The entertainment world witnessed quite a shock when we lost one of our finest, Robin Williams. I remember growing up with the Disney classic Aladdin and finding infinite laughter as Robin brought the Genie to life with his incomparable talent. In this installment of links a la mode, you can read my favorite articles from around the web, including this touching tribute from The New Yorker to one of the funniest actors we've all come to love.
The New York Times shares how power couples have used social media to amplify their online presence. From Kimye to Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, these stars have become each other's best publicists by boosting each other's reach with glamorous travel selfies and Twitter odes of love. After all, if you don't share your public displays of affection digitally, how does anybody know you're in a relationship?
The Pumpkin Spice Latte returns to Starbucks on August 25th, the earliest it has ever been released. You can even follow the signature drink on Twitter for hilarious GIFs. Just don't form too much of a relationship with the beverage online or you'll feel extra guilty when you drink it down.
The July issue of Details has an introspective interview with Justin Theroux, the actor who looks like someone straight out of a noir film. He's also the husband of Jennifer Aniston, even I'm jealous about that.
Beyoncé continues to expand her empire into the education realm. No she's not teaching us how we can wake up "like dis," instead she's created a line of school supplies that is "***Flawless." Too bad I've already graduated from college.
Speaking of going back to school, here are ten life lessons from the 2000s MTV hit Laguna Beach by way of Elle magazine. Even if you only tuned into The Hills like I did, the teenagers of the real Orange County made the same young mistakes we did, only on "live" television. One lesson learned is that "at some point, you must get over your childhood crush," something I definitely still have to learn.
Lauren Conrad, my favorite Laguna Beach graduate, shares her tips and tricks to making the perfect Instagram pictures. Seeing as the girl lived a good portion of her life in front of the cameras, she knows more than a thing or two on how they work.
As summer fades into fall, the hottest pants are beginning to emerge. GQ lists the top seven motorcycle pants you need to buy right now. No motorcycle required to wear this trend (thank god).