I Think My Plants Are Mad At Me, And Other Trials Of An Anxious People/Flora Pleaser
Oh hey there, my doves! Coffee’s slow to hit the brain this morning, so nothing clever to contribute, let’s just get RIGHT TO THAT INTERNET CONTENT, Y’ALL.
Omgomgomgomgomgomgomgomg the Robert Durst murder trial has finally started. You know, the batty dude from The Jinx documentary and basis for Ryan Gosling’s character in All Good Things, and what you’re hearing is a million Murderinos squealing with glee. And I am in love with the sentence that kicks off the second graf: “And crimes, according to police, he’s done a few.”
The Cut asks: Will the millennial aesthetic ever end? The answer? According to my cluttered apartment, for this millennial it never truly lived.
This does not help my anxiety leading into this here presidential election: Study: Facebook’s fake news labels have a fatal flaw. If you don’t have time to click which, rude, the TL;DR is that when humans see that some things are labeled fake, they therefore assume everything that is not labeled fake are true. Which, anyone who has ever been on Facebook can tell you, is not the case.
Gizmodo went to the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020 (CPAC). And it went as well as you might imagine.
And finally, one of the greatest use cases of technology that I’ve read in a while: How I Use Alexa to Dunk on My Kids.
That’s it, that’s all! See ya tomorrow for Reading List.
And be kind to each other, won’t you?