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  • The great Frances McDormand talks about filming Nomadland, the art of keeping still and listening, and being offered a job at a Target store while on location in Nebraska.
  • And then you’ve got Brock Pierce: starred in First Kid and Mighty Ducks, invested in cryptocurrency, now a billionaire spending more than $1.2 million on a third-party run for president.
  • What’s your six-word pandemic memoir?
  • Steve Martin has found a simple solution to a nagging issue.
  • A 62-year-old ball python at the St. Louis Zoo surprised her handlers by laying seven eggs -- despite being nowhere near a male python for the past 15 years. Nature finds a way!
  • California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill to make it easier for some prisoners on the front lines of fighting the intense wildfires there to have their records expunged after serving their sentences, clearing the way to pursue a firefighting career after release.
  • George R. R. Martin’s plans to build a medieval, seven-sided stucco’d tower called the Water Garden Keep at his Santa Fe home have been brutally destroyed by the local historic districts review board.
  • And finally, the MTA's trash panda population seems to be doing just fine during the pandemic, thank you: