- Wenceslaus Hollar's Pack of Knaves: "Count yourself lucky that you are not cooped up with this lot."
- Charlie Stross on how we'll screw up the "re-opening": Helicopter money or collapse.
- Ellen DeGeneres's union crew takes paycuts while Ellen records from home with non-union contractors: Unlike Jon Oliver, Jimmy Kimmel, Samantha Bee, and Desus and Mero.
- Health insurance industry in rosy good health: Billions in stock buybacks, 60% paycuts for doctors.
- DoJ to convicted fraudsters: keep your money!: Settlement payments suspended until at least June.
- Reflections on fictional pandemics during a real one: Naomi Kritzer on the prophetic meaning of 2015's "So Much Cooking."
- Coop pandemic masks: Sold at cost, including Randotti skulls.
- This day in history: 2015, 2019
- Colophon: Recent publications, upcoming appearances, current writing projects, current reading