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Jimmy Kimmel fact-checks Trump’s ’rounding the corner’ COVID claim in bleak supercut

The U.S. set a new daily record for coronavirus cases last week, and is now in a third wave of infections. There have been over 8.5 million confirmed infections in America and over 223,000 deaths, with the death toll expected to more than double by March next year.  Yet President Donald Trump apparently believes things [Read More]

Group chats are the ideal way to process the Trump COVID news (and the rest of 2020)

It’s 2020 and my thumbs are exhausted. Sure, the rest of me — mind, body, soul, etc. — is tired as hell, too. But my thumbs. My poor thumbs. They’re spent from furiously typing thoughts, updates, and responses to the various group chats that are constantly blowing up my phone. I have a group chat [Read More]

Twitter reminds everyone it’s against the rules to hope someone dies. It didn’t go over well.

Twitter’s abusive behavior policy is supposed to protect everyone. Following Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, thousands are claiming it doesn’t.  On Friday, the social media platform attempted to clarify its rules on abusive tweets, stating: “Tweets that wish or hope for death, serious bodily harm, or fatal disease against anyone are not allowed and will need [Read More]

Watch the intense trailer for Alex Gibney’s secretly filmed COVID documentary

For five months of 2020, directors Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger made a film in secret. They interviewed scientists, medical professionals, and government officials to create a comprehensive view of the White House’s responses to coronavirus and the result is Totally Under Control, out later this month. The trailer, edited like a horror [Read More]