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  • Lady Gaga fans vs. Venom is the battle none of us saw coming.
  • Kanye West really wants everyone to leave Elon Musk alone.
  • RIP Geoff Emerick, the legendary Beatles (among others) engineer.
  • In a essay well-worth your time, Wesley Morris argues that culture in 2018 is being evaluated for its moral correctness more than for its quality.
  • Lindsay Graham said today, "If an opening comes in the last year of Pres. Trump's term and the primary process has started, we'll wait until the next election."
  • Sex doll brothels are really here, giving us a sneak peek at our robot sex future.
  • A woman has come forward with allegations that her ex-wife, a New York State Senate candidate, verbally and physically abused her.
  • Chelsea Peretti is leaving Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
  • The morons at QAnon were super excited about Trump's text alert test because they see it as a positive step toward martial law.
  • If you need a breather from the unrelenting news cycle, this Twitter thread filled with stock images of flatulent dogs is pretty good stuff.
  • This Gotti Honest Trailer sure (shorp!) is good.
  • Connie Chung wrote an open letter to Christine Blasey Ford saying she also was sexually assaulted.
  • Jimmy Kimmel weighed in on the Louis CK comeback at Comedy Cellar: "If we get into the business of sanitizing every comedian and doing a thorough background check before they walk through the door, it’s going to be a very empty stage. I think people tend to focus on the one or two people who walk out of a situation like that. Ultimately, the audience decides whether someone is welcomed back."
  • And finally, office dogs are good for everyone: