Afternoon Links

Remembering when Melrose Place became a conceptual art project 

A dual biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald

Save the fireflies! Sweet summer nights depend on it.

That’s because she’s lying, but the GOP nominated Trump so it doesn’t matter.

How art detective Arthur Brand recovered two multi-million dollar pieces of stolen art

“Trump, a draft-dodger whose disabling bone spurs seem to have disappeared (mirabile dictu) once bragged that evading sexually transmitted diseases over the course of what he promises has been a somewhat exotic sex life was his ‘own personal Vietnam,’ so perhaps he believes he earned that Purple Heart at the Battle of Poontang.”

Dude threatens our allies and coddles our enemies way more than Obama does, but you dummies will vote for him anyway.

The foot of Zeus

Four more years of a divisive asshole as President. Was hoping to avoid it, but the GOP nominated this shitstain.

“So when it’s over, Trumpkins, remember: You’re not purging us. We’re purging you.”

Awesome. Your feel-good story of the day.

Review: ‘Rembrandt’s First Masterpiece’ at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York, through September 18

Enjoy your new, disgraceful, Constitution-booing party, guys.

Scientists uncover a “hidden” portrait by Degas

New George Orwell statue to keep an eye on BBC ‘Ministry of Truth’


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