Links We Love

The week's top links: Marfa style, Grumpy Cat art, Grilled Cheese Month and more

The week's top links: Marfa style, Grumpy Cat, Grilled Cheese Month

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Here are just a few of the stories, lists and videos we loved this week:

Refinery29 has tips on creating the perfect Marfa-inspired style.

Vampire Weekend's latest album, Modern Vampires of the City, is streaming on iTunes.

Business "expert" Donanld Trump has launched a bizarre new Kickstarter-style site, FundAnything.

Flavorwire is holding their first annual Short Fiction Contest.

Iconic filmmaker Steven Soderbergh gave his "State of Cinema" address at the San Francisco International Film Festival.

Check out this Grumpy Cat-inspired art show.

Vice has a fascinating multi-media interview with author Douglas Coupland.

The New York Times photographed the beautiful / haunting abandoned resorts of the Catskills.

Rapper / avid Vine filmmaker Riff Raff made his acting debut on One Life To Life (as James Franco clone "Jamie Franko").

Wired has important fact about the best recent dinosaur discoveries.

The History Channel gets to the bottom of the world's most famous literary hoaxes.

The L lists 20 great drinking songs.

Esquire rounds up their favorite Grilled Cheese Month finds.

Comedian Kyle Kinane's road trip-themed Comedy Central pilot never got picked up, but you can watch the whole thing online.

Gogol Bordello's Eugene Hutz gets silly with Rolling Stone.

Finance blog LearnVest has some inspiring words for aspiring freelancers.

Pop Matters takes an in-depth look at the legacy of The Mars Volta.

The only thing better than coconut avocado ice cream is coconut avocado ice cream that's easy to make at home.

Read an excerpt from Jim Gaffigan's new book, Dad is Fat.

David Bowie has a cameo-heavy new video, for "Blesses":

Improv Everywhere's Seeing Eye People are here to make sure we never have to stop texting: 

Rihanna 777, a documentary on the singer's controversial 2012 world tour, is coming soon:

An abridged version of David Foster Wallace's iconic 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech gets a creative tribute video: 

Michael Cera's releasing another short film on new YouTube network JASH - "Gregory Go Boom" - and it's got a trailer: