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- Trump said he was preparing an executive order to end birthright citizenship in the United States, which is not something he can unilaterally do.
- Trump’s approval ratings are plummeting pre-midterms, which may explain the rise in hollow extreme threats like the one above.
- Ooh producer/director Ava DuVernay is apparently working with Netflix on a Prince documentary.
- If you want to see how anti-Semitism has infected social media, all you have to do is browse Instagram: "A search for the word 'Jews' displayed 11,696 posts with the hashtag '#jewsdid911,' claiming that Jews had orchestrated the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Other hashtags on Instagram referenced Nazi ideology, including the number 88, an abbreviation used for the Nazi salute 'Heil Hitler.'"
- Barbra Streisand gave the NY Times a long interview about her new anti-Trump songs (and her feelings about the A Star Is Born remake).
- Twelve idiots who should know better explain why they probably aren't going to vote.
- Cardi B and Nicki Minaj are really not fond of each other.
- Bohemian Rhapsody is unfortunately a bad movie, but this Ringer article can explain everything it got wrong.
- Abbi Jacobson writes that FX initially rejected Broad City for being "too girly."
- The Mets have hired CAA agent Brodie Van Wagenen as their new general manager, which Deadspin argues "at least raises a more interesting and less bleak set of questions than usual."
- Listen to "Death in Midsummer," Deerhunter's first single from their upcoming album Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
- A new Brooklyn shelter will offer refuge to domestic violence victims and their beloved pets.
- And finally, this wiggle-worm can't even keep his head up:
look at this little potato 🥔
📹: jmarcoz pic.twitter.com/oJQFnN0FSl
— Cute Emergency (@CuteEmergency) October 30, 2018