Web 2.0 Carnival Barkers are Coming for Your Sleep.
|Amy Widdowson||Jan 23, 2018|
My sweet ones! I hope you’re enjoying the lengthening days as much as I am. It’s a joy to know that the smallest of slivers of lighter sky continues to grow and greet me as I get this Missive into Tiny Letter in the early dawn. SAD is real, my darlings.
When I first got my green card, I wouldn’t stay in a room if someone lit up a joint. I wouldn’t jaywalk, or download pirated movies, because of a fear of being arrested, and deported. A fear of being at the mercy of ICE: ICE detains a Polish doctor and green-card holder who has lived in the U.S. for nearly 40 years.
For those of us who remember when viral videos were quicktime files attached to emails watched on a desktop in your college computer lab, a sequel to ‘End of the World’ is out. I imagine it’s because we’re teetering towards war and such, but hey! It’s funny. And I am Le Tired.
Our late-stage capitalism report comes from reader Colin: Sears Canada execs paid hundreds of millions in dividends before declaring bankruptcy and leaving 16,000 workers' pensions unfunded.
I’ve been muttering this under my breath for a while: Gary Vaynerchuk Is Trying To Kill You. But seriously, his advice of not sleeping and working on your “side hustle” during the night is nuts; sleep deprivation does not a decent human make.
And finally, I promise that if you clowns EVER serve caviar to me with a cheap plastic spoon, I too will put you on blast on social media. Like the woman who did so from Mar-a-Lago last weekend. And don’t get me STARTED on the crackers, I will FIGHT YOU.