Thursday 22nd June 2017
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Posted on June 22nd, 2017 No Comments

Wednesday links

  • These pictures of Cuba by photographer Stijn Hoekstra make me really want to travel there. (My Modern Met)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting. (Vulture)
  • Here’s the trailer for The Only Living Boy in New York, which I must admit I like mostly because of the title. (Flavorwire)
  • Some good summer reads. (Elle)
  • I had no idea Dali created a surrealist “funhouse” for the 1939 World’s Fair—these pictures of it are way trippy. Mildly NSFW. (Dangerous Minds)


Posted on June 21st, 2017 5 Comments

Tuesday links

  • This brief portrait of Lucia Joyce, the talented-but-troubled daughter of James Joyce, is fascinating. (Jezebel)
  • Here’s a documentary on one of my favorite bands, L.A. punk act X.
  • Mother-daughter tattoos are a thing. (My Modern Met)
  • Bruce Springsteen is playing an eight-week residency on Broadway. (A.V. Club)
  • Are these the ten best TV shows of the year so far? (EW)



Posted on June 20th, 2017 5 Comments

Monday links

  • The trippiest sea creatures you’ve ever seen. (Colossal)
  • For their inaugural shopping post, The Fug Girls tackle caftans. (Go Fug Yourself)
  • “If you want to know what killed her, it’s all of it,” Carrie Fisher’s brother said in response to the coroner’s report on her cause of death. I also found her daughter Billie Lourd’s statement, which you can read here, quite moving. (Vulture)
  • Accidental Wes Anderson locations: very amusing. (Elle)
  • And finally: I’ll be reading a particularly spicy excerpt (OK I’ll tell you; it’s about my affair) from my book-in-progress on June 27 in Brooklyn. Some other rather talented ladies will read too, and I believe there will be cocktails. Here’s the info.


Posted on June 19th, 2017 9 Comments

Friday links

  • These lovely watercolors illustrate inhabitants of the animal kingdom, by classification. (Colossal)
  • 25 notable women weigh in on productivity. (The Cut)
  • It’s the Transparent season four trailer. (Vulture)
  • I know, I know: two trailers on the same day. But the new Kathryn Bigelow movie, Detroit, looks wicked intense. (Flavorwire)
  • Here’s a good profile of feminist author Roxanne Gay, who I love. (Elle)


Posted on June 16th, 2017 2 Comments

Thursday links

  • This piece on ten key moments that made street art an international art form is fun. (My Modern Met)
  • A slideshow celebrating the style of Anita Pallenberg, who died on Tuesday at the age of 73.
  • “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else,” and other choice Judy Garland quotes. (Flavorwire)
  • Ugh. Again with the Uber horribleness. (A.V. Club)
  • I thought you guys might appreciate these regular people recreating cheesy romance novel covers. (Dangerous Minds)


Posted on June 15th, 2017 2 Comments