Monday, February 29, 2016

Morning Coffee (2/29/16)

WHEW. The Oscars are over; I am delighted and thrilled that Spotlight won best picture. Here are my picks and predictions, with links to my thoughts on the 45 nominated films I managed to see.

Me elsewhere: The week's TV news.

I couldn't decide what part of Rebecca Traister's NY Mag cover story on the political power of single women to quote, so you should probably read the whole thing and also the book from which it was excerpted.

This this this this this: America loves women like Hillary Clinton – as long as they’re not asking for a promotion

We've lost sight of how wildly irresponsible the Republican tax plans are

I love that this was a specifically planned journalistic trap and not just a one-off coincidence: How We Fooled Donald Trump Into Retweeting Benito Mussolini

Well. People say the Islamic State is using a fruit-flavored drink as fake blood in its videos

To Men I Love, About Men Who Scare Me

This is so important: Bridging a Digital Divide That Leaves Schoolchildren Behind

"Ultimately, what Sanders does after he exits will reveal if the movement was about him or us."

"While it's true Rubio needs to defeat Kasich, Sen. Ted Cruz, and Dr. Ben Carson — whom the email accused of being horcruxes — to get the nomination, it is extremely unlikely that Trump has actually embedded pieces of his soul in their bodies."

Extremely Sad Boys In Fancy Dress In Western Art History

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