More Prince Oberyn, Please: Links You Need to See


While dragging yourself back to the work week grind may have been terribly difficult this morning, getting through these links won’t be. Round out the rest of your evening with our favorite stories from today.

In case your crush on Oberyn Martell isn’t big enough as is, here are some added facts on Game of Thrones’ most recent Lothario. [Huffington Books]

Believe it or not, not all of Sylvia Plath’s poetry was tragic. Her little-known book of children’s bedtime poems is worth a look. [Brainpickings]

What’s the old adage that capitalism adheres to? Because it’s definitely not, “Let sleeping dogs lie,” as the upcoming Freddie Mercury resurrection shows. [A.V. Club]

Lastly, in honor of the recently observed Memorial Day, enjoy this collection of wartime poetry. [Huffington Post, Arts & Culture]