TBS Is Developing a Notorious B.I.G.-Inspired Comedy Series — TIME


The late, great New York hip-hop icon Notorious B.I.G. is the inspiration behind a new comedy series coming to TBS. The series, called Think B.I.G. is currently under development at TBS and will chronicle the misadventures of an inner-city teenager trying to create a better future for his daughter and infant son, according to a…

via TBS Is Developing a Notorious B.I.G.-Inspired Comedy Series — TIME

Will they include his drug-dealing ways?

This Chicago Hotel Has a New Concierge—A Rescue Pug Named Parker — TIME


The Park Hyatt on Chicago’s famed Michigan Avenue has a new employee—Parker, a one-eyed pug. “She’s a very quiet, reserved pup, and she loves everybody,” Walter Brindell, the Park Hyatt’s general manager who adopted Parker from animal rescue organization PAWS Chicago told the Chicago Tribune. Parker was rescued from an unfortunate situation in Tennessee, suffering…

via This Chicago Hotel Has a New Concierge—A Rescue Pug Named Parker — TIME

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A six-word memoir kind of moment


I recently had the opportunity to spend time with the current president of Oulipo and several other notable French citizens. For several moments, I felt quite like a foreigner. Nevertheless, I was able to talk about one of my closest literary passions: six-word memoirs. Now, as I’m trying to be ever so productive, I’ll just think of some examples that I could come up with right now:

Where are you Windows Media Player?
Friday. Thinking about an office shower.
When will Maron interview Alison Rosen?

 

Putin and Trump… make it happen


A burger restaurant in Lithuania has become internet-famous for a brilliant piece of political graffiti. Keulė Rūkė, a casual eatery in the capital city of Vilnius, has decorated its storefront with a mural of Russian president Vladimir Putin kissing Donald Trump. (Facebook/Keulė Rūkė)It’s a nod to a famous photograph from 1979, of the Soviet leader…

via Behold this amazing mural of Vladimir Putin kissing Donald Trump on the lips — Quartz