Happy weekend! I hope you have a great time. The World Cup for the women’s teams kicked off Thursday in Australia and New Zealand, with the US kicking off their title defense tonight, our mainland time, against Vietnam. Can they win a record third time in a row? I hope so. GET IT, WOMEN.
The NYT Salutes Jane Birkin: Decades of Effortless Elegance. (link given away)
Happy one year wedding anniversary to Bfleck and JLo!! (Lainey)
Need something from the Nordstrom sale? Can! We rounded up a few highlights.
The Ringer reports on how Australia perfected the culinary competition program
Thank You: The Forgotten Housewife Who Invented Your Dishwasher. (Dirty Nessy Chic)
Super interesting, at the Smithsonian: how opening a can became the sound of summer.
A fun read in Vanity Fair: “Choosing the most epic shots”: how Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One The most dazzling scenes came together.
In USA Today: USWNT finally reflects the country it represents with its most diverse World Cup squad yet. I can’t wait for the World Cup!
I have to stop buying swimsuits, but I’m really tempted by this one from Old Navy. It’s so classic! (I just bought this one and it’s so cute IRL.) (affiliate links)
Ugh: Aspartame Isn’t Good For You, But It (Probably) Won’t Kill You (Bon Appetit)
In Texas Monthly: You all can go to hell and I’ll go to TexasLand theme park.
Who knew: the global decline in sperm count has created big business (NY Mag)
This is fun, on WaPo: a link given away: Walking soccer, a British import, has many American players cheering.
Also fun, on InStyle: Give your brain a vacation with these 12 summer reads
How come celebrities don’t have a ready answer to this question?!?!?!?! Ben Platt closed a Rolling Stone interview when asked about his nepo-baby status. Just say what Allison Williams said, word for word! (celebrity)
Interesting: The biggest bombs and the most profitable movies of 2023, so far (Pajiba)
Don’t miss our antics at Drinks With Broads, including a version of the new RhoNY, fresh celebrity weddings, the madness of stars On Mars, and more. In addition to this week and only like that The recap included Harry’s hilarious wig and a RANT about Carrie Bradshaw somehow INTENTIONALLY not getting past first base with Peter Hermann. THE HORROR. THE NERVE.