Weekend Links: A Poet’s Proper Goodbye

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Paul Muldoon's elegy for his friend and "the greatest Irish poet since Yeats," Seamus Heaney, honors a man he describes as not brazen, but bounteous, big-hearted, and beautiful—"as a bard, and in his being."

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The Association of French Bakers has issued a delightfully tongue-in-cheek rebuttal to Kanye West's assertion that French restaurants need to "hurry up with [his] croissants," in which they are extremely polite, but adamant that "a great croissant is worth waiting a lifetime for."

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The greatest movie kisses of all time aren't limited to romantic comedies.

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Could pop music be a path to peace in the Middle East?

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Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby uses the phrase “old sport” 59 times over the course of the movie. Here’s proof.

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If only more mother-daughter bonding time resulted in such whimsical drawings.

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Please try to stop telling people they "look tired."

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