Links we love today: Happiness and technology, a brief history of ladyblogs,mass hysteria and more
Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.
Here are the links we loved today:
Au revoir, Lord Wyndemere — Paul Brittain leaving SNL, effective immediately.
Adam Sandler to star in Candy Land, described as "Lord of the Rings, but with candy."
Comedy Central’s much-hyped new sketch show, Key & Peele, premieres tonight at 9:30c, so get ready by listening to Key & Peele’s Spotify playlist.
Pop quiz! Lana Del Rey song or thing we just made up?
New M.I.A. single, “Bad Girls”:
Today, NPR replays a classic Fresh Air interview between Ira Glass and cousin / composer Philip Glass.
Mass hysteria outbreak? 14 reported cases of the eerie psychological disorder notably responsible for the Salem Witch Trials.
Writing rules from authors like Margaret Atwood and Elmore Leonard.
Florida primary forecast from FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver.
Alta Roma’s “boob dress,” unveiled at Rome fashion week, is the ugliest thing I’ve ever seen.
One man Phantom of the Opera:
Get ready for Eastbound & Down Season 3:
Chris Gethard on Conan last night: