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A Grand Jury In Texas Indicts Netflix Over 'Cuties'

By Ursula Scully | Pajiba Love | October 8, 2020 |

By Ursula Scully | Pajiba Love | October 8, 2020 |


People losing their minds over Cuties is insane, but this is just outright wild: Texas grand jury indicts Netflix for allegedly promoting lewd material in the film. JESUS GOD, WHY. Why don’t you fix your ballot boxes instead, Texas? (CNN)

Rainn Wilson’s house is so gorgeous! I don’t see any beets in the backyard, but there are plenty of plants throughout and also a pig. (AD)

Trump’s antibody treatment was tested using cells originally derived from … an abortion. 🤔 (MIT Technology Review)

Honestly, I am pretty happy that Warner Huntington III is just as big of a dbag in real life as he was in the movie. Points for consistency, Warner. (Twitter)

Sarah posted a lovely tribute to Netflix’s GLOW. (Lainey Gossip)

So a new Royals book is coming out. This time it’s about the Cambridges, and so far the excerpts are maybe-sort-of-not-really-all-that-surprising-but-still-kinda fun? This one is about that time in 2007 when Wills broke up with Kate…via phone. I mean, that’s totally on-brand for him, right? (Celebitchy)

All hail this year’s Fat Bear Week champion! (The Verge)

Ellen’s ratings aren’t great. Which is great! Why not just end the charade and use those resources for another show? Or just run kitten videos for an hour instead? That’s the kind of content my brain needs right now. (Dlisted)

I’m keeping my eye on this new browser called Brave that promises pretty significant privacy controls. (Ars Technica)

How to Talk to a Conspiracy Theorist. (Medium)

Why Experts Are Exploring Climbing as a Form of Therapy. (Outside)

For my fellow leftists (there are dozens of us!) here: Why Liberals Pretend They Have No Power. (The Atlantic)

Our workplaces do not know how to handle grief. (Fortune)

This was such a fascinating read: How Human Y Chromosomes Replaced Those of Neanderthals in a Quiet Genetic Takeover. (Smithsonian Mag)

You’re super lucky today because you’re getting two Cannonball Read blurbs!

Teresaelectro liked the cover of Lauren Dane’s Heart of Darkness, but when she found out it was a "witch paranormal romance" she was sold. With some effort, and avoiding Amazon, she was able to track down hard copies of the rest of the series. Are you finding ways to support small businesses during the pandemic? (Cannonball Read 12)


Tillie isn’t a big fan of history through a military lens, but Vawn Corrigan’s Irish Tweed: History, Tradition, Fashion is the kind of history she likes. "It was also fascinating to see the development after the occupation by the English where so much Irish culture was subdued and lost." What is your favorite way to look at history? (Cannonball Read 12)

This is so cute:

Little man scores!! ⚽ from r/PublicFreakout

Ursula is a Staff Contributor for Pajiba. You can follow her on Twitter.

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