I will readily admit that my favorite office holiday tradition for the last four years has been to dredge up clips from X Factor UK and bawl like Baby Jesus fresh out of the womb. This year is no different, so join me in tears of joy and wonder with this throwback clip. Brad Pitt is getting a bit long in the tooth celebrating his 50th birthday today, so it’s only right we shame him with this walk down memory lane. Hollywood’s two favorite Julias teamed up for a brief moment this week. Lastly, check out this phenomenal discussion on the lack of diversity in children’s books and it’s impact on kids of all races.