Garbage Day

Ryan Broderick
A newsletter about having fun online by Ryan Broderick.
Created 30 Apr 2019
  • The witch hunt machine
    21 Jan 2022about 14 hours ago • 11 min read • 15 1
    We, Regrettably, Should Talk About West Elm Caleb… Claire Hubble @byclairehubble West Elm Caleb Tiktok is the natural next step after true crime Tiktok. We're seeing women piece together stories about...
  • Zoombombing The Italian Senate
    19 Jan 2022 • 7 min read • 8 0
    Thank You To Everyone Who Sent Me The Italian Hentai Thing I realized I have really developed a very specific kind of personal brand because when news broke yesterday of a Final Fantasy VII hentai vid...
  • The anime "Dune" DAO learns about copyright
    17 Jan 2022 • 9 min read • 17 3
    A Miss Officer And Mr. Truffles Disaster For The DAO Age I truly believe that there are no new forms of internet drama. Between 2005-2010, a handful of websites basically outlined every possible scand...
  • 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 • 11 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 • 16 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 ...
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