Bull Rush: “There aren’t more than a handful of kids in South Dakota to whom these sports laws would apply, according to the ACLU of South Dakota’s Jett Jonelis. These bills are solutions in search of a problem that does not exist. These legislators are a problem in search of Kris.” GQ: Kris Wilka Just Wants to Play Football.

+ Pyongyang Show: “I want them to understand that if you come at us, it means some of your infrastructure is going down for a while.” Wired: North Korea Hacked Him. So He Took Down Its Internet.

+ Tim Cooks the Books: “Meta’s warning and its cratering stock price were reminders that even among tech giants, Apple holds extraordinary sway because of its control of the iPhone.” Apple Made a Change That Is Hammering Internet Companies Like Meta.

+ Baba Booey: “Agus is not a connector. He’s an attractor. He’s genius Forrest Gump, a soft-spoken and menschy cancer researcher and doctor who can always  be found at the most cutting-edge places. So when powerful people get cancer, he’s the doctor they often come see.” The excellent Joel Stein: Can the World’s Most Connected Doctor Cure Cancer? This guy is connected with the world’s richest men and has his own theme song on Howard Stern.

+ Mattress Cover: “Texas salesman ‘Mattress Mack’ places $4.5 million in bets on Cincinnati Bengals to spring Super Bowl LVI upset.” If he loses, he might have to take to the mattresses.