It’s been far too long since I did one of these.
You guys, I love The Cutting Edge. It’s adorable and weird and cheesy and adorable. It’s really not bad. But Pajiba’s Courtney Enlow is HILARIOUS reviewing it. You want to read this. RT Pajiba
This is important for
you us creative types. Contently’s Freelancer Playbook for Scoring Press Passes. RT
Allie Brosh of Hyperbole and a Half has a great interview out. “That part that is selfish and weird and greedy is part of me, and that’s always going to be a part of me, no matter how much I try to cover it up. It’s like watching my dogs misbehave, it’s like, “Oh you, you’re doing that again.” RT Hairpin
Great Guernica article on the geographical nature of food perspectives. “That, I think, is what is lost in this whole national discussion about food. Because it’s led by people who don’t have to worry. It’s not that people aren’t aware of that, but it’s totally different to really understand it—and to craft messages and strategies that account for it… You’re sitting with people, and they’re really poor, and their lives, because they are poor, are very chaotic. Somebody’s brother is in jail, somebody is on drugs, somebody is working the night shift at the gas station, the kid has ADHD. And you’re sitting there going, “Have you thought about whole grains?” It sounds, to them, like somebody saying, “Oh, my private jet broke down.” RT Guernica
You’ve probably already seen this. If not, you need to. Star Wars trailer, Guardians of the Galaxy style.