What a week. Dial it back, 2016.
– Emma Thompson wrote a lovely tribute to her friend Alan Rickman. (Vanity Fair)
– Speaking of wonderful Brits we lost this week, seemingly out of nowhere, this piece in The Telegraph about, and I quote, “how David Bowie turned his own death into a piece of art after keeping terminal cancer a secret,” is astonishing.
– And Jemaine Clement wrote an essay about Bowie, and specifically, about his love for Bowie, and impersonating Bowie for Flight of the Conchords.
– At Lainey, here’s your Weekly Michael B Jordan. His dimples will make you feel better!
– On the Hamilton tip, Vulture has been doing GREAT stuff this week in honor of A dot Ham’s birthday, including this round-table discussion with the cast.
– The New Potato asks, What TV Character Do You Channel?
– The Toast is TOTALLY CORRECT that Heidi is primarily a book about cheese.
– At Celebitchy, in case you didn’t know this, DanRad is REALLY REALLY fit right now. HOLY GOD.
– Apparently, they’re rebooting Anne of Green Gables, and Sarah Mesle at Avidly has CONCERNS.
– This dude got Sir Mix-a-Lot’s old mobile number. Hilarity ensued. (Seattle Times)
– Over at Pajiba, in case you want to feel old: 16 Movies That Are Old Enough to Drive This Year.
– And, finally, if you haven’t seen Adele do Carpool Karaoke with James Corden yet, you should. I literally both laughed and cried: