This week (and month) kicked off with April Fools Day: an entire day of insufferable fake news—most of which probably isn't as funny or clever as their creators think they are.
I received many, MANY pitches filled with half-baked puns and jokes. But this here, the subject line in a pitch email, is truly the one to win April 1: "Embargo: Roosevelt Island To Become Rosévelt Island"
Moving on to real news, for the most part.
This is my new spring look. Alleged "Soho Grifter" Anna Sorokin Is Using a Courtroom Stylist (GQ)
This has been happening to me repeatedly lately. Why Are Numbers Similar To Mine Calling Me? No, It’s Not Just Happening To You (Bustle)
Move over raindrop “cakes.” Apparently "Rainbow Unicorn Soufflé Pancakes" is the New Food Thing of Smorgasburg 2019. Soufflé Pancakes, Waygu Sushi & Hangover Sandwiches: First Look At All The New Deliciousness Coming To Smorgasburg (Gothamist)
I can't bring myself to read this. Put a Cork in It: Drinking a Bottle of Wine Per Week Is as Bad as Smoking 10 Cigarettes, Researchers Say (Fortune)
Can confirm: Your Dog Really Is Becoming More Like You (The Cut)
FFS, even Elizabeth Holmes is engaged before me. Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Is Engaged: Here's What We Know About Her Fiancé (Brides)