Late Afternoon Links


The Daily Texan Life and Arts section is happy to complement your afternoon procrastination with a smattering of news from across the cultural spectrum.

Amazon now has a patent for something called an "electronic marketplace" to sell content in.

Someone made a beautiful Instagram essay of Coney Island after Hurricane Sandy.

Ryan Gosling is going to direct a movie. He cast Eva Mendez. 

Hate the iron piece in Monopoly? Good it's gone, and they've replaced it with a cat. 

The Postal Service (men in blue, not the band) will no longer be delivering mail on Saturday. 

Apparently President Reagan had a successful TV and film career before he became president. 

Here are ten impressive author sculptures! 

A story about another 20-something who was confused but now gets published in the New Yorker. Hope is real!

Jennifer Lawrence, of Hunger Games and being generally hot, drinks Budweiser. 

Here are some little known art-deco pieces from Rene Magritte!