Sunday, September 12, 2010

Weekend Links

Patton Oswalt (a long-time CSD favorite) poses a hypothetical to the the A.V. Club staff: If you could live anywhere in the world, for any five-year period in history, where would you live, and when would it be? There are some pretty great answers. Where would you go?

Genevieve Koski, the A.V. Club's baby sister, has a new weekly feature, Trending Topics, which summarizes the week's internet trends. Very cool.

Jakob Dylan has unfortunately not retired from singing yet, which is tolerable as long as Neko Case and Kelly Hogan are backing him on vocals.

This is now a couple of weeks old, but New York Magazine's article on "The Switch and 17 Other Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Horrible and Cruel" is as great of a take-down of the genre as you are ever going to see.

A very good friend of the blog has opened up a mail-order bakery, The Naughty Housewife, which I cannot recommend highly enough.

Noel Murray's "A Very Special Episode" feature has been really good lately, and his analysis of Arrested Development's "Good Grief" catches everything its fans loved about that show, and also how the sort of clever-dickery that ultimately damned it to cancellation.

And finally, in honor of Tony Romo playing opening the season on "Football Night in America," a re-post of this classic video of Tony Romo participating in one of the weirdest things to ever happen:

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