Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sunday Links

The BBC surveyed 62 film critics from around the world  to determine the 21st Century’s 100 greatest films. I've seen 38 of them. How many have you seen?

The Month That Killed the Sixties : An oral history of how everything went to hell in December 1969. Fred Hampton was killed by the police, the hippie spirit died at Altamont, and the Weathermen went underground.

This looks cute: London Town Official Trailer 

Big Lonely Doug How a single tree, and the logger who saved it, have changed the way we see British Columbia’s old-growth forests.

‘My God, that’s Kimberly!’: Online sleuth solves perplexing mystery of identity thief Lori Ruff. Good story.

The Rogue Doctors Spreading Right-Wing Rumors About Hillary’s Health  The AAPS has emerged as conservative conspiracy theorists’ favorite signal booster.

Tracking the Beat Generation Across Three Continents a retrospective of the Beat Generation at the Centre Pompidou.

An Abridged History of London’s Tower Menagerie

From a hair-raising rooftop walk of Stockholm to a drag queen-led stroll through Hamburg and sniffing your way around Vienna. Five European city tours with a difference 

Jeanette Winterson on Paris’s Great Bookstore, Shakespeare And Company

The cats of war Syria's Cat Calamity

I love Vermont. My kids learned to ski just up the road from Kirby where this adorable tiny house on 10 acres is for sale.

 Our Tiny Home is Revolutionizing How My Wife and I Fight

The Cat: An Ancient Folk Tale  by Tom Cox that proves some things never change.

Cartoonist Harry Bliss and the Center for Cartoon Studies announced an artist’s residency at the former home of J. D. Salinger in Cornish, New Hampshire.

The Forgotten Memory Palaces: How did people in ancient times remember things when they had no computers, books, or even paper?

I am partial to quirky little museums. The restored London townhouse of legendary British architect Sir John Soane overflows with treasures. It is so crowded that only a few people are allowed to visit at any time and there are always lineups to get in.

What’s Wrong with Me? I had an autoimmune disease. Then the disease had me.

Walking Paris from the notebooks of Camus.

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