Is it weird to link to an Unusual Toilets and Bathroom Decor discussion on Go Fug Yourself? Sure. Probably. But I’m trying to pass a kidney stone and I’ve spent A LOT of time in the bathroom today and last night and this seems perfectly normal to me now. - (GFY)
While we’re on unusual, did you know flying squirrels glow fluorescent pink under black light? Nature is fuckin’ strange! - (National Geographic)
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath will not be returning for a fourth season, but don’t fret. Leah hasn’t given up her quest to rid the world of $cientology. - (Lainey)
Fifty-year-old Michael Sheen’s girlfriend is pregnant, but don’t you worry, you gossipping busybodies: He had broken up with 35-year-old Aisling Bea before beginning his relationship with 25-year-old Anna Lundberg, who — by the way — is only 5 years older than his daughter with Kate Beckinsale.
Wouldn’t normally respond to this kind of thing but for the sake of people I love and who have more important things to focus on right now - I was single from the beginning of last summer until I met my partner Anna who is now going to have our baby. Just for the record. Thanks.— michael sheen (@michaelsheen) August 17, 2019
Let’s read about what Phoebe Waller-Bridge is up to, shall we? - (THR)
Little baby Archie Mountbatten Windsor’s description sounds so stinkin’ cute! - (Celebitchy)
If I can’t have more Santa Clarita Diet, I will absolutely take a Drew Barrymore daytime talk show! Especially because you know Timothy Olyphant will surely be a guest at least once, maybe weekly, maybe it’ll just be Drew and Tim talking to each other every day. *setting DVR now* - (Dlisted)
For Bright Wall/Dark Room’s Long Nights issue, Roxana wrote about ’90s cult hit The Crow and all the ways it resonated for her Goth kid heart. - (BWDR)
Raising Dion absolutely looks like a show right up our alley. “Revolves around a Black mother who discovers her young son has multiple and continually changing abilities” - check! Based on a comic book - check! Jason Ritter - check! Michael B. Jordan - CHECK CHECK! - (Shadow and Act)
If you like Shirley Manson, podcasts, and listening to other musicians and singers talk, this is also right up your alley.
Anderson Cooper and Stephen Colbert share a common background of loss. In a CNN interview, the two talked about grief and the shared experience was really quite touching. - (VF)
Peter Fonda passed away earlier this weekend. This tribute by Peter Travers is a nice send-off. - (RS)
Have a tissue ready; don’t say I didn’t warn you. Antonio Basco was prepared to bury, grieve, and mourn alone for his wife of more than 20 years. Margie Reckard was killed by the gunman in El Paso, TX. Antonio said they had no friends or family, so anyone who wanted to attend Margie’s funeral was welcome to attend. - (News and Guts)
One of the more challenging squares in the CBR11 Book Bingo Reading Challenge is "Two heads are Better than One." Longtime Cannonballers and internet friends, teresaelectro and Jen K, decided to jointly review Erin Gibson’s Feminasty: The Complicated Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death. Teresaelectro knows Gibson from her podcast, Throwing Shade, but Jen K wouldn’t have discovered the book on her own. "Part feminist history, part humorous memoir, this book is a great way to discuss the darkest timeline of Trump." Who helps you deal with this darkest timeline? (Cannonball Read 11)
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