Links to the past with relevance today ...
BUZZFEED: A loving remembrance of the '80s PBS shot Square One, which made loving math not quite so square.
I never understood how the little drummer boy’s parents could just send him outside alone at night to play his drum until my daughter brought a recorder home from school.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) December 6, 2018
NEWSWEEK: A viral game underway challenges people to avoid — not share, not help go viral, but avoid — that Christmas classic/nightmare "The Little Drummer Boy," first recorded in 1951.
CLOSER WEEKLY: Faye Dunaway, 77, is set to return to Broadway for the first time in 35 years to star in Tea at Five — and she'll be playing Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) circa 1983, when the legend was about her age now. The content of the play is focused on Hepburn's, er, romance with Spencer Tracy (1900-1967). Okay, we're still going with them as a romantic couple?!
KENNETH IN THE (212): A living doll!
EW: All of Stan Lee's (1922-2018) non-Marvel cameos.