For those of you disatisfied with the quality of the linkage around these here parts, have no fear. Soon, much sooner than you think, the robots will have ALL our jobs. (Slate)
Speaking of writers who annoy, courtesy of admin, here are some awesome quotes from famous writers on censorship. Oh, Banned Books week, you’re my favorite. (Buzzfeed)
It might be my youthful affection for Papa Hemingway, but I’ve always been partial to fellas with beards. But, well, this tumblr may have put me off them forever. (Beard Soup)
Unless, of course, that particular soupcatcher were attached to the face of the always entrancing Idris Elba. Elba addressed the rumor (RUMOR) that he might maybe someday be considered to play James Bond. I like what he has to say on the matter. (Vulture)
And for those out there who think it’s inconceivable for a black man to play Bond, I, I just don’t know what to do with you. Speaking of inconceivables, I would very much like this Princess Bride Monolopy to be a real thing. Please? Pretty please with Elwes on top? (Shakespeare Sister)
Speaking of films I never get tired of watching, katers, knowing my love for Jurassic Park, sent me this cartoon. (Doodle of Boredom)
While we’re on the subject of cleveh birds, Rob sent me a fascinating article on parrots who teach other wild birds how to talk. (Australian Geographic)
Wild animals are so helpful when they’re not tearing out your innards! Check out this lionness saving a stranded cub. (Blame It On The Voices)
For whatever reason, this pitch perfect comic of the cast of “Seinfeld” playing D&D slayed me. They got everything right. Gestures, facial expressions. It’s genius. (
Yeah, that reminder of the greatness of “Seinfeld” only makes me angrier at what passes for a sitcom this fall. The Other Greg sent me this fantastic article on gender roles, specifically targeting the dreadful “How To Be A Gentleman.” (NPR)
Okay friends, last time I posted a link in praise of Adele, many of you vocalized your distaste for her voice, her beauty and her tax paying practices. I
think you are all insane and possibly deaf respect your opinion but offer up this new video for her single “Someone Like You.” Because I love it. And it’s Friday. And you can’t stop me. (Celebitchy)
But everyone can agree on The Beatles right? RIGHT? Well, anyway, here is an adorable, typographical representation of “Help.”
Oh, readers, have I ever mentioned that I do appreciate you being round? For the foodies among you I have two parting gifts. First this oddly mesmerizing skillet photography. No, seriously, it’s pretty neat. Thanks again, Rob!
(Christopher Jonassen) And this nifty video from Saveur on how to peel a head of garlic in ten seconds.
Joanna Robinson cannot wait to get home and shake the dickens out of some garlic.