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When is a presidential candidacy not a joke?

Eileen Myles

A campaign called Stop Hate Dump Trump has been launched by a large group of notables, including Angela Davis, Cindy Sherman, and Cornel West, who are criticizing both the Trump campaign and the media responsible for “normalising Trump’s extremism by treating it as entertainment, by giving it inordinate and unequal air time and by refusing to interrogate it or condemn it.”

Win some, lose some: Gawker has found a new investor, but it’s also become the subject of yet another lawsuit.

A stage version of John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces, now on in Boston starring Nick Offerman, hopes to make it to Broadway soon.