goodbye The Dissolve - you were one of my favorite movie sites /on the lack of female duos in animated movies and Inside Out (related - as much as I loved the movie, this is lame) / I would love to meet Carl Reiner / "a studious, judicious deployment of art direction" = one of the things I appreciate most about Sofia Coppola's films ("Coppola is constantly seeking images that explore the tension between the internal and external") / also: why wardrobe matters / the Jurassic Park poop scene / the modernist homes of L.A. villains / choosing the music for Magic Mike XXL / an oral history of Love and Basketball / "Psychologists studying tears have used the opening sequence of Up to induce crying in lab participants" / on "turning off your brain" during movies / Jake Gylls really was great in Little Shop of Horrors and I'm so glad I got to see it
a conversation with Dr. Lecter (and one with Bryan Fuller) / "there’s a difference between 'not for me' and 'not for any decent person.'" / Adam Scott on his roles (the idea that only 15,000 people watched the Party Down finale is insane to me! More people read this article than watched that episode) / the granny square blanket / Hannibal jokes / Elaine gets a Vogue makeover / "I'll be 70 one day, going up to Jerry, saying, 'Jerry, it's me, Man Hands!'"
"Taylor’s career is, in fact, the perfected realization of every writer’s narrowest dream: To get back at those who had wronged us, sharply and loudly, and then to be able to cry innocent that our intentions were anything other than poetic and pure." / just a casual "will you be in my video?" message from Rihanna on Instagram
Kate Beaton on The Princess and the Pony / Rilla Alexander
parenting advice / very excited about the Misery play / on writing for Lucky / questions from my mixed race son / pecs or it didn't happen / on tact / What I Learned From Leading Tours About Slavery At A Plantation / I love a good Greenies joke (Jenny Slate, Gabe Liedman, and Max Silvestri talk about weed...but mostly dog medications) / American Girl dolls / my co-worker Rachel thinks up amazing cocktails (see also) / help / anting