This Week in Links 04

Since we're recording a new show every two weeks, on off weeks we'll do a link roundup of things we've read and want to share. Here's what's on tap this week.

  • You should type the Konami code in on the website for British Vogue. You won't be disappointed.
  • This post from The Hairpin on what it was like to work for a men's magazineTo want to break into the boys’ club because it is a boys’ club, you have to believe that it’s worth breaking into.
  • Glen Weldon's Comic Con diary for NPR is a must, even if you've been too jealous for that kind of thing. (We understand.) 
  • Lev Grossman writes about J.K. Rowling's reveal as the author of The Cuckoo's Calling, and what a famous name can do for a book
  • TWIL favorite Dessa gave a great interview to The Rumpus: Therein is where the work of feminism happens. It’s not me rhetorically persuading you with a well-crafted argument that I should be paid equally. It’s about telling you how my life really is — I’m trying to find love and make rent and extract some meaning from the mundane, like you are, whether you’re a man or a woman or a Christian or an atheist or an American or Sudanese.
  • The Huffington Post has some advice about winning (cheating) at fantasy football.
  • Clueless turned 18 this week, and Alyssa Rosenberg wrote a great post about why this movie remains like, a total Betty. 
  • Refinery 29 has a slideshow of Baby-Sitter's Club themed outfits. Oh Mary Anne, you'll always be my favorite. 
  • And finally, this is a beautiful but difficult article from Vanity Fair about cancer, politics, and women's rights in Texas. As Texans, this is an issue that's been on our minds a lot lately: through your ignorance or incompetence or general lack of interest in the well-being of people who don’t look like you or have your size bank account, you will be responsible for the deaths of untold numbers of Texas women.