“What is it about Annette Bening’s singular screen persona that has drawn her to characters of a certain severity? One of the most discerning and revered actors in Hollywood, her public persona radiates with soft-spoken, good-humoured charm – and yet what stands out most prominently from her eclectic film career is the robust gallery of visceral, vinegary and headstrong characters who are unendingly encouraged to change their ways by those behind and in front of the camera.” — Matthew Eng

Read: In praise of Annette Bening’s difficult women


I’ve never been more flabbergasted in my life than just now when I came home to find TWO black cats ready to eat instead of the one. Turns out we’ve been feeding two cats this whole time, thinking both were Bug. Anyway… this is the story of our two kitties, Bug (who is pregnant!!!) and Bugsy.