It’s nearly the weekend! While we’re waiting patiently to indulge in all of the murder vibes at Death Becomes Us, our true crime festival taking place tomorrow and Sunday, let’s take a look at the past week’s fun stuff online!
And it’s time for Death Becomes Us! Here’s your mandatory consumption guide.
Bentzen Ball was amazing, so 1. stop what you’re doing to listen to Jonathan Van Ness and Mara Keisling talking about defending trans rights, and 2. check out all the photos we took from the weekend!
Speaking of pictures, here are some great ones of the 2018 High Heel Race!
We spoke with Jake Cumsky-Whitlock of Solid State Books about reading about murder!
We told you all about the best beer events this month in the latest edition of Draft Picks!
I had a chat to JT Norton of Haulm about what it’s like getting into a creative project with a friend.
We’re PRETTY INTO the bubble waffles w/ ice cream at Thai Chef.
We were LESS INTO the green Nightmare King Halloween burger from Burger King.
And we spoke to Joseph Fink about beef jerky and Alice Isn’t Dead!
Not on BYT
Harry Styles interviewed Timothée Chalamet for i-D and I am dead, I am a ghost, I am gone.
It’s a new month, so obviously I consulted Susan Miller’s horoscope predictions in order to determine (so scientifically) how to lead my life the next thirty days. (She thinks I should get a flu shot and not date anyone.)
Nick Cave answered a fan question about his deceased son, and it is one of the most heartbreakingly beautiful responses I have ever read in my whole life. “It is their impossible and ghostly hands that draw us back to the world from which we were jettisoned; better now and unimaginably changed.”
My buddy Ilana did a great interview with Busy Philipps for NY Times! I am combination proud ‘n jealous!
Frank Bruni asked Ina Garten what she’d serve Trump, and in true queen form, she said, “a subpoena” // YASSSS!
Here are punks revealing the least punk things they ever did for VICE!
And finally, I still can’t stop thinking about The Haunting of Hill House, not so much due to the jump scares, but because of the sheer volume of grief-related metaphor – it strongly resonated with me, and this Vulture article touches on that.