1. I loved theĀ Anne of Green Gables series as a child so will have a soft spot for L.M. Montgomery forever, but the prose can be awfully purple. This reaction gif article pretty much sums up what it’s like to read her as an adult.

2. My 90s music kick started by Cake continues. But I only recently learned that the main theme of Beck’s “Jack Ass” was lifted from a Bob Dylan cover by Them, featuring a young Van Morrison: