HBO placed this dominating dragon shadow ad in Monday’s Times.
It’s a breathtaking piece of print advertising, and one both HBO and the paper should be proud of. Too bad the articles are fake ones. (They have to do with the show — which I’ve never watched.) If this ad had been placed over the actual Op-Ed page, well, then this would have been a truly historic advertising breakthrough.
- Italy is today observing a national day of mourning for the victims of Wednesday's earthquake. The death toll has climbed to 284.
- Donald Trump's campaign chief Stephen Bannon said "he doesn't like Jews," according to his ex-wife.
- Federal health officials have called for nationwide testing of all blood donations for the Zika virus.