Nate Parker Says He Was 'Vindicated.' Does He Have Any Idea How He Comes Off? Does He Care?
It’s October, you guys. How the hell did that happen? It’s a nice surprise, though, because fall coat season is a beautiful time for SWINTON-watching. (Go Fug Yourself)
We’ll have our Luke Cage review up later this week, but in the meantime, here’s that playlist of the show’s music that you’ve no doubt been craving. (Revelist)
And while you’re at it, do a little reading on Luke’s hero, Crispus Attucks. (Inverse)
It really feels like that one great interview Nate Parker gave to Ebony was the result of a flashcard study session with Gabrielle Union. Everything else he’s said, and continues to say, is pure bullshit. (Lainey)
So long, summer.
And if you need more potentially terrifying videos of adorable animals not willing to let go of summer, here’s a goat who somehow managed to get stuck in a palm tree. (DListed)
This 91-year-old woman, Norma Jean Bauerschmidt, forwent treatment after being diagnosed with cancer, opting instead to take a magnificent year-long cross-country road trip. She passed away late last week. (Country Living)
What worked and what didn’t in the Fear the Walking Dead finale, which I’m assuming you didn’t watch because HBO and Netflix didn’t leave much time for anything else this weekend. (Uproxx)
What is Dynasty without shoulder pads? How will this reboot even work? (Celebitchy)
Terriers fans, a reader named Mike (thanks, Mike!) has a podcast recommendation for you: listen to Donal Logue reflect on the show he considers the “apex of his career.” (Beach Cop Detectives)
And Gilmore Girls fans, I’ve got something for you, too. This Wednesday, 250 cafes across the US and Canada are being converted into Luke’s Diner pop-up shops giving away free coffee. (Eater)
Let’s end on a super upsetting downer note, shall we? A 7-year-old girl is live tweeting her life in Aleppo. (Mashable)
Cannonballer crystalclear had only gotten a few pages into Fun with Kirk and Spock by Robb Pearlman when she knew she had to review it. A parody of Fun with Dick and Jane books, this book pays homage to many Star Trek Original Series episodes, with appearances from the crew as well as tribbles, the Horta, the Gorn, Khan, Trelane, that weird planet obsessed with the 1920’s, along with other favorites. It’s not surprising crystalclear gives this one all the stars. (Cannonball Read 8)
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