I’ve been to ground for a little while for a funeral and also an engagement (otherwise known as a whirlwind of emotion from all sides). Now Hurricane Sandy has arrived in Brooklyn, and my partner and I are hunkered down trying to squeeze the last little bits of internet access out of our computers before we lose power. If you’re in the same boat, here are some links! If you’re not in the path of the hurricane, hopefully these will prove a pleasant diversion for a Monday afternoon.
- Here’s an oldie but goodie from the Hairpin’s Scandals of Classic Hollywood series about Marlene Dietrich, including some really interesting thoughts about her gender presentation, as well as this gorgeous photo:
If you’re into that sort of thing, the entire “Scandals” collection is detailed, painstakingly researched, and fascinating.