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  • Do you feel like you've gotten dumber during the pandemic? You're not alone.
  • It's cute when people try to claim any place has better bagels than NYC.
  • Robert Burck, a.k.a. the Naked Cowboy, was arrested in Daytona Beach, Florida, on charges of panhandling and resisting arrest.
  • Speaking of NYers who have relocated to Florida, Donald Trump still owns a 213-acre estate in Mt. Kisko which is the subject of two state investigations.
  • It's the question everybody's been wondering: what is an NFT, and do I really need to know the answer?
  • The Daily Beast reports that some members of the "dirtbag left" are starting to flirt with the extreme right.
  • The Times looks at the "secrets, side deals and scandals" of the Lincoln Project, whose founders made a lot of money for themselves last year.
  • Burger King UK came out with a provocative pro-women chefs campaign for International Women's Day that backfired tremendously.
  • The Queen's Gambit will go from book to hit TV series to a musical.
  • Michelle Zauner, a.k.a. Japanese Breakfast, talked to Pitchfork about her forthcoming third album Jubilee as well as her debut memoir Crying In H Mart.
  • It's an honest-to-goodness classic NY Times Brunch Hate Reads about young people partying during the pandemic and coming out with a pretentious zine no one has actually read.
  • And finally, these fearsome beagle puppies won't let any unidentified creatures past their watch: