In the most random news of the week, Joe Jonas gave a tell-all interview to Jennifer Vineyard of New York magazine. The Jo bro talked about life as a Jonas, smoking weed for the first time and his relationship with Demi Lovato.
Making up replacement names for Benedict Cumberbatch has become the Internet’s favorite pastime, but there’s a method to the madness. Linguist Gretchen McCulloch, for The Toast, provides a scientific breakdown about summoning Benedict Cumberbatch.
New York journalism lost titan Peter Kaplan this week. Kaplan was editor of The New York Observer for 15 years and is, basically, responsible for Sex and the City. Read as New York magazine’s John Homans pays tribute and The New Yorker’s Nathan Heller remembers Kaplan.
As a part of their Big Little Things of the year series Grantland’s Alex Pappademas writes about Cameron Diaz’s crazy overlooked performance in The Counselor, which he compares to James Franco’s “Alien” character in Spring Breakers.
Jennifer Lawrence is currently America’s sweetheart, but not everyone’s a fan. Phoenix Tso, at Jezebel, talks about Jennifer Lawrence haters and the impending backlash against the young star.