This very helpful flowchart feels like it should lead into a Monty Python sketch. I post it here so that I will not plaster it all over my extended family’s facebook comments.
I’m really digging these children’s gift guides. Lots of stuff we have that the children use all the time, and I’m getting lots of ideas!
I assume, of course, that you enjoy both Blade Runner + fake 8-bit games.
Here is a lovely account by E.B. White of why he wrote Charlotte’s Web.
Listen to a violin strung with spider silk. It sounds like…well, a violin. But more so, and a little bit eerie.
Tim and Jesse from Operation Ivy put out a new song, and speculation is rampant that there will be a reunion. Whatever, this new song is WAY better than anything Op Ivy did. (Though I did like Energy a lot more once it was remastered.)
The Suffragette Bodyguard learned ju-jitsu and took on the London police.
I’m not really into most poetry, but Barber by Sherilyn Lee absolutely knocked me over with its beauty.
A high school in Spokane is treating its students like people and asking what’s wrong instead of punishing immediately.
In this otherwise factual article about the NYPD being reminded that women may legally be topless, I was struck by this ridiculously sexist sentence: “One man even said he would encourage his wife to join them.” HOW NICE OF HIM.