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.

John Lennon’s birthday


Today, John Lennon would have turned 75 years old. If you’d like to honor him, join Austinites at Threadgill’s for its 25th annual tribute show. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Also, check out this archival footage of Paul McCartney remembering Lennon.

The Unselfie

In this New York Times Magazine piece, photographer Alec Soth presents 16 selfies that obscure his face — what he calls “unselfies.” It’s his personal statement on selfie culture.

Supreme court potentially takes on Texas cases

Stay informed by reading Texas Monthly’s report on the two Texas-based cases the Supreme Court will potentially take on this term. One is Fisher vs. UT over affirmative action and the other is Whole Woman’s vs. Cole, which will determine certain abortion restrictions.