"Throughout the "war to end all wars," cats were a common sight in the trenches and aboard ships, where they hunted mice and rats. Beyond their "official" duties, they were also embraced as mascots and pets by the soldiers and sailors with whom they served." - Mark Strauss, io9
“…As outreach efforts continue to operate through digital mediums, archival institutions must work toward determining a social media platform that best represents their collections to global audiences. Wielding the power boost the viewership of archival objects, share current news and events related to an institution or specialized field, and promote outreach to potential patrons – Tumblr may the next step in constructing a highly representative online presence for archives and information institutions.” - Tumblr and Why Archives Should Try It, Archivalor
"MoMA, along with The Warhol and a Technicolor company, are digitizing around 500 Andy Warhol films, many of which have not been seen before. The project was announced today, and MoMA notes that the films are from between 1963 and 1972, but were taken out of circulation more than 40 years ago.” - Gothamist
Bit of a trigger warning for your readers: the TMZ link you posted about Lauren Bacall contains a link to an article about Robin Williams with fairly graphic details of his death in the *headline.* (Good job, TMZ.) Not really something I needed to see tonight, and I imagine others would appreciate the heads-up.
Thanks for the heads up, Anon! I’ll go ahead and omit the TMZ link as it isn’t necessary to understand the content. Unfortunately as for the version which has already been circulated, I’m not sure if there’s much I can do in the way of warning potential viewers of said draft. Ideas?