Links we love today: Drinking at Starbucks, 90s TV, creation vs. curation andmore
Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.
Here are the links we loved today:
It’s Monday, and you know what that means — new podcasts! Comedy Bang Bang with Tig, Ronna and Beverly; WTF with Marc Maron and guest Ralphie May.
The 50 most successful indie movies; 10 reasons running doesn’t suck as much as you think; 8 brilliant iPhone games that aren’t Angry Birds; 5 ways to make the work day healthy; Author Emma Straub recommends 3 “rich and snooty” reads.
7 shows reimagined as 90s sitcoms; 8 mostly forgotten 90s cartoons.
n+personals is probably the only dating site I’d ever use.
YouTube hits 4 billion daily views; Apple sees 350,000 textbook downloads within three days.
LIFE photographer Jeff Vespa’s celeb portraits from Sundance; Incredible photos of metro tunnels in St Petersburg, Russia; SFMOMA exhibits Francesca Woodman’s photography.
Edward Gorey’s beautiful illustrated envelopes and letters.
Mad Men’s two-hour premiere episode titled “A Little Kiss.”
Leonard Cohen’s new album, Old Ideas, streaming now at NPR; Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner’s latest project, a concerto titled “41 Strings,” is streaming online.
Breakthru Radio has an interview and live session with Speedy Ortiz.
Newbery and Caldecott award winners announced; National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists announced.
Comedy Central set to launch in India.
MTV’s fake boy band 2GETHER to reunite (minus “the cute one” Michael Cuccione, who passed away in 2001).
Either awesome or terrible: Starbucks to sell alcohol in some US stores.
Felix Salmon on how sharing disrupts media:
There are lots of ways of publishing content onto the web, and if you look at the relative popularity of, say, WordPress vs Tumblr vs Twitter, then it’s easy to come to the conclusion that the easier you make it to publish, the more popular you’re going to be. But at Tumblr, at least, there’s something else very interesting going on: according to Karp, there are 9 curators for every creator on his site.
Lifehacker takes a look at the state of file sharing websites; How to ease a case of “text neck.”
New Yelle video for “Comme Une Enfant,” featuring cameos from TJ Miller and Martin Starr!