When one of the Ted Lasso writers is a comedian and a parent
Social media: mentally toxic. Social proximity: physically toxic. Being alone: emotionally toxic. Mainstream media: intellectually toxic.
We’re all going to need a bit of a detox after this. Whatever this is and however or whenever it ends.
Found my six month old sucking on my thong (flip flop). My father of the year trophy is now in question.
If there’s a real silver lining to Covid, it’s the resurgence of roadmaps. Apps like @googlemaps and satellite navigation were putting the final nails in roadmap’s coffin, but thanks to the pandemic, they’re back! #longlivetheroadmap
Global platitude supplies are reaching an all time low. At this rate we’ll be completely out of platitudes by Christmas 2021.
My favourite people are the people who look at protestors and see hurting people.
Instagram 2011: Let’s make that shitty iPhone photo look acceptable.
Instagram 2021: Girls dancing whilst hard truths appear on screen in captions that aren’t related to the song or the dance.
Why do people watch other YouTube videos when this superb specimen exists? The Australian Army’s Marching Band covering Rage Against The Machine’s Killing In The Name Of, whilst the Bathurst Police dance along at the 2015 Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercars.
Hey, I was wondering if any tech bloggers were up to the task of telling me which iPhone I should buy, or not buy, or whatever, today?
So disappointing, we were only three submarines away from unlocking our own Statue of Liberty achievement for Rundle Mall.
Malls Balls 4eva.
Shit. I just ate my toddler’s entire supply of sultanas. I’m going to need a new passport with a new identity. Can any of you take me in?
“As it is with things that are mysterious, things that we consider enigmatic, we tend to fill in the void using the information that we already have. Things like assumptions, beliefs, and biases come into play. And we know that if these things go unchecked, then they end up going viral.”
Go be amazing
There’s something about bolting 35 year old lens onto a brand new image sensor that feels cool
I think the wedding industry is changing. My first 2023 wedding booking is for a lunchtime wedding on a Monday in May.
The mighty bin chicken
I ❤️ Russel #swell2021
The tech press’ obsession with Ming-chi Kuo and Mark Gurman took a hit today as Apple leant into the idea of annual incremental upgrades while Kuo and Gurman have been talking a big game. We love a good rumour though.
Merry king of the bush is he
The Gothamist: Why We United After 9/11—But Less So For COVID?
Do you ever wonder whether we miss the old school prejudices so much that we’re actually kinda excited about vaccinism because it’s like a cool and popular prejudice that won’t get us cancelled?
I don’t wonder that of course.
Please don’t cancel me.
“If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive.”
– Dorothee Sölle
“With its stock characters, punch-lines, reversals and running gags, ancient humour worked in much the same way as its modern counterpart.”
Are conspiracy theories/anti-vaxxers, a personal problem or a social problem? The Boston Review suggests they are a social problem.
“Debunking is a distraction. Instead, we should address the dearth of political vision on which conspiracism feeds.”