Emma Thompson's Brilliantly Morbid Plan For Diversifying the Oscars & Is Kanye Saying Taylor Swift Owes Him Sex?
This interactive chart of who you’re most likely to marry, based on profession, is the most fascinating time suck I’ve seen in a long while. This might be how I spend my whole day. (Bloomberg)
Emma Thompson has the BEST plan for diversifying the Academy. (Vulture)
Kanye went the $20 boardwalk souvenir route for memorializing his mother and
David Schwimmer father-in-law. (Go Fug Yourself)
It’s been a Kanye-heavy week, but just one more thing, I swear. (Probably.) In his new album, Kanye has a song with a lyric about thinking he might be able to f*ck Taylor Swift because he “made that bitch famous.” People are, naturally, not pleased, so Kanye did how Kanye does and responded with a billion tweets. (Celebitchy)
OKAY FINE, ONE MORE. In that tweet rant, Kanye says ‘bitch’ is a term of endearment, and he’s always used it as such. Here’s the track record that proves, uh, no, he’s never done that. (Inverse)
I’m excited to see Deadpool this weekend, but there are apparently ways I could be MORE excited:
A lot of women are willing to go to EXTREME lengths to make their bike rides more comfortable. (Women’s Health)
A bunch of Bernie supporters have now turned their ire on Civil Rights legend John Lewis. This is not a criticism of Sanders himself in any way, but the Venn Diagram of his supporters and Trump’s have a disgusting behavioral overlap. (BNR)
Finally, a way to enjoy The Cosby Show again. (Mashable)
The Walking Dead is back this weekend. Here are the 10 questions Dustin wants to see answered in the midseason premiere. (Uproxx)
If I don’t wake up this Valentine’s Day being serenaded with a saxophone made of pancakes, I’m going to have to reevaluate my life choices. (H/T DListed)
How has this story about the time Ayn Rand put a hex on her married boyfriend’s penis never made it into Pajiba Storytellers? (The Toast)
If you, like Cannonballer faintingviolet, love cases of mistaken identity, are intrigued by the very real epidemic of people living double and sometimes triple lives in the Victorian era, or love a bit of Edwardian gossip, then The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse by Piu Marie Eatwell is the book for you. (Cannonball Read 8)
Happy Friday! Go out there and do your best this long weekend. Don’t be afraid to show off your special skills.
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