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Conservative social networks keep making the same mistake

Hello, and welcome back to Platformer! Thanks to your support of the newsletter, I was able to take a week off, recharge my batteries, and plan some fun stuff for the future. I don’t take that support…

07 Jul 2021 • 11 min read
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The Fringe-update

Remember, when we think about getting leverage, we’re trying to identify what other DFS players are going to do and use that information to our advantage. In general, we’re going to get highly-owned golfers…

04 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
The Fringe by Gabe Ziskin
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Matt Damon, the F-word, and the nature of forgiveness in woke politics

In case you hadn’t heard, Matt Damon got in some hot water after he explained how his teenage daughter recently taught him a lesson in civility. Damon was telling a joke around the dining table, and the…

04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
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Can Netflix Disrupt Gaming?

Disruption Let’s start by defining disruption. I’m not using it in the popular way, but rather how it was defined decades ago by Clay Christensen. Disruption is when a company starts out by offering something…

04 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
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Digimon vs wokeness

Tomorrow, I have an Extra Garbage Day dropping for all readers. It’s an interview with Substack CEO Chris Best and it’s kicking off weekly Extra Garbage Days for paying subscribers. And, next week, I have…

04 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
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#031 Two Things This Newsletter Has Taught Me

Happy Wednesday! This newsletter is coming a day late, I know. I've started a few long-term projects over the last several years and every one of them go through the following stages: Will anybody actually…

04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
Common Discourse by Alex Tan
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The July Crazy Travel Roundup - Travel Stories, Episode 146

Episode 146 July Crazy Travel Roundup Recorded in the beautiful home office of Chateau’ Relaxo. This month’s first question, what do you do when the airlines don’t offer food service? Or food service beyond…

04 Aug 2021 • 13 min read
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Slow Your Roll with the Infinite Scroll

*NB: As with last month, I have not been able to keep a lid on it, so this e-mail may well exceed the length limit of your inbox. Make sure to click the link to read the entire message at the bottom of…

04 Aug 2021 • 16 min read
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🍦 The Weird True Story of Hacking McDonald's Ice Cream Machines

I wanted to share this piece of actionable information: High quality audio makes you sound smarter. Considering that lots of meetings will continue to be extremely online for the foreseeable future, It…

04 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
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The Music "Industry" Can Never Be Genuine

When I was talking to Julien Baker for MTV earlier this year, I asked her how it felt for her art to be commodified. It came up naturally; I’d asked her how her holidays were, and she told me she hated…

04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
Thot's Thoughts by Danielle Chelosky
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READING NOTES #17

The irreversible final family diagram appears. THAT SHIT FLOPPED: SOME WORDS FROM WHOEVER That shit flopped, i didn’t fucked with it been hit a hundred k that shit flopped, i didn’t fuck with it that shit…

04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
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Into the Simulacrum

Are you from a rural community or the American South? Share your story with us to be published in an upcoming newsletter! Folks, It is midsummer, and warm, the heat stretching out and settling over everything…

04 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
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Meme Report 8/4

Twitter [X] Has [Un]followed DaBaby on Instagram After His Homophobic Comment DaBaby said something stupid and homophobic and is now facing the consequences of his actions. I don’t think of this meme often…

04 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
Memeforum by Kathryn Winn
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welcome to wet appetites

Disclaimer for former subscribers to my Repro/Recommendations newsletter: Hello! I’ve done a very Aries thing which is to start a project, abandon it, then return to it a year and a half later having taken…

04 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
Wet Appetites by Emma Hodson
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058: Unqualified Lesbians Only

(SB) Beloved readers old and new, it feels like quite some time since we last sat down and got into it in a non-advice capacity. I believe that the last time we met I was noting my surprising turn towards…

04 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
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🕵️‍♂️ How American law lets Feds spy on WhatsApp without needing to say why

Today’s Picks How American law lets Feds spy on WhatsApp without needing to say why. In July of last year, the Drug Enforcement Administration in Ohio wanted to carry out surveillance on seven WhatsApp…

04 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
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🗞️ Napster is back...in the legal news world

This week: A Napster case may influence Spotify, and ScarJo sues Disney. Plus: Big Law bonuses are going to the next level. 👽 A Napster harassment case could have a major impact on Spotify A name you…

04 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
FORWARD GC by Lawtrades
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If You're Scared of Competition, the World Will Eat You Alive

If a teenager asked me for a word of advice about surviving adulthood, it would be this: Competition. "That doesn't mean anything," they'd probably reply. "A 'word of advice' doesn't literally mean one…

04 Aug 2021 • 13 min read
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Hot Magnets in Your Testicles?

Stella got her groove back on vacation but for most of us it’s not necessarily the sexiest week of our year. A recent survey of over 500 adults by The Vacationer found that only 29% of respondents have…

04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
Sex on Wednesday by Martha Kempner
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Everyone will be a Creator, a Business and an Investor: The New Global Entrepreneurial Generation

Watch the new group of Influencers. They create & build an audience, make money from ads, sponsorships & merchandise. What venture capitalist Hunter Walk calls a multi-SKU creator. More here: Why a Paid…

04 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
The Hard Fork by Marvin Liao
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