Links we love today: Profiling "the cable access Carson," new graphs aboutcharts, plenty of love for Girls and more
Here are the links we loved today:
This NY Mag article on Chris Gethard, “The Carson of Cable Access,” makes me smile so damn hard.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells UT alum mag The Alcalde about his less-than-welcoming recent visit to campus; Guernica interviews UH professor / poet Nick Flynn on adapting his memoirs to film.
The Rumpus rounds up some of AWP's best lit mag finds.
New Justin Bieber jam, “Boyfriend”; New De La Soul (!) project, First Serve.
The Hunger Games, re-enacted by Beanie Babies, if that’s what you’re into.
Aren't all cats technically streakers?
Rachel Dratch has a new book out and Amy Poehler interviewed her about it and they name drop one of my favorite New England ice cream-eries and isn’t Amy’s author photo so gorgeous and oh man these two are just the best.
At SXSW, Alf LaMont moderated an awesome panel on politics and comedy; now, he's written about it for HuffPost.
The latest installment of Ben Greenman’s Graphs About Charts and Charts About Graphs is up!
On parking lots, and their abundance.
Boston-based podcast / storytelling series This Has Been A Disaster, hosted by author Steve Almond and musician Ryan Walsh, is now in iTunes!
After you read Emily Nussbaum’s extremely complimentary profile of HBO show Girls, watch this interview with producer Judd Apatow and creator / star Lena Dunham:
Austin's own Strange Boys have a new video, for "DOUEH":
La Sera’s new album, See The Light, is out today, and so is her latest video, “Real Boy / Drive On”:
Thanks to Jake Fogelnest for posting this vintage clip of Andy Kaufman on Letterman’s morning show: