Harry Potter Yoga Exists: Critical Linking, November 4, 2016

Today’s Critical Linking is sponsored by Bas Bleu Booksellers.


The sold-out Potter-inspired class took place on October 30th at Circle Brewing Co. in Austin, Texas. Harry Potter-loving Muggles gathered to attempt poses like the Downward Fluffy, Whomping Willow (or Tree Pose) and Slytherin Cobra. Naturally, Beltran and Larkin provided all the students with wands to cast Patronus charms.


Papercuts is a literary card game for the rude and well-read. It’s what Kurt Vonnegut, James Baldwin, and Virginia Woolf would play if they were alive, locked in a room together, and forced to play a card game.

Well…I want to play that.

So, to recap. Trump will go on trial in November accused of racketeering, and again in December accused of child rape. He is a sexual predator, hasn’t released his tax returns, and has used his foundation’s money to pay his legal fees. He has abused the family of a war hero and… oh, but let’s talk about some emails Hillary didn’t send from someone else’s computer, that weren’t a crime anyway, because that’s how to choose a president. Come on, America. Focus.

Salman Rushdie on Trump is everything.

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