♥ Why do Americans and Brits have different accents? This piece on that topic argues that the standard British accent has changed more in the last 200 years than the typical American accent.
♥ Clueless made a HUGE pop culture impact during my formative years. This nostalgia-filled piece maps out the Clueless locations in and around Los Angeles. Turns out, the house used as Cher’s homestead is in… Encino!
♥ These book stairs draw stares. I concur.
♥ This series of portraits of Portland residents is an introspective take on the Portlandia craze. (Yes, I live in Portland, and I think the Portlandia TV show is funny. In a so-hilarious-it’s-kind-of-uncomfortable-to-watch-because-it’s-so-close-to-reality kind of way. 😉 )
♥ And finally, you will definitely want to see this photo collection of famous writers at home. Ernest Hemingway? Typical. Edward Gorey? Hilariously unexpected. Agatha Christie? Mural envy.