Friday links


  • Photographer Kin Coedele’s photos from the Tibetan plateau are mighty arresting. (Colossal)
  • This piece—about the cultlike atmosphere in artist Tom Sachs’s studio—is creepy and fascinating. (Curbed)
  • I’m excited to watch the new season of Party Downhere’s the trailer. (YouTube)
  • The best red carpet looks from the Oscars (NY Times; gifted link)
  • And the Fug Girls take a look at post-Oscar party dressing here. (Go Fug Yourself)
  • Have you seen Marc Maron’s new comedy special yet? It’s pretty great, and quite touching in parts. (HBO)
  • 38 must-read books coming out this spring. (Town & Country)
  • We’ve got author Carlene Bauer on Everything is Fine this week—her book, Girls They Write Songs About, was one of my favorites last year—and it’s a fun conversation, so please do tune in. ALSO! Do not delay if you want to attend our live taping in NYC on April 9, as tickets are going fast. (Apple Podcasts)
  • I Misplaced My Phone and Now I’m A Mindfulness Expert: Amusing. (McSweeney’s)
  • How many friends do you really need? This was interesting. (NY Times; gifted link)

Friday links


  • There is about to be so much good TV to watch: here’s the creepy, creepy trailer for season two of Yellowjackets, which returns March 24.  (Vulture)
  • And here’s one for season three of Ted Lasso, which premieres March 15. (YouTube)
  • A fascinating story about the women of South Korea’s 4B movement, which advocates nothing short of boycotting men. (The Cut)
  • We’ve got a short and sweet episode of Everything is Fine for you this week, but please do listen, as we packed an awful lot in. (Apple Podcasts)
  • The Puzzling Gap Between How Old You Are and How Old You Think You Are: This piece came out a couple of weeks ago, but I’m sharing it now because it’s so good and relatable. (Atlantic)
  • Are these TV’s best friendships? (The Cut)
  • Honest haikus for women: amusing. (McSweeney’s)
  • All 54 Oscar-nominated movies and shorts, ranked. (Vulture)
  • I’ve unfortunately got no imminent plans to travel to Europe, but I did enjoy this shopping guide to Paris. (NY Times; gifted link)
  • And finally, I’m intrigued by this new biography of Nancy Cunard. (Town & Country)


Friday links


  • The fascinating creative partnership of Charles and Ray Eames. (Messy Nessy Chic)
  • How to watch or stream every Oscar-nominated movie. (Vulture)
  • And here is a fun slideshow of Oscars style through the years. (Vogue)
  • The 40 best true crime movies ever. (Town & Country)
  • Alternately inspiring and bewildering street style from the New York and Milan collections. (The Cut)
  • We’re chatting about everything from aging hair to the movies and TV we’re watching, and we’re also answering listener questions on Everything is Fine, so please do tune in. (Apple Podcasts)
  • It’s a trailer for season four of Succession, which starts airing later this month, and I am there for it. (Vulture)
  • 11 trailblazing female scientists worth knowing about. (My Modern Met)
  • I felt very seen by this piece, about the classic movie Dazed and Confused, and not identifying as a baby boomer even if you technically are one. (New Yorker)
  • A new exhibition illuminates what made 1997 a watershed year for fashion. (NY Times; gifted link)




Kim France

I was born in Houston, Texas in 1964 and have lived in New York City since 1988. I had a long career in magazines, working at Sassy, Elle, New York, and Spin, and in 2000, I founded Lucky magazine, which I edited for ten years.

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