DEATH TOLL MODELS. 147,000 coronavirus deaths predicted by early August, according to new forecast: “As a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins University suggested that at least 82,000 people in the US had already perished and more than 1.35m been infected, a new model predicted that total could almost double by the first week of August. The new prediction by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE), showed 147,000 mortalities being reached by August 4.”
FILTHY RICH. Jeffrey Epstein documentary comes to Netflix.
ARREST ME. Elon Musk reopens Tesla factory in California.
NEW POLL. Trump trails Biden by 8 points in national poll: “The poll conducted on Monday and Tuesday showed that 41% of U.S. adults approved of Trump’s performance in office, which is down 4 points from a similar poll that ran in mid-April. Fifty-six percent disapprove of Trump, up by 5 points in the same span.”
BENEFITS? People eating healthier in lockdown: “As they deserted offices and cooked at home, shoppers cut purchases of microwaveable food in all the countries surveyed – Australia, Belgium, Chile, Uganda, the Netherlands, France, Austria, Greece, Canada, Brazil and Ireland.”
BRYAN ADAMS. “Apologies to any and all that took offence to my posting yesterday. No excuse, I just wanted to have a rant about the horrible animal cruelty in these wet-markets being the possible source of the virus, and promote veganism.”
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INTO THE FIRE. Title track from the same album. Apologies to any and all that took offence to my posting yesterday. No excuse, I just wanted to have a rant about the horrible animal cruelty in these wet-markets being the possible source of the virus, and promote veganism. I have love for all people and my thoughts are with everyone dealing with this pandemic around the world. Here’s the appropriately titled song that would have been performed tonight at the @royalalberthall . #bryanadamsintothefire #songsfromisolation #covid19 #banwetmarkets #govegan
GEORGIA. Nightlife ban extended by governor: “The governor ordered bars, nightclubs and live performance venues to remain shuttered through the end of May, which he said will ‘enhance health outcomes’ and give owners more time to prepare to reopen. And he renewed dozens of regulations covering an array of other businesses that were set to expire Wednesday, such as social-distancing requirements and limits on large gatherings.”
NICK CORDERO. Broadway star suffering from coronavirus awakens from coma.
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One of my favorite pictures of Nick from our honeymoon in Italy! We had some great news this morning. Nick is starting to follow commands and doing simple tracking!!!!! He is very weak so even just opening his eyes is a struggle, but it is happening. He is starting to wake up!! We are by no means out of the woods yet, there are still concerns with other things, but this news today on his mental status is a win!! #wakeupnick #youcandoit #coderocky
TWITTER. CEO Jack Dorsey says employees can work from home forever. “Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey emailed employees on Tuesday telling them that they’d be allowed to work from home permanently, even after the coronavirus pandemic lockdown passes. Some jobs that require physical presence, such as maintaining servers, will still require employees to come in.”
THE OSCARS. What’s going to happen in 2021?
COOKING COMPETITION OF THE DAY. Troye Sivan vs a professional chef.
TRAILER OF THE DAY. Hannah Gadsby: Douglas.
HUMP DAY HOTTIE. Mehcad Books.