Hey everyone. Hope you’re hanging in there. I found you some stuff to read. I hope it’s diverting. If you are not required to leave your home for work, please please please please stay home.
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Fascinating, at Vanity Fair: The Surprising—And Surprisingly Contentious—History of Purell
I assume you need Chris Evans content now more than ever. [Lainey]
Great work from TLo: Color Stories and Class Distinctions in the Costumes of Emma.
This is a really good, logistics-y piece from Texas Monthly: Inside the Story of How H-E-B Planned for the Pandemic.
Love this, at The Hollywood Reporter, by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Six Films for Sports Fans Suffering Withdrawal
At Socialite Life, intel we also need now more than ever: Here Is What Is Coming To Netflix In April 2020
Fascinating, at the NYT: National Cathedral, Nasdaq, Businesses and Unions Locate Troves of N95 Masks. Including in a crypt!!
So good and true at The Ringer: Men’s Olympic Swimming Is the Internet’s Most Rewatchable Epic
I enjoy this, also at Lainey: Is Britney Spears a Communist Kween?
Really interesting, at the LA Times: How a vital record of Mexican indigenous life was created under quarantine
At CNN: 5,000-year-old sword is discovered by an archaeology student at a Venetian monastery. As I said on Twitter, I believe this means she is the chosen one who will save us all? Hurry up, lady.
Amazing, at WaPo: This bank will take cheese as collateral