Thursday, March 06, 2014

Miss Cellania's Links

The Final Days of John Wayne.

The Fireman. A young writer does what he must to respectfully bury a man he barely knew.

An interactive U.S. map by Brian Lee Yung Rowe traces the geographic popularity of 29,000 baby names over the past century. (via io9)

Can Paul Ryan's poverty blitz survive contact with reality? His 200-page report is full of cherry-picked data that doesn’t add up.

15 Things You Might Not Know About This Is Spinal Tap.    

An Amicus Brief About Political Truthiness. (via Metafilter)

5 animated blockbusters combine for one huge super-fandom. Meet the fan art and mashups of The Rise of the Brave Tangled Frozen Dragons.

Live TV camera operators, switchers, and directors are too busy to ever just enjoy the show. Here’s a look at what they do in the TV truck. (NSFW language)

Why is American internet so slow? If ours worked like Hong Kong’s internet, I’d have some free time every day!

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