Last Friday would have been Jim Henson’s 75th birthday. At his memorial, his fellow Muppeteers performed some of Henson’s favorite songs. Warning: if the very end doesn’t make you tear up, you may be a Cyberman.
Katie’s only knowledge of Dark Shadows comes from a Corner Gas episode, but Johnny Depp’s remake is intriguing.
Shame on you, London (Canada) Farmers’ Market.
Fasting for God, or holy anorexia? (be careful: frank discussion of eating disorders)
The short film Planet of the Arabs explores the depiction of Middle Eastern peoples in Hollywood films.
At a recent Lutheran Church rummage sale, Katie caught herself singing “All American Prophet” from The Book of Mormon. It’s really catchy.
Oh, Sweet Jebus. Thank goodness the curse of the Native American cannibals is broken.
Have you guys seen Penelope? She’s serious. Pantsuit serious.
Science, music and brains (but not in a zombie way).
Trains with lightsaber handles.
Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Price, died on Wednesday. In this scene from Dirt! The Movie, she declares she “will be a hummingbird.”
“Did she just moneyshot herself with his neck blood?” Femme fatales in video games.
Hark! A Vagrant the book came out this week! Do you read Kate Beaton’s awesome webcomic? It’s in our blogroll. Have you checked out our blogroll? It’s full of fantasticness. Anywho, goeth forth and read Hark! A Vagrant.
Katie’s totally going to do this from now on, so you’d better be on your conversation game.