Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Morning Coffee (4/17/12)

Happy tax day! I filed mine, um, last night, so I feel needlessly smug. No, I had no good reason for waiting so long, except apparently wanting to stress myself out more. ANYWAY.

Hey, McVities, I love you guys, but WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

This does not seem to be from The Onion: MoveOn Uses LOLCat Meme in Anti-Romney Ad. The best part: "The 30-second spot will run during cat-themed TV shows including “Big Cat Diary,” “My Cat From Hell,” “Cats 101” and “Too Cute Kittens,” according to the group’s press release." Those are SHOWS THAT EXIST?

This does not seem to be from The Onion either: Gary Oldman directing Jack White streamed live concert.

Erik Larson is writing a book about the Lusitania. Interesting.

Sad, though not exactly shocking: Miss Read has died.

The best editing mistake ever

This is fabulous: Top 10 Most Misunderstood Lines in Literary History

Ten gemstones that are rarer than diamond

1 comment:

  1. Hi Kate. Thanks for the news about Miss Read. She was my dear departed Mum's favourite author, partly because of her gentle prose, partly because we lived in a Berkshire village not unlike those depicted in her novels. Sad news, as you say, but a good innings at 98 years old! Best wishes, Sue