Life Lessons From Roald Dahl; Conan O’Brien’s First Late-Night Monologue: Links You Need to See

Looking for a good bit of reading? Check out Jonathan Lethem’s newest interview with Bookish, where he talks about his favorite work and his life as a New York writer, and unleashes quite a few bon mots. Earlier today we shared some beautiful Roald Dahl-inspired artwork, so it’s only right that we continue our appreciation with a few Dahl-inspired life lessons. If you haven’t seen it yet, the time has come to see Nic Cage starring in Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.” Hyperallergic has the fascinating story of 20th-century Olympian Jim Thorpe, whose remains have been the subject of much controversy and fascination for the past few weeks. Lastly, 20 years ago today a very young, very adorable Conan O’Brien did his first late-night monologue and it’s still pretty awesome.