Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 149

The weekly roundup of internet gems:

  1. I have always wondered: Steve Perry Answers the South Detroit Question from Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’.
  2. A great Tumblr: Paris Posters.
  3. Clever: Here’s How the Scooby Doo Crew Would’ve Dressed Through the 20th Century.
  4. Despite growing up in Michigan, I only started playing euchre within the last few years. Still, this is fascinating: The People’s Card Game.
  5. An important question: What Did Rory Read After Gilmore Girls Ended?
  6. Comprehensive: An Illustrated Guide to All 456 Deaths on Game of Thrones.
  7. Kinda disgusting, yet oddly fascinating: All the Vintage Food from The Astronauts Wives Club.
  8. Yes: If Jane Austen Got Feedback from Some Guy in a Writing Workshop.
  9. Channing Tatum’s Reddit AMA is terribly weird and wonderful. Possible favorite response? “I like the broom from Fantasia.”
  10. “There is room for only one diva in a stall”: Barnyard Buddies Curl Up at Belmont.

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Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 146

The more-or-less (but who are we kidding, often less) weekly roundup of internet awesomeness:

  1. This is incredible. Watch the whole thing: Coldplay’s Game of Thrones: The Musical.
  2. So clever: Titanic 8-Bit Cinema.
  3. So adorable, I cannot: 27 Times Mark Ruffalo Won Tumblr.
  4. YASSS: 24 Times Elaine Benes Spoke Straight to Your Soul.
  5. This little nugget gives me life: You Must See This Pug Do a Spot-On Harry Styles Impression.
  6. Good: Women Read Sexist Quotes.
  7. Coveting: An American Bookshelf in London.
  8. Which type are you? Inbox Zero vs. Inbox 5000: A Unified Theory (for the record, I once glanced over at a friend checking her email and saw six thousand unread emails and felt sick).
  9. Hah: Why Is Your Millennial Crying?
  10. Yep, Amy: Inside Amy Schumer – Doggy Daycare.

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Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 144

The weekly roundup of things that are almost awesome as a pug shaking itself dry:

  1. So good: Todrick Hall Remixed Disney Songs as 90s James, and They Are Magical.
  2. Some I knew about, some were surprises: These 43 Disney Secrets Were Hiding Right in Front of Our Eyes.
  3. Way too catchy: Dark Lord Funk (Harry Potter Parody of Uptown Funk).
  4. Super excited about this movie: Here’s What the Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Cast Looks Like.
  5. True: All Trailers Are the Same.
  6. Hah (and yet I’m still dying to get a dog of my own): A Bill for All Debts Accrued by My Dog.
  7. For future reference: Manhattan’s First Ever Subway Bar Map.
  8. Fun: An Animated History of 20th Century Hairstyles.
  9. Accurate: Real Housewives of King’s Landing.
  10. Hail: U-M Grads’ Rendition of Fight Song Will Give You Chills. I love this so much.

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Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 143

The (slightly-belated) roundup of awesome things on the internet this week:

  1. I read this with a friend at work and we were basically cry laughing: 22 Texts You Can Relate to on a Spiritual Level.
  2. Emily takes this lip sync battle by a mile: Emily Blunt’s No Diggity vs. Anne Hathaway’s Love.
  3. Can’t wait for summer TV: True Detective Season 2 Trailer and Orange is the New Black Season 3 Trailer.
  4. Clever: This Woman Fights Gender Stereotypes with Hilarious Cartoons.
  5. I’m ready: Hillary Clinton Election Video Opens SNL.
  6. Man, I miss Paris, and I’d love to do this: A Paris Picnic, Delivered.
  7. Yes: Feminist Ben & Jerry’s Flavors.
  8. Perfect: Here’s a LEGO Set of Female Supreme Court Justices.
  9. So good: Seth Brings Jon Snow to a Dinner Party (who’s so ready for the premiere tonight?!)
  10. Important information: What Is the Emoji Update? 5 Things You Must Know.

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Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 119

The weekly roundup of internet finds:

  1. Specifically, #5, #7, #8, #10, #13, and #18: 24 Things We Unexpectedly Become Obsessed with in Our Late Twenties.
  2. Good stuff: Powerful Ad Shows What a Little Girl Hears When You Tell Her She’s Pretty.
  3. It’s one of the best times of the year – aka, Wimbledon – so here’s this: Groovy Wimbledon Circa 1971.
  4. Hilarious: It’s Official, You’re More Likely to Be Bitten by Luis Suarez Than a Shark.
  5. The Bailey’s one is what sold me on this article: What Your Drink of Choice Says About You.
  6. The cynical part of me says she only did this because she knew she’d get great PR, but I still like it: Amy Adams Gives up Seat to Serviceman on Flight.
  7. This guy: Who Is Our New Favorite Jeopardy Loser?
  8. This gal: Breast Cancer Patient Dances Her Way into the Operating Room.
  9. Summer Sisters is one of my all-time favorite books, so you know I cannot wait for this: New Judy Blume Novel Announced for 2015.
  10. Holy cute: The Pugs of Westeros.

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Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 116

The weekly roundup of internet fabulosity:

  1. I would really like it if Bill Murray could randomly show up at all of my important life events and dispense his quirky yet sage wisdom: Bill Murray Crashes Bachelor Party, Gives Awesome Speech.
  2. The trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar gives me chills. Ditto for the Foxcatcher trailer (Steve Carell, Academy Award winner, anyone?)
  3. Yep: If Every Big Ten School Were a Game of Thrones Character.
  4. The picture of Justin Verlander is everything: Detroit Tigers Take Zubaz to a Whole New Level.
  5. Really easy to fall down this rabbit hole: The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever.
  6. This starts out slowly, but around the 1:40 mark, it becomes amazing. I died when she became Celine Dion: There Are Many “Let It Go” Covers, But This One Really Tops Them All.
  7. So wrong, yet so hilarious: Frozen, Censored.
  8. We are approaching one of the rare occasions where I become a committed soccer enthusiast. Let’s celebrate with these incredibly awesome World Cup 2014 posters created by ESPN.
  9. This guy is so dorky yet so adorable: Epic Proposal from 26 Countries, 4 Years in the Making.
  10. As someone who hates awkward goodbyes, I can get on board with this article: Don’t Say Goodbye. Just Ghost.

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Things That Are Awesome, Vol. 110


The weekly roundup of internet time-wasters:

  1. Somebody had a lot of time on their hands: The Office Time Machine.
  2. Legal humor for the win.
  3. A handy reference guide: Who Has Murdered Whom on Scandal.
  4. Not that we didn’t already know she was awesome: 13 Incredibly Awesome Amy Poehler Quotes.
  5. Beautiful pictures: A Girl and Her Bulldog.
  6. Epic: Twitter Reacts to HIMYM Finale. (“Finally, a love story more disappointing than Twilight.”)
  7. This Game of Thrones Honest Trailer is spot on. Lord Friend Zone!
  8. Disney Movies Written for Twentysomethings. Yep.
  9. This compilation of the 10 Best Sentences is interesting, but I like the comments on this article – with people suggesting their own personal favorites – even better.
  10. Dying: 44 Ordinary Signs That Became Suspicious When People Failed at Using Quotation Marks. This, of course, reminds me of Joey’s struggles with air quotes.

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