PODCAST OF THE WEEK: How a Canadian Wool Suit was at the center of international politics and multinational accords. Big thanks to Dappered reader Ryan S for sending this our way.
ABOUT THAT SECURE PHONE OF YOURS…looks like it’s time for retinal ID protection?
HEALTH CARE IN AMERICA: Here is one more reason why it is all sorts of messed up. This is just indefensible.
HEADLINE OF THE WEEK: No really, you don’t need to read anything else.
OUR TOYS ARE GETTING THE BEST OF US: I am going to admit that I need to be more responsible about this.
OSCAR NOMINEE OF THE WEEK: Those of us who have watched Antony Hegarty’s evolution as an artist are familiar with her story. This Sunday she will be in the spotlight.
OOH, THAT SMELL: It’s FIFA. Sigh.
TUMBLR OF THE WEEK: I related to so much of this. Thanks to superstar contributor Eric H for this one.
WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? The first thing I thought about when I read this was what this means for this guy. Then I remembered this guy. Was that wrong? I’m a bad person. I know this to be true because I laughed at this (make sure the volume is up).
THAT ONE TIME…Britain’s greatest naval commander was pickled in brandy. This is surprisingly interesting.
LAKE SUPERIOR WILL CUT YOU:
ONCE UPON A TIME…there was a groundbreaking TV show. If this gets you excited: You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone! Then so will this. Now maybe someone will get around to rebooting this show?
HOW NOT TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA: Episode #1. Derp.
OH HELL NO: This would drive me bonkers in no time whatsoever. This, on the other hand, is just kind of interesting.
ON THE BRIGHT SIDE…He’s got a doozy of a story to share with the grandkids. I mean, that’s a huge assumption right there.
Tim Johnstone is Dappered’s music correspondent as well as our resident gatherer of all things interwebs related. He doesn’t really hate people. Mostly.