Welcome back! Happy New Year!
“2016” has such a nice right to it, don’t you think? We’ve got a good feeling about this year. Let’s start it off with some especially nice internet treats, shall we?
White House Photographer Shares His Favorite Photos from 2015 : Pete Souza has done this for the past 7 years and it’s always fascinating and insightful.
An (Abridged) History of Red Lipstick : “…England had a weird back-and-forth relationship with lip colour, ranging from Totally Cool to STOP USING IT RIGHT NOW YOUNG LADY.”
NYPL Puts 180,000 Public Domain Images Online : Set aside some time because you are gonna want to poke around here for a while. Also, the NYPL is offering a Remix Residency. You could be a Remixer-in-Residence!
Most Anticipated Books of 2016 : The Millions has released its annual to-read list, which means that yours probably just got a little longer. The Queen of the Night is now at the top of mine – how about you?
My Marriage Didn’t End When I Became a Widow : An intimate, heart-wrenching meditation on love.