Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Morning Coffee (5/6/15)

Kensington Palace has released Princess Charlotte's birth registry form. Awww.

Whoa. A signed first edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude was stolen from the International Book Fair in Bogota.

Anyone who is running for president OR watching this season of The Good Wife should know better than to do this, Mike Huckabee.

Boston Magazine has an important overview of what started GamerGate: "What if a stalker had an army?"

Espresso in space!

"This week, the governor of Texas announced he was putting a special watch on U.S. military exercises this summer, due to public speculation that the soldiers might take over the state and confiscate everyone’s guns. Also, the Idaho Legislature recently killed a bill that would have provided federal aid in tracking down deadbeat dads, due to concern that it might involve the use of Shariah law. I do not want to hear you calling Bernie Sanders an extremist."

Sarah Dessen has a new novel out this week, and a good piece about dating an older guy at 15.

"You misunderstand yourself entirely. You have never been Elizabeth Bennet. No one in your entire acquaintanceship – in your entire life – has for even one second considered you to be the Elizabeth Bennet of your social circle."

1 comment:

  1. Okay, I love Mallory Ortberg, but ouch. I think I was supposed to laugh at that, but it just seemed mean!