Weekly Link Roundup: January 15, 2021

♥ Why a Vogue Cover Created an Uproar Over Kamala Harris (The New York Times): “The selected photo is determinedly unfancy. Kind of messy. The lighting is unflattering. The effect is pretty un-Vogue. ‘Disrespectful’ was the word used most often on social media … Vogue had not granted any kind of contractual cover approval rights to Ms. Harris. That meant… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: January 8, 2021

♥ Why COVID Couldn’t Stop the Hungarian Production Boom (The Hollywood Reporter): “Like the rest of the world, Hungary was hit by the coronavirus pandemic and, like the rest of the movie business, COVID-19 shuttered film and TV shoots at studios in and around Budapest. But Hungary was one of the last places to shut down — low infection numbers… View Post

Year in Review: Must-Read Articles of 2020

I know this list looks long, but every article is worth reading (or re-reading), so bookmark them all. You won’t regret it! ♥ Happiness Won’t Save You (The New York Times): “It was the quintessential Philip Brickman conversation. A man lingers on the rooftop of a high-rise, despairing. He makes his way toward the edge. And after some time — seconds? minutes? hours?… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: December 25, 2020

♥ Oysters in France, KFC in Japan… Do They Know It’s Christmas? (The Economist): “Christmas is a curious blend of the universal and the local. The food served to celebrate it encompasses more variety than a box of chocolates, yet most of us assume that the flavours of our country’s Christmas, the treats and sweetmeats that mark out the day… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: December 18, 2020

♥ How Effective Is the Mask You’re Wearing? You May Know Soon (The New York Times): “A division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working to develop minimum filter efficiency standards, and labels showing which products meet them, for the vast and bewildering marketplace for masks and other face coverings. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and… View Post

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