Weekly Roundup, June 23rd

It's Friday! Here we go!

Side note: I had the perfect Saturday afternoon at this pizza place, eating the freshest and best pizza I've had since Italy, drinking too much wine and chatting with the bartender about the merits of the  Handmaid's Tale  novel versus the book. 

Side note: I had the perfect Saturday afternoon at this pizza place, eating the freshest and best pizza I've had since Italy, drinking too much wine and chatting with the bartender about the merits of the Handmaid's Tale novel versus the book. 

And here are the suggestions:

Late to the party, but in honor of Father's Day, Huffpo has some touching, and occasionally graphic, images of dads meeting their kiddos for the first time.

To be honest, I'm mostly leaving this here for me. The best restaurants in New England! BRB, eating my way across the region. There aren't enough meals in a day.

Safety Not Guaranteed is that quirky indie movie with the chick from Parks and Rec that you watched in the middle of the night that one time on Netflix. Hey, turns out, it was a precursor for forthcoming changes in the industry.

Just a mere few weeks ago, Haim was just that odd band whose members were in T. Swift's squad. But then Spotify introduced me to them and the scales have fallen from my eyes. Just in time for their new single, which has a fun music video. I like the cut of the jib.

I'm gonna be frank: these are dumb and nonsensical. But it's Friday, so what the hell. Here are some silly fan theories on series' finales.

Similarly, Vulture asks if the series finale even matters any more.

For the most part, I enjoyed The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu. But the finale made me really, really excited about the prospect of moving to Canada.

Apparently there was a new Cars movie? Let's use the opportunity to revisit and rank the Pixar films. Spoiler alert: the latest effort isn't great.

While we're still on movies, Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman script leaked. I can't judge this honestly as I forever have rose-colored Buffy goggles, but jeez...

Pajiba has an interesting take on the Pussy Posse and Squad Goals and how we treat female and male friendships differently. Pajiba also has their Pajiba 10 coming up and is offering Justin Theroux for your consideration. Yes, please.

In a moment of frivolity, let's revisit the Julia Roberts ride, My Best Friends Wedding, which turns twenty.

For all the never ending hoopla from the NRA, let's take a moment to really look at what those various bullets do to human flesh. Along those lines, the biggest link among mass shooters isn't political ideology or religion. It's spousal abuse. That seems fixable? Finally, in a small piece of hope, most Americans agree to some common sense gun reform topics.

Maybe a thing useful going forward: Wired compiles all the people the President of the United States has blocked on Twitter.

Reminder: Kansas really, really sucks. Let's not let Republicans do this on the national level.

In this week's "wow, climate change really sucks" edition, it was so hot in Phoenix they couldn't fly planes!

Finally, Stephen Colbert continues to be the best, this week with an assist from Seth Rogen.

PS. I'm sure you've already seen that, but here's a reminder that the new healthcare bill is really, really awful.