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Tahani Al-Jamil, Expert On All Things Gold, Says Consent Should Be A Basic Foundation, Not The Gold Standard 🙌

By Ursula Scully | Pajiba Love | January 16, 2018 |

By Ursula Scully | Pajiba Love | January 16, 2018 |


Jameela Jamil who plays Tahani on The Good Place dropped some righteous feminist knowledge and (I imagine) completed the interview by dropping her diamond-encrusted mic (that was a Sweet 16 birthday present from Sting). (Vulture)

The results of Trump’s physical were released today and he seems to be in much better health than any of us would have guessed. (Axios)

This story about Wendi Deng Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife, being a Chinese spy is bananas. The fact that intelligence officials warned Jared Kushner and Ivanka about her is next-level. (Celebitchy)

Y’all can have all the Chrises, I’m going to stick with Keanu. (NextShark)

Timothee Chalamet, who is 22 years old, will donate his entire salary from working on Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York to three charities. Adults should take note (I’m looking at you Alec Baldwin). (Lainey Gossip)

This probably won’t help U.S./Saudi Arabia relations. (Screen Crush)

Hulu picked up George Clooney’s six-part series based on Joseph Heller’s Catch-22. (T&C)

So that whole Black Death thing? The one that killed 30% of Europe’s population? Turns out humans were to blame for spreading it, not rats. Oops! Sorry, little dudes. Also, we are disgusting creatures. (Gizmodo)

Alleged child molester Kevin Spacey will need to update his business cards to read Alleged Child Molester And Huge Racist Kevin Spacey. (The Root)

Jane Fonda got sassy on the Today show and I am here for it. (Dlisted)

This book review said Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeanette NG is a “Brontë hommage on LSD”. That sound you hear is me running to the bookstore. (Black Girl Nerds)

Wills and Kate went to Coventry today and you can ogle Kate’s coat, but you should really ogle the cathedral ruins, because they are stunning. (GFY)

If you ever found The Odyssey was dry and stilted, that may have been due to the translation. ElCicco recommends a new version by Emily Wilson, the first woman to publish a translation, as more readable. "The story in Wilson’s hands genuinely sounds like the kind of tale you would tell to folk gathered around the evening fire, and it trips along at a lively pace." Did you read The Odyssey in school? (Cannonball Read 10)

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