I think we all need some Happy Friday links this week.
SUCH good news: Gugu Mbatha-Raw Joins Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’
Ooh: JRR Tolkien's Middle-earth love story to be published next year
This is very cool: Using Math to Repair a 650-Year-Old Masterpiece
This piece about the new Taylor Swift coffee table book (which is on my Christmas list, obviously) gets at a lot of what I like about her.
Aww, look at this baby elephant trying to save her trainer. (Everyone's fine.)
Ha: What This Big-Ass, Twitter-Powered Metronome Is Doing in Downtown Austin
I'm not that into these particular Gilmore Girls posters, but hey, new Gilmore Girls posters!
This Chart Reveals Which ‘Hamilton’ Character You Are At Work
Hygge – a soothing balm for the traumas of 2016
A Brief History of the Haunted House