Old people be talkin’ during movies. In a crazy ironic twist, they’re also the first to shush you in the library. John Kelly should write a column about that, too. [Post]

This forthcoming animal art in Capitol Hill had better be damn cute. [DCist]

Billy Joel is overwhelmed by the Kennedy Center Honors. Overwhelmed! [Los Angeles Times]

Let D.C. poetry organization Split This Rock tell you what poetry to read. [Split This Rock]

Dave McKenna goes deep on Neil Young at the Cellar Door. [Post]

D.C. movie critics weigh in on their 2013 picks. [DCist]

Comics talk about their favorite comics. [BYT]