ABOVE: A great place if you've never been.
DAILY BEAST: A fascinating deep-dive into the history and business of poppers, something you really shouldn't be inhaling — and something the feds could, at the drop of someone's pants, decide that you can't inhale.
ANDREW TANNER: This will depress you a lot. It's one man's take on how the U.S. is about to die (again) and the only way to maintain a semblance of it is for various regions to split off, E.U.-style. Otherwise, we are heading for civil war. And all of that is after Trump is back in office in 2025.
FORBES: Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama), who was a jock before his far-right views helped him coast to victory in the Senate, just made a late stock disclosure — potentially a violation of the law — that confirms some of his more than $1M in trades involved companies before his committees. These date back to Day 2 in office.
PEOPLE: Simone Biles, one of the greatest American athletes, appears to be deeply affected by pressure at the Olympics. She endured her worst-ever scored in an event, backed out (her team still took silver) and is talking about her mental health and if,not when, she will be back at the games.
GR8ERDAYS: A new Exorcist trilogy — starring 88-year-old Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn — is set to launch, with the first film dropping in 2023. But ... Linda Blair was been exorcised from the proceedings. Doesn't that just make you wanna throw up?!
TWITTER: Officer Dunn recalls being called the N-word during the January 6 insurrection:
Officer Dunn: "I told them to just leave the Capitol, and in response they yelled, 'no man, this is our house. President Trump invited us here. We're here to stop the steal.'"— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) July 27, 2021
He goes on to detail how crowd yelled racial slurs at him. pic.twitter.com/NYZDPPKg0t