Happy Friday, Fug Nation! I bring you glad tidings: As you may know, Heather and I are going to be in Chicago for the Printers Row Lit Fest. And finally we have a time and date for our event! We’ll be chatting with Beth Fenner, Editor-in-Chief of Chicago Magazine, on Saturday, June 6th, at 1pm, about The Royal We, the blog, and whatever else you want to ask us, after which we will be signing books and chatting you up! We are VERY EXCITED to finally visit Chicago, so please come out and see us!
And in other news:
– The REAL McCann is brilliantly handling being portrayed as flat-out evil on Mad Men with clever, good humor. (The AV Club)
– Our erstwhile Intern George chatted about Amal’s fashion sense. We need a new intern. He never comes to work and now he’s not even giving us the exclusives on her Met Gala ensembles. (Lainey)
– Filed under News You Can Really Use: How to Make a Great Drink on a Plane (Cup of Jo)
– And at Gawker, Shot, Sake, Margarita, Slush: The Best Drinking Around the World. By “the world,” they mean Epcot Center.
– Over at Mental Floss, 17 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Bookstores.
– As ever, good work from The Toast: Women Trying To Politely End Conversations With Men In Western Art History
– I’ll never turn down an article about words that have fallen out of favor, like this one at My Domaine. (Although I personally still use “scofflaw” and “lollygag.”)
– ABC has renewed Agent Carter! I am really surprised but also delighted. (They’ve also renewed Galavant, which is nice because that dude is very good-looking and also I enjoy singing GAAAAAAL-a-VANT! for no reason.) (Pajiba)
– Yahoo Style has a piece on Guo Pei, the designer who did Rihanna’s Met Gala look.
– Nicholas Hoult looks pretty dreamy in GQ. (Celebitchy)
– This is a treat: The Somewhat Weird History of Publishing Wedding Cake Recipes in Bon Appétit
– At Jezebel: Death to the Maxi Dress: A Manifesto