Happy weekend! Guess what’s on Sunday? THE OSCARS!
Related, at Vanity Fair: Recapping the 1999 Oscars Ceremony, When Shakespeare Beat Spielberg.
Also related, at Slate: All 52 Movies Nominated for Oscars, Ranked.
Do you need METALLIC SHOES? I rounded some cute ones up.
This is RAD, at The Hollywood Reporter: 107 Years, 2.5 Million Outfits, Countless Characters: Inside Hollywood’s “Magical” Mecca of Costumes. LOGISTICS!
At Lainey: I am always fascinated reading about the so-called Honest Oscar Voters, in part because more often than not they’re terrible people.
I love this, at the New York Times Magazine: Letter of Recommendation: Dollhouses
I just finished reading Bad Blood, the amazing book about Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos. This Vanity Fair piece about her recent life is fascinating. She is…a piece of work.
This is a great piece, at Bustle: Why Jasmine Guillory & Nicola Yoon Think It’s So Important To See Black Women In Romance Novels
These old photos of Karl Lagerfeld — who died this week — are pretty neat. [Considerable]
Related, and excellent, at The New Yorker: Karl Lagerfeld, the Designer Who Dressed to Survive
At Pajiba, this entire story is NUTS: Romance Author Cristiane Serruya Revealed to be Serial Plagiarist
Speaking of crazy things that have recently happened, this whole Jussie Smollett thing is really…a lot. What are you doing, dude? [Washington Post]
This is very good, at Eater: A Critic for All Seasons: What would restaurant criticism look like if it represented diners like me?
At Nerdist: Girl Scout Put Shirtless Jason Momoa on Cookie Boxes and They Sold Like Crazy. VERY good marketing, kids!
Wait! Miranda Lambert got married?! This story is…complex. [Lainey]