So apparently there’s a new rage in costumes you can make for the whole family from a single pattern.
This is great news, if your family is a bunch of genies.
(Um, why does the 20-year-old have a modest tummy-covering sash and the 4- and 8-year-olds are having a midriff moment? Just asking.)
It’s even better news if your family wants to reenact March of the Penguins.
Let’s hope little Timmy survives the winter so he can be eaten by a seal later, escaping the oil slick that would otherwise… Read more »
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reviews Girls at the Kingfisher Club: "There’s a second world under the one everybody sees..."
The Washington Post reviews Girls at the Kingfisher Club: "Genevieve Valentine weaves a mesmerizing, surreal retelling of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'."
Ten Reasons You Should Be Watching Penny Dreadful, io9.com, June 2014
The Musketeers is a cheeky, swashbuckling good time, AV Club, June 2014
Book Your Trip (various), NPR.org, June 2014
[Fiction] "Eighty Miles an Hour All the Way to Paradise," Robot Uprisings, April 2014
Some literal signage from Drunk History.
September 2014 marks 100 years since the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. It’s estimated that the population of these migrant birds fell from 3.7 billion individuals to 0 in about 40 years, largely due to human impact, habitat destruction, and a lack of regulation on hunting, trapping, and their use in competitive tourneys.
Remember Martha, the last of her kind, and what she represents as not just a hallmark of her species, but as a symbol for our fragile environments today.