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  • We're four months into the coronavirus pandemic, and Donald Trump still believes that it will magically "just disappear" on its own.
  • Trump also took to Twitter to respond to the Black Lives Matter mural that's going to be painted on the street in front of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, calling it a “symbol of hate” that would be “denigrating this luxury Avenue” and “further antagonize” police officers.
  • Disparities in hospital care could be the difference between someone surviving coronavirus and dying in NYC: "In hospitals in impoverished neighborhoods around the boroughs, some critically ill patients were put on ventilator machines lacking key settings, and others pleaded for experimental drugs, only to be told that there were none available. It was another story at the private medical centers in Manhattan, which have billions of dollars in endowments and cater largely to wealthy people with insurance. "
  • The St. Louis lawyer who took out a semi-automatic rifle and pointed it at protesters over the weekend claimed that he's the real victim — “I was a person scared for my life who was protecting my wife, my home, my hearth, my livelihood," said Mark McCloskey. "I was frightened, I was assaulted, and I was in imminent fear that they would run me over, kill me, burn my house.”
  • Beavis and Butt-Head are back: Comedy Central has ordered two new seasons of Mike Judge's classic Gen X show.
  • Vice looks at the problems going on at the L.A. Times.
  • Pandemic weddings are starting to come back as the country begins to hesitantly reopen, and that may be a very bad thing: "A few months ago, it was almost inconceivable to throw a big wedding. Couples postponed until 2021, got married over Zoom, had drive-in weddings, or eloped. But now, as the country is opening up despite the fact that COVID-19 cases have hit record highs in some states, more couples are choosing to have a big ’ol gathering, virus be damned."
  • The Times writes about how a viral video of "Black cowboy" Adam Hollingsworth was widely misinterpreted: "If you steal a police horse, it’s like kidnapping a police officer. You can’t just get up and steal a police horse."
  • Mad Men is returning to streaming services on Amazon’s IMDb TV and AMC.
  • NYC’s largest Chinese restaurant, Jing Fong, has reopened this week for takeout and delivery.
  • Listen to Ty Dolla $ign's new single "Ego Death," featuring Kanye West, Skrillex, FKA Twigs and more.
  • And finally, I'm tearing up just thinking about these two: