Inauguration

Amanda Gorman signs modeling contract after star turn at inauguration

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Here’s what we know about the COVID vaccine so far

As we approach the one year mark of the COVID pandemic and witness record-breaking surges of infections throughout the country, news of the COVID vaccine availability is beyond welcome. When the vaccine first became available, UK ICU physician, Dr. Matthew Morgan, described it best when he compared the period of time to the duration of a full-term pregnancy. “You know, it’s been an odd mood in many ways. It’s kind of a combination of feeling proud, hopeful, but also realistic. And I say proud because it was 38 weeks to the day that we admitted the first critically ill patient with COVID to our ICU. And it’s remarkable to think that in less than the duration of a pregnancy, 38 weeks, we now have gone from that to actually having a vaccine. And that’s a remarkable achievement for science,

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Inside Jennifer Lopez’s Chaotic Inauguration Week, From Sex Cannibals and Botox to Biden

This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here.

  • Congrats, you’re old.
  • J. Lo’s beautifully chaotic week.
  • The movie performance I can’t stop thinking about.
  • Pour one out for “Melania.”
  • The Bernie memes, obviously.

It’s been an eventful week for Jennifer Lopez. Granted, this is J. Lo. I would venture that her typical week boasts more highlights for the bullet-point recap than most, but even by that standard, it was a big one for the Most Egregiously Snubbed Oscar Contender in Cinema History. (I am contractually obligated as a gay to bring up that Hustlers slight in a public forum at least once a month in perpetuity.)

To begin with, she narrowly escaped a harrowing encounter with an alleged sex cannibal. Heavens!

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