Hey pals, if you’re like me, you didn’t feel much like celebrating the birthday of our country this past Monday. But that made me realize—isn’t it rad that we’ll always have Friday? America cannot co-opt Friday; it can’t appropriate Friday; it can’t take Friday away from us!
So yeah, you are free to enjoy your Friday. Please do.
ICYMI on FYA
Rosemary’s Stream It is an Austentatious analysis of the 2020 Emma starring Anya Taylor-Joy.
This week’s book reviews:
- Scout Luna heads to small town Alaska with Message Not Found by Dante Medema.
- Stephanie dives into the latest novel from FYA Fave Robin Benway, A Year to the Day.
- Mandy C. braves the grisly world of Erin Beaty’s Blood and Moonlight.
- Amanda gets witchy with Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert.
Y’all, the world has finally caught on: it’s the summer of the going-out book.
Vanity Fair asks, was Go Ask Alice the original literary con?
Run, don’t walk to walk to the Central Arkansas Library used book sale this weekend!
The best kind of history is the oral history of Magic Mike.
Did you finish the latest season of Stranger Things? If so, you gotta watch the latest Pitch Meeting:
This update on the Disney+ National Treasure series includes the fact that Nic Cage is not in it so… why?
Bow down to Viola Davis in The Woman King trailer!!
After watching this trailer, I can’t wait to see Vengeance… and also I need Whataburger stat.
Social Media Things
I’m like, totally buggin’!
Starting all of my emails like this from now on:
Keanu Reeves, once again, proves he is a sweet beautiful angel from heaven, and the world doesn’t deserve him.
This guy ate at every Rainforest Cafe in the country. Like, for real.
What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.