Friday 31st July 2015
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Friday links


  • So many fantastic pictures of a young Mick, all in one place. (Please Kill Me)
  • Some really quite memorable epitaths. (Mental Floss)
  • This footage of Jimmy Kimmel going off on the whole Cecil the Lion tragedy is pretty great. (youTube)
  • As is this, but differently. (Flavorwire)
  • And finally, because Oh, why not: state-by-state demographic maps of the most commonly-employed swear words. NSFW-ish. (Kottke)


Posted on July 31st, 2015 2 Comments

Tuesday links

dutch birthday

  • These photographs of Dutch birthday celebrations are pretty great. (Slate)
  • Funny. (Time)
  • The grammar fascist in me loves this helpful video on the correct usage of the—all too frequently erroneously deployed—apostrophe. (Laughing Squid)
  • Is your favorite movie on this list of the top ten most beautiful movies of all time? (Kottke)
  • A slightly morbid but altogether fascinating rundown of how various cultures bury their dead. (Atlas Obscura)


Posted on July 28th, 2015 2 Comments

Thursday links

love me back

  • Just a whole bunch of especially great book covers. (Kottke)
  • The most epic road trips in American literature. (Atlas Obscura)
  • Don’t know which of these guys I’m going to miss more. (A.V. Club)
  • An astonishingly thorough guide to all the running gags on Arrested Development. (NPR)
  • Your morning weep is particularly weepy today. (Time)
Posted on July 23rd, 2015 5 Comments

Wednesday links


  • Director David O Russel—of American Hustle and Silver Linings Playbook fame—has made a movie about Joy Mangiano—of Miracle Mop and Huggable Hangers fame—and it stars Jennifer Lawrence and here is the trailer and I’m obsessed. (Flavorwire)
  • Beautiful—and mildly voyeuristic—photos of Paris. (Slate)
  • The indie rock of the 90s playlist to end all indie rock of the 90s playlists. (Medium)
  • I found this mesmerizing. (Laughing Squid)
  • A very smart guide to how to handle your partner’s depression. (Lifehacker)


Posted on July 15th, 2015 3 Comments

Tuesday links


  • Single-topic Tumblr of the day: WesAndersonPalettes. (Wes  Anderson Palettes)
  • These school chalkboards—untouched since 1917—were just uncovered and are rather amazing. (Visual News)
  • 17 true facts that sound totally untrue. (Mental Floss)
  • On the occasion of its the 20th anniversary of Clueless, the top ten spiritual heirs to Cher Horowitz. (Flavorwire)
  • Wow. (YouTube)
Posted on July 14th, 2015 1 Comment

Thursday links

helena r


Posted on July 9th, 2015 1 Comment

Wednesday links

broad city

Posted on July 8th, 2015 1 Comment

Friday Links

royal ascot


Posted on June 19th, 2015 1 Comment

Wednesday links


  • 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