Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.
Here are the links we loved today:
Washington State Senate passes gay marriage legislation.
Dana Gould and Dave Grohl teaming up for FX rock band comedy?!
Toronto-based band The Darcy’s have released a free digital full-album cover of Steeley Dan’s Aja.
Study finds two thirds of all tweets are “useless.”
The latest episode of My Drunk Kitchen takes on raw vegan cheesecake.
Headlines: “Nelson Mandela’s personal chef launches a cookbook featuring the statesman’s favorite meats”; “German eats 64-year-old US lard”; “Man arrested for stealing a glacier.”
Is sugar the new booze?
The Guardian’s Michael Wolff discusses what’s next for Facebook’s IPO; Early copy of the Mona Lisa found; Kanye West to make a film in the Middle East?
Nicki Minaj’s rider is as weird as you’d expect.
Meredith Vieira’s awkward crush on a Who Wants to be a Millionaire contestant is WAY WEIRDER than you’d expect:
Hunx’s new video, “Always Forever,” premiered this afternoon on Rookie:
One of the films we’re psyched to see at SXSW, Tim Sutton and Seth Bomse’s Pavilion:
John Murray’s Hitchin’ a Ride rolls into Queens with Chris Gethard: