One more week is behind us, and I know this was a difficult one for so many people, especially given the tragic killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, and last night’s mass shooting at the FedEx in Indy. I hope you’re hanging in there okay.
This is an amazing piece and this man is a hero: “AGAINST THE CLOCK: A Philadelphia nurse practitioner spends his nights rushing across the city to bring COVID-19 vaccines that would otherwise expire to homebound residents.” Philadelphia Inquirer
This is really interesting, at The Undefeated (even if you’re not interested in golf): Stephen Curry and Lee Elder join forces to inspire more Black golfers
Fascinating: A Kidnapping Gone Very Wrong [The Atlantic]
Please trust me when I say that you will absolutely want to read this: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of the James Franco–Anne Hathaway Oscars Debacle [The Ringer]
So J Lo and A. Rod ARE over, for real this time. She seems like she’s doing absolutely fine; he’s apparently going through it. [Lainey]
This is a great interview, at the New Yorker: Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Enjoying Herself
Also at the New Yorker, and fascinating: How Did a Self-Taught Linguist Come to Own an Indigenous Language?
ALSO at the New Yorker, a delightful interview with Nigella Lawson.
We like her, just as she is: Weighing Bridget Jones’s Diary 20 Years On [Bustle]
At Marie Claire: Why ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ Hits Different in 2021
Entertainment Weekly reports: Romancing the Screen: Could a Bridgerton effect give the romance genre a Hollywood ending?
I feel like I’ve posted about this topic SEVERAL times in the last three or four years and it hasn’t actually quite stuck yet, but I think we’re almost there: A New ‘Denim Cycle’? After a Decade, Jeans Move From Skinny to Loose [NYT]
IMPORTANT: Ranking the hottest people on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier [Lainey]
While we’re here in the Hotness section of this week’s links: From Boy Band Thrusting to the Magic Mike ‘Dolphin’: A Vital, Long Overdue History of Stage Humping [Jezebel]
I sort of wish this wasn’t happening: The Friends reunion special has finished filming and we’re waiting for a release date [Celebitchy]
At Harper’s Bazaar: The 2021 Met Gala Has a Date and an American Fashion Theme. I actually think this is going to be fun. The theme is VERY broad.
This was very amusing: Golden Retriever Steals Microphone in the Middle of a Televised News Report [Pajiba]
I needed to read this, as I stare at my tomatoes: Don’t Be Weird About Gardening. [Food & Wine]
Patrizia Gucci continues to be very irritated about House of Gucci in a way that is vaguely amusing to me. She has NOTES on the casting! [Variety]
This is very interesting: “Dandies rebelled against social, gender and fashion norms for 200 years. Some say time is ripe for a revival.” [CBC]