Friday, February 12, 2016

Link roundup

1. NYTimes reviews Zoolander:

Mr. Stiller is a perfect case study in male insecurity. Depending on the role, the camera angle, the costume, and the hair and makeup, Mr. Stiller, 50, swings between polarities of trollishness and desirability. In some movies, he appears dwarfish and deformed with a head that’s too big for his body and empty space-alien eyes. He is of average height but looks shorter. And when bulked up, he appears hunched and musclebound. But when he fixes those baby blues on the camera and thrusts out his jaw to accentuate his cheekbones, he can pass as handsome: just barely.
2. Publishers making as much money with articles on Facebook as on their own sites.

3. "Bullying was Chris Christie's trump card, before Trump got in the race"
nobody was better at bullying other people than Christie until Trump came on the scene, and then suddenly he was no longer unique. Christie was just a predator in a closed system that suddenly gained a new apex predator