Goodness from the Interwebs for 11/6

  • We know that America has long been thought of as a melting pot, a gathering place for people of every culture. Ellis Island was one of the most famous, and infamous, points of entry, and these photos of what immigrants looked like when they arrives are haunting and beautiful.
  • I live in Nashville now and love it, but I am still a proud Minneapolitan – born and raised in Minneapolis. Here are 25 great facts about The Twin Cities. It’s an awesome area, especially if you visit between June and October.
  • 15 books with the most page-for-page wisdom. Debate away.
  • This is called commitment to one’s craft – how Jack Nicholson prepped for the infamous “Heeeeeeeere’s Johnny!” scene from The Shining. Equal parts impressive and frightening.