*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•by your best friend erin griffith•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•
Hey, hi, hello, friends.
This week I wrote about a group of people, some Business Heroes™, some normies, who saw the pandemic as a moment to get out there carpe diem, MF-ers. Turns out, it wasn’t all idyllic Zoom calls from a hammock in the forest.
This story has Kanye, political asylum, tube socks, workations, Taco the dog, poolstorms, tropical storms, breakups, vacation fatigue, a wifi hotspot called “FuckCalifornians” and covid guilt. Check it out:
Annnd some other stories since you last heard from me:
🤼♂️ The raging debate over start-up politics. 🏚 Airbnb’s party house problem compounds in the pandemic. 🕘 What the TikTok “deal” got us (nothing). 😞 Hypocrisy in a start-up’s mission of equality. 📌 A Pinterest discrimination lawsuit and walkout. 🎮 Fortnite’s crusader-in-chief takes on Apple. 📈 For start-ups, the good times keep rolling.
Important Business Matters
Startup everyone’s into: goPuff bought BevMo, which begs the question: Bevpuff or goMo?
Startup everyone’s over: “Covid winner” stocks plunged on news of a vaccine.
Reason to go on living: QAnon is getting quieter.
Reason to take up residence under your weighted blanket: The virus surge. (Be careful, buddies!!)
Latest crush: The Japanese are using a robot monster wolf to scare bears away.
On the other hand: Humans are apparently more efficient than Walmart’s robot workers.
Latest existential question to ponder: What was fun?
Latest thing the kids are into: Finfluencers.
Latest thing the moms are into: Election edibles.
Latest thing the Business Hero™ plutocrats are into: Buying their way into Europe with Cyprus citizenship.
Latest thing the startups are into: Customer obsession.
lol nothing matters
Fellow Business Heroes™, it is time to ask ourselves, is there literally any single thing in the world that is funnier than Four Seasons Total Landscaping?
current status expressed by stock photography:
“four seasons partial landscaping”
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