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  • Over in the NYT Book Review, Vivian Gornick eloquently rips into New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnick's new memoir: "The story of a pair of privileged young adults who suffer neither intellectual disappointment nor spiritual disillusion nor emotional setbacks."
  • Catalonian firefighters formed a human shield to protect pro-independence voters from violent riot police in Barcelona.
  • Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly is confused about what, exactly, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are contributing to the West Wing.
  • Meanwhile, the president still hasn't logged off, and this morning called his critics "politically motivated ingrates."
  • Parents have questions after flutes contaminated with semen reportedly made there way into some California schools.
  • A man who worked as Hugh Hefner's valet has some pretty horrific stories, many of them also involving body fluid.
  • Molly Lambert is in the New Yorker with a powerful family story about the dark side of the Olympics.
  • Oh! St. Vincent joined Fiona Apple at the Trans-Pecos Fest in Texas Saturday night.
  • The trial of Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the accused "Chelsea bomber," is set to begin in Manhattan on Monday.
  • Sony is bringing back Men in Black, but without Will Smith.
  • And finally, a true artist feels things that we don't.