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Wednesday links

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Posted on October 29th, 2014 2 Comments

Tuesday links

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  • Minimalist horror movie  posters.
  • It is now possible to fly to Europe for $99. (Slate)
  • Riggins returns. (Vulture)
  • That charming Neil Patrick Harris is going to do a variety show for NBC. (A.V. Club)
  • Your morning weep. (Pajiba)
Posted on October 28th, 2014 1 Comment

Monday links

the fashion one

  • A really quite beautiful slideshow of vintage matchbox art. (Collector’s Weekly)
  • It always pleases me to bring you pictures from the annual East Village Halloween dog parade, which took place this weekend, and did not disappoint.
  • It’s not uninteresting to see what different countries use for target practice. (Slate)
  • Martha Stewart Living did a guide to throwing your kid a punk rock birthday party, which really was just asking for it. (A.V. Club)
  • I love a good infographic map of America, and here are a whopping 25 of them, detailing everything from the second most popular religion in each state to the most common cause of death to the most popular kid’s names.  (Mental Floss)
Posted on October 27th, 2014 4 Comments

Friday links

 

buffy marathon

Posted on October 24th, 2014 2 Comments

Thursday links

Autumn in Pomerania, north side of Poland. Forest near Gdynia.

 

 

 

 

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 3 Comments

Wednesday links

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  • RIP to Oscar de la Renta, maker of the pretty. (NY Times)
  • And let’s also bid a fond farewell to original badass Ben Bradlee. (NY Times)
  • This Ohio State Marching Band tribute to classic rock makes me stupidly happy.
  • Fun facts from studies about online dating—like for instance the fact that putting the word “love” in your profile actually ups your chances of finding it.
  • These photographs and accompanying interviews with various New Yorkers about what they are reading on the subway are a delight. (BBC News)

 

 

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 2 Comments

Monday links

painting of the city

  • I’m rather transfixed by these photo-like paintings of the city at night by Brooklyn artist Alexandra Pacula. (Laughing Squid)
  • What fresh hell is Brandy Melville? (Slate)
  • This map—which details the one job that is most unique to each state of the union—definitely raises more questions than it answers. (Mental Floss)
  • A Houston radio station has just changed its format to classic rap, possibly creating a new genre. I am way into this, which is just so predictable. (Kottke)
  • The Simpsons, in SAT form. (Vulture)
Posted on October 20th, 2014 9 Comments

Friday links

tunnel print

  • I picked my five favorite prints from the selection at everyone’s favorite art-for-the-people site 20×200 this week. (20×200)
  • Watch this 50s housewife describe her LSD trip—while tripping. (Wifey)
  • It pleases me that the charming young Neil Patrick Harris will host the Oscars. (Vulture)
  • A really harrowing first-person account of what it’s like to develop acute schizophrenia. (Vice via Flavorwire)
  • Another year, another Vortex. (Time)
Posted on October 17th, 2014 2 Comments

Wednesday links

Yoga Joe

  • Meet GI Joe’s chill cousin, Yoga Joe. (Visual News)
  • And yet again: Take that, Texas. (Daily Intelligencer)
  • Do we think it is a good thing or a slightly pernicious thing that both Apple and Facebook will now pay for their employees’ egg freezing? (The Cut)
  • A Bill Murray Christmas special is a Christmas special I would watch. (A.V. Club)
  • 50 of the greatest debut novels since 1950. (Flavorwire)
Posted on October 15th, 2014 11 Comments

Tuesday links

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  • Just a bunch of great old photos of Barbra. And her nails. (The Cut)
  • And on a completely different aesthetic note: these portraits from New York’s recent Comic Con are a delight. (Flavorwire)
  • Office nappers, take note. (Laughing Squid)
  • Of course I had to see what a $1 million RV looks like. (Mental Floss)
  • New Yorkers and those just looking for an excuse to visit: so many awesome sample sales going on this month. (Racked)
Posted on October 14th, 2014 No Comments