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  • After he played Tom Petty's song "I Won't Back Down" at his rally in Tulsa, the Petty family filed a cease & desist and issued a statement that read, in part, "Tom Petty and his family firmly stand against racism and discrimination of any kind. [Tom] would never want a song of his used for a campaign of hate."
  • "What Donald Trump didn’t say on Saturday night... matters more than what he did," writes Eric Lach in The New Yorker. "In more than ninety minutes onstage, not one mention of the murder of George Floyd. Not one mention of the murder of Breonna Taylor. Barely a mention of the Americans killed by COVID-19..."
  • A racist attack on children was caught on tape in 1975. Who were they? The NY Times found them.
  • There are at least eleven COVID-19 vaccines that have advanced to clinical trials, but ABC reports that "companies and governments are working to avoid a life-threatening bottleneck in the supply chain that could prevent the medicine from finding its way into the glass vials used to give patients shots."
  • "I never saw Columbo with a gun but he frequently snacked on hard-boiled eggs he carried in his pockets." Was Columbo the only good TV cop?
  • Someone spent $6 million on Kurt Cobain's old guitar and wealth inequality in this country continues to grow.
  • '90s kids are nostalgic for Pizza Hut.
  • Have you been moving your body enough during isolation? Stretch, pick up the nearest cat, and let's go: