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Here are the links we loved today:
Happy 30th anniversary, Letterman! Celebrate by checking out Huffington Post Comedy's incredibly thorough video tribute to the iconic talk show host.
This week’s episode of Who Charted? features guest Jason Mantzoukas.
Classy CNN commentator reporting on Occupy DC tells viewers: “Watching a hippie protestor get tased just makes my day.”
Los Campesinos perform live on The Current.
Barnes & Noble, indies refuse to stock books published by Amazon.
Movies banned in foreign countries for weird reasons.
Bulletproof skin exists, is amazing / terrifying.
“Even my celebrity is a critique on celebrity. It’s a wink-wink,” he said. “I realize in studying our society and culture that it’s hypocritical and not really real. I think that has always been the role of a drag queen: To remind the culture that it is not to be taken seriously and that you are not who you think you are, per the description on your driver’s license.”
Baratunde Thurston explains “How to Be Black” on today’s Fresh Air.
The Frisky calls Caitlin Flanagan "the Lifetime Original Movie of New Yorker writers" in this review of the controversial writer's recent pieces.
Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) takes to the streets to ask people, “Why did you break up?” He's promoting his new novel, Why We Broke Up, and the Why We Broke Up project, which asks readers to submit their own stories online:
Beautiful compilation of overhead shots of hands in Wes Anderson films:
Brain-dead teen, only capable of rolling eyes and texting, to be euthanized, reports The Onion:
Aubrey Plaza gets super creepy in this new video for Father John Misty: