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  • Here are all the highlights (and lowlights) from the second night of the Democratic National Convention—but I think we can all agree that Rhode Island calamari stole the show.
  • Several outlets made bad faith attacks on AOC for nominating Bernie Sanders for president during the DNC, even though that was part of procedural and explained beforehand to the press.
  • The Atlantic explains that the Karen meme is so continuously effective "because of the awkward status of white women."
  • Vulture has a good long interview with the great Laurence Fishburne (even though Hannibal doesn't get brought up once!).
  • Experts agree: it's just not worth going to an indoors movie theater right now.
  • Watch the first trailer for Sophia Coppola's new film On The Rocks, which stars Rashida Jones and Bill Murray.
  • An attorney who called himself the “Lottery Lawyer,” because he specialized in helping high-profile lottery winners with their investments, has been accused of working with a mob associate to steal millions of dollars from his clients.
  • A Yale administrator broke down the dark reality of COVID to returning students: “We all should be emotionally prepared for widespread infections — and possibly deaths — in our community,” they wrote in an email to students. “You should emotionally prepare for the fact that your residential college life will look more like a hospital unit than a residential college.”
  • Fiona Apple narrates a new anti-ICE short film, and talked a little about her election fears.
  • Watch the video for the Dirty Projectors' latest single, the bossanova-tinged "Holy Mackerel."
  • And finally, this seems like a workout routine I can get behind: