News Round-Up: February 9, 2022

A group of men were discovered in a New York City subway car yanking their doodles.

Some news items you might have missed:

Instinct Magazine: My colleague Corey Andrew weighs in about a recent report of a NYC subway car of men dropping trou and openly yanking their doodles.

CNN: President Joe Biden spoke out about the controversial “Don’t Say Gay” Florida bill that would ban discussions about sexual orientation and gender identity in the classroom, telling LGBTQ kids that he has their back.

Queerty: It looks like Wendy Williams time as TV’s meanest mean girl is over as former The View co-host Sherri Shepherd has been named the permanent “guest host” of Wendy’s afternoon gabfest.

Law and Crime: Two children of accused militia member Guy Reffitt, including the son who flagged his father to the FBI, will be called as government witnesses in his trial regarding his participation in the January 6 riot. Reffitt told his kids in the days after Jan. 6, “If you turn me in you’re a traitor, and traitors get shot.”

Washington Post: In the weeks after the 2020 election, Rudy Giuliani asked a Republican prosecutor in northern Michigan to get his county’s voting machines and hand them off to Team Trump.

Hollywood Reporter:  During his standup routine in Texas, Joe Rogan said folks shouldn’t take his advice on vaccines. “I talk shit for a living — that’s why this is so baffling to me. If you’re taking vaccine advice from me, is that really my fault? What dumb shit were you about to do when my stupid idea sounded better? ‘You know that dude who made people people eat animal dicks on TV? How does he feel about medicine?’ If you want my advice, don’t take my advice.”

Mediaite: Recently released dashcam footage captured the moment a Tesla being driven on auto-pilot crashed into a parked patrol car, hitting an officer and sending a second vehicle into a ditch. The Tesla owner was watching a movie on his phone while the car drove itself.