Hold On, Are Lin-Manuel Miranda & The Rock Best Friends Now?
Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Rock have apparently discovered a deep friendship. Like, co-writing musicals together levels of friendship. (And yes, okay, they didn’t actually write this musical but I’m still overly invested in their friendship.) (AV Club)
It’s a big day for LMM news. I guess I finally need to read the Kingkiller Chronicle series, huh? (The Wrap)
Ben McKenzie and Morena Baccarin are engaged. (DListed)
And Amanda Seyfried’s preggers. (People)
Time has named Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” the worst song of 2016, and Rolling Stone has named Lemonade the year’s best album. Sounds accurate on both ends. (Lainey)
In that link, Lainey mentions an “All I Want For Christmas Is You” takedown, and it is, in fact, hilarious. I’d never realized how disrespectful Mariah Carey is of Santa Claus. (Houston Press)
This terrifying abandoned mall that’s been featured in Gone Girl, Westworld, and, like, a million other things, is being torn down to build… an actual mall. (LAist)
Breaking through that space ceiling!
The Westworld yarn wall is starting to really come into focus. (Uproxx)
We’re getting a Prince documentary! If you’re in Europe, it’s scheduled for release next year. Here in the U.S., we’ll get it… hopefully eventually. (Jezebel)
This is a great look at race, money, and privilege in the new Gilmore Girls. (Vulture)
A Canadian police department is using Nickelback as a drunk driving deterrent. (Facebook)
Imagine the US never recovered from the dust bowl, and zombies are real. That’s the world our protagonist, Henrietta "Hank" Goodness, inhabits in Dust Bath Revival. Sistercoyote gives 5 stars to this fully fleshed out book. "This sense of Hank, of em-body-ment, is critical both to the plot and to understanding Hank herself: and make no mistake, Hank herself is the focus here." Are you ready for another zombie book? (Cannonball Read 8)
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