- Today in WTF News: Sofia Vergara is being sued by her embryos. Or rather, her former partner Nick Loeb is suing in their name in a case where he posits that the embryos are being denied their lawful inheritance on account of not being born at all. If the third-world and anti-woman state that is Louisiana should rule in Mr. Loeb's favor, it would set a precedent for embryos and fetuses having monetary rights over a woman's choice. (Ivonne)
- Here is the Hamilton/Bey mashup you didn't know you needed. You're welcome. (Critical Writ Staff)
- In light of everything in the US these days, the James Baldwin-inspired documentary I Am Not Your Negro is essential. Flavorwire has the scoop on it. (Critical Writ staff)
Today's musical hit is the always fabulous Lindsey Stirling doing the Main theme from The Dark Knight Rises, made for Hans Zimmer's "The Classics" album. (Ivonne)
Today's critical rolls:
1. A winter storm has rolled across the US this week. Do you love snow or hate it? Why?
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