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  • We finally had a debate in which one of the candidates didn't constantly interrupt the other one, and all anyone can talk about is the stupid fly.
  • Donald Trump immediately overshadowed the veep debate this morning by ranting on Fox News about everything on his steroid-addled mind, and declared he wouldn't participate in a virtual presidential debate: "I'm not going to waste my time on a virtual debate."
  • USA Today reports that Trump and his White House cohorts may have exposed thousands of people across the country to COVID-19 with their recklessness.
  • White House chief of staff Mark Meadows hosted a lavish wedding for his daughter in Atlanta in May, despite COVID guidelines that banned gatherings of more than 10 people.
  • The latest NYC outdoor dining innovation: small plastic houses.
  • Poet Louise Glück has won the Nobel prize for literature.
  • KTV Bar in Queens became at least the sixth karaoke bar to get shuttered by authorities since Auguse 31st for breaking COVID safety guidelines.
  • Trump required personnel at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to sign nondisclosure agreements last year before they could be involved with treating him for mysterious ailments.
  • Is grapefruit the weirdest fruit on the planet?
  • Jim Dwyer, a beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and author, has died at 63.
  • And finally, a metaphor for 2020: