Does Cosmopolitan not know that America already HAS a First Family? Like, a real one? And it doesn’t involve a single Kardashian or Jenner? (Go Fug Yourself)
Rob Lowe’s career (which has spanned “a sex scandal, two movie careers, two successful dramas and a successful sitcom”) is a beautiful, indestructible, ever-mutating butterfly. (Uproxx)
Kanye says he’s been discriminated against in the fashion industry for not being gay. But don’t worry you guys, he’ll persevere. Kanye is way too talented a genius to be kept down. At least that’s what Kanye says. (DListed)
Nicki Minaj was asked during an interview if she “thrives on drama” because all these rapper dudes are feuding around her. She did not respond well to that. Actually, some are saying she responded ‘dramatically,’ because I guess a notoriously opinionated woman isn’t allowed to be angry or insulted, just dramatic. (Celebitchy)
Hooray! Bob’s Burgers is sticking around a while longer!
Here are the new X-Files opening credits! They’re mighty familiar, no? (Vulture)
For those of us in Los Angeles or anyplace else where Fall is just some sort of urban legend, this company will ship you New England leaves for $20. This doesn’t interest me all that much, but I’m disgusted with how much their sister site excites me. (Time)
The New Yorker has a great history of how the world fell out of love with Shakespeare’s language and then back in, and how this new trend of “translating” his works to be more accessible may or may not be the worst thing ever. (The article seems to take the “may not” stance. I think I disagree.) (TNY)
For your October horror marathon viewing pleasure: Every Halloween Movie Reviewed and Rated! (Movie Waffler)
The international trailer for Bryan Cranston’s Trumbo was released earlier this week and I’ve just been watching it on a loop every since.
This raccoon who thinks she’s a puppy elicited squees from me at a volume I would normally be ashamed about, but DID YOU SEE THAT FACE? (BuzzFeed)
Do you think you can design a robot that can land on the moon? If so, Google has $20 million for you. (Daily Dot)
It’s here, it’s finally here! Rainbow Rowell’s new book was published yesterday, and ModernLove read it in about six hours to post her review. Carry On is written as the final book in the Harry Potter-esque series that’s the focus of her 2013 novel, Fangirl. Worried that a book about Simon and Baz might just be a Potter rip-off? Never fear, Rowell comes through. Check out the details in ModernLove’s five star review. (Cannonball Read 7)