same as it everwas

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Jeff Bezos, founder and former CEO of Amazon, announced that he plans to give away most of his fortune. Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, lost 94 percent of his net worth in a single day. If you need a refresher on what happened at FTX, this 90-second Tik-Tok […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Philly’s record-breaking chicken consumer, KFC’s poor taste push promotion, and the corporate chicken company CFO who passed out in the wrong bed.

  • On Mastodon

    On Mastodon

    Recent events at Twitter have many thinking about abandoning the social network for an alternative. Here are some thoughts on the great redirect.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The Stanford University mascot, The Tree, was suspended for the rest of the season for unfurling a “Stanford hates fun” banner at a recent football game halftime show. In other Stanford news, a man was caught impersonating a Stanford student and living in a dorm basement for weeks. Shanghai Disney went into lockdown when ten […]

  • Credit Rating System Baffles Japanese Influencer

    Kemio is a Japanese social media influencer trying to make his way in New York and is now in between apartments. The hilarity of this bit might be lost on you if you don’t understand Japanese but even if you don’t, you’ll get a sense of his breathless exasperation. The set up is that he […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Joy’s on the loose, Alexa’s premium fart collection, and Bono says he’s sorry.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Power Rangers to the rescue, cow burps, and a man bites dog for real.

  • There’s More That Unites Us

    CBS Sunday Morning rolled out Ted Koppel last weekend to explore how the United States became so polarized as a nation and if there were things that could mend the divide. Twenty-one years ago, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, may have been the last time that the United States was openly – even […]

  • Japan back open

    On October 11th Japan finally lifted the burdensome Covid restrictions which prevented all but the most determined from visiting Japan. With the USD/JPY rate approaching levels that we haven’t seen since the 1990s now is a great time to visit Japan.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The gloves came off in the contentious Pennsylvania senate election when the Democratic hopeful, John Fetterman, put up billboards outside the Philadelphia Eagles’ home field before their game against the Dallas Cowboys accusing the Republican candidate Mehmet Oz a “Cowboys fan.” Facebook Meta, flailing since pivoting to a company that makes a video game that […]

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