I haven't had a really good cry since 2009 or so, until I got married this June. That changed in a hurry. I told this story at The Moth this summer at Housing Works. I can't tell if I like it or not, it's a work in progress - just like the rest of life, I think. I ran this by my wife and she's cool with it, anyway. If you like stuff like this, you should know that I run a storytelling/standup/burlesque variety show every month at UCB East here in NYC. It's usually the second Thursday of the month at 11PM. We have a good time. For more stories, art, and weirdness, you can visit my blog.
Hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier in March, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, Reuters reports. Security experts blame an advanced cyber-espionage hacker group known as DarkHotel. A senior agency official says the WHO has been facing a more than two-fold increase in cyberattacks since the coronavirus pandemic began.
The death toll in Italy’s coronavirus outbreak today passed 1,000. Schools throughout Italy are completely shut down, which is reportedly driving a surge in internet traffic as bored kids forced to stay indoors turn to online games.
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