It's Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday! (I'm sorry/you're welcome.) To the links!
Book Related Things
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YA Onscreen Things
The top 20 'binge-raced' shows on Netflix, i.e., the fastest binge-watched shows. The only ones I've finished or am caught up with are 1 and 17-20. (Stop trying to make 'binge-racing' happen, Netflix. IT'S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN.)
Gina Rodriguez and America Ferrera organized a brunch with a bunch of fellow Latinas in Hollywood, and OF COURSE IT LOOKS AMAZING.
Wait, did y'all know there's going to be a live-action Teen Titans show?! Because I only learned about it when Ryan Potter (aka Hiro in Big Hero Six) was cast as Beast Boy. (More casting info at the link, incl. Lyla Garrity in some capacity!?)
More and more heartbreaking stories of sexual assault in (and out) of Hollywood are emerging every day. Molly Ringwald writes about her experience, and The Daily Beast examines the other Hollywood 'open secret' of preying on young boys.
Social Media Things
Thread by romance writer Courtney Milan on writing POCs for non-POCs.
It’s “I’m afraid to write POC” o’clock again apparently. I think people need to interrogate that fear. What are you really afraid of?— Courtney!!! Milan (@courtneymilan) October 19, 2017
OH, GOOD. A new article with a YA #HotTake.
13 Reasons Why came out a year before The Hunger Games. These YA think pieces never have any thought behind them.https://t.co/MLJW3ehPo0— Shade Fangburn �� (@shanepang) October 19, 2017
As we await this year's inevitable ill-advised/outright offensive celebrity costumes, here's an awesome group costume courtesy of NBA teammates Russell Westbrook and Nick Collison, and their spouses.
Have you been following or participating in the FYA Photo-a-Day challenge? Here are some of our fave submissions from Week 2!
Our #fyaphotoaday Week 2 faves! Swipe to check 'em out. 1. @grieshaber_reads (Book Swag) 2. @smalltownnerdlette (Feel the Power) 3. @kwoolery08 (Riot Grrls) 4. @ladybookdragon (Frustration, Thy Name Is) 5. @akraticbehavior (It's in the Bag) 6. @cedarmilllibrary (Riot Grrls) 7. @flashbug (Friday the 13th) 8. @glamtart (Friday the 13th) #bookstagram #bookstagramchallenges
People have been sharing their stories of sexual harrassment and assault with #MeToo, which is actually a decade-old campaign for sexual assault awareness.
A family stranded in the Scottish Highlands gets picked up by the Hogwarts Express. (Clearly, they didn't drive out there in a flying Ford Anglia.)
LEGO's Women of NASA set will be available on November 1st. (Which unfortunately doesn't include Katherine Johnson, due to approval rights.)
Round 2 of voting for Smallville Funko Pops has commenced. Somebody saaaaave meeeee... from making a decision, because I really can't choose.
That's it for this week. Feel free to share your thoughts on these or any links we may have missed in the comments below!