$445M pizza fail, pink paint shortage & sayonara to psychedelic startups? 👀🍿🧃
I’ve been playing around with Google’s Emoji Kitchen— and it’s 1000% the strangest but most fun brand experience I’ve seen in a while.
On the heels of being called out for “white feminism” and undergoing a round of layoffs, Chief accidentally sent out acceptance emails to what appears to have been their entire email list of past applicants— ones that until now, they’d not bothered to ever update about their applications. People are furious and are calling them out in the comments of their “apology” post on LinkedIn…
''Caroline Calloway Survived Cancellation. Now She’s Doubling Down''- This article reads, unsurprisingly, like a fever dream.
''New video: Lauren Boebert ran up Capitol steps before missing debt ceiling vote''- But yeah, she totally meant to do that…
''Christian radio host Dave Ramsey faces $150 million lawsuit from listeners who say they were defrauded by a timeshare exit company he promoted''- Ouch, surprisingly the timeshares themselves weren’t the biggest problem here.
“Pizza delivery service Zume that would cook the pies on the way to your house folds - after raising $445 MILLION in funding”- I love that it was only AFTER raising $375M, they realized the idea wasn’t possible because the cheese slid around as the truck drove and the pizza baked.
''It's like watching a snuff film': Media elites shocked by The Atlantic's surgical dismantling of CNN boss Chris Licht''- This is a wild read, love to see an exec doing their own PR work!
''MindMed: Can the Former Darlings of the Psychedelic Biotech Sector Avoid Collapse?''- This already-interesting article has some flair with unexpected lines like “hit like a fart in church” and “as lasagna is to Garfield.”
''When the Neighbors Don’t Share Your Vision (and That Vision Involves ‘Transformers’ Statues)''- I’m obsessed that he then just bought… a larger one and put the original one on his roof.
''Bug in Chase's Online Banking Service Causing Duplicate Fees and Transactions''- I checked. Sadly, I can’t blame my balance on any technical glitches.
''Enjoy Smashing Things to Bits? Make $650,000 Crushing Everyday Objects Online''- This is this week’s not-scandalous-but-worth-the-read inclusion.
''FTX lawsuits see crypto firms, influencers dial back endorsement deals''- This was a much, much-needed correcting of this practice.
''TikTok Influencer Used Bitcoin to Launder $420K in COVID Relief Loans''- Ok, but I want to see what this “gold physical Bitcoin” looks like.
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