• Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here.
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio is reportedly planning to install a massive Black Lives Matter mural right outside Trump Tower in Manhattan.
  • A divided federal appeals court panel has ordered an immediate end to the case against Michael Flynn, despite the fact that Flynn has pleaded guilty twice.
  • Stephen Colbert could not stop laughing at John Bolton while interviewing him about his new book and his surprise that Trump was a callow, terrible person to work for: "You’re an international negotiator, how could you be naive? You’ve dealt with the worst people in the world.” 
  • The state and NYC have started prioritizing coronavirus testing in lower-income neighborhoods that are potential "hot spots."
  • A social media cult called DayLife Army is trying to convince young people to give up everything and become devout members, and of course it's sketchy as hell: “What began as mentorship devolved into an intricate system of emotional, monetary, and sexual control."
  • The Times reports that Joe Biden has taken a "dominant" lead over Trump in the latest polls, and we all know how right their predictions were for the last presidential election.
  • What the heck is up with dudes who won't wear masks, and should we be trying to shame them into doing so?
  • The NYPD captains’ union has called for the end of CompStat, claiming that it is "the primary driving force that is undermining police/community relations in New York City."
  • The Ringer looks back at the kinda crazy story of the performance of South Park's "Blame Canada" at the 2000 Oscars.
  • Olympus is apparently exiting the camera business.
  • Phoebe Bridgers basically staged her own one-woman Carpool Karaoke for James Corden last night.
  • And finally, this is basically NSFW: