1. Growing up in the 80s, I remember Charmkins and Rainbow Brite and Rose Petal Place–and Lisa Frank school supplies, which were a must have for fourth grade, what with their rainbows and cute animals. Twenty-five years later, I now love the tumblr “Nihilisa Frank,” what with its rainbows and cute animals and NIHILISM:
2. If you want to read a long piece about the history of gin, feminism, Victorian society, and modern lady distillers, this is the piece for you: “Travels in Gin and Gender,” from The Toast.