Have a grand almost-summer weekend, why don’t you? (ICYMI, we had a good chat this week about the one thing we recommend to other folks for a fun summer.)
This was really educational for me: Tulsa isn’t the only race massacre you were never taught in school. Here are others. [Washington Post]
This is just such a terribly sad news story; I found this explainer to be really helpful in terms of catching me up to what happened (especially as an American): The Kamloops residential school’s unmarked graves: What we know about the children’s remains, and Canada’s reaction so far. A reader also alerted me to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society, which is currently accepting donations.
Fascinating: Here’s What a Futurist World’s Fair Looked like Behind the Iron Curtain [Messy Nessy Chic]
This is such a good piece about the 20th anniversary of Moulin Rouge. Everything’s! Going! So well! [The Guardian]
Related: The Intense Drama Of My Early 2000s Ewan Mcgregor Yahoo Group [The Intercept]
Vital: A Brief History of the Cheez-It [Smithsonian]
Over at Lainey, a topic close to all of our hearts: Rita Ora: New LA Opportunities?
I loved this at the LA Times about container gardening!
This was pretty amazing: 50 Things Debi Mazar Can’t Live Without. Including a switchblade! [The Strategist]
Vulture runs down 12 Essential Kate Winslet Performances.
Why is this so funny? Dave Holmes is a gift: Summer 2021 Will Be The Summer of Butter. (He’s really right about that BTS song.) [Esquire]
This is interesting: Why Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly’s Showy Celeb Romance is So Much Fun [Pajiba]
I laughed out loud at this: They Ruined The Damn Condiment Island [Defector]
This list was really fun: The 25 Most Influential Movie Scenes of the Past 25 Years [Vanity Fair]
I don’t know why, but I can’t stop laughing at this photo of Ben Affleck. He looks so self-satisfied. [Lainey]
Just gonna leave this here for you! Chris Hemsworth’s giant, beefy arms are a wrap on ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ [Celebitchy]