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- Here's what Donald Trump had to say about his administration's response to Hurricane Maria, which killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico: "I actually think it was one of the best jobs that's ever been done...I think Puerto Rico was an incredible unsung success."
- Alien hunters at SETI say they have detected more unusual radio signals from a galaxy three billion light years away.
- Vulture took a look back at the eerily prescient Coen Brothers' film Burn After Reading.
- A trash mountain outside a Brooklyn pharmacy includes bags of prescription pills.
- If you need to vent, you could do worse than visiting a NYC rage room.
- Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph remain very, very good at impressions.
- The Atlantic asks: why is college so goddamn expensive in America?
- Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin are coming to Broadway in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, which is, unsurprisingly, a comedic sequel to Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus.
- Gawker will reportedly be relaunched in 2019.
- Brooklyn College abruptly shuttered its Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts and ended the Brooklyn College Presents performance series last week, firing all of its full-time staff.
- And finally, who else could go for a massage right about now?
Mid week massage 🐶
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— Cute Emergency (@CuteEmergency) September 11, 2018