Sunday 19th April 2015
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Friday links

epic princess

Posted on April 17th, 2015 2 Comments

Thursday links

beverly cleary

  • On the occasion of her recent 99th birthday, a truly wonderful collection of vintage Beverly Cleary book covers. (Flavorwire)
  • I found these secrets of the supermarket business fascinating. (Mental Floss)
  • Department of Things That Could Conceivably Happen: a lady on our $20 bills. (Jezebel)
  • Are these really the worst jobs of 2015?  (Time)
  • Six excellently obscure halls of fame. (Atlas Obscura)
Posted on April 16th, 2015 4 Comments

Tuesday links

great gatsby

Posted on April 14th, 2015 9 Comments

Monday links

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Posted on April 13th, 2015 2 Comments

Wednesday links

classic album covers

  • A look at the locations from six iconic album covers. (Atlas Obscura)
  • How crazy: there was a nazi summer camp on Long Island in the 30s. The pictures are both disturbing and unreal. (Dangerous Minds)
  • “First, forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable,” and more great quotes by writers on the topic of writing. (Flavorwire)
  • Ah, romance: according to one dating app, most first dates happen at Starbucks. (Time)
  • A not-uninteresting mini-history of eyebrow grooming.

 

 

Posted on April 8th, 2015 1 Comment

Tuesday links

 

 

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  • A nice mini-survey of office design of the 70s, which suddenly looks quite cool. (Flavorwire)
  • Just a bunch of mouth-shaped doors. (Atlas Obscura)
  • Some of Frida Kahlo’s extra-spicy love letters are up for auction. (Dangerous Minds)
  • I’m stumped—you tell me what this list of the bestselling albums in American history says about us as a culture.
  • Hilarious. (SB Nation via Kottke)

 

Posted on April 7th, 2015 4 Comments

Monday links

maya angelou

Posted on April 6th, 2015 7 Comments

Thursday links

hello kittiest

Posted on March 19th, 2015 8 Comments

Thursday links

girl wrestler

 

Posted on March 12th, 2015 3 Comments

Tuesday links

tim elizabeth

  • The Timothy Hutton career retrospective Q&A we have all somehow been living without. (A.V. Club)
  • Barn quilts are kind of a cool thing I never knew existed. (Atlas Obscura)
  • RIP to Simpson’s co-creator and ubermensch Sam Simon.  (NY Times)
  • Seriously. (Slate)
  • Vivien Leigh, Florence Nightingale, and more of history’s most notable cat ladies. (Mental Floss)
Posted on March 10th, 2015 9 Comments