- In case “He’s Inigo Montoya” isn’t enough of a reason to love Mandy Patinkin, The Frisky has a video of him getting super-excited during a TV interview when one of the anchors was called away because his wife had gone into labor.
- In a recent study on women in the military, the Pew Research Center found that “A larger proportion of women, compared to men, said that they joined the military because it was difficult to find a good civilian job.” More on Pew’s findings on female enlisted soldiers and commissioned officers can be found at The Society Pages.
- Singer/songwriter Carole King—an integral part of my early childhood due to her rendition of Maurice Sendak‘s Chicken Soup with Rice—will be the first female to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (via The Wrap)
The regular (green) and variant (red) versions of Mondo’s new The Lord of the Rings poster, designed by Olly Moss. Bigger versions can be found at Geek-Art.