Natalie Portman looks how we all feel, from the numb face to the red carpet dress equivalent of sweatpants. (Go Fug Yourself)
JK Rowling stands behind the casting of Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts franchise. She didn’t pick him, but she supports it. Which is her right. Like it’s my right to not see these movies featuring a horrible scarf monster. But I guess this is good news for all alleged perpetrators of violence against women. You don’t have to worry about having any problems finding work as a movie star (or President). (Lainey)
Jennifer Lawrence wrote an essay about hope that I’m sure is very inspiring for all the other insanely wealthy, beautiful, bubble-protected white women out there. (Celebitchy)
Personally, I’m still having a hard time finding anything even slightly political — what’s that word again? Oh right— funny. But the Feminist Donald Trump Twitter account is pretty close.
They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. What I'm saying is, reddit should be dismantled.— FeministDonaldTrump (@TrumpFeminist) November 10, 2016
Some genius human started a dating app to match Americans with Canadians. Just in case you’re looking to green card your way out of this mess. (MapleMatch)
Also, the RateMe app from the Bryce Dallas Howard episode of Black Mirror is good for a few minutes of distraction. (RateMe)
Today’s total joy: Rats love being tickled. I’m gonna watch these videos of happy ticklish rats on a loop forever. (NYT)
Added joy: let’s all spend out weekend memorizing this glorious jumbotron choreography and meet back here Monday for a virtual dance party. (DListed)
If you’re looking for a little relief from your anxiety and fear, don’t turn to The Walking Dead. (Uproxx)
If I’d been hiking in the woods on Wednesday and just happened to have run into Hillary Clinton, I think I would have actually died. (NYMag)
Are you looking for an engaging escape from the present reality? Ellepkay reviews the first two books in Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London series. Midnight Riot introduces us to Constable Grant as he learns about being a policeman, discovers he’s a wizard, and solves murders. "The murders are gruesome. People’s faces *literally* fall off." There are currently 5 books in the series with the sixth book due at the end of January. This might be just the series to get you through the winter. (Cannonball Read 8)
I hope you all find your inner trampoline this weekend, even just for a moment.