(Almost) every Friday, I share a handful of my favorite things from around the web and around the world. Enjoy!
1. Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story
This stop-motion short film (a free download from Google play) tells the story of Blank, an unpainted Vinylmation on an epic quest for love and meaning. Definitely worth a watch.
2. Two married people in their mid-thirties give the “Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys” a try
What happens when a married couple takes a crack at following the advice of a dating manual for teenagers? Hilarity. Hilarity is what happens.
3. The Coruscant Tapestry
Is watching the Star Wars movies too time consuming for you? Then fear not! For the bargain price of a cool $20,000, this tapestry will tell you the entire story in needlepoint.
4. Red Velvet Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
A picture is worth a thousand noms. Go make these right now.
5. Love Is In the Hair
If your Valentine’s Day could use a little follicular enhancement, fear not! Chronicle Books is here to rescue you with a romantic ‘do from Christina Butcher, creator of the blog Hair Romance and author of Chronicle title Braids, Buns and Twists!
6. Curtis Stone’s TV Show Recipes (bonus!)
I normally cap my list at five faves, but I couldn’t let the release of the second season of House of Cards go unmentioned. And if you have watched the show and craved the finger-licking goodness of the ribs Frank Underwood eats from time to time, look no further than this recipe from Curtis Black (scroll down, past a few other TV-inspired treats).