5 Comics to Catch Up on While Self-Quarantined

5 Comics to Catch Up on While Self-Quarantined

So, you’re stuck at home and Netflix, Hulu, and even Disney+ are beginning to lose their luster after just a couple of weeks. (To be fair, that’s probably because you’ve not watched The Rocketeer enough, but we’ll let that slide for now.) With television and movies beginning to fail you, it’s time to do that…

China Flexes Its Soft Power With ‘Covid Diplomacy’

China Flexes Its Soft Power With ‘Covid Diplomacy’

Sunday, as President Trump sought to deflect criticism for shortages of medical equipment by accusing hospital staff of stealing masks, several aircraft carrying much-needed supplies from China were arriving at airports in Europe and Africa. The Irish government posted a clip showing its ambassador to China thanking officials for helping organize a shipment of supplies…

Disney Is Donating 100,000 N95 Masks to Covid-19 Relief

Hello, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. Once again, the coronavirus is dominating the conversation in the pop culture world. Who’s talking about it? Well, Elton John, J. K. Rowling, and Disney, for starters. Let’s get going.Disney Is Donating 100,000 N95 Masks to Covid-19 Relief EffortsFollowing the closures of…