Friday, January 31, 2014

Morning Coffee (1/31/14)

Happy Friday! How is it the last day of January already??

As someone who is probably not planning to watch the Super Bowl, I actually agree that nobody cares that you're not watching the Super Bowl.

Whee, the delightful Rainbow Rowell has a new book deal!

UConn’s New Mascot is AN ADORABLE PUPPY, YAY!

This headline wound up meaning something less interesting than I'd first hoped: Wolverine Ice Dancing Contingent Leads USA to Sochi

EW's "deep dive" into the The Fault in Our Stars trailer is surprisingly witty and fun.

House Hunters: 7 Mini Games You Can Play While Watching the Show

Hilarious book comic: "We are classics!"

Literary Valentines For The Romantic Reader In All Of Us

How To Tell If You’re In A Hemingway Novel

Friday, January 24, 2014

Morning Coffee (1/24/14)

Happy Friday!

The Vampire Diaries celebrated its 100th episode last night, and we over at Vampire-Diaries.net put together a list of 100 reasons why we love it.

Oreo is launching two new flavors. I am cautiously intrigued.

Colin Donnell is headed back to Broadway. In uniform. Because the universe loves me this week.

Here's the first trailer for Salem, which looks really ridiculous in a way I hope will be fun. (Plus, Seth Gabel.)

Ralph Lauren has some interesting ideas about what Olympians should wear.

However, the Norwegian curling uniform is DELIGHTFUL.

Apparently Big Bird was lying and birds don't sleep in nests. I feel so betrayed.

The Onion: Beautiful Cinnamon Roll Too Good For This World, Too Pure

Baby otters!

23 Sexy Actors Who Could Serenade You To Sleep - whatever, shut up, it's Friday. Like this isn't the hard-hitting news you want to be reading right now.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Morning Coffee (1/23/14)

Hey marshmallows, Jason Dohring made a video asking you to vote for Veronica Mars in the MTV Movie Brawl. I'm basically showing it to you because his hair looks so good, but hey, go vote.

Lessons of the Bob McDonnell Scandal

A journalist spoiled Jennifer Lawrence on season three of Homeland and her reaction was perfect. As was Damian Lewis's. (Warning: This video will also spoil you on season three of Homeland.)

Lions and donkeys: 10 big myths about World War One debunked

Classic Literature Floorplans

If you're tired of looking at snow, my father recommends these Breathtaking Photographs of Severe Summer Weather.

Choose Your Own P.G. Wodehouse Adventure

The Onion, funny 'cause it's true: Woman Takes Short Half-Hour Break From Being Feminist To Enjoy TV Show

Monday, January 20, 2014

Morning Coffee (1/20/14)

Happy Monday! Some of you have a holiday today, I hear. (I do not. Ah well.)

If you missed or would like to relive Lifetime's new Flowers in the Attic movie, the incomparable Cleolinda put together a bunch of tweets about it. (Disclosure: I appear in that piece a lot.)

Apparently they're making a sequel to the Tyra Banks/Lindsay Lohan masterpiece Life-Size. Huh.

Whoa. Check out this dramatic Olympics promo narrated by Game of Thrones's Charles Dance.

I realize this should be alarming but my first thought was "Cool!" Amazon Wants to Ship Your Package Before You Buy It

You Can Now Send Someone You Temporarily Like A 'Bachelor' Bouquet

My friend Glenna has some great New Year's advice for knitters.

Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

The Onion: Unemployed, Miserable Man Still Remembers Teacher Who First Made Him Fall In Love With Writing

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Morning Coffee (1/16/14)

Google has a gorgeous doodle today for Dian Fossey's birthday.

If you missed Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" parody "Gov. Christie Traffic Jam," you probably want to watch that.

Exciting news for Veronica Mars fans: Rob Thomas is making an online spinoff at the CW about Ryan Hansen trying to make a spinoff. That sounds delightful.

And here's a great interview with Jason Dohring, who plays Logan Echolls.

Meet the Woman Giving Cards Against Humanity a Makeover

Should ‘Women’s Fiction’ Have Its Own Category?

What's wrong with the "Do What You Love" mantra.

I'm right with her with most of these: "I never know when anything is about abortion, so now I just generally assume most songs are unless told otherwise."

Monday, January 13, 2014

Morning Coffee (1/13/14)

Happy Monday!

Here are all the Golden Globes winners.

Look at the Veronica Mars movie poster! I love it.

Outlander fans, did you see the first trailer released over the weekend?

I don't do this here often, but if you didn't watch new comedy Enlisted on Friday, I really really really think you should. Watch it free right here.

The Murderer and the Manuscript

Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet

Let's Be Real: Online Harassment Isn't 'Virtual' for Women

This site isn't new, but a friend just showed me Unfuck Your Habitat and I'm kind of loving it.