I can’t believe the Midterm Election was only a few days ago. Was that really this week? Here’s to surviving another one. This weekend I plan to go to a gala for journalists and a birthday party for dogs. Aren’t you jealous?
I know it’s his birthday coming up but he’s really thirsty lately. (Then again, this is a really great profile.) “I Don’t Really See Any Value in Saying, ‘I Told You So’” Prince Charles on His Climate-Change Fight, Life with Camilla, and Becoming King (Vanity Fair)
We need a new season every week at this point. The Great British Baking Show Is Back—and It’s a Very Welcome Dose of Kindness (Grub Street)
Outlander is back to remind me that I really need to read these books. Outlander Season 4: Everything to Know About the New Characters (Vulture)
Speaking of books, Michelle Obama’s memoir is coming out next week and I AM HERE FOR IT. In Revealing New Memoir, Michelle Obama Candidly Shares Her Story (Washington Post)
The 7 Train is the new L Train. A Few Questions Need Answers Before Amazon Invades Long Island City (Gothamist)
She should really just stop. Keira Knightley Explains Exactly Why She Banned Her Daughter From Watching The Little Mermaid (Marie Claire)
I guess this isn’t the worst idea. Beto’s Consolation Prize: Running for President (Politico)
Journalism satire at its finest—so much so that I need to share an entire excerpt from this: An Obituary for Old Orange County, Dead at Age 129 (Los Angeles Times)
Orange County is survived by Scottsdale, Ariz., Plano, Texas, and other once-sleepy burbs that now host former residents who still want to live in a booboisie bubble. In lieu of flowers, please send condolences to the Republican Party of Orange County—because it’s likely next.