The most excellent Damon Lindelof has kindly offered to share a serialized story with NextDraft readers to help us, and him, through the quarantine. The first 13 chapters are here.

+ We’ll have a new chapter tomorrow. In the meantime, let’s ignore Tiger King and focus on Tiger Man. “I was a reporter on The New York Times metro desk when the story was playing out, a time when the city seemed a bit wilder. Nevertheless, even seasoned editors and reporters were flabbergasted that a man had kept a tiger in his public housing apartment in such a dense urban setting.” Nothing is really new. NYT: A 425-Pound Tiger Living in a Harlem Apartment? Yes, It Happened. (And Tiger Man thinks Tiger King is an idiot…)