Here's my roundup of the most interesting stuff I've come across in cyberspace during the past two weeks. Share your favorite reads or links in the comments section, or sent a Tweet my way @Papergreat.
- Gizmodo: "An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia" by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan
- Library of Congress: "Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond" (This is a fabulous multiple-part presentation that features some Carl Sagan-related ephemera.)
- Movie Mezzanine: "The Studio Ghibli Retrospective: 'The Cat Returns'" by Christopher Runyon
- The Atlantic: "My Childish, Unhealthy, Joyous Obsession With The Moviegoer" by Andrew Santella
- The Millions: "28 Books You Should Read If You Want To" by Janet Potter
- Tincture of Museum: "Paper addiction – Paper Week 7 – Museum of London Collection Cleaning Course"
- Atlas Obscura: "Folk Magic: The Hex Signs of Pennsylvania" by Melissa Marshall
- Moviepilot: "Toy Story: The True Identity of Andy's Mom Makes The Movie More Epic" by Jon Negroni
- Huffington Post: "Stop Binge-Watching And Start Binge-Reading. I Read 300 Books Last Year And Am Smarter Because Of It," by Phil Edwards
- The New York Times: "Are the New ‘Golden Age’ TV Shows the New Novels?" by Adam Kirsch and Mohsin Hamid
- Tom Swyers' blog: "War Over Baseball Fields Threatens Youth Baseball and the Country"
- Esquire: "An Oral History of Ghostbusters" by Jason Matloff1
Finally, this is NOT a recommended link. But I must point out that this probably the dumbest thing that will be posted on the Internet in 2014: "If JK Rowling Cares About Writing, She Should Stop Doing It." Congratulations, Lynn Shepherd.
1. Speaking of Ghostbusters, with regard to the death of Harold Ramis, Patton Oswalt had the following brilliant Tweet: "If a Twinkie represents amount of grief I feel when someone dies, Harold Ramis' death would be a Twinkie 35 feet long weighing 600 pounds."