Ed Zitron's Where's Your Ed At

Ed Zitron
The Words of Ed Zitron, a PR person and writer.
Created 23 Apr 2019
  • It's Perfectly Fine To Shut Up
    15 Oct 2021about 19 hours ago • 7 min read • 1 0
    Today’s Twitter main character is Liz Mair, a conservative flack who proudly talks about abusing her child by burning his stuff when he doesn’t eat. Twitter’s reaction is naturally furious - as it sho...
  • Faking It, Making It, And The Lie of the Meritocracy
    11 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 23 0
    Today, Albert Burneko of Defector had an excellent piece about media startup fraud Ozy and the larger ecosystem of pontificators and their tolerance of fraud within their industry. One particularly up...
  • The Silicon Valley Victimization Complex
    07 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 16 5
    Brian Armstrong, a man with a net worth of 10 billion dollars, has again taken to social media to cry about how deeply unfair CEOs have it. His painfully whiny tweetstorm complains about America’s app...
  • "Flexibility" Is The New Buzzword Companies Will Use To Try and Stop You Working From Home
    06 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 12 5
    An interesting stat came in yesterday from mIRC-for-work product Slack: Rani Molla @ranimolla Slack says 76% of knowledge workers want flexibility in where they work. Executives are nearly 3x more lik...
  • The New Anti-Remote Propaganda Wants To Gaslight You Back To The Office
    05 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 15 5
    Because I sincerely hate myself, I read the Washington Post’s “You may get more work done at home. But you’d have better ideas at the office,” written by two Harvard professors that have not worked in...
  • The Internet of Grift
    01 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 26 18
    TikTok is getting into NFTs. Twitter is thinking about it too. NFTs - non-fungible tokens are somehow back in the spotlight after dipping out once the NBA Topshots market dropped. If you don’t know wh...
  • Bosses and Managers Want A Hybrid Office So They Can Feel Important Again
    28 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 22 11
    In the “no shit!” news of the day, workers are returning to the office and finding that they’re taking their meetings on Zoom, even with co-workers in the same office. The Washington Post has reported...
  • Hot Takes and The New Portable Intellectualism
    27 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 20 0
    I’ve been asked a few times about what “the plan” is for this newsletter - whether it’ll go paid, whether it’ll become something larger where I have guest authors, or even whether I’m going to turn it...
  • What We Actually Want Out Of Management
    24 Sep 2021 • 14 min read • 16 5
    A commenter (Aaron Erickson) accidentally inspired today’s article with a comment that should’ve been obvious to me but was crystallized in a way I hadn’t thought of yet: People want leadership, peopl...
  • On Commutes, Leaving The House, And Addressing Remote Work's Problems
    22 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 22 5
    Yesterday, The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson wrote a piece about how remote work has disrupted “soft work,” a piece that may seem utterly deplorable on its surface but on further probing is more frustrati...
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