ICYMI: I updated my Emmy nomination explainer.
As a Connecticut native, I'm very proud of Sen. Chris Murphy's filibuster. Obviously much more work is needed, but this was the first glimmer of hope in quite a while that people might be taking gun control seriously.
WHAT: "Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn on Tuesday went a step further than McConnell, telling POLITICO he will no longer talk about Trump until after Nov. 8."
Among the many reasons we should not just write off Gawker: This Looks Like the DNC's Hacked Trump Oppo File
Good for him: Prince William Becomes the First Royal to Pose for a Gay-Magazine Cover
INCREDIBLE lineup: Broadway Stars Join to Record "What the World Needs Now Is Love" as Orlando Charity Single
!!! Bradley Whitford, Courtney B. Vance Board TNT Drama Pilot 'Civil' (And Toby Jones and Brian D'Arcy James! In a political show! Amazing.)
Ooh, Walgreens terminated its deal with Theranos. I hope some sort of juicy tell-all comes out of this whole thing.
Huh: Does Rodarte actually exist? The vaporous business plan of a fashion industry darling.
Fascinating and relevant: Citizen Khan
Oh well: Sunken Lost City? Not Really