Daveed Diggs is the Oakland-based co-creator of the movie Blindspotting and an OG cast member of Hamilton. (Still frame via YouTube)

Only the Good News: Oakland artist Daveed Diggs joins a freaking amazing Zoom bomb + more local stories to brighten your day

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"I cried like seven times," wrote one Facebook commenter about episode two, launched today, of John Krasinski's "Some Good News," which promises the most epic surprise ever, including a cameo by Oakland hip hop artist Daveed Diggs.

In Bay Area news, KQED has put together a lovely list of reads guaranteed to provide solace in solitude, and our friends at Curbed share 150 things we didn't know about Golden Gate Park upon its 150th anniversary. Plus, the lineup for Inside Lands is here, and it is brilliant. Please enjoy.


Zoom Surprise: Some Good News with John Krasinski Ep. 2 youtu.be

No spoiler alerts here, but John Krasinski's second episode of "Some Good News" has the most fantastic surprise ending ever. Watch it above.


150 things you didn't know about Golden Gate Park for its 150th anniversary, Curbed SF

Did you know that GGP has some 130,000 trees and its acreage is valued at over $14 million? Read more.


Salesforce Tower joins hand-clapping for frontliners in the coronavirus pandemic, San Francisco Chronicle

"I'm joining the group of people in the city who are giving thanks and compassion," says Jim Campbell, the electronic artist who programs the 6-story LED artwork that rises to 1,000 feet, making it the tallest work of public art in the country. Read more.



A San Francisco illustrator nails the poster design for his imagined Inside Lands festival, @edyevelevcartoons

We're big fans of Buena Vista Social Distancing Club, you? Artist Ed Yevelev is selling his prints to benefit the Alameda Food Bank; DM him for details on Instagram.


11 Transformative Reads for Solace and Solitude, KQED

Looking for a book to really sink your teeth into? You know, the kind that might change your life. Read more.

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