(It is, of course, September 11th; I have nothing particularly original to say about that, so I'm going to continue with usual happy Friday links, with the assumption that today of all days making some cheerful distractions available is not a terrible thing.)
Ahaha: When Cookie Met Sally. (With the "I'll have what she's having" bit, and this is why Sesame Street is the best.)
A bunch of my friends are in a fun webseries called Social Medium and they have a nifty new trailer!
My friend Carrie wrote a great piece about The Young and the Restless and soaps in general that made me want to go watch my soap of choice (Coronation Street).
The best possible response to that Victorian piece: I Love 2012. So I Decided To Live In It.
The Martin Luther figurine was Playmobil's most successful new product ever, and I find that fascinating.
One of the main characters in the Captain Underpants books came out in such a refreshing, matter-of-fact way.
Heeee: Taylor Swift: A Socratic Dialogue
Tumblr of the day: Nihilisa Frank
All you wanted to know about Sherlock Holmes in 17 vintage charts