Links we love today: Happiness and technology, a brief history of ladyblogs,mass hysteria and more
Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.
Here are the links we loved today:
Today’s required reading: N+1 reviews “ladyblogs” Jezebel, The Hairpin, xojane and Rookie.
Vote in Splitsider’s Best Sitcom Episode Ever Tournament.
Au revoir, Lord Wyndemere — Paul Brittain leaving SNL, effective immediately.
Adam Sandler to star in Candy Land, described as "Lord of the Rings, but with candy."
Comedy Central’s much-hyped new sketch show, Key & Peele, premieres tonight at 9:30c, so get ready by listening to Key & Peele’s Spotify playlist.
Pop quiz! Lana Del Rey song or thing we just made up?
New M.I.A. single, “Bad Girls”:
The New York Times tells us how to spend a weekend in Austin for under $100; Why one former SXSW attendee won’t be making the trip back.
Wirecutter’s Brian Lam on the disconnect between happiness and technology; Jezebel explores the art of hate-reading.
A venn diagram connecting all reality TV shows; How to survive a concussion in an MMA fight
Today, NPR replays a classic Fresh Air interview between Ira Glass and cousin / composer Philip Glass.
Mass hysteria outbreak? 14 reported cases of the eerie psychological disorder notably responsible for the Salem Witch Trials.
Writing rules from authors like Margaret Atwood and Elmore Leonard.
Florida primary forecast from FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver.
Alta Roma’s “boob dress,” unveiled at Rome fashion week, is the ugliest thing I’ve ever seen.
One man Phantom of the Opera:
Get ready for Eastbound & Down Season 3:
Chris Gethard on Conan last night: