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Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. Betsy DeVos wants the Department of Education to cut all funding for the Special Olympics, because as The Atlantic once wrote, the cruelty is the point. Alex Jones is now pushing conspiracy theories about the death this week of the Sandy Hook father who was suing him. Why don't we have more revolving restaurants? Patricia Lockwood remains a national treasure (and one of our best living writers). A take we can all agree on: Dril deserves the Nobel Prize in Literature. David Bernhardt, Trump’s nominee to lead the Interior Department, intervened to block a Fish and Wildlife Service report on the effect of pesticides on endangered species. Four people who have gone on hunger strikes explain what it's like giving up food. A mysterious toe sculpture found in Riverside Park is not long for this world. A furious Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett was a "whitewash of justice." The enlightened body known as the European parliament has voted to get rid of Daylight Saving Time. Conor McGregor, the Ultimate Fighting Championship star who announced his retirement this week, is under investigation in Ireland after a woman accused him of sexual assault in December. Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly’s holograms have announced a joint tour. And finally, WYD???

human, you have betrayed me

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