The Bernie Madoff of fashion, $3.5k advent calendar fails & Twitter's tag sale 👀🍿🧃
Big news for those of us East Coasters craving sunlight— the days are finally beginning to get longer! In the meantime, has anyone checked out Gucci Mane’s new album? It’s 80 songs (???), so the entire album is longer than Titanic.
“Sunny Balwani: Former Theranos executive gets nearly 13 years in prison"- Two more years than Elizabeth, for those of y’all keeping score at home.
''Please Enjoy the Something Navy Scandal ''- We love a good fashion influencer expose- especially when “the Bernie Madoff of fashion” is a reference (from this paywalled Business Insider piece).
''Snoop Dogg, Master P Say ‘Snoop Loopz’ Cereal Roll-out Getting Blocked: ‘They Can’t Stop Us’''- Boo, Big Cereal is a buzzkill.
''People Have Raised Serious Concerns About The AI Art App That’s All Over Your Instagram Feed”- Worth also checking out this in-depth article about stolen art and trying to tackle the issue.
''‘I’m being cut open by the fiberglass’: Man says mattress he bought from Amazon was ‘made almost entirely out of fiberglass’''- Ever since seeing stories about this, I’m terrified that this could happen with one of my mattresses.
''‘Read the fine print before you spit’: Man warns against sending DNA samples to DNA testing companies like Ancestry.com''- EXCUSE ME, PLEASE READ THIS.
“A Recession Looms Over the Posh World of Influencers''- Admittedly I like my influencers promoting attainable products and fashion.
''Wirecard bosses' fraud trial begins after scandal that rocked Germany''- This feels like one of those corporate nightmares that’s ripe for a documentary…oh wait, it already is one.
''South Koreans are about to get a year or two younger, thanks to a new law''- I love these kinds of cultural differences across the world.
'‘Middleman’ in Harvard Fencing Coach Bribery Scandal Details Alleged Payment Schemes at Day 2 of Trial''- The effort it took this man to hide these bribes seems exponential compared to what it would it may have taken his son to actually just get in fairly.
“'Tampa police chief quits after trying to avoid golf cart ticket''- The “… she was fired as an officer after being arrested for attacking deputies during a traffic stop before being re-hired the following year” feels like an important fact hidden at the end of the article, but mmkay.
“Twitter Auctioning Off Fancy Chairs, Espresso Machines, $10,000 Meat Slicer in HQ Clear-Out”- This comes on the heels of Twitter being investigated for “turning offices into ‘motel rooms’.”
Things in crypto are continuing to be going just great!":
''Pro Crypto Member of European Parliament Arrested in Belgium on Corruption Allegations: Report''
“FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the Bahamas”- LMAO. Also, allegedly hours before his arrest he “denied being part of ‘Wirefraud’ chat group”
''Justin Bieber, the Weeknd, Madonna Among Defendants in Lawsuit Against Bored Ape Yacht Club''
🔏 ''Leaks Reveal Crypto CEOs Are Braced For A $65 Billion Bitcoin And Ethereum Price Earthquake''
“'Billy McFarland’s grand new scheme sounds even wilder than Fyre Fest''- …what is he even talking about? Call me cynical but this sounds like another documentary-disaster waiting to happen.. So… go on.
“'An epic nightmare: Hard drinking, drug-taking and gambling, extras who took potshots at the cast, and a jailed screenwriter... 60 years on, The hellraising truth behind the making of Lawrence of Arabia''- This puts modern-day hard-partying celebs to shame, considering there’s even an alcoholic goat involved.
“Shopper reviews $3,500 Dior advent calendar and shocks thousands with what's inside: 'I'm deeply offended'“- Nice to see Dior wanted to outdo last year’s terrible Chanel advent calendar— which *only* cost $825.
More Serious Stories
We realize some of these can be triggering for some readers, so feel free to skip!
''The Dispute Over a Canadian Memoir and an Alleged Assault''
''Former “Grey's Anatomy” Writer Elisabeth Finch Admitted She Faked A Cancer Diagnosis Because She Wanted Attention And Called It The “Biggest Mistake” Of Her Life''
''Law & Order SVU' Showrunner Has an Especially Heinous History of His Own''
''A Man Accused In The 1988 Bombing That Killed 270 People On Pan Am Flight 103 Has Been Taken Into US Custody''
''Influencer is dropped by fashion label for fat-shaming fellow TikTok star Mikaela Testa in scathing video: 'I was taken aback because she looked different in person''
'‘I Didn’t Have the Right Face’: Tech CEO Says He Was Forced Out for Acting Like a Tech CEO Despite Not Being White''
''‘I Did What I Had To Do’: Christian Walker Opened Up About How He Helped Bring Down His Dad’s Campaign”
''Rogue Cop Gave Out DUIs Like Candy—and Sent Lives Into Chaos''
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