Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Morning Coffee (3/31/15)

Me elsewhere: I guested on my friends' Shameless podcast this week! I talked about Chekhov's gun and vampires and please try to contain your shock.

Today's Eiffel Tower Google doodle is cute.

Yesterday's N.S.A. incident sounds . . . potentially less alarming than it sounded at first, so that's something?

Yay home state: Connecticut becomes first state to boycott Indiana over anti-LGBT law

Thank you, John Oliver. April Fools' Day is the worst.

Live-action Mulan!!!

Here's an interesting read about the Boston Olympic bid.

Glen Keane's revolutionary new animated short will change the way you think about movies

"She is the most banal and simultaneously the most monstrous person to ever move to Florida; her heart is a gun and her brain is a ledger."

Friday, March 27, 2015

Morning Coffee (3/27/15)

Happy Friday!

Church of England appoints most senior female bishop

Trust me, you want to watch this. The President, being funny and self-deprecating, with six-year-old Girl Scouts wearing superhero capes who INVENTED A ROBOT. There's hugging.

Related: Singer Robyn Launches Tech Festival for Girls

OMG INSPECTOR GADGET IS OUT TODAY YOU GUYS.

I am not a lawyer, and yet I am EXACTLY the kind of person who wants to read about the best legal pad for legal work.

The Asterisk Kvetches to Its Agent

Whoa, look at this NES cake.

Perfect: If John Cho Were Your Boyfriend

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Morning Coffee (3/25/15)

DROP EVERYTHING. THE X-FILES IS COMING BACK YOU GUYS.

I'm sure you've seen this already, but just in case: This Harry Potter parody of "Uptown Funk" is INCREDIBLE.

Five Important Ways Ted Cruz Will Drive The GOP 2016 Field To The Right

Ooh: Sweden adds gender-neutral pronoun to dictionary

There have been some developments in the UVA rape case story this week, and I found this timeline very helpful.

Issues of church and state are particularly fascinating in Italy.

Having a referendum on the Boston Olympics bid seems wise. Those of us just over the border will be counting on you to do the right thing, Massachusetts!

The most perfect thing ever written: Every Argument About “Buffy” On The Internet, From 1998 Until Now