Thursday 24th September 2020
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Thursday links

  • These posters from the 1968 Paris protests are pretty fantastic. (Dangerous Minds)
  • The Times always does such a good job with “The Lives They Lived,” their compendium of articles on notable deaths of the year. (NY Times)
  • This look back at the 1990 Sears holiday catalogue is kind of a kick. (Mental Floss)
  • Wes Anderson—who I can take or leave—is making a new movie about dogs, so of course I’m in. (Flavorwire)
  • An interactive map of the 58 most exciting archaeological finds of the year. (Atlas Obscura)




Posted on December 22nd, 2016 5 Comments

5 Responses

  1. Susan G says:

    That Sears catalog was hilarious. I had that see through phone until a fight with my high school boyfriend led to me smashing it in a teenage fit!

  2. Mamavalveeta03 says:

    Memories of high-waist acidwash jeans with a really bad permed mullet. (Actually, is there any other kind???).
    I love Wes Anderson movies! They make me happy, in a French style goofy comedy kind of way.

  3. DeDe says:

    I am laugh-crying over some of the stuff in that Sears catalog! For some reason it’s triggering whatever lobe of my brain it is that houses my inner 12-year-old (even though I was 18 in 1990).

    • Dana D says:

      DeDe…are you old enough to be reading this blog?

      • DeDe says:

        Well, I’m old enough to remember watching Elvis on TV (bloated, bedazzled Elvis, but still!) and feeling dejected when the ERA didn’t pass (damn you, Phyllis Schlafly!), so I think I qualify! 😉 Happy holidays to you, Dana!