Friday links


  • The story behind this iconic L.A. photo, “Double Standard,” by Dennis Hopper. (New Yorker)
  • This Ukrainian housewife pioneered drip paintings years before Jackson Pollock. (Messy Nessy Chic)
  • Addictive gossip Instagram account DeuxMoi has spun off a novel and a TV show. (Vulture)
  • It’s Too Late to be Civil About Abortion Rights: this piece sounds about right. (The Cut)
  • This week’s episode of Everything is Fine is all about grief, but it’s not the bummer you might expect, so please do tune in. (Apple Podcasts)
  • This is just an awesome response to book banning. (McSweeney’s)
  • The Martha Stewart of cannabis. (New Yorker)
  • Prop masters from Severance explain the thinking behind all the creepily accurate office stuff you see on the show. (NY Times)
  • OMFG, This is Spinal Tap is getting a sequel, 40 years after it was released.

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2 Thoughts on Friday links
    13 May 2022

    I think Deux Moi is hilarious in a “I can’t believe how serious people are about this stuff” and the DeuxU podcast is equally funny. I also don’t know about 95% of the people referenced. That it’s going to get a book and tv show is just weird.


    14 May 2022

    Thank you for this link about Janet Sobel. Wow. I’m now looking up more about her.



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