Marie Antoinette was born on this day in 1755. Go have some cake.
Things that should be given the hashtag #OhHolyCrapYes: Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender will star opposite each other in Genius, an adaption of A. Scott Berg’s National Book Award–winning Max Perkins: Editor of Genius. (Via Vulture)
Sometimes David Foster Wallace sends you a postcard.
Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins gets an illustrated review at The Rumpus.
Marc Tracy thinks that before you try and predict Nate Silver’s future as a celebrity number cruncher, look at the sports coverage world he comes from before making any bets.
Anybody want to buy Andy Warhol’s Rolex?
The awesome and bonkers theory that Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) is a time traveling Nazi hunter.