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Alec Baldwin 'Hates' Playing Trump on 'SNL' As Much As We Hate Watching Him Play Trump on 'SNL'

By Ursula Scully | Pajiba Love | September 5, 2019 |

By Ursula Scully | Pajiba Love | September 5, 2019 |


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The race to create a perfect lie detector. (The Guardian)

I love this news: Johns Hopkins opened a new center to study psychedelic drugs. Gimmie all the shrooms! (NYT)

We can tell where a whale has traveled from the themes in its song. (New Scientist)

Why are school buses yellow? (Smithsonian Mag)

This is some bullsh*t right here: per Lainey, the Daily Mail limits comments on Prince Andrew pieces, but not on Meghan Markle pieces. (Lainey Gossip)

I don’t know if this is a real snub or not, but Prince Harry and Meghan are not visiting the Queen at Balmoral this year and that’s just fine by me. (Celebitchy)

I love small spaces. This 350 square foot studio is goooorgeous. (The Cut)

Prince George and Princess Charlotte went off to school today. They’re adorable, but my god, Charlotte looks exactly like a wee Queen Liz, no? (GFY)

Here’s something we can all agree on during these divisive times: Everyone hates Alec Baldwin’s gig as Trump on SNL. Even Alec Baldwin. (Daily Beast)

Drew Magary asks if it’s worth being a good person in 2019 America. (Deadspin)

Listen. As far as I’m concerned, Mariah Carey gets to tell us exactly what is and is not Christmas music season. (Dlisted)

It’s not just the Amazon. America’s forests are in peril as well. (The Week)

Reason and civility have always been invoked to defend slavery. (WaPo)

How to raise activist kiddos. (The Helm)

And for my fellow childfree folk: how to build a life without children. (The Walrus)

On the pervasiveness of torture narratives in media. (The Outline)

A former Wal-Mart executive says the company avoided paying 2.6 BILLION in taxes. (Quartz)

LadyStardust sees two monsters in The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle - the devil that stalks the halls of a psychiatric hospital, and the larger mental health care system. "This book struck me the most in how effectively and empathetically it humanized its characters and their situation. Obvious care was taken not to demonize the people working for the hospital, or reduce and dismiss any of the patients." Have you read anything by this emerging master of horror? (Cannonball Read 11)


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


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