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  • The Supreme Court refused to block New York's vaccine mandate for health care workers or allow religious exemptions.
  • How are you coping with the latest round of COVID uncertainty?
  • If you're still basking in the glow of last night's exceptional Succession finale, then you'll want to catch up on a few interviews with creator Jesse Armstrong here, here and here. Lots to pick apart, but one thing that stands out is this answer about whether or not succession is still in store for one of the kids: "I’d be bullshitting you if I told you I knew exactly what was going to happen. We’ll follow the truth, and the business of that. I think succession in one form or another is very much still on the table."
  • In an attempt to one-up Succession in real life, Vox Media is reportedly in talks to merge with Group Nine Media.
  • Can someone love Bitcoin but hate crypto in general?
  • The NYPD has given out "very few" tickets to subway and bus riders who won't wear masks, but that doesn't mean people are getting better about wearing masks on transit.
  • Up until a month ago, this woman held the Instagram handle "metaverse." You can probably guess what happened next.
  • Well this is awful: factory workers in Kentucky say they were told they would be fired if they left their shifts early as the tornado headed their way.
  • JK Rowling can't stop, won't stop tweeting "transphobic nonsense."
  • If you're still thinking about the big twist in the first episode of And Just Like That..., a cardiologist explains why Carrie did everything wrong.
  • Animal Collective are back with "Walker," the sunny, xylophone-led second single from their upcoming album Time Skiffs.
  • And finally, being a mom is exhausting regardless of what species you are: