Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Afternoon Tea (11/14/18)

THIS STORY!!! The Watcher

Whoo boy: The War Inside 7-Eleven

Thanks to Michelle Obama and other celebs, infertility is no longer a dirty word

12 Native American Authors to Read During Native American Heritage Month

Equality at the Gallows: The Hanged Women of England

Morning Coffee (11/14/18)

Deployed Inside the United States: The Military Waits for the Migrant Caravan

Democrats’ blue wave was much larger than early takes suggested

I love her: Nancy Pelosi: 'I want women to see that you do not get pushed around'

Good: CNN sues White House to regain access for reporter Jim Acosta

What Happens if Elections Are No Longer Legitimate?

The New Face of Power Is Taking Shape

Trump’s Misleading Claims About California’s Fire ‘Mismanagement’

This is great! Scotland to embed LGBTI teaching across curriculum

I read this headline and said "whoa" so clearly I need to get out more: HTTP-over-QUIC to be renamed HTTP/3

We need to do better, publishing: The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Afternoon Tea (11/13/18)

This is a difficult read, but important: Everyone Believed Larry Nassar

I can't wait to read this book: Michelle Obama Gets Candid With Oprah About Her New Memoir, 'Becoming'

Amazon Was Never Going to Choose Detroit

The growth of yoga and meditation in the US since 2012 is remarkable

18 Key Bomber Aircraft From World War One

Morning Coffee (11/13/18)

YAY: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race, Flipping Second GOP Seat

YES PLEASE: Democrats Say Their First Bill Will Focus On Strengthening Democracy At Home

This is horrifying: Veterans haven't received GI Bill benefits for months due to ongoing IT issues at VA

In addition to the obvious racism here, this shows that "good guys with guns" are not the answer: A black security guard caught a shooting suspect — only to be shot by police minutes later

Elections have consequences! Next Kansas governor to reinstate LGBT protections for state workers

What he said is actually even worse than this summary! GOP official resigns after saying Sharice Davids would be sent back to reservation

Democrats Flipped The House — All Thanks To Women

Macron denounces nationalism as avowed “nationalist” Trump stands steps away

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics' Real-Life Superhero, Dies at 95

Whee! Best-seller Sarah Dessen has new book, new publisher

Monday, November 12, 2018

Afternoon Tea (11/12/18)

‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ and the History in Historical Fiction

What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick?

Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem

‘St. Elsewhere’: Why You Should Revisit TV’s Groundbreaking Medical Drama

Oscars: A Guide to the 2018 Foreign-Language Entries Accepted by the Academy

Morning Coffee (11/12/18)

(As you're reading this, I'm getting home and starting to catch up on news. WISH ME LUCK. Back to normal posting tomorrow.)

America's Problem Isn't Tribalism—It's Racism

There’s Nothing Virtuous About Finding Common Ground

Children of the Caravan

Thank goodness: Science Returns to the House

How professional! 'Will you murder anybody?': Texas judge releases juveniles after election loss

Macron stirs anger with WW1 tribute to Nazi collaborator Petain

THIS IS RACISM, BERNIE: Bernie Sanders on Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams: Many Whites Made ‘Uncomfortable’ Voting for Black Candidates

Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan Was Overlooked. Not Any Longer.

The ‘good guy with a gun’ is Hollywood’s most dangerous lie

Scientists reveal 10,000-year-old mummy is Native American ancestor

Friday, November 9, 2018

Afternoon Tea (11/9/18)

Chrissy Teigen on Kanye, Getting Blocked by Trump, and Actually Caring About Her Comments

A Definitive Guide to 2018’s Made-for-TV Christmas Movies, Divided by Trope

Stress Purchase of the Week: A Brush Fit For a Princess

Excited for this one: Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Emily A. Duncan’s Bloody Gothic Fantasy, Wicked Saints

Rome's Heroes and America's Founding Fathers

Morning Coffee (11/9/18)

Friday happy links!

Beautiful: This Indian City Lit a Record-breaking 300,000 Clay Lamps to Celebrate Diwali

Aww: A Store Had to Move Thousands of Books. So a Human Chain Was Formed.

Idris Elba is this year's People's Sexiest Man Alive. Sure! I have no strong feelings about ranking men by sexiness but I am delighted to see they didn't pick another boring white guy.

Aaaah: Cover Reveal: The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai

AND a new Alyssa Cole F/F novella in her royals series!

YAY: Veronica Mars: Max Greenfield to Return as Leo for Hulu Limited Series Revival

Ooh, a contemporary Pride & Prejudice movie with an all-black cast? I'm in.

11 Nonalcoholic Thanksgiving Drink Recipes

12 Must-Haves for Setting the Perfect Literary Thanksgiving Table

Hmm: Pringles offers Thanksgiving dinner chips in turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie flavors