Extra Extra: Ryan Adams's Abusive Behavior Towards Mandy Moore & Other Women Revealed in NYT Exposé
Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you— sign up here. The Times has a big report on how Ryan Adams has used his influence in music to lure in and emotionally torment women—they spoke to Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers & a young woman who says her sexual texts with Adams while she was underage killed her dreams. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard give a tour of their Brooklyn home, which is filled with tons of fireplaces. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students reflect on the anniversary of the Parkland shootings. RIP The Billfold. Dane Cook is making another comedy comeback. Journalist Jake Malooley confronted Jill Abramson about plagiarizing him in her new book, and it got awkward quickly. Trump had a room-sized golf simulator installed in the White House which is really going to cut into all that important "Executive Time." In honor of February, truly the horniest month, here's a comprehensive list of The Cut's best writing on sex. Headline of the day: "Crystal Meth Is North Korea’s Trendiest Lunar New Year’s Gift." One solution to wanting to consume art by bad and problematic men? The Outline says do it in private. The New Yorker has a good read about a "targeted disinformation campaign" that serves as a warning of the dangers presented by social media dirty-tricks operations. Some more information about that upcoming Breaking Bad sequel: it will be feature-length movie revolving around Aaron Paul's Jesse Pinkman, and it will air on Netflix and then AMC. Councilman Rafael Espinal, who proposed NYC's plastic straw ban, is now turning his attention to a bill banning single-use plastic cutlery. Three places in NY (Scarsdale, Bronxville, Larchmont) and two in NJ (Short Hills, Rumson) are among the top 20 wealthiest places in the country. There is a magical town in Canada where residents live alongside polar bears. As someone who is only a little addicted to scratch-off tickets, this article about people hopefully addicted to them is quite alarming. And finally, what is WRONG with you???