Monday, May 31, 2010

Weekend Links - Memorial Day Weekend Edition

The AV Club was on fire again this week, with a fantastic Inventory of "impulse buy" books worth keeping, interesting discussions of Margurite Duras' Destroy, She Said for their book club, Wrapped Up in Books, and daily dispatches from the Cannes Film Festival.

Kissing Suzy Kolber's tirade against the "Prada-wearing wrinklesluts" of the Sex and the City franchise is the new gold standard of hating.

"No Secrets" - The New Yorker discusses WikiLeaks.

2 Birds, 1 Blog is a very funny new(ish) site. Thanks to blogmigo Ellen Wenecke for the link.

Spanx introduced a line of menswear a couple of months ago, and, according to the New York Times, it is catching on in a way that is entirely unacceptable to me. Also, short-shorts are making a comeback. Just kill me now.

This one goes back a few years, but Matt Damon's Matthew McConaughey impression, and David Letterman's reaction to it, are both first rate. (Thanks to Jake Taylor for calling this to my attention.)

New York Magazine covers the Book Expo, where Jon Stewart keeps it real.

And, finally, Band of Horses performed on David Letterman recently:

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