Is it just me or was this a slow news week? Or, at the very least, a slow internet week (whatever that means.) I finally got these links rounded up for y’all after a long night of doing nothing but watching the sportsball. Er, basketball. So here ya go!
Book Related Things
Parent objects to a graphic description of genitalia in Anne Frank’s Diary. Ya know, that horrifying genitalia that half the entire planet is cursed with. God forbid we describe what it looks like.
Famous authors and the things they hated.
Diversion Books is publishing four classic S.E. Hinton novels as ebooks for the first time ever.
Sorting politicians into Hogwarts houses is definitely a fun party/bar game (though I strongly disagree with some of their sorts.)
Movie Related Things
Will we see a Graceling movie trilogy hitting our screens?
More updates on the will they or won’t they Pride and Prejudice and Zombies movie adaptation. This time Lily Collins has been tapped for the lead.
A Mr. Rogers biopic is in the works.
Man gets his mom to watch The Matrix and makes a video of her description. Spoiler alert: Moshimo DIES.
Want to hear the soundtrack for The Great Gatsby? Well, now you can.
TV Related Things
You probably already heard The Vampire Diaries spin-off The Originals got picked up for the fall.
Downton Abbey would like to take all of your money, please and thanks. Brand ALL THE THINGS!
PBS meets The Avengers in this spoof.
Would should you drink with your Netflix marathon?
Remember when American Girls used to be interesting? (Still can’t believe how they dumped my favorite, Samantha. I still have her beautiful bed set!)
In what might be the most charming series of photos ever captured, the Royal family goes to Hogwarts. (Also, Kate Middleton continues to be the cutest and most put together pregnant lady that has ever existed.)
How historical figures might have looked today. (Fucking hipster Shakespeare.)
That’s it for this week. Please share any fun (or annoying!) stories or links in the comments below.