Wednesday 26th October 2016
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Wednesday links


  • Abbi Jacobson of Broad City has a new book out called Carry This Book, and it’s got clever illustrations in which she imagines the contents of notable women’s bags. You can see a few here.
  • Here’s the first Gilmore Girls trailer, for those of you who are so inclined. (Flavorwire)
  • Kate McKinnon’s Ghostbusters outtakes reel is pretty funny. I like her. (Kottke)
  • The 25 scariest opening scenes in horror movie history. (A.V. Club)
  • I really want to go to Italy’s premier antiques fair.  The Fornasetti! (Collector’s Weekly)



Posted on October 26th, 2016 1 Comment

Tuesday links


  • A very satisfying slideshow of canine costumes from the annual Tompkins Square Park dog run Halloween parade. (PIX11)
  • Prepare to fall down a crazy rabbit hole with this rundown of the 70 greatest conspiracy theories in pop culture history. (Vulture)
  • What do we think of the fact that Jennifer Lawrence is set to play Zelda Fitzgerald in an upcoming biopic? (Flavorwire)
  • This complete rundown of the 281 people, places, and things the Republican candidate for president has insulted on Twitter is something else. (NY Times)
  • This is not unexciting: next year there will be Girl Scout cookie cereal. (Mental Floss)


Posted on October 25th, 2016 17 Comments

Monday links


  • Here are the winners of Nikon’s Small World microphotography contest. (Neatorama)
  • Nine British murder mystery shows you can stream right now. (Vulture)
  • Your dog’s mouth? Not so clean after all, it turns out. (The Science of Us)
  • Carol Burnett is returning to TV, in a show co-produced by Amy Poehler. (Flavorwire)
  • Warner Bros greenlit Crazy Rich Asians last week; it’ll be the first Hollywood feature film with an all-Asian cast. (Revelist)
Posted on October 24th, 2016 9 Comments

Friday links

Programme Name: Top Of The Lake - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. Episode 3) - Embargoed for publication until: n/a - Picture Shows: Robin Griffin [ELISABETH MOSS] - (C) See Saw Films - Photographer: Parisa Taghizadeh

  • 26 shows it’ll take you less than 20 hours (each, of course) to binge-watch. (Vulture)
  • A fascinating take on how Hillary exploited Trump’s vulnerabilities during the debates. (Vox)
  • Nasty woman T-shirts! To benefit Planned Parenthood! (The Cut)
  • I’m overdoing it on the debate links, I know, but Colbert was really funny on the topic. (Slate)
  • Target’s next big collaboration will be with Victoria Beckham, and I feel it could actually be pretty good. (R29)


Posted on October 21st, 2016 12 Comments

Thursday links


  • This trailer for the much-hyped indie thriller Always Shine looks like scary good fun. (Indie Wire)
  • Hilarious. (The Slot)
  • I quite enjoyed this rundown of the world’s most remote art installations. (Mental Floss)
  • I love a good vintage psychedelic book cover, and these—from the long-defunct adult publishers Essex House—are pretty standout. NSFW. (Dangerous Minds)
  • That cute Emma Stone does Vogue’s 73 Questions, cutely. (Laughing Squid)
Posted on October 20th, 2016 1 Comment

Wednesday links


  • Here is something for those of you who are always saying I should write a book: an essay about my marriage, and the most personal thing I’ve written by far. (Medium)
  • Eight cemeteries worth visiting. (Mental Floss)
  • The 53 best movies with run-times under 90 minutes. (Vulture)
  • These illustrations for a new edition of Jane Austen’s Persuasion are stunning. (Flavorwire)
  • This new anti-Trump ad, in which sexual assault survivors speak out, is pretty powerful. (The Cut)
Posted on October 19th, 2016 48 Comments