Well, Thanksgiving weekend is coming to an end here in the U.S. I hope you’ve had a good weekend wherever you are and whatever you celebrate. Let’s see what the internet had to say for itself this week.
Pretty should be optional
Cliff Pervocracy at Captain Awkward shares some advice concerning what to do when people just want you to look pretty. “Good luck, and stay weird.”
Joan Didion on Keeping a Notebook
Maria Popova takes a look at some of Ms. Didion’s thoughts on the subject.
A Peek Behind the Spammy Curtain
If you have a blog, you’re going to get spam. Snobbery received the spam comment we all hope for.
H.P. Lovecraft Offers His Advice on Entertaining Children
I didn’t know about this Ask Lovecraft series until Jordan Hawk linked to one of the episodes this week. This one feels pretty spot on.
A Now Fear This Roundup
Justin Robinson, the author of Mr. Blank, recently guest-posted here. He usually hangs out at The Satellite Show, and this week posted links to all of his horror movie reviews. A fun read, plus I’ve added a couple flicks to my queue. You might, too.