I feel like I’ve said this a million times since 201….something, but what a time to be alive. Anyway, hope you’re hanging in there. If you or your family are in Ukraine, please know that we are thinking of you and hope you are safe. In this post, we have been discussing organizations which are helping Ukraine, as well as those helping trans youth and their families in Texas and LGBTQ+ kids in Florida.

I found this useful, at the New York Times: Lesson of the Day: ‘The Invasion of Ukraine: How Russia Attacked and What Happens Next’

At Teen Vogue: How Anti-Trans Bills Affect Trans Youth

A great piece about Ketanji Brown Jackson, at the 19th: “Four Black women became classmates, roommates and lifelong sisters. One of them is now a historic nominee for the Supreme Court.

An amazing story: The Unsung Heroes Who Ended a Deadly Plague. (In this case, whooping cough.) [Smithsonian]

This is so neat, at the NYT: Have you ever wondered how a book becomes a book? Join us as we follow Marlon James’s “Moon Witch, Spider King” through the printing process.

Big news: The Tyranny of the Bandage Dress Has Returned. I guess this means I can take my Herve Leger bandage skirt out of the back of my closet! Hoarding wins again! [The Cut]

Tom Hardy sounds like he was a total asshole on the set of Mad Max. It sucks that the director let him behave so badly. [Celebitchy]

Andrew Garfield, on the other hand, seems like a peach: Utterly delightful Andrew Garfield is really enjoying himself as he continues to promote Tick, Tick…BOOM! [Lainey]

And this Esquire profile of Anthony Edwards is absolutely wonderful. He and Mare Winningham just got married, which is ALSO lovely.

This is a WONDERFUL story, at NPR: Meet the security guards moonlighting as curators at the Baltimore Museum of Art

Variety brings us From Doctor Strange to Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch’s 10 Best Performances

I chuckled at this headline: I Can’t Stop Thinking About Poirot’s Tragic Mustache Backstory in ‘Death on the Nile’ [Pajiba]

So interesting, at Fashionista: The Highs And Lows Of Having A Viral Fashion Moment

I’m really excited about this: Kogonada and Justin Chon team up for Pachinko and the first trailer is exquisite [Lainey]

This Reddit thread really made me laugh, and you other skating fans will also enjoy: Wrong answers only-urgent ISU reforms.

WHO WANTS THIS?:  Tom Brady will reportedly produce, act in comedic road trip movie with Jane Fonda, Sally Field. (I guess Jane and Sally.)(And technically I guess he is playing himself, it’s not like it’s Tom Brady Stars As Man With Crushing Suburban Ennui or something.) (Maybe I’m okay with it now.) [Socialite Life]

Really interesting, at Harper’s Bazaar: Why Do We Care So Much About Celebrity Break-Ups?

Do you need a purse? Here you go. Do you need to catch up on our (Morgan Spector-endorsed!!!) recaps of The Gilded Age? I’ve got you. 

PSA: The ebook of THE HEIR AFFAIR was a deal of the month for February on Amazon; it’ll be $2.99 for just a couple more days. If you’ve been waiting to read it, and you’re an ebook person, get on that! (All your other ebook purveyors are price-matching, too.)

PS: The SAGs are THIS SUNDAY so see you all on Monday for outfits!