Check out this amazingly detailed octopus chandelier which includes detachable, light-up tentacles. The original from Mason’s Creations has already sold but if you’ve got $18,000 to spare you can order one for yourself. Or for The Mary Sue offices. (via LaughingSquid)
- New York Times film critic A.O. Scott had one of his tweets used as a full-page ad in the Times by CBS Films to promote Inside Llewyn Davis. Sure it was a public tweet, but still a kind of shocking use of someone’s social media posts, right? (via Mediaite)
- A Parisian apartment owned by socialite and actress Madame de Florian was abandoned during World War II, although Florian continued to pay her rent. After her death it was entered for the first time in 70 years. (Belloblog)
Here’s our first look at Christian Bale in the upcoming Ridley Scott movie Exodus. Yes, Batman/Laurie will also now be Moses. My brain is conflicted. (via Indiewire)
- Ever wondered how Victorian babies and kids stayed still long enough to have their portraits taken? The answer is very, very creepy. (via 22Words)
- Over at ThinkProgress, Alyssa Rosenberg has a great examination of what Will Ferrell‘s career and specifically his role in the Anchorman movies has to say about masculinity and feminism.