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Links we love today: A modern day Jane Austen, a terrifying Barbie, shady Wal-Mart spending and more

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Here are the links we loved today:

Jonathan Lethem’s essential Talking Heads tracks.

Wait, what did Wal Mart spend $24 million on in Mexico?

A very encouraging statistic: 1 in 2 recent graduates un- or under-employed.

Relatedly, The Atlantic asks, what do young journalists have to worry about?

The Rumpus interviews groundbreaking cartoonist Lynda Barry.

This Ukranian model, who calls herself a real-life Barbie doll, is terrifying.

Some notes on Lena Dunham’s reading habits.

If Pride and Prejudice took place today, and was a web series, it’d look a little something like this:

Been wondering what Tim Allen’s up to? Check out Arbor Daze:

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