Reading While Eating for Mar. 27: Over the Rainbow

Today's must-read links for your lunch break feature colorful religious celebrations and colorful political stunts.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presents a birthday cake to travelling CBS correspondent Margaret Brennan on his flight from Kabul to Paris, Mar. 26, 2013

Blockbuster Birthday: In honor of Quentin Tarantino’s 50th birthday, check out this list of his 16 favorite films. (Flavorwire)

Grumpy Cat: In case you missed it, the famously frowny feline recently sat through a TIME photo shoot — and almost hated it. ( But it looks like she had more fun with us than she did with Anderson Cooper, who gave her a jar of “happy pills” on his daytime show. (BuzzFeed)

Watch Yourself: A New York artist decorates the city’s streets with signs boasting rap quotes. (The Daily What)

Over the Rainbow: Browse these photos of the colorful Holi celebrations throughout India (

Paleo Diet: If you see bog butter and bone soup in your local supermarket aisle, they may be centuries past their sell-by date. See what other kinds of ancient grub made this list of the world’s seven oddest foods. (mental_floss)

Annie Halt: Watch this supercut of every time Woody Allen has stammered in a film. (Laughing Squid)

Pied Piper: See what this ostrich does when a young man starts playing the flute. (Huffington Post)

Political Theater: Over the weekend, New York City Mayor Bloomberg donned a hoodie and performed with Broadway musical stars from Rock of Ages, Annie, Phantom of the Opera. Warning: you’ll need a drink larger than 16-oz to get through this one.  (Playbill)