[I know, I know - it's not the weekend any more. To make up for that, more links than usual, below!]
On Books and Comics:
Russell Brand was appalled to hear that his former school had its library cut, and has pledged the money to set that right back up. Very cool.
A colleague of mine filmed a great tutorial on making a book wreath. If you don't mind cannibalizing an old book, it's a great decoration idea.
A 7-year old girl who loves bugs complained to a publisher when she noticed a book she recently loved was labeled "for boys." Their response was to totally change the book series to be gender-neutral.
Funny quiz on Panels by a colleague re: comics butts.
Get a tour of Berlin with my pal Martin and his penguin pals.
This is a fantastic article about the benefits of moving away somewhere you don't know anybody, which is what I did when I up and moved to Japan. It's been such a great experience for me, and I hope more and more people give it a try.
On Disney and Theirs:
Some people who don't know Star Wars lore very well were really upset when they saw a black dude in Stormtrooper gear in the first Star Wars Episode VII teaser. Let's set them straight.
Being from Miami, scarf-tying isn't one of my skills. This helps a little bit.
The French poster for Pixar's Inside Out looks rad.
Stuff I Wrote:
On Panels: Holiday Gift Guide: Toys and Collectibles for Everybody
Also on Panels: Comics Fetish Vol. 10: Ugly Sweater Edition
If you love Japanese sweets and snacks (or sweets and snacks in general), there are actually a couple of subscription services out there to feed your cravings! My pal Lauren Orsini reviews one such service, called Oishi Fun.
The title says it all, really: "Why You Should Believe Shia Labeouf's Rape Claims."
If there's a tutorial somewhere for these Northern Lights nails, I need it. Wow, so pretty.
[Have a great week!]