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Hello hello HELLO! It’s finally next Tuesday and nice to see you too! Solid lil news roundup for you today and some funnieZ to kick off the [depressing] return from the 3-day weekend. I’ll have some new assignments coming through soon, and keep an eye out for exciting news on my forthcoming Affiliate 101(2, 3, 4, 5) course! (Are you getting tired of me saying this? I swear, swear, swear it’s like…done!)
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Lizzie goes to jail. Elizabeth Holmes began her 11-year prison sentence today.
In headlines that will make you feel silly if you read them aloud, Shutterstock buys Giphy from Meta for $53 million.
Amazon recently announced plans to invest $12.7 billion into its cloud infrastructure in India. Meanwhile, Jeff Bezos and fiance Lauren Sanchez humbly toasted their engagement with a $4,000 bottle of wine. Stars: They’re just like us! (They get divorced.)
Netflix finally said “Your house. My rules,” and has begun its crackdown on password sharing. The Total Dick Move comes after reporting in 2022 that its subscriber base had shrunk for the first time in a decade, and that password sharing was partly to blame.
Comcast goes hybrid with NOW TV, a combo mashup of linear and streaming. For $20, you can now get Peacock Premium. A&E, AMC and Food Network, NBC News Now, Sky News and more. FOMO is real, isn’t it Comcast?
Goodbye, Succession. The final episode aired this week. I’m not ready to talk about it if I’m being honest. Creator Jess Armstrong tied it up neatly: “I don’t feel like I’ll be able to write anything as good as this again.” What did YOU think?
In what is sure to be a hard-hitting intellectual discussion and not at all a strokefest for decided voters, Hannity is hosting a town hall with Donald Trump on Thursday, June 1 at 9pm in Iowa.
Aquaman Jason Momoa will serve as Master of Ceremonies for Discovery Channel’s 35th Shark Week, launching July 11. Has there always been a Master of Ceremonies? Has anyone asked the sharks about this?
Sarah Snook wasted no time getting back to work. She stars in the new film The Beanie Bubble on AppleTV+ with Zach Galifianakis, Elizabeth Banks, and Geraldine Viswanathan.
It’s the worst kind of Tuesday. Let’s laugh.
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