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Nine ways to find the perfect bra, by Listing to Port on Tumblr.

The Toast came back for a single day, and now I need to rewatch The Hunt for Red October.

Something wholesome and charming: What Fourth-Grade Archaeologists Have Found in Their School’s Closet, at Atlas Obscura.

I saw the headline for The CW's Next DC Animated Series Stars a Gay Superhero in World Where the Nazis Won WWII, and got my Indiana Jones mixed up and was all, "Nazis. Why did it have to be Nazis. I hate those guys." But on reflection, I'm keeping it.

Still the best way to remind me to correct my posture. Murder.

Jaime Lauren Keiles on the surreally mundane experience of going to a naturist (nudist) camp; stock photos of naked people sans genitalia: Naked Truths at Racked.

This is fascinating but requires so, so many content notes: The Obsessive Art and Great Confession of Charlotte Salomon by Toni Bentley at the New Yorker, which opens, "In February, 1943, eight months before she was murdered in Auschwitz, the German painter Charlotte Salomon killed her grandfather." Beyond murder and the Holocaust, content notes for suicide and familial sexual abuse.

Date: Monday, July 31st, 2017 02:47 am (UTC)
sovay: (Morell: quizzical)
From: [personal profile] sovay
"In February, 1943, eight months before she was murdered in Auschwitz, the German painter Charlotte Salomon killed her grandfather."

That is a hell of a lede.

Date: Monday, July 31st, 2017 07:02 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] bibliofile
Finally! A how-to on finding truly the perfect bra: an article that at least tries to encapsulate the enormity of the [need a better word than "task" here].

Date: Monday, July 31st, 2017 11:48 pm (UTC)
jesse_the_k: unicorn line drawing captioned "If by different you mean awesome" (different=awesome)
From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
I think you'd need at least two words, yes?

re: nudists

Date: Monday, July 31st, 2017 07:06 am (UTC)
bibliofile: Fan & papers in a stack (from my own photo) (Default)
From: [personal profile] bibliofile
Also, if you haven't read it but might like to, David Sedaris spent a week at a nudist camp in the mid-1990s and read his piece on This American Life. (Link is to a transcript.)

Re: nudists

Date: Monday, July 31st, 2017 07:28 am (UTC)
bibliofile: Fan & papers in a stack (from my own photo) (Default)
From: [personal profile] bibliofile
On rereading, note cw for multiple casual isms. (Wow, I haven't read his earlier stuff since it came out.)

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