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  • The Jeopardy! saga will never end: current host Mayim Bialik apparently has said controversial things about vaccinations and birth via Caesarean section, Levar Burton was allegedly never seriously considered for the hosting gig despite his popularity, and Mike Richards is still in charge of the show.
  • Do you have strong feelings about Ted Lasso? Is season two missing the magic of season one? Are haters just devoid of joy in their hearts? Do you dare join the discourse?
  • What do you know about the tunnels under NYC?
  • Spike Lee is re-editing the final episode of his HBO docu-series NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½ after an outcry because he prominently included the voices of 9/11 conspiracy theorists.
  • Former Mets manager and fake mustachio aficionado Bobby Valentine is running to be mayor of Stamford, CT...and he might win?!
  • If you need a good cry today, watch this video in which Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody respond to an emotional message from a fan.
  • The Atlantic posits that a big factor in whether parents sent their kids back to schools during the pandemic had to do with whether they still had their jobs: "parents who lost their job during the pandemic...were able to center safety in their decision-making, as it was more practical for them to keep their children home full-time."
  • Emily Gould has a great piece on the current status of the literary Jonathans (Franzen, Lethem, Safran-Foer).
  • After collaborating on No Sudden Move, Steven Soderbergh is teaming again with writer Ed Solomon for HBO Max series Full Circle, a limited series about a kidnapping gone awry.
  • Nothing says NYC is back like a cyclist colliding with a motorcycle cop who was going against traffic.
  • Listen to "Contact High," the fantastic, melodic new single from noise-rockers Yvette; also don't miss out on "Partner," the third single from Ada Lea's upcoming album one hand on the steering wheel the other sewing a garden.
  • And finally, hmm, I wonder who is responsible for this mess...