done by women. (Kottke)
  • The 20 best long-running shows for serious binge-watching. (Vulture)
  • This is wonderful. (The Cut)
  • The Paris Review has just put its entire archives online, which is pretty great. (Paris Review)
  • There will be a limited TV series based in the life of Marvin Gaye—it’s the first time his family has agreed to cooperate with such a project. (A.V. Club)

 

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 3 Comments

Thursday links

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Posted on December 1st, 2016 3 Comments

Wednesday links

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  • The 12 most unexpected spinoffs in TV history. (Vulture)
  • In the ongoing spirit of keeping up the good works, here’s a list of progressive organizations to throw your weight behind. (Flavorwire)
  • This Hamilton/Beyonce mashup is good fun. (Kottke)
  • The first trailer for the sixth and final season of Girls is here. I think the fifth season turned out to be rather good and I’d pretty much lost interest in the show before that, so I’m looking forward to it. (The Frisky)
  • Good on Patagonia for donating 100% of the proceeds of their Black Friday sales to charity. (Fortune)
Posted on November 30th, 2016 4 Comments

Tuesday links

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  • Wes Anderson directed this impossibly twee—but also impossible to dislike—holiday-themed short film, sponsored by H&M.  (Flavorwire)
  • Here’s a world map with every country’s tourism slogan on it. (Kottke)
  • Japan is creating a spa amusement park and I am so there. (Time)
  • This all-women’s motorcycle club delivers breast milk to women in need.  (R29)
  • Got a spare $150,000 burning a hole in your pocket? Possibly you might look into purchasing Dennis Hopper’s record collection. (Rolling Stone)

 

 

Posted on November 29th, 2016 4 Comments

Monday links

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  • Welcome back from the holiday, everyone. Here’s a fun little thing I wrote. (And how clever is this illustration? I liked it so much I had to get a little bit more mileage out of it by running it here. The picture is about a million years old, but I’m getting to the age where the older the picture, the better.) (The Strategist)
  • The 33 best movies with a runtime of over three hours. (Vulture)
  • 25 notable women on overcoming rejection. (The Cut)
  • I suppose it’s pretty punk rock that Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren’s son burned millions of dollars worth of punk rock memorabilia to protest the commodification of punk rock. (Billboard)
  • Some of the facts on this list of 20 random facts about shopping are rather interesting. (Mental Floss)
Posted on November 28th, 2016 3 Comments