1. In what will come as no surprise to those who have read Hot Bartender, I find stories of folks who find themselves in a different dating scenario than they thought they were in fascinating. Brandon Taylor's dive into both the online discussion of West Elm Caleb and also Sense and Sensibility is fascinating.
2. The ALA Youth Media Awards were this week, and there are some amazing titles on the list.
3. This tribute to Louie Anderson and the ways his relationship with his parents informed so much of his work is wonderful.