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  • Happy birthday to the immortal David Bowie—a new box set will include nine unreleased early demos.
  • The Atlantic makes the case for giving up on replying to email.
  • It's that time of year again—time for more Trump Voter Regret Pieces from the Times. This dispatch from Floridians grappling with hurricanes and the shutdown includes this quote: "I voted for him, and he’s the one who’s doing this," one woman said of Trump. "I thought he was going to do good things. He’s not hurting the people he needs to be hurting."
  • Trump's prime-time border address tonight has sparked a debate inside and outside TV networks over whether his blatant lies should be given free air time.
  • A "trained cuddlist" in Connecticut explains how she made her husband comfortable with her job getting paid to cuddle.
  • This is the mother of all flight cancellation airport meltdowns.
  • Trump claimed that the ex-presidents told him they wanted to build a wall...but four of them say it’s not true. Wait a minute, could Trump be lying about something?! Or...has he been communing with the dead?!
  • Why has Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez emerged as the perfect foil for the pro-Trump media? They both use the same online playbook (but in very different ways).
  • New elected NY Democratic congressman Anthony Delgado, whose Republican opponent tried to turn voters against him because of his past forays into hip-hop, has hung a framed copy of some of his lyrics in his new D.C. office.
  • Comedy bookers spoke to Vulture about whether they'd book Louis C.K.: "The forgiveness line is always close to the money line. And if enough people can make money, he’s going to have a fantastic career."
  • Listen to a fantastic new GBV single "The Rally Boys" and watch Sharon Van Etten's new music video for "Seventeen."
  • And finally, all aboard: