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feb. 23

Links we love today: Rap fanfic, the real @horse_ebooks, summer-y Polaroids and more

Here are the links we loved today:

9 surprising banned books; 15 best quotes from David Wain’s Reddit AMA.

A Converse-sponsored jam, “DoYaThing,” from James Murphy, Andre 3000 and Gorillaz:

Here’s some rap industry fanfic for your reading pleasure.

End of an era: Adrian Chen tracks down the man behind legendary Twitter account @horse_books.

Tumblr’s taking aim at pro-anorexia and ‘self-harm’ blogs; Sleepy + drunk = increased creativity? Science!

Wayne Dyer’s tips on coping with unemployment.

The haunting Health remix of Crystal Castles’ “Suffocation” that’ll get stuck in your head all night:

Distract yourself with these awesome (weird?) iPhone cases.

The nominees for the 2012 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction are out!

Some gorgeous, fuzzy beach polaroids for this unseasonably warm winter day.

New Beirut video, “Vagabond,” is black-and-white beautiful:

I’m not saying you should watch the video for Paris Hilton’s new single, “Drunk Text,” but I am saying the spoken word disco jam will blow your mind with mediocrity:

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