Fugs & Pieces, May 31st, 2024

Happy weekend! Hope you have a great one.

There was no Tuesday edition of Drinks With Broads this week due to the Memorial Day holiday, but there WAS a fresh Bridgerton recap! And paid subscribers on Thursday got our cast wish lists for White Lotus/Knives Out and a deep dive into the summer bestsellers of the first decades of the aughts.


Over at The Ringer, someone watched a bunch of post-apocalytpic movies and ranked them by survivability.

Rolling Stone published a CORKER of a piece that’s the result of a six-month investigation into allegations against Sean Puffy/P.Diddy/Diddy Combs. Trigger warnings abound. And Biggie’s mom had THOUGHTS.

I’m so bummed about Bill Walton’s death, but this is a truly lovely piece from LA Times columnist Bill Plaschke about him.

Drew Magary reports: I got high in an SF weed lounge and these should be everywhere mannnnn. [SF Gate]

People are freaking out about this: The dismal holiday box office. It is…a bad sign! [Lainey]

Interesting, at the Independent: Sondra Locke, Clint Eastwood and the tragic disappearance of a Hollywood trailblazer.

Fun, at Vulture: Our Way Too Early Emmy Predictions

This is great news and really overdue: Josh Gibson becomes MLB career and season batting leader as Negro Leagues statistics incorporated. [AP]

I do not need these plates at all but I DO want them. [Anthro, affiliate link]

Such a fun list: 10 Food-Filled Beach Reads for Your Summer Vacation [Eater]

Which one of you bitches is my mother?!?! The NYT’s obit for Lace author Shirley Conran is great. [gifted link]

This is interesting to me, a person who would not ever think to share her location with her friends unless there was a specific reason to do so. At Bustle: “I Know Where You Were Last Night: Apps like Find My have normalized location-sharing, but keeping tabs on someone doesn’t always keep them close.”

OMG: The Pet Gala Recreates The Met Gala’s Celebrity Outfits For Dogs [Socialite Life]

Pajiba asks Is Disney Really Scared of a Four Hour Video Essay About a Defunct Attraction?

Much needed intel: How to Tell If a Cantaloupe Is Ripe, Sweet, and Juicy. [Bon Appetit]

I love French Pharmacy Content: This $9 French Pharmacy Staple Was All Over the Cannes Red Carpet [Who What Wear]

This content is also meaningful to me: Best MLB stadium food: Ranking the eight top ballparks for eats in 2024 [USA Today]

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