Reading While Eating for May 29: Back in the Saddle

In today's must-read links for your lunchbreak: Lady Gaga kicked out of Indonesia, 29 vs 31 and 10 songs to ruin your summer.

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Jake Vold of Ponoka, Alberta rides a bronco named 'Game Changer' in the bareback competition during the 94th Annual Falkland Stampede, one of Canada's oldest rodeos, in Falkland, British Columbia, May 20, 2012.

Summer Bummer: With Memorial Day officially behind us, it’s that time of year again — when the beautiful weather outside is merely counterpoint to your deep internal sadness. Here’s 10 gorgeously melancholy albums with which to enjoy your angst. (Flavorwire)

The ‘Satanic’ Show Won’t Go On. How Lady Gaga was bullied out of Indonesia by religious hardliners. (TIME.com)

31 Globally Recognizable Acronyms, Explained: Grab a handful of Mars & Murrie’s and hop into your Bayerische Motoren Werke for a spin through the branding graveyard. (Mental Floss)

Ask a Sailor During Fleet Week: BuzzFeed catches up with men and women in uniform on questions of style, dating and lifeĀ  in the armed forces. (BuzzFeed)

What a Difference Two Years Makes: Garfunkel and Oates, a.k.a. Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, sing (and scream) a song from the point of view of the same woman at ages 29 and 31. Screamy bits NSFW. (The Daily Wh.at)

Longest Muppets Blooper Reel Ever. It’s time to get things started! (Buzzfeed)

 

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