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  • Donald Trump posted video of his interview with 60 Minutes journalist Lesley Stahl days before it's set to air, and he spends most of the interview whining and complaining about being asked tough questions.
  • Vox argues that they Trump and his campaign "are poisoned by toxic levels of being Extremely Online."
  • And here's Politico's inside look at the Trump campaign: "As the likelihood of Trump losing the election has grown, the quantity of misinformation has increased exponentially. Trump’s greatest frustration is that this sealed info bubble that he has created is no longer amplified by traditional media."
  • Wired checks in on how ClickHole is doing as a worker-owned cooperative and how they got there.
  • Russia is still a very real threat to our election, and officials are concerned that their hackers "could change, delete or freeze voter data, making it harder for voters to cast ballots, invalidating mail-in ballots or creating enough uncertainty to undermine election results."
  • Josh Gondelman wrote a typically charming piece about how tasting Dunkies’ new Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut was life-affirming: "The donut is an existential triumph. As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced so many of us into rigid routines for economic survival and physical safety, it was exciting to try something weird and new, to feel an unexpected feeling."
  • Grub Street writes about the nightmare of working at Mission Chinese, which was allegedly filled with abusive behavior, racist insults, and harassment.
  • NBC castigated Tucker Carlson for smearing one of their reporters for doing her job, and opening her up to harassment.
  • This is the best interview you'll read all month about why Nicolas Cage's stopped gambling: "In 20 minutes I turned $200 into $20,000, so I went and found an orphanage in the Bahamas, met all the kids and the headmistress, and said, 'This is for you.' I put the 20 grand in her hand, walked away, and never gambled again, because if I did, it would ruin the power of that moment."
  • Peppa the pig was rescued from a backyard in Brooklyn.
  • A 1956 painting by Jacob Lawrence that was believed to be missing for 60 years was found in an unexpected place: "She suspected that one of five panels missing from the artist’s original series of 30 re-examining the nation’s early history had been hanging in her neighbors’ Upper West Side apartment for decades."
  • Watch the official trailer for Paul Greengrass's upcoming western, News Of The World, starring Tom Hanks as a Good Dad.
  • And finally, this is where I'm going later today: