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Links we love today: Monkey monologues, public access history, vintage CK and more

Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.

Here are the links we loved today:

Tumblr to waste  time on: Clear Eyes, Full Parks, Can’t Lose.

The A.V. Club interviews Karl Pilkington, best known as Ricky Gervais’ podcast audio engineer-slash-adorably dim-witted punching bag.

Kevin Smith has a new reality show about comic book nerds, because of course; Spike Jonze's next film will be about a man who falls in love with a computer, because of course. 

Famous literary characters, as illustrated by police composite sketch software.

Brad Goreski’s styling tips for broke girls.

I want to have a friend date with Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone.

Splitsider watches at Bill Cosby’s first solo special; You should probably watch comic Dana Gould, as Dr. Zaius, performing Hal Holbrook’s Mark Twain Tonight.

Learn some stuff about public access (my favorite thing in the world) from the expert, Jake Fogelnest.

Maura Johnston’s handy (and totally necessary) guide: “How Not To Write About Female Musicians.”

Do you remember Louis CK's Filthy Stupid Talent Show? Relive the magic

Trailer for Seeking a Friend at the End of the World (starring wherein Steve Carell has three weeks to live, and he hangs with Keira Knightley, Patton Oswalt, Connie Britton, Rob Corddry, Rob Huebel, T.J. Miller, Amy Schumer AND MORE):  

Here’s a story about Boeing’s stalled sales deal with Brazil, so I have an excuse to make a Jets to Brazil ref, KBYE!

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