Garbage Day

Ryan Broderick
A newsletter about having fun online by Ryan Broderick.
Created 30 Apr 2019
  • Viral content optimized to piss off old people
    14 Jan 2022 • 9 min read • 18 2
    The Facebook Text Prompt Zombie Land Bird Michael From Twitt℮r @wtb_Michael There are 3.5 *million* comments on this blatant piece of boomer bait (including my dad, proudly posting a dozen examples) J...
  • The perpetrators of fraudulent K-Pop activity
    12 Jan 2022 • 8 min read • 7 0
    There’s A Bunch Of K-Pop Drama Happening Again OK, so there was a big brouhaha on K-Pop Twitter this week and I think I have the entire thing worked out, but, admittedly, this story is messy and sort ...
  • Libertarian kryptonite
    10 Jan 2022 • 11 min read • 10 1
    Hi everyone! A quick bit of business before we get into the garbage. After about a year of Extra Garbage Day content, I’m going to start experimenting with something new. Many of you have said, “enoug...
  • NFT drama has finally hit Tumblr
    07 Jan 2022 • 8 min read • 16 2
    A Tumblr Fave Succumbs To NFT Discourse (Discord) A monumental event just went down on Tumblr. No, I’m not talking about the absurd App Store-induced ban of a bajillion innocent tags on the mobile app...
  • My jpegs are at zero risk of being stolen
    05 Jan 2022 • 6 min read • 18 5
    A Big Load Of Crypto Updates Jeez, I’ve only been gone like a week and a half and there’s already so much crypto stuff happening that it’s actually hard to fit it all in here. Side note: I’ve had some...
  • Things will be faster now
    24 Dec 2021 • 9 min read • 15 1
    I make a lot of predictions in Garbage Day — pretty much nonstop tbh. Some of them come true, some don’t, and others happen in ways that aren’t immediately obvious. Though most often, I completely for...
  • Michael Hobbes on how all of American politics is just the War On Christmas now
    23 Dec 2021 • 17 min read • 6 1
    It’s the last Extra Garbage Day of the year! But before we get into the interview, I wanted to thank all of you, my paying subscribers, for supporting this newsletter. It’s been a crazy year and none ...
  • This subject line is the optimal length
    22 Dec 2021 • 15 min read • 17 6
    Tomorrow paying subscribers will get an interview in their inboxes with journalist Michael Hobbes. It was a great conversation and I’m excited to share it with you! Hit the subscribe button below if y...
  • It's all kicking off on train TikTok
    20 Dec 2021 • 10 min read • 11 0
    A couple points of business: Friday will be the last Garbage Day of the year! I’m tired! I’ll be back January 5th. Hit me up on Discord if you need anything. Also, Thursday is the last Extra Garbage D...
  • Axie Infinite Jest
    17 Dec 2021 • 11 min read • 13 1
    Today’s email is a super fun experiment. I’ve teamed up with Nathan Baschez, who runs the newsletter collective Every, to post a split newsletter that will run in both Garbage Day and in Nathan’s news...
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