1. Charles Dickens crossed with Morrissey:
The video comes from the BBC children’s show Horrible Histories. As Slate points out, “Dickens makes for an excellent Morrissey.”
Hopefully, Yo Gabba Gabba! will counter with a R.E.M. style song about the life Ernest Hemingway.
- With head clerk Kim Davis jailed, Rowan County issued several marriage licenses to same-sex couples today. ›
- After mounting pressure from other European countries, Britain will accept thousands more refugees from UN camps bordering Syria. ›
- A drowned Syrian boy, whose picture caused outrage around the world, has been buried together with his mother and 5-year-old brother. ›