Things I Read This Week: December 7, 2016

(via The Kitchn)

This post is a bit late because I spent last week traipsing around Montreal, eating croissants and generally ignoring my computer. (More on the croissants later.) Here’s what I’ve been reading:

The New Yorker – A Lost “Glass Menagerie,” Rediscovered
Jane Klain goes on “archival treasure hunts that sometimes last for years” as part of her job as research manager for the Paley Center for Media, and I’m fascinated by her somewhat obsessive quest to find a 1966 one-time broadcast of “The Glass Menagerie.”

The Daily Mail – ‘That was the thing at the time’: Rapper Nelly FINALLY explains why Kelly Rowland tried to text him using excel spreadsheet in Dilemma music video
This could have been the scoop of the century, but spoiler alert: he explains nothing of the sort. The mystery continues!

Rolling Stone – Inside OK Go’s Latest Record-Breaking Music-Video Marvel
When I first saw the video for “The One Moment” by OK Go, I immediately looked up the director to see who could possibly created such an insane thing. Turns out the video was designed and directed by frontman Damian Kulash. I’ve watched it a few times now and I just have one question: how???

The Kitchn – A Bite-Sized Guide to the Catskills
Immediately adding the Catskills to my list of must-visit places within a 6 hour driving radius. I need those apple dumplings.

Smitten Kitchen – Spaghetti Pangrattato with Crispy Eggs
I can’t wait to make this for dinner. I’m telling you: eggs for every meal.

Bonus: this holiday season, annoy your family with these many facts about the history of candy canes, courtesy of The Kitchn!