I didn’t see all of the films in the category Awkwafina was nominated for, but I did see The Farewell and I loved it and thought she definitely deserved to win! If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it. - (Lainey)
Harvey Weinstein is currently on trial for rape in NY. Bad news for him, though. While he was busy putting on his ill-fitting jacket and shuffling into court with his walker (why couldn’t it be icy in NY? WHY, GOD, WHY?), new rape and sexual assault charges were filed against him in LA. Oh, Harv, remember what awards season used to be like for you, you repellent piece of shit? - (Dlisted)
After the Golden Globes, Kate Beckinsale went home with, uh, one of Pete Davidson’s best friends, Machine Gun Kelly. (Page 6)
I know, I know, you’re probably sick of all the Golden Globes coverage by now, BUT this has my best dressed and worst dressed pick on the same page and there was no way I wasn’t sharing that! - (Celebitchy)
Italian scientists have discovered two new cannabinoids and their research shows how much we still don’t know about marijuana. It’s so damn frustrating to imagine how much more we could discover if the US would reschedule it. - (VICE)
Jackholes who can’t behave like decent humans have once again ruined something for everyone. - (The Root)
Speaking of ruining jackholes.
I take it all back. I now welcome nuclear oblivion pic.twitter.com/BDQ9zH4OTQ— Frances Weetman (@francesweetman) January 6, 2020
In “about damn time” news: Ava DuVernay has been nominated for a DGA award! - (Shadow and Act)
As a lover of coffee, I’m baffled by this. If you want candy, go eat candy. Why do you want your coffee to taste like candy (or cereal or birthday cake)? - (TIB)
And as a lover of coffee, I have an extensive coffee mug collection. However, none of my mugs are as cool as these.
Roxana shared this in our Slack. From the article, “Even Iowans are sick of their unearned, undeserved electoral importance.” - (Medium)
Celeste Barber is not waiting for the Australian government to raise the money necessary to help against the horrific fires. She’s raised over $30M in 3 days! That’s THIRTY MILLION. Dollars. - (Scary Mommy)
Nart has enjoyed Julie Anne Long’s romances in the past because, "[s]he treats her characters with intense, borderline radical compassion in a world that loves to categorize people into Good or Bad as quickly and irrevocably as possible." She was disappointed while reading Like No Other Lover that Long didn’t apply that same compassion to faceless indigenous women or Romany characters. What do you do when a favorite author disappoints you? (Cannonball Read 12)
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