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Max Read
Regular dispatches from and about the weird new future.
Created 24 Jun 2021
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  • Who do you love? "The Running Man"
    08 Jan 2022 • 13 min read • 8 3
    You’re reading Read Max, a newsletter about the future. This is a Friday edition, dedicated to discussion and recommendation of books, articles, movies, music, and other cultural products. For this we...
  • An incomplete list of things I read or heard this year that changed my mind or shaped my thinking
    24 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 8 4
    You’re reading Read Max, a newsletter guide to the future. Happy holidays and season’s greetings! This Friday year-end post is, probably, the last edition of Read Max in 2021, unless I can manage to d...
  • The Year in Weird and Stupid Futures
    21 Dec 2021 • 16 min read • 29 9
    You’re reading Read Max, a newsletter about the future by Max Read. This Tuesday edition contains a look back on 2021, and the stories that told us something about where the future is headed, which is...
  • Exploring the 90s music revival
    17 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 5 8
    You’re reading Read Max, a newsletter about the future. This is a Friday roundup post covering reading, listening, and watching recommendations. If you find these posts useful, please consider paying ...
  • Is "cancel culture" over?
    15 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 3 1
    You’re reading Read Max, a newsletter about the future. This is a Tuesday column, appearing on a Wednesday because it’s December and I had some stuff to finish up. If you like it, please share it with...
  • Watch "Azor" this weekend
    10 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 9 3
    You’re reading Read Max, a twice-weekly newsletter about the future. This is a Friday edition: a roundup of links and recommendations. If you like the recs, or think someone else might, please forward...
  • What happened to Buzzfeed
    07 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 17 2
    Buzzfeed went public yesterday, its stock debuting on Nasdaq under the ticker BZFD. Not only did BuzzFeed’s stock, which trades under the ticker BZFD, close down 11 percent at $8.56 on its first day o...
  • Can Orb move up the Geometric Solids Power Ranking?
    03 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 7 2
    You’re reading Read Max, a newsletter about the future and other problems. This is a Friday edition, which means you get a shitpost followed by some culture-consumption recommendations. If you like it...
  • Is web3 bullshit?
    02 Dec 2021 • 7 min read • 22 13
    Elon Musk @elonmusk@sama Web3 sounds like bs December 2nd 2021635 Retweets5,301 Likes Is web3 bullshit? The hazy vision of new decentralized internet, built on the blockchain, to succeed the "Web 2.0"...
  • Milling time
    23 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 8 3
    Holiday greetings and best wishes from the staff of Read Max, the world’s biggest IDW newsletter. (“IDW” stands for “It’s Da Web!”) The staff of Read Max is on childcare duty this week. To meet the ne...
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