Here are some of the coolest links around the web this week. We hope you like them too!
Okay, so we have to start with a big standing O for this weekend’s Welcome to Hell video from SNL which is a brilliant takedown of sexual harassment and misogyny — juxtaposed ironically with cliché, male fantasy girl band imagery. We’ve come a long way (from D*ck In a Box), ladies.
Kudos to Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon, Saoirse Ronan, Leslie Jones, and Aidy Bryant — and especially to writers Anna Drezen and Sudi Green (along with Kate and Cecily), with director Oz Rodriguez. You’ve created a new women’s anthem.
Looking forward to a sequel starring Leslie Jones, along with uh…uh… hm. How about some more women of color, please?
Hanukkah is coming up December 12! We searched long and hard for the the coolest Hanukkah gift ideas for kids, like the wonderful Helvetica Dreidel Shirt shown here.
Whatever you’re celebrating, don’t miss our holiday gift guide! SOOOOO many gift ideas in 19 different categories for even those tough-to-shop-for people on your list. Try edgy holiday gifts for preschoolers, stylish mother-in-law gift ideas, guaranteed non-sucky gifts for the men in your life, perfect gifts for baby’s first Christmas, sweet gifts for grandmas and grandpas, practical tech gifts for anyone with a mobile phone or tablet, and gifts for foodies with amazing taste.
We’ve also got 75 gift ideas all under $15!
Cool Mom eats has you covered with holiday cookie recipes for people who don’t like to bake. (Yep, we exist.)
This DMX cover of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is everything!
Here’s an easy fix for broken Christmas tree lights. Thanks CNET!
LOVE this idea for DIY ornaments for the…modern tree.
You have to see this adorable, easy DIY to make hot chocolate marshmallows more fun.
Creative ideas for holiday gift wrap to make gifts just a little more special.
Words of hope and wisdom from Tina Roth Eisenberg of Swiss Miss. We want this on a t-shirt.
We are all swooning over this BBC One Christmas trailer about a wonderful father-daughter relationship. Aw, man, we are feeling all the feelings thanks in part to Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson’s “Symphony” and the incredible stop-motion animation from Blinkink’s Elliot Dear.
Thinking New Year’s yet? These yummy champagne cocktail recipes have our names all over them.
The holidays aren’t fun for everyone, and these comics by Karen Kleiman for the Postpartum Stress Center may help a lot of new moms feel like you’re not alone.
What do you do when an adult man catcalls your daughter? And she’s only 11? (Ew.)
The 100 hot baby names of 2017. Any of them in your home?
A 6-year-old boy made up an awesome word.
Interesting: A study shows parents around the world spend more time with their children than they did 50 years ago, with the exception of one country.
We love this sweet story about a 29-year old stuffed giraffe.