Tom Hardy posted an open letter to Drew McWeeny in response to yesterday’s tweets. The headline here says Drew lost, which I don’t think I agree with. What Drew wrote about Hardy has been backed up by a TON of other people in the press. Either way, though, “Best regards and thanks for calling me an asshole a lot” is how I want to start ending every email forever. (Vulture)
If you’ve ever called Johnny Depp (new Depp, not Classic Depp, obviously) overrated or overpaid, Forbes just made it official. (Lainey)
Aretha Franklin went to see The Color Purple on Broadway and was a HOT MESS. (DListed)
Relevant to our interests: these terrifying and beautiful octopus murder plants. (Atlas Obscura)
Look, I understand being pissed about Star Wars spoilers, but maybe threatening a school shooting isn’t the best way to express your anger? Like, maybe that’s the absolute #1 worst way possible. (Uproxx)
I do remember that. It’s not pleasant.
Wrong #MissUniverse crowned last night. For 2 minutes. Remember when that happened with our President in 2000 & we had to keep him 8 years?— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) December 21, 2015
Have you got any old video games lying around that you’re thinking of selling for a few bucks each? Here’s something much, much cooler you can do with them. (Inverse)
I got you all a Christmas gift, and it’s UFC-style porn. It’s described here as “two-thirds wrestling, one-third pure sex.” Happy holidays! (Vocativ)
Netflix has a Christmas story for you, courtesy of Lichfield prison.
Hamilton fans, you need this themed drink in your life. Not only does it sound delicious, but the metaphors are beyond impressive. This cocktail has more in-depth dramaturgy than most plays I’ve seen. (Good Food Stories)
Still looking for that last minute gift, but not sure if they’ve been naughty or nice? Check out Cannonball Read’s list of best and worst books of 2015, and find books for everyone on your list. (Cannonball Read 7)
There will be no Pajiba Love tomorrow, so have a great weekend everyone, and for those of you celebrating a thing, I hope you have an adorable, cuddly holiday.