I “broke up” with my best friend of 20 years after being her maid of honor. I wish I would have just gotten this test before I agreed to be in the wedding. - (McSweeney’s)
Lea Michelle just can’t pass up an opportunity to post a picture from her wedding, can she? - (Lainey)
The Tony Awards were last night, and the first actor in a wheelchair to be nominated for an award also won. Ali Stroker won for her role in Oklahoma!- (Dlisted)
Laurie Metcalf was at the Tonys in a Princess Leia-esque gown (also, it was kind of similar to one I was looking at on eShakti the other day and almost bought until I remembered I have no award shows to attend). - (GFY)
Former Red Sox player David “Big Papi” Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot in the Dominican Republic. His shooter was lucky he wasn’t beaten to death by the crowd who witnessed it. - (The Root)
These 20 questions with Courtney Love sure are something! - (Interview)
Roxana shared this, “On the one hand, I have been over Game of Thrones for a long time. on the other hand, I would buy this.” Oh, shit, me too! - (GameOfLamps)
Speaking of GoT, here are 10 surprising facts you may not know about Peter Dinklage. - (MF)
Cool, cool, Joe: We’ll just go back to those glorious pre-Trump days when *checks notes* Republicans were spreading birther conspiracies, blocking Supreme Court nominations, and outright refusing to publicize the fact that the Russians were meddling in our elections.
Biden at a fundraiser tonight, on his desire to work with the Republican Party post Trump.— Sam Stein (@samstein) June 11, 2019
“With Trump gone you’re going to begin to see things change. Because these folks know better. They know this isn’t what they’re supposed to be doing."
I refuse to call him “Grumpy Cat” but I adore the crabby expression on this mean-mugging cat’s face. - (The Dodo)
Happy Pride Month! V.E. Schwab has talked about wanting to write fantasy with queer characters where their queerness is not a plot point. She succeeds in A Darker Shade Of Magic. In last year’s Cannonball Read Book Exchange, KatSings gave Bothari43 a copy of Schwab’s book. Schwab’s take on fantasy put an end to Bothari43’s book slump. "Kell and Lila are great, and the variety of dangers they face felt fresh and interesting." Have you read the Shades Of Magic series? (Cannonball Read 11)
This PFLAG/Verizon commercial shown during the Grammy Awards is just lovely. Have some tissues handy! - (JoeMyGod)
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