Low Lift Ask

Ritam Mehta and Nabeel Chollampat
Our Value Prop: Business Insights and Key Takeaways... of course, all done in a sort of um, like, I want to say, Kafkaesque, Lynchian, Hegelian way.
Created 07 May 2020
  • The Fontainhead
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    If you came of age in the late 2000s, like I did, you very likely hold a special place in your heart for Lil Wayne. The guy was a constant fixture in our lives, yelling in our ears about how he wanted...
  • Current Affairs
    24 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    The ocean… ah, yes, I believe I’m familiar with her untamable ways. She sits, very unknowably, at the beach. She’s actually always at the beach—she’s a total beach bum. And her unknowability and untam...
  • The Sense of An Ending
    17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 0 1
    We still have a show next Sunday in East Williamsburg! Tickets here. It’s not often that the world calls your number. You wait there, dutifully, with your little ticket stub, hoping the deli man will ...
  • The Forgotten Half
    10 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    New comedy show dropped! Tickets here. Do you guys know who this is? No? Damn. This is Paul Cornu. You guys know who these guys are? That’s Wilbur and Orville Wright, inventors of the airplane, or at ...
  • An Abundance of Shit
    03 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    I think Sally Rooney is right—I know too much about her. There was a point at which, sure, I did want to know everything about her. Where did she come from? What’s the vibe of her part of Ireland? Wha...
  • Rec Room
    27 Aug 2021 • 16 min read • 1 0
    and so, dear reader, they did. Ritam’s Recommendations Biking around New York City at Night It’s dangerous, I won’t deny that. But there is something truly freeing about weaving your way down an empty...
  • Easily Beatable Recon
    20 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 0 1
    If someone recommends a product online, I am contractually obligated to now spend my money. Oh, this person “swears by” a Japanese exfoliating face towel in a newsletter for product recommendations? C...
  • Being On Vacation Is Nice
    13 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 0 1
    This week, Low Lift Ask is going summer mode. ‘Cause baby? We’re on vacation. No half-baked screeds about how wokeness has been commodified, no vague commentary on New York Media Elite culture, no has...
  • Forgive Me For What I Must Do...
    06 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    What is the most annoying possible thing I could write about this week? That’s what rolls through my head like ticker tape, week after week, as I sit down at my Hobonichi Techo journal (I only transcr...
  • One Of Us
    30 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 0 3
    I will not be the first to say this, but I think that the public discussion around what constitutes “representation” in media is fundamentally bad. I care about having members of my race on screen ins...
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