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  • Readers told the NY Times all the ways in which they are feeling pandemic burnout: “How do I log the hours I spent crying or staring out my window? (Spoiler: I can’t, because those things aren’t monetizable.)”
  • COVID-19 has been detected in wastewater at two Columbia University residence halls, so the school is requiring residents get tested immediately.
  • The 2021 MLB All-Star game has been moved to Denver after baseball pulled it from Atlanta in protest of voting law changes.
  • That screaming you hear in the distance? It's the sound of people realizing low-rise jeans are back.
  • According to Senator Mitch McConnell, corporate America should "stay out of politics"...except when it comes to giving money to politicians.
  • Ray Fisher talked to the Hollywood Reporter about all the problems he had with Joss Whedon and Warner Bros. leadership during the Justice League debacle
  • Doctors at Mount Sinai have been able to perform the first complete surgical transplant of a windpipe.
  • Forbes looks at the $4.5 million massage parlor industry: "Working as a manicurist or a waitress pays between $200 to $2,000 per month, sex workers say, while illicit massage workers can make $200 on a good day or around $1,000 a week."
  • Watch the typically colorful music video for Tierra Whack's latest single "Link."
  • Pitchfork has an interview with Dry Cleaning, the best new post-punk band of the year.
  • And finally, I'd like to see some documentation about this alleged "doctor" before I let them examine me: