It’s been months, so if this is all old news, well excuseeeee me.
Alexander McQueen was inspired by Friends.
Rock Hudson was gay. Here’s a look at his hidden “bachelorhood.”
A woman got really unhappy because people were putting plastic Flamingos on her lawn. So she’s basically an idiot, because that is a fine fine gift.
A very thorough look at time zones and how ridiculous they are.
I appreciate any recent reference to Simply Red.
A glimpse of anything you ever wanted to know about Paul Taylor and all that dance is now available.
Roseanne is back with a vengeance, with her major policy position based on legalizing marijuana.
As if we even thought it was possible, Craig Ferguson steps up the crazy and films a week’s worth of shows in Paris.
My piano teacher growing up would have been all over these.
I would stay in this hotel in a hot second. If I had my stockpile of old magazines with me right now I’d pull out this amazing Times Magazine where these designers used salvaged oil tankers as rooms in their homes.
Glass Beach is in MacKerricher State Park in California. There’s all this sea glass because of years trash being dumped nearby.
An Apple tree.
More stamps for people who like good looking things.
Dress your life like you’re in Benny and Joon.
And photos of your favorite country singers (and some less impressive ones too, what can you do).
Steve Earle’s “Galway Girl.” Fun fact: He’s been married seven times, twice to the same woman (the current wife is Allison Moorer, a talented singer-songwriter in her own right). Must be why his music is so good.
LOOK & LISTEN
Do a day in the life with Pixar genius John Lassater.
LA didn’t have cars for a bit and it was glorious.
Check out “The Secret Life of Swimmers,” by photographer Judy Starkman. She took photos of people who swim at public pools. It is a bit of a secret club.