So much grisly news this week–from behavior unbecoming by, well, lots of folks, to an overflow of politics. You can get that other places. : )
Bits and Bobs
Over fifty percent of Icelanders believe in elves, which I think is wonderful.
I feel a bit silly going gaga over the adorable in-loveness of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The latest news is about their body language–so sweet.
The world’s longest lasting rainbow. Just wow.
Sphinxes in California! Who wouldn’t want to excavate Cecil B DeMille’s 1923 “Ten Commandments” set in the dunes where it was buried?
Sex, Plagiarism, and Spyware from the NYTimes. When copyright gets ugly.
Books and Film, etc
I don’t know about you, but I find this list of the Most Popular Amazon Kindle Books of All Time rather alarming. (H/T J.T. Ellison)
Best of 2017 lists are everywhere, and there are terrific crime thrillers from both sides of the pond in this Guardian list.
That funky film, 2003’s The Room, is the subject of James Franco’s latest film, The Disaster Artist. Once you start reading up on The Room, you may not want to stop.
Modern Mrs. Darcy always has great lists, but you’ll definitely want to check out her 2017 Gift Guide for Book Lovers.
This week’s post: Advent isn’t just coming soon. It’s here.