Critical Linking: November 14th, 2015

A 28-year-old British man, most notable for his 2006 victory on the quiz showCountdown, tracked down a Scottish teenager who’d written a negative review of his self-published novel and shattered a bottle of wine on the back of her head.

I’m sorry, what?


Goop Press, named after the Oscar-winner’s lifestyle website, will launch in April with the publication of Paltrow’s cookbook “It’s All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook,” with a book about beauty coming later in 2016.

Lord why didn’t they give it a new name?


Doge: “An Internet fad or meme typified by an image of a dog of the Shiba Inu breed accompanied by very short phrases that humorously represent the dog’s imagined thoughts and use the wrong modifiers or shortened word forms, as ‘such dignified’ or ‘amaze.’”

15 new words added to the dictionary! I love the flexibility of language.

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