Ermahgerd!!! It's Dervslist!

Happy Saturday, y'all! This week we've got Malcolm Gladwell, canned wine, and the disaster formerly k
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Ermahgerd!!! It's Dervslist!
By Daveslist • Issue #44
Happy Saturday, y'all! This week we’ve got Malcolm Gladwell, canned wine, and the disaster formerly known as Fyre Festival.
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Let’s get it on…

At a baseball game. Maybe the most Murica thing ever.
It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of memes. And sometimes it’s hard to remember that those are real people behind some of the funniest (and often most cruel) memes. I’m looking at you Star Wars Kid. At least in the case of Ermahgerd, she was in on the joke even if she never meant for it to be released into the wild. This is an interesting tale of how a person becomes a meme, and what the aftermath is like.
People blow their lives up in a lot of unique ways, but this one really breaks the mold. Terrance let his obsession with 2002 model BMWs run his life off the rails, to the point where he stole from his employer and hid 50 cars he owned from his family. His story is utterly bizarre and well worth the read.
As rap videos go, this one is great. It describes the dilemma faced by today’s young homebuyers, priced out of the market their parents were easily able to navigate at their age. The struggle is real.
We’ve seen this movie before. It’ll be interesting to see what impact it has. 
Yes please. Two-buck Chuck gets an upgrade just in time for beach and pool season.
Faster isn’t always better. “Go fast and break things” leads to disastrous results in some fields. Sometimes it’s best to take a beat and make sure you’re doing the job right.
I really wonder about this. I don’t doubt that Musk can do it; he’s an expert at launching micro-satellites now. What I wonder about is the impact on terrestrial Internet Service Providers. If the entire planet is blanketed in fast, cheap (or free) WiFi, what happens to all the companies providing internet access (and, by extension, all the people working for those companies)?
Maybe imitation isn’t the sincerest form of flattery. Maybe $10 million is. That’s what the hipster joint in Brooklyn suing Starbucks thinks, anyway.
You probably didn’t even realize this, but you owned a piece of the moon up until a couple years ago. Actually, check that. You probably still have a defensible claim to your chunk of the moon, but the US didn’t do you any favors with Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act under President Obama. 
For those who don’t know, Fyre Festival was supposed to be an ultra-luxury music experience on a secluded Caribbean island formerly owned by Pablo Escobar. Sadly, it quickly devolved into a monumental shitshow, complete with multiple class action lawsuits filed. If there’s a pot of gold at the end of this crap rainbow, however, it’s that Seth Rogen and Andy Samberg’s Lonely Island crew are about to give it the big screen send up. I can’t wait.
That’s it for this week, y'all. I hope you enjoyed the links. Be sure to give this week’s issue a thumbs UP or DOWN just below this text. As always, fee free to share with anyone else you think might enjoy it.
Have a tremendous weekend, stay safe, and I’ll see you next Saturday.
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