Are you staying indoors? Are you practicing social distancing? Are you washing your hands, not touching your face, and sneezing and coughing into your elbow? If you aren’t, shame on you. Go stand in the corner and think about your choices. But then come back and read these links I found for you.
If you’re looking for something to do to occupy your time during the COVID19 lockdown, why not build a 5-foot-long Star Destroyer like this guy did? (Popular Mechanics)
Some very heartwarming news: Chelsea Manning is out of jail after almost a year. (Ars Technica)
A very lovely essay from Shannon Keating. (I want to highlight this quote: “Capitalism will not save us; working will not save us; believing we are any more inherently worthy of health care or clean water because of our relationships to so many factors largely outside our control that we’ve been taught, nonetheless, to worship — richness, whiteness, normalcy — will not save us. Now, maybe more of us can finally recognize our only real worth in this world is what we can offer to others. We are all we have.”) (Buzzfeed)
Another great read: America Is a Sham. (Slate)
Remember everyone’s favorite patient from the “My Cabbage” episode of Scrubs? There’s a valuable (and heartbreaking) lesson about social distancing there that’s gone viral. (Uproxx)
WHY WE NEED SOCIAL DISTANCING, as illustrated by Scrubs.— Naima Cochrane (@naima) March 15, 2020
SHE WAS SUPPOSED TO GO HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL THAT DAY!
Antonio Sabato Jr. has the sads because his support of Trump ruined his Hollywood career. But did it, though? DID IT? (Celebitchy)
Everything You Need to Remember For Westworld Season 3. (Nerdist)
You should probably bookmark this link: The 100 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now. (Vulture)
Have we discussed Mariah Carey and her kiddos washing their hands to an Ol’ Dirty Bastard tune? Is it too late to request to be quarantined with her? (Lainey Gossip)
Super depressing: Nine out of 10 people found to be biased against women. (The Guardian)
Did you know that Thora Birch’s mom starred in Deep Throat and that both of her parents were adult-film stars? (Uproxx)
A new article from Rebecca Traister: This Is How the Establishment Maintains Its Grip. (The Cut)
Can stealth streetwear evade electronic eyes? (New Yorker)
Heidi Klum is in self-isolation whilst she awaits the results of her test. Be safe, everyone! (Dlisted)
What would happen if the world reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to the coronavirus? (Fast Company)
Yeeehaw. Cowboy up, pardner: Your Rugged American Individualism Is Making You Dangerous. (GQ)
On Tim Roger’s recommendation kimberleybear read William Gibson’s sci-fi classic, Neuromancer, in preparation for this fall’s release of Cyberpunk 2077. It was a strangely familiar experience. "A lot of the references I recognized immediately were things that actually didn’t exist when the book was published in 1984, but reading it in 2020 was definitely a bizarre experience." Are you more familiar with cyberpunk through movies, books, or games? (Cannonball Read 12)
I think this is the best way for me to end Pajiba Love tonight, yes?
Am I doing this home quarantine thing right…? pic.twitter.com/IjOL1cthOa— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) March 15, 2020
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