(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.)
In the best news ever for someone yet to be determined, J.K. Rowling has announced an open casting call for her Harry Potter spin-off.
The Boy Scouts of America have (finally) unanimously approved a resolution allowing gay adults to serve as employees and volunteers.
Over at the White House, President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 mostly nonviolent drug offenders.
Harper Lee has released her second novel, and people are wondering why it’s different from the first one.
And by the time you read this, the US military may have ended their ban on transgender service members.