August is the sleepiest month, isn’t it, my darlings? I hope you’ve found a little bit of time to sit outside with a book or a glass of wine and someone you adore. I know there are a lot of dire things happening in the world, but that makes it even more important to snatch a quiet, good moment when you have a chance.
What I’m reading:
JCK interviewed me for their Social Life feature! So much fun. Thank you, JCK.
Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays. Totally fascinating.
Taco Bells in Japan Are Just Casually Serving Star-Shaped Cheese. I don’t think I’ve ever eaten a Taco Bell taco, but star-shaped cheese is delightful and absurd enough to tempt me.
Solving the Mystery of ‘La Estrellita,’ the Vaudeville Dancer Who Was Really a Nice Jewish Girl from Cincinnati.
A 12-year-old built an unconventional Lego sculpture and became an instant internet hero.
These stunning creations from the World Body Painting Festival are like no art you’ve ever seen before.
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