• Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here.
  • Here are four racist things Michael Cohen told Vanity Fair that Trump has said in front of him: "Black people are too stupid to vote for me;" "Name one country run by a black person that’s not a shithole;" "Only the blacks could live like this;" and "There’s no way I can let this black fucking win."
  • In 18 states and Washington, D.C., advance vote counts have already surpassed those of the last midterm election.
  • Awesome person of the day: Sarah Ullman and her all-female crew created almost 200 campaign ads for the midterm elections. "I was making videos that did well on the internet and thought, 'How can I apply this skill to get more people who care about gun safety into office?'"
  • Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus will star in Downhill, a remake of the hilarious Swedish film Force Majeure; the remake will be directed by Nat Faxon & Jim Rash.
  • A Men's Health writer tried Jordan Peterson's beloved carnivore diet and it broke him after just three days.
  • LCD Soundsystem will release a new live album, Electric Lady Sessions, later this year.
  • The American public only can concentrate on so much at one time, which means what we individually focus on has ethical consequences.
  • Watch the full trailer for the third season of True Detective.
  • Trump tweeted out a "Winter Is Coming"-style meme promoting unilateral sanctions against Iran, and HBO responded saying Trump had misappropriated the Game Of Thrones trademark.
  • Even in the wake of the Pittsburgh massacre, a Facebook spokesperson told The Intercept that the "white genocide conspiracy theory" ad buy didn't violate the company's ad rules because it was a category the company itself had generated.
  • Comedy writers share their favorite Arrested Development jokes and moments.
  • The rumored titles to James Cameron's four Avatar sequels are (this is not a joke): Avatar: The Way of Water, Avatar: The Seed Bearer, Avatar: The Tulkun Rider, and Avatar: The Quest for Eywa.
  • And finally, here is a sneak peek of me this weekend: