This piano tune drowning out a car alarm is the perfect quarantine soundtrack

Quarantine is a time for creativity (supposedly). Just ask everyone who can't stop pointing out that Shakespeare wrote King Lear while in quarantine. Well step aside, Will, because writer and critic Andrea Long Chu has given us a coronavirus anthem: Car Alarm Improv. Putting her (genuinely) formidable piano skills to use, Chu turned an annoying … Continue reading This piano tune drowning out a car alarm is the perfect quarantine soundtrack

Dolphins in the Venice canals? Nope, that didn’t happen.

The global coronavirus outbreak has produced some surreal sights over the past few weeks. Famous tourist destinations in Italy and New York City are ghost towns right now as people have been told to stay indoors. This has led to an onslaught of viral posts claiming things like dolphins are swimming in the Venetian canals … Continue reading Dolphins in the Venice canals? Nope, that didn’t happen.