Due to some technical glitches with the site I couldn’t post this cornucopia of links earlier today, so I’m taking a page out of my friend Neil’s book and bringing you some late night linkage. So pour yourself some Courvoisier, treat yoself to some velvet slippies because here come Pajiba Love After Dark.
Speaking of Ladies Men, check out these 16 famous science fiction quotes that make excellent pick-up lines. (io9)
I dunno, I’m a sucker for a well-placed “bigger on the inside” reference.
If you’re looking for some ways to
spice up your package make your holiday gifts extra special, here are some great wrapping ideas. (Web Urbanist)
One more TARDIS link and then I’m done for the day. I swear. But this link killed me dead, so I must, of course, share, in the hopes that it will murder you as well. (Blastr)
Yup, d*ck jokes and disabled kids. It’s a brave new world. Check out this adorable video of Jay-Z trying to explain to an older woman who he is. (Gawker)
Ashley Judd is considering running for Senator. If Senator’s had running mates, I’d insist she chose Morgan Freeman. (Politico)
In other actorly/political collisions, this is possibly my favorite photo all year. (Uproxx)
And this? Possibly the best headline I’ve seen in a long time. Man, I thought we all agreed to phone it in for December and coast through the rest of 2012 on “Best Of” lists. But noooo, The Awl has to make the rest of us look bad. Again. (The Awl)
Speaking of “Best Of” lists, Vulture wants to know what your favorite song of the year was. (Vulture)
I’m ashamed to admit mine is “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Check out their NPR Tiny Desk Concert and tell me you’re not a convert. (NPR)
If you think picking just one song is a sucker’s game, here’s a mash-up of 50 of 2012’s best dance songs. Lord I hate Adam Levine, but I do love fun.
Speaking of musical fun, Dustin has gathered a few of your favorite TV theme songs performed live by famous artists. (WG)
JK Rowling’s adult novel, “The Casual Vacancy,” is being adapted for the BBC. This is exactly what her sedate story of provincial English politics should have been in the first place. (/Film)
Those filmgoers who had a chance to see Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit early are reporting back that the High Frame Rate is, unfortunately, sick-making. (Neatorama)
Finally, I admire the the pants off of comedian Tig Notaro who has had a hellaciously bad year. Here she is, in all her deadpan glory, talking about her new album “Tig Notaro: Live.”