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.


Bastrop County declared disaster area

Head here for updates on the Hidden Pines fire. The fire has destroyed nine homes and is estimated to be about 4,200 acres, leading Governor Abbott to declare a state of disaster in Bastrop County.


“Monty Python & the Holy Grail” lost animations


In honor of their film’s 40th anniversary, Monty Python released released 14 minutes of Terry Gilliam’s deleted animations.


Women in a galaxy far, far away…

In an interview with The Guardian, President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy discussed the Star Wars franchise’s desire to hire a female director. Kennedy also hinted at the significance of the character Rey (Daisy Ridley), who will appear in the upcoming film  “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Read her interview here.