I know a photo of candy is probably the last thing you want to see right now, but today is the official first day of The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year so I'm going to need you to deal with it. Also, I'm going to be part of a tap dance performance tomorrow, which is hilarious and awesome and making me very nervous. If you're in Denver with nothing to do and low expectations, you should come! It's free! And our group will be followed directly by some folks from Cleo Parker Robinson, who will certainly be worth watching. Here are some of my favorite things from The Internet lately - just for you. Enjoy!    

This is why it's always a good idea to carry a book. 

My favorite last minute Halloween costume.  

"No one looks stupid when they're having fun." Amy Poehler is one smart lady. 

This is what happened when Chris Hadfield challenged his son to create a promo video for his new book, and I think it's wonderful. 

Lord, have mercy

"This much truth can grow an honest soul." - David Simon, on 12 Years A Slave.