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  • Disney+ launched today, and users were immediately beset with technical issues. Once you get it working, the major questions are: is The Mandalorian any good? And what the hell have they done to the Greedo scene??
  • If nothing else, thanks to The Mandalorian, we now have two new delightful interviews with the one and only Werner Herzog: "You have to know what a good amount of the population is watching. Do not underestimate the Kardashians."
  • The NY Post looked into a very secretive cultish organization called the Odyssey Study Group, which has apparently been based out of the Plaza Hotel since the 1980s.
  • A memo circulated by House Republicans laid out their strategy for defending Trump: Say he did nothing wrong and attack bureaucrats questioning his conduct.
  • PT Anderson's next film, which will start shooting in the San Fernando Valley next year, "will be centered on a high school student who is also a successful child actor."
  • Alex Trebek got choked up when a Jeopardy! contestant gave a very sweet final answer.
  • This is a ridiculously great article about what happens to guide dog dropouts.
  • 13-year-old actress Laurel Griggs, who performed in the Tony-winning musical Once, has died after suffering a massive asthma attack.
  • Here's a super cheery story for your Tuesday morning read: How America Ends.
  • The dumbest Greyhound bus line travels from Midtown to Brooklyn.
  • Eater asks: why are Americans afraid of eating raw milk cheese?
  • The Zagat Guide is being printed again, if you're into that sorta thing.
  • And finally, cats are precious sociopaths: