Good morning! This is cool: Season 2 of "AXIOS" on HBO premieres at 6pm ET/PT on Sunday, June 2, on HBO platforms. Check out the trailer here

Today's Smart Brevity count: 1,099 words/< 5 min. read.

Plus, there were plenty of rock birthdays over the weekend, including Klaus Meine of The Scorpions, who opens today's edition with this touching classic...