Since we record a new show every two weeks, on off weeks we do a link roundup of things we've read and want to share. Here's what's on tap this week.
- Vulture gives us this great oral history of the party scene in Clueless. 'Cause I'm keepin' it real.
- BuzzFeed provides us with The Definitive Ranking Of All Of The Turtlenecks In Love Actually, which is a treasure.
- Geena Davis is a boss, and her plan to change sexism in Hollywood is simple and actually pretty great: Maybe first ADs think women don't gather, I don't know.
- If you haven't already created a personal dialect map with the amazing NYTimes interactive tool, you really should. I got Dallas as one of my three cities, which is in fact my ancestral seat.
- Ten things you didn't know about Legolas. Seagulls: really, dude?
- Thanks to BoingBoing, I'm now a little terrified of the moon. Regolith, man, that's some serious shit.
- Global Grind eloquently argues that Beyonce's new album is a powerful argument for black feminism, as illustrated via gifs: And this move on Beyonce's part -- putting her love for a black man who is equally supportive and in love with her on the front street -- is restructuring the idea of black families, placing value within that relationship and showing that it is not myth. Sleep on that idea if you want. Beyonce is out here saving families.
- Alyssa Rosenberg has a lovely piece on the importance of Christmas in the Harry Potter series: It’s one of the first times in Harry’s life that an adult has shown care not just for his basic well-being, but for his pleasure and enjoyment.
- And via HuffPo, the 25 best moments for women in 2013. Let's all agree to meet back here in 2014 and kick some ass.