Your Morning Cup of Links

From perfume bottles to blown-glass drinking vessels — why it’s time to consider collecting Roman glass

A casket decorated by Edward Coley Burne-Jones for one of the most important women in his life

The Satan Bros

If you have cows, turn on TCM for them on Wednesday night. Wednesday night into Thursday morning is Shakespeare night on TCM. Orson Welles Macbeth, Laurence Olivier Hamlet, Paul Scofield King Lear. All the goodies. Needless to say, I won’t be sleeping.

The media’s disgraceful Brexit meltdown

One of the great failings of the American media class – both in this case, and more broadly — is its refusal to accept that national sovereignty is just as important to people as is material wealth, and that the average person’s objections to unrestricted immigration are rooted in quotidian concerns rather than racism.


Global Village Idiot John Kerry asks the Kremlin to please, pretty please stop directing operatives to break into US diplomats’ homes to shit on their carpets and kill their dogs

Hurry, SMOD. I can’t take much more.

Review: Christopher Logue, ‘War Music: An Account of Homer’s Iliad’

We’re one Justice away from allowing Presidents to legislate without Congress. I’m so glad the GOP decided to nominate a Democrat with authoritarian instincts. Just awesome.

Florida Man runs for Senate

It remains a complete and utter mystery why peace talks with this loon have repeatedly failed.

“For those who see government as the font of all well-being, every political issue is transformed into a great moral crusade that allows scare tactics as justifiable.”

Chicago can’t have nice things

Welcome to the club, George.

Architecture nerds will love this video game inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

Trump thinks Obama has been too tough on illegal immigrants

I can’t imagine why Britain just said “fuck you” to these tedious nanny-staters. It’s a mystery.

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