Friday Links are Not the Problem EitherAugust 26th, 2011 at 9:31
The gorgeous pic I’m featuring this week is Idris, the Doctor’s wife, from Springfield Punx.
Saundra Mitchell has a great response to the continuing meme about there being a YA-for-boys crisis: The Problem is Not the Books.
Yarn Harlot beautifully captures the feeling of having a new book out. (via @jumbledwords)
Sapphire, author of Push (which became the film Precious) discusses the racism she has encountered in the arts/publishing world and the expectations people often have about black authors.
I got such a kick about this story of hundreds of lovers across Italy mimicking a romantic novel by putting padlocks on bridges, and how the authorities see it as a major vandalism issue.
A lovely art post which takes the iconic images of Disney Princesses, but makes their costumes more historically accurate. (Via @angriest)
After months of depression and misery surrounding Arsenal, we qualified for the Champions League! Hell yes!
Smart Bitches made me aware of this film about the Victorian medical treatments for hysteria, which looks like the best kind of British historical comedy gold, and features my beloved Sheridan Smith, among many others: