Friday 6th March 2015
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Thursday links

chrissie hynde

  • Chrissie Hynde is working on a memoir and I am so there. (A.V. Club)
  • Here’s a fun quiz: Real celebrity birth name or fake celebrity hotel name? (Vulture)
  • Prince’s junior high school basketball photo is pretty priceless. (Dangerous Minds)
  • It’s the 22 worst reality shows of all time, and boy do they sound dreadful. (EW)
  • Your morning weep. (Laughing Squid)
Posted on March 5th, 2015 5 Comments

Wednesday links

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Posted on March 4th, 2015 1 Comment

Monday links


  • In case you missed it: Patricia Arquette’s feminist throwdown of an acceptance speech from last night’s Oscars. (The Cut)
  • And because it only seems right: a slideshow from the red carpet. (Vulture)
  • Oh my God, this. (Laughing Squid)
  • School cafeteria lunches from around the world, and Italy’s in particular puts ours to shame. (Visual News)
  • This drone footage of frozen Niagra Falls is way trippy. (Time)
Posted on February 23rd, 2015 16 Comments

Friday links

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  • We’re just wrapping up fashion week here in New York, and as usual, the street style was clowntastic. (Racked)
  • This kitchen has been untouched since 1956. (Laughing Squid)
  • Love this rundown of the most 60s movies of the 60s. (Flavorwire)
  • And, to round out the nostalgia theme-let: a teen movie montage from that greatest era of teen movies, the 80s. (Time)
  • When I checked the phone this morning and saw that it was 7 degrees out, I honestly wanted to cry. But then this wild burst of sunshine from Sleater-Kinney made everything better. (Pitchfork)




Posted on February 20th, 2015 5 Comments

Tuesday links

lesley gore

Posted on February 17th, 2015 2 Comments

Friday links

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  • These 1930s-era government-issued Venereal Disease awareness posters are pretty great. (Collector’s Weekly)
  • How delightful: a restored version of Grey Gardens is being re-released in March. (The Frisky)
  • The dinosaurs were possibly tripping their brains out. (Death and Taxes)
  • Happy birthday, Judy Blume! Please, guys, make my day and share your best Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret and Forever stories in the comments. (Yahoo)
  • And finally: I am so, so sad this morning to learn of the death of New York Times media critic, big-hearted crank and badass among badasses David Carr. I’ve never met anyone who called it so consistently as he saw it. (NY Times)
Posted on February 13th, 2015 24 Comments

Thursday links

fash wk pics

  • I love these cleverer-than-usual photos of fashion week. (Slate)
  • Here’s a fun little feature in which various style insiders—including friends of GOACA Jen Mankins of Bird and the Of A Kind girls— talk about the moment that got them addicted to fashion.  (Racked)
  • The new season of House of Cards was accidentally on Netflix for about half an hour yesterday. (NY Mag)
  • This not-uninteresting infographic map shows the most common job in each state of the union. (Visual News)
  • Bring me the genius who created this mashup of Cathy comic strips and Louis CK rants. (Pajiba)
Posted on February 12th, 2015 1 Comment

Wednesday links

jon stewart

  • A world without Jon Stewart on The Daily Show is going to be a harsh toke indeed. (The Concourse)
  • And speaking of which: there are new episodes of the web series High Maintenance, an awesome show even if you’ve never smoked pot—but a little more awesome if you have. (Vimeo)
  • Happily, Portlandia has been renewed for two more seasons. (A.V. Club)
  • I’m always up for reading about the visionary genius of Elsa Schiaparelli. (Collector’s Weekly)
  • It’s the Taylor Swift/Nine Inch Nails mashup you didn’t know you needed. (Kottke)


Posted on February 11th, 2015 7 Comments

Monday links

luv shine

  • Really surpassingly pretty pictures of tree carvings. (Flavorwire)
  • Somebody reconceived the 50 Shades trailer with Legos and it is freaking genius. (HuffPo)
  • And speaking of genius, so is this op-ed arguing that the 90s were the last best decade. (NY Times)
  • Random but (apparently) true: people who use more emojis have more sex. (Time)
  • This 1974 footage of Jack Nicholson accepting a BAFTA award on the set of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest amuses.
Posted on February 9th, 2015 6 Comments

Friday links

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  • Just some rather fantastic  vintage Penguin paperback covers, designed by psychedelic artist Alan Aldridge back in the day. (Voices of east Anglia)
  • It’s Broad City paper dolls, y’all. (Vulture)
  • For the past few days, “Old Man” by Neil Young has been stuck in my head and it’s all because this was so awesome. (Time)
  • Ten very punk rock TV moments. (Please Kill Me)
  • Just in time for the very thick of cold and flu season: a nominally gross but very helpful color-coded guide to snot. (Mental Floss)
Posted on February 6th, 2015 6 Comments