Ed Zitron's Where's Your Ed At

Ed Zitron
The Words of Ed Zitron, a PR person and writer.
Created 23 Apr 2019
  • The Free Market Hates You
    26 Sep 2022 62 16
    Of all the lies I was told growing up, I think the most conspicuous was the concept of meritocracy. Working hard was why people were successful, and if you worked hard, you too would be successful. As...
  • Quiet Quitting Is Hustle Culture's Reckoning
    14 Sep 2022 115 20
    Fourteen years ago today, I got on a plane from England and moved to New York. Since then, I’ve written over 500,000 words, placed a few hundred (or even over a thousand? Probably?) media hits for cli...
  • There Is No "New Normal"
    06 Sep 2022 83 16
    Hey, have you ever heard about this remote work thing? Wall Street has, as several firms force people back to the office in what CNBC is calling “the New Normal.” In this case, “New Normal” is a fairl...
  • Quiet Quitting Crony Capitalism
    31 Aug 2022 83 19
    This has been a banner week for people getting mad about Quiet Quitting, a subject that I have spoken to at least 15 people about at this point. It is one of the worst workplace mantra debates I’ve se...
  • Quiet Quitting and the Death of Office Culture
    22 Aug 2022 86 39
    I am sick, everybody. My tummy hurts, and I was sick yesterday, which was a Sunday. I wanted to sleep, but my stomach refused to let me, nagging me to get up. And this is exactly how I feel about Quie...
  • Privilege and Pro-Office Pablum
    08 Aug 2022 72 21
    I want to make a confession. In the last years - since 2019, at the very least - I have worn pajamas to work almost every day. This in no way changes the quality of my work product. It never has, and ...
  • Popping The Lead Balloon
    05 Aug 2022 27 4
    When I previously wrote about the problems of “crypto skepticism,” I assumed that if one of the reporters deriding those investigating crypto was proven wrong, they would stop immediately assuming all...
  • The Fall of Facebook
    28 Jul 2022 72 18
    Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg was flayed by the media for his grim fears around the current financial climate, including but not limited to telling employees that special “meta days” they got through the...
  • The Consequences of Silence
    25 Jul 2022 55 17
    I am not a particularly emotional man, but when I read some of the letters to the judge of Celsius’ bankruptcy case (brought to my attention by Molly White), I began feeling a deep, painful sadness. C...
  • The End Times Are A Flat Circle
    19 Jul 2022 31 3
    Every so often, I get a weird gut instinct, a sort of white noise of nausea that says something bad is going to happen, long before my logical brain actually realizes what I’m worried about or what’s ...
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