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  • Does Glenn Youngkin's victory in Virginia signal anything to the Democrats for the midterms next year?
  • Here's an interesting question to ponder: has the pandemic changed how you dream? "When Nielsen compared pandemic dreams with a prepandemic sample, he found a marked increase in people being so startled or unmoored by the dissonance within their dreams that they woke themselves up."
  • Here is who Eric Adams is reportedly considering to take over the NYPD: former Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, Philadelphia top cop Danielle Outlaw, and former Newark Police Chief Ivonne Roman.
  • Stereogum rounded up the 40 best new artists of 2021, including the likes of Ducks Ltd., Floatie, Indigo De Souza, Katy Kirby, Wednesday and Wet Leg.
  • Page Six reports that Kim Kardashian West had a "private dinner" in Pete Davidson's native NYC with Pete Davidson himself...and it was on Staten Island. Also, Davidson is maybe our generation's Warren Beatty, which is pretty depressing.
  • The Knicks' bing bong guy talked to NY Magazine about being the bing bong guy and the true meaning of bing bong: "But bing bong is here to stay because it means something so positive. It means only good things toward the Knicks. There are no negative connotations. It’s not 'Go Knicks, screw the Raptors.' It’s 'Go Knicks, we love New York.'"
  • "Bing bong, you got your emails."
  • Here's an absolutely terrible idea for a theme for a baby's first birthday, or any birthday.
  • After previously claiming he was "immunized," Packers QB Aaron Rodgers apparently isn't vaccinated and has now tested positive for COVID-19.
  • The New York Sun, which folded in 2008, is being brought back as an online-only publication.
  • Watch the trailer for the second part of the second season of Pen15.
  • And finally, I for one would love to hang out by the puppy slide: