Reading While Eating for Mar. 29: A Good Friday Potpourri

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: North Korea threatens America, the origins of the Easter Bunny and a possible 'Gangs of New York' TV series.

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Now you'll never have to worry that you might go through life without seeing a nun using a walkie-talkie.

Is North Korea Going to Attack American Cities with Long-Range Rockets? Despite what this picture might indicate, it’s highly unlikely. Also, Kim Jong-Un uses an iMac, which must somehow be relevant. (Gawker)

Speaking of Farcical… Did you ever wonder where the Easter Bunny came from? Now would be an appropriate time, since today is Good Friday. (mental_floss)

27 Big and Impressive Dishes for Easter. Spoiler: Lotta ham, lotta lamb. (BuzzFeed)

And What to Drink? Apparently there is such a thing as Peep-infused vodka. Basically, they’ll infuse vodka with just about anything these days. (Refinery 29)

Life for Robbie Rogers Since Coming Out. The 25-year-old American soccer star retired from the sport after making the announcement in December, but hasn’t completely ruled out the possibility of returning. (New York Times)

The Evolution of King James. Though the Miami Heat’s 27-game win streak was snapped on Wednesday night, LeBron James remains in the midst of the best season of his career. (Grantland)

Behind Bloomberg’s Gun Buyer Background Check Ad Blitz. The New York City mayor spent $12 million of his own money and has long been an outspoken supporter of increased gun control. (

A Gangs of New York TV Series? Martin Scorsese is reportedly in talks to develop the small-screen adaptation. This would be a good thing. (Entertainment Weekly)

Pop Culture Mash-Up Movie Posters. Now the question is, where does one find hard copies of these? (Flavorwire)

A Pizza Worth $750,000? No, it’s not a diamond-encrusted pizza. That probably wouldn’t taste too good anyway. (The Daily What)

Eva Mendes Wore Clothes and They Were Not Excellent. The Go Fug Yourself gals do not approve of her latest look. (Go Fug Yourself)

Nick Offerman Breakdances. You read that correctly. He did it on Fallon last night and it was marvelous. Happy Good Friday, everyone. (YouTube via Warming Glow)