Today’s Fortune: One hop this time. Right foot two stomps. Left foot two stomps.
The Dennard Dayle Newsletter
March 2, 2022
Slow news week, overall.
I don’t have to go to a wedding in Eastern Europe anymore.
175 nations agreed to maybe kind of sort of think about eventually perhaps using less plastic.
The State of the Union offered a vision of hope, which is a sucker move.
Your loudest uncle is now a geopolitical strategist.
Tucker Carlson performed a pitch-perfect rendition of the anthem to give the troops shipping out a boost.
Amidst all the wartime lunacy, rest assured that my thoughts remain rigidly self-centered. I wouldn’t call them sane by any stretch, but you’ll likely find them a nice break from staring at all-caps Times headlines.
Upon reflection, Ludacris shouting “2 Fast, 2 Furious” at the start of Act the Fool is the peak of cross-promotional history. Everything else is imitation.
A side project of mine this year: I’m writing insane modest proposal style editorials, and seeing which newspaper caves and publishes one. I’ll let you know when there’s a bite.
I feel a little behind on everything. I’ve been working at a steady clip, since that’s the only way American brains are allowed to release dopamine, but timelines have slipped out from under me a bit. I suspect the solution will be to write more about the gap instead of appraising my workflow.
I have an evergreen disdain for self-help gurus that I’ve never done anything with creatively. I might take a stab at changing that soon.
I’m in the fancy magazine again. Since I’ve gotten the question a few times: the Batman joke is just serendipity, I wrote this in 2021.
I’m experimenting with a YouTube video series. Depending on how it goes, I might make it a core feature.
Look back at the interview that makes me sound smarter than I am.
I’ll stop being coy: the documentary is going well. There’s a documentary, and I’m involved in it. If you like documentaries and you like me, stay tuned.
The comic’s not going well. So it goes.
I’m refining a new prank idea. It’s smaller, but should be fun.
One Sentence Reviews
Network: Who do I have to assassinate to get movies like this made? (5/5)
Die, Vol. 4: My soft spot for this series is a mile wide. (4/5)
Industrial Society and Its Future: Uncle Ted has way more reheated identity squabbles in him than I expected. (2/5)
Eternals: Better than expected. (2.5/5)
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