Fun Reads, August 22, 2014

Happy Friday! What's on the docket for tonight? Christopher and I have been trying to make Friday nights special--our weekly date night, I guess you could say. Last week, we went on a ghost tour of Oxford. The pic above is our awesome tour guide Bill Spectre who incorporated magic tricks into the historical tour. He also wore that fancy outfit. It was quite the experience walking around the city with him!

It's our first official bank holiday in the UK, so we're taking advantage of the long weekend by traveling to Edinburgh Scotland. Everyone's been telling us about this festival that's going on right now called Fringe, which is the largest arts festival in the world! We didn't know that when we were booking the trip--I guess that explains why the hotel rooms were really expensive….

But before I head out and soak up all the art that the festival has to offer, I thought I'd share a few of my favorite artsy links from this week. Enjoy!

These gorgeous photographs make me want to travel to all of these beautiful places!

Everyone's been talking about this documentary on stencil artist Banksy for a while. I was supposed to watch it years ago when my coworker first recommended it, but I am finally planning on watching it on the plane.

Another hilarious thing you might want to watch is this Frozen/ Fifty Shades of Grey mashup. It's scary how perfect the syncing is…

Can you believe FX is airing a 522-episode marathon of The Simpsons this week? Ain't nobody got time for that! But The New York Times has created a list of the must-watch episodes and when they're airing so you can say you participated in the event (even if it's kind of cheating…)

My Twitter friend Annelies discovered quite the unique cookbook during a trip at the Georgia O’Keeffe Lake George exhibit at the DeYoung museum, which makes me wonder, does artistic talent have anything to do with cooking talent?

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! XOXO

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  1. Omg omg. I LOVED Exit Through the Gift Shop. But I am also a big Banksy fan. The week after we saw the documentary, Mr Brainwash (you'll hear about him once you see it) was having a show here in New York and we bought one of his prints! I can't wait to hear what you think about the documentary.

    Also, super jealous about your Scotland and Fringe travels. I can't wait to see pics and read your posts about that!


    1. You are the best! :) I will let you know what I think of the doc. Mr. Brainwash sounds interesting! Have a good weekend!!

  2. Edinburgh was one of my favorite memories of my trip when I was 10. I have always wanted to go back. I hope are also able to see a bit of the countryside. The beautiful rolling green hills and random sheep in the road. Enjoy every moment.

    1. This is Tiffany...forgot about the strange blogger name ;)