2 Mulholland Drive
Speaking of stunning, surprising etc - Mulholland Drive is the best film of the 21st century, apparently. Some interesting selections in this Guardian article.
3 Just a great photo
This is from 1973 - Thomas Carter waiting for flood waters to recede from the porch of his home near Vicksburg, Mississippi. For more go here.
4 Fannie Lou Hamer
Great read about this black civil rights activist.
5 Song of the week
Sufjan Stevens - Should have known better.
Ryan 'Bro' Lochte is summed up well by John Oliver