Friday Links XLIV

“In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.”
– Alfred Hitchcock

Hi!  Sorry, just got back from a documentary screening, but I couldn’t possibly leave you hanging.  That wouldn’t be in the spirit of the season at all. To the links:

North Korea – your ability to to be laughably insane and tragically oppressive never ceases to amaze me.

One of The Girls works at the Chronicle of Higher Education and always alerts me to the best of their articles and projects, here’s her latest recommendation.

I couldn’t fingerpaint to save my life as a kid…

His Holiness is now…on Twitter.  I’m not sure what to think of this.

This is a great documentary I caught on PBS a while back, well worth a look in by anyone who is interested in the history of televised entertainment.

Christmas is coming, and I can only assume that a few of you, like myself, are scrambling for some last minute gifts.  Have no fear, stationery to the rescue!  Seriously, I am coveting several of those stamps…there are some really cute things here.

‘Tis also the season for Christmas jumpers, enjoy Topman’s offerings.

Anything Katharine Hepburn is approved!

I’m not counting down the days until I can wander around London again or anything, no not at all…

2 thoughts on “Friday Links XLIV”

  1. You know how as a kid you would try so hard to act “better” when your grandma came in the room? That’s pretty much how I feel now that the Pope is getting his Tweet on. I’m religiously posting Bible verses and pics of me doing charitable deeds and waiting for him to leave so I can cuss freely.

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