George RR Martin has a LOT of thoughts on Marvel right now. Specifically, he kind of hates everything that isn’t Ant-Man. Wow, does he love Ant-Man. (Uproxx)
Olivia Munn’s cover of Good Housekeeping is so weird I absolutely love it. I have no idea what’s going on here. It looks like a Delia’s model seeing a pineapple for the first time. (Go Fug Yourself)
Madonna said some interesting things about not having an “expiration date for being creative,” and she doesn’t want to stop working until the day she dies. Awesome! Admirable! But then she also says she likes to compare herself to Picasso and my face, it is suddenly in my palm. (Celebitchy)
Wrapping up the most important news story to hit the internet yesterday*, here’s some DEEP analysis of Taylor Swift’s apology to Nicki Minaj, Nicki Minaj’s response, and Katy Perry’s hilarious and confusingly worded side shade, courtesy of Lainey Gossip.
*or the opposite of that, whatever.
A couple of hackers remotely killed a guy’s jeep— with the guy still inside. And now if you need me, I’m super busy dying of fear and never driving again. (Wired)
This is depressing and hilarious and perfect, and I’m genuinely upset I never thought of the idea: Can you tell a Donald Trump quote from Frank Reynolds’? (Medium)
If you like cats, Star Wars, and/or free things, Wilco has you covered. (BoingBoing)
We’re finally getting the kickass, non-bikini’d Princess Leia toy we’ve all been begging for. Well, not toy, exactly. It’s a Hot Toys figure, which means if you want this for your daughter, I hope she enjoys looking at it in her parent’s glass case of collectibles. Still, it’s pretty cool! (Flavorwire)
This “obsessively detailed” interactive map of great literary road trips should keep you busy with a few hours of envious fantasies. (AtlasObscura)
What exactly constitutes a “trainwreck”? Here are 9 women that came before Amy Schumer who I think would embrace the title happily. (ET)
Have you been to the Tenement Museum in New York City? Cannonballer llp recently visited and picked up an intriguing souvenir, 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman. Where the history of these five families is lacking, information on street markets, the advent of delicatessens, the menus from the Ellis Island centers is excellent and fills in a lot of the gaps. Books do make the best souvenirs! (Cannonball Read 7)