Link About It: This Week’s Picks

"Gay Christmas," illuminated drones finishing monuments, a portable record player and more this week

NYC to Require Salary Ranges Be Included in Job Postings Starting in November, a new NYC law will go into effect that requires companies with at least four employees to include the lowest and highest salaries for any job it posts. These incomes must accurately reflect what the company will be ready to pay prospective hires. Colorado made pay transparency mandatory earlier this year, and …

Halloween’s Intrinsic Connection to Queerness

Throughout recent history—from the 1940s to the ’70s and ’80s—Halloween has been a vehicle for queer people to embrace who they are. Case in point: Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. In its first year in 1976, the parade drew 160 attendees who were predominately Black trans folk, drag queens and other people in the LGBTQ+ community. As a celebration of all things different and taboo, the …

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Filled with songs from composer and musician Vince Guaraldi, the soundtrack for It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) is an essential for fans of jazz, Halloween and Peanuts animated specials. Featuring “The Great Pumpkin Waltz” and “Linus and Lucy,” this orange-hued and pumpkin-shaped vinyl is over-flowing with kitsch and nostalgia.