Hello! We’re at another weekend. I hope you’re okay, but given…everything????….it’s understandable if you are not. I’m mostly looking forward to my air purifier getting here!! Yes, we’re still on fire!!!! 2020!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
LATE ADD: The profoundly awful news just broke that Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. “Just days before her death, as her strength waned, Ginsburg dictated this statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” Americans: We have to fight like hell for Biden to win this election. Period. [NPR]
Do you need a wine cardigan? I rounded some up for you.
This was an exceptional, and harrowing, essay from Emily Ratajkowski at The Cut: Buying Myself Back: When does a model own her own image? (Trigger warning for sexual assault.)
Really interesting, at The Atlantic: Why Everything Is Sold Out
I think a lot of people might relate to this: I Don’t Want Kids. But The Pandemic Has Made Me Miss Them A Lot. [Buzzfeed]
I am VERY HERE for a deep dive into the break-up of formerly ubiquitous NYC law firm Cellino & Barnes (injury attorneys 800 888 8888!.) [NY Mag]
SUPER interesting, at Vulture: New York Rap Never ‘Fell Off’ — It Was Snuffed Out
I was quoted in this piece about the majesties of A Simple Favor, which is ALSO a hoot. [Mel Magazine]
I forgot R Pattz and Suki Price Waterhouse Coopers were even dating until I saw this photo of them making out in a London park with their masks hanging around their chins. [Lainey]
This is interesting and good; I could have read like four more pages of it. At Elle: Bethann Hardison Never Wanted To Start A Modeling Agency
Well! I need this: The Soothing Pleasures of “The Victorian Kitchen Garden,” a Vintage BBC Docuseries [The New Yorker]
Teddi Mellencamp is the most boring Real Housewife, and now also THIS: Teddi Mellencamp’s ‘Accountability Program’ Sounds Like Hell [The Cut]
So, this is long but really REALLY good (with the full disclosure that I am not all the way done reading it yet but I assume it doesn’t devolve into nonsense): The Man Who Refused to Spy. [The New Yorker]
Cardi B has filed for divorce. I’m looking forward to her break-up album. [Lainey]
This is really logistics-y and interesting, at Forbes: How The Minnesota Lynx’s All-Player Coaching Staff Hopes To Change The WNBA
I thought this was really interesting (and somewhat more complex than the headline implies): Kristen Schaal Calls Out Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Over Political Inaction [Pajiba]
At Glamour: It Took Divorce to Make My Marriage Equal
At The Atlantic: This Woman Surfed the Biggest Wave of the Year. The video gives me massive anxiety!
Over at Celebitchy, I did not know how badly I needed this until I read the headline: Lorraine Bracco is doing a home reno show for a house she bought in Sicily for a euro
This is a really interesting piece about Buy Nothing groups, over at Vox.
I know this is all SponCon for AirBnB and the Fresh Prince reboot but I’m still delighted: Enjoy A Night In The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Mansion Thanks To Airbnb. [Socialite Life]