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  • Elon Musk, who is hosting SNL this weekend, has gained the reputation of being someone who steals memes from other people without credit.
  • Families across the country are being torn apart by anti-vax propaganda: "People I spoke with described seeing their parents and siblings become zealots seemingly overnight, radicalized by anti-vaccine propaganda found mostly on Facebook and YouTube."
  • Vox explains why the stock market has been doing so well despite the rest of the economy struggling during the pandemic.
  • It's just like I always say: Rocket go up? Then rocket come down.
  • The CEO of Washingtonian apologized to her staff today after she wrote a controversial op-ed for The Washington Post in which she appeared to threaten to end the employment of staffers who didn't return to the office full-time.
  • Insider has an oral history of Tom Holland's delightful Lip Sync Battle performance from 2017.
  • The Daily Beast reports actor LaKeith Stanfield moderated an anti-Semitic Clubhouse chat in which Jewish people were routinely compared to Satanists and termites.
  • Former Mets manager Bobby Valentine announced that he is running for mayor of Stamford, Connecticut.
  • Kate Winslet says she was in awe when she finally walked into a Wawa: “It almost felt like a mythical place…Wawa."
  • Desus and Mero hung out with Yo-Yo Ma, who performed versions of "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Thong Song" on cello.
  • It's new music Friday: listen to Squid's jittery debut album Bright Green Field; Sophia Kennedy's genre-hopping Monsters; a Phil Collins-esque new single from Coldplay; the pretty, ambient debut Music For Living Spaces from Green-House; and Iceage's Seek Shelter, their most accessible record yet.
  • And finally, a clever way to play fetch: