• Lunchtime Links


    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.


    Alamo Drafthouse “Don’t Talk” PSAs

    Last month, Texas Monthly began rounding up some of Alamo Drafthouse’s unconventional "Don’t Talk” PSAs — short clips warning moviegoers against talking during the film. Watch celebrities from Danny Trejo to Danny Devito give out their warnings and vote for your favorite before the competition ends this Sunday.

    “The Danish Girl” trailer


    On Tuesday, the first trailer for the upcoming film “The Danish Girl” was released. The film is a biographical drama based off of artists Lili Elbe (Eddie Redmayne) and Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) who work on their evolving marriage as Elbe becomes the first person to undergo gender reassignment surgery.


    Sex-ed in America


    Check out this comprehensive piece, written by UT alumna Hannah Smothers, on sex-education in America. With maps for guidance, you’ll see the differences in sex-education policies across the nation.

    Taylor Swift’s new video and colonialism

    CNN reported after Taylor Swift’s release of her new music video for “Wildest Dreams,” the singer is undergoing criticism for “channeling colonialism.”