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  • The Iowa caucuses have been an utter mess of unintentional incompetence: "A plausible explanation is that an Iowa Democratic Party staff member accidentally copied the results of one column too far to the left in a spreadsheet for some precincts. Such errors inevitably occur in manual data entry, but the Iowa Democratic Party does not appear to have enough quality checks to assure that it reports accurate results."
  • Despite declaring victory two days ago, Pete Buttigieg is now in a virtual tie with Bernie Sanders in Iowa.
  • Director Sam Raimi is in talks to helm Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown claims that Republicans are too scared of the consequences of voting against Trump: "One journalist remarked to me, 'How in the world can these senators walk around here upright when they have no backbone?'"
  • The Chinese doctor who warned in December of early coronavirus cases has now died.
  • CAA basketball player agent Leon Rose will apparently become the new president of basketball operations of the Knicks.
  • Vulture investigates who's been writing Brad Pitt's award speeches.
  • PornHub still hosts videos from Girls Do Porn, the company which was sued by 22 women for coercing them to have sex on video and lying to them about how the videos would be distributed, and they don't seem interested in stopping.
  • The Forward is suing the NYPD for refusing to share records of anti-Semitic hate crimes.
  • Mel Magazine has an important scientific query: "HOW TAUT DOES YOUR BUTT NEED TO BE TO BOUNCE A QUARTER OFF IT?"
  • Listen to a gorgeous atmospheric new song from Jon Hopkins, and watch a teaser video for Hamilton Leithauser's new single featuring Ethan Hawke.
  • And finally, he did not stick the landing: