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  • The biggest takeaways from Dr. Anthony Fauci's testimony before the Senate health committee today: the death toll is "likely higher" than what's been reported, and the country is nowhere near ready to reopen. “What I’ve expressed then and again is my concern that if some areas, cities, states or what have you jump over those various checkpoints and prematurely open up without having the capability of being able to respond effectively and efficiently — my concern is that we will start to see little spikes that might turn into outbreaks.”
  • In contradiction to what Trump has been saying, an unreleased White House report shows that coronavirus rates are spiking across the country, including in Nashville, Tennessee; Des Moines, Iowa; Amarillo, Texas; and Central City, Kentucky.
  • Rolling Stone identifies the four men most responsible for failing America with COVID-19 testing: CDC Director Robert Redfield; FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn; Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar; and President Donald Trump.
  • The NY Times has a massive must-read oral history of Mad Max: Fury Road.
  • The Department of Sanitation has its own cooking show now.
  • Is Guy Fieri the only decent, "unproblematic" food industry person left?
  • Manhattan's entire ecosystem may forever change after the pandemic.
  • Watch the trailer for Showtime's limited series The Good Lord Bird, which stars Ethan Hawke as abolitionist John Brown.
  • Why has White Claw become a meme for "militant gun rights shitposters?"
  • Amanda Hess explains why we're all collectively obsessed with celebrities' bookshelves.
  • And finally, I have been playing a lot of Mario Kart lately, so this resonated with me deeply: