What We’re Listening To
First off, we have a treat for you: A Side Hugs playlist. Every couple of months you'll get a wide mixture of music that's all the rage.
Maybe the italics were a bit much, but you get the idea. If you've got a Spotify account, you can click the link above. If not, listen to it here.
Some Other Things That Happened
Kanye West does not buy into the art of subtweeting.
I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt... Please pray we overcome... This is my true heart...
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016
"So? Any takers? Mark Zuckerburg? I know it's your birthday but what better gift to give yourself than to invest in creative genius?"
This article may shed some actual light on the issue.
We're kind of getting another Harry Potter book.
This summer the play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is opening in London, and America is experiencing some serious FOMO. But thankfully the script will be published for us all to read. It won't be quite the same as seeing the play or reading a novel, but it may hold you hover until the Cursed Child hopefully comes to the US.
Damn, Daniel (Sorry Mom).
If you've ever wanted to be famous or win a lifetime supply of Vans, don't worry. There are virtually no prerequisites other than general knowledge on how to operate an iPhone. What a time to be alive.
How I Became a Morning Person, Read More Books, and Learned a Language in a Year
If you're learning how to adult, this is a good kickstart for picking up small habits that'll end up making a big difference.
GQ Interview: Justin Bieber on His Health, His Love Life, and Whether He’s Truly “Sorry”
Much like the “What Would Cool Jesus Do?” article, this is a time-consuming read. Unlike the “What Would Cool Jesus Do?” article, it did not make me cry. But I still think it’s worth skimming. From references to Eloise at the Plaza and Justin making references to the Pixar hit Cars, it’s written in an honest, niche-y way.
12 Struggles Only Introspective Extroverts Will Understand
Because personality types are awesome, and the extrovert/introvert dichotomy is commonly misunderstood. Also, if you're into Myers-Briggs, read more from Heidi Priebe.
Books to Read
Cinder by Melissa Meyer (YA)
Melissa Meyer took a classic stories of a princesses and turned it into a dystopian, science-fiction series called The Lunar Chronicles. A modern new twist with such creativity. Cinder is cyborg living in a threatened world and as she begins to uncover her past, the fate of the new world may lie within her. If you liked the TV series “Once Upon a Time”, you’ll love this.
November 9 by Colleen Hoover (Fiction)
There is something compelling about Colleen Hoover’s style of writing. Her plots consisting of unforeseen twists, her characters full of charisma and her storylines take you on emotional roller coasters. November 9 is the date a writer and his muse meet every year and as the plot unfolds, so does their story within the story. Unanswered questions arise and the earth-shattering truth is what intertwines them.