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I can’t get this genius Ford ad that was released on International Women’s Day out of my head. Truly a work of art.
“Ex-Silicon Valley Bank Employees Are Selling Company Swag on eBay”- While I really wanted to snag some Fyre Fest merch, this somehow feels more grim.
“Buffalo Wild Wings ADMITS its boneless wings are NOT wings in response to frivolous $9million lawsuit from customer that judge dismissed”- Nice attempt at cashing in on being the most literal.
''Shaq allegedly in hiding as lawyers fail to serve him over FTX lawsuit''- At least they can rule out very small hiding places.
“Rapper Flo Rida won $82.6 million after suing energy drink company Celsius. Now he's launching a rival drink and wants to make it 'even healthier.'“- Dang, what a ruthless business move.
''Reusable water bottles hold more bacteria than toilet seat, study finds''- Thankfully I’ve basically lost every reusable water bottle I’ve ever owned even before it would have a chance to grow bacteria…
''Tennessee’s Republican Lieutenant Governor Has Been Commenting Heart And Fire Emojis On This Young Man’s Thirst Traps''- If only he’d be (publicly) this supportive of drag shows in the community!
“AllTrails Data Exposes Precise Movements of Former Top Biden Official”- Yikes, definitely worth a read if only for learning which privacy settings should be changed immediately.
''George Santos Ran Credit Card Skimming Operation, Former Roommate Says''- Is there anything this guy hasn’t done?
''Seeking Arrangements Has Rebranded as Seeking.com, a 'Luxury Dating' Site''- Only the most jaded publicist would let their client state, “love is a concept invented by poor people.”
''Food influencer Half Baked Harvest accused of disregarding, appropriating Vietnamese culture''- Painfully this isn’t even the first time this influencer has been called out for cultural appropriation.
''Tom Sandoval Brutal Yelp Restaurant Reviews... You Cheat, We Don't Eat''- I uncharacteristically have no idea what’s going on with this particular reality TV drama but it’s now escalated so that Yelp had to get involved?
''A scandal in Brazil involves an ex-president, jewels and the Saudi government''- Imagine being an aide and told to put $3.2 million worth of jewels into your backpack while traveling.
''Former Goldman Banker Gets 10 Years in Prison in 1MDB Scandal''- I’d have thought there’d be security measures in place to avoid things like this?
''The finale of Netflix's 'Physical: 100' is embroiled in controversy — including a dispute over whether the final challenge was rigged''- Reality TV rigging something? Can you imagine?
''Allegations of Scientific Misconduct Mount as Physicist Makes His Biggest Claim Yet''- It’s humbling to learn that there are publications out there like Physics Magazine while I’m writing a weekly newsletter on corporate scandal.
''Cult-Favorite Brand Yeti Recalls 1.9 Million Coolers and Cases''- Considering Yeti products are $$, that’s got to be a hit to the bottom line.
''Influencers are fleeing NYC in droves — it’s the ‘loneliest place’''- My favorite is making friends with former NYC’ers who also have moved to the ‘burbs, so I support this trend.
''Police: College girl racked up $500K in fraudulent purchases while working at Burlington Mall''- Stealing over half a million in 8 transactions is a super bold move.
''This 18-Year-Old College Journalist Could Bring Down Stanford University’s President''- We love a good David and Goliath story!
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''Meal kit provider HelloFresh drops coconut milk from Thailand after Peta accused farms there of using MONKEYS as labor - where they were chained to trees and forced to spend hours picking coconuts''
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