Literally 2 Cents! Episode 2 now LIVE

In this episode, we talked about a conceptually infuriating (for me) app owned by Amazon that has you play games and take quizzes to find the next streaming media for you to watch. Does “the algorithm” work? Why is finding something to watch akin to work, now?

Doing Something About Jenny Odell's "How to do Nothing," Part 1! Literally 2 Cents About Content!

Alex and Liz look at "How to do Nothing" by Jenny Odell, talk about Twitter, TikTok, and Mastodon and their respective effects on our mental health, and even spin out a hot take on David Foster Wallace's legendary 2005 commencement speech at Kenyon College.Liz’s blog: Lizmakesstuff.comAdam Kotsko’s stunning blog post, “The Moral Cost of Capitalism”: Foster Wallace’s “This is Water” commencement speech: Get full access to This Too Too Solid Flesh at
  1. Doing Something About Jenny Odell's "How to do Nothing," Part 1!
  2. The Complete Beginner’s Guide to "Capitalist Realism"
  3. SEO Cope And Change—And StarCraft!
  4. The Top 10 Things We Wish We Didn't Know About Content Mills
  5. The Knife Alien File: A Content Bonanza

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I'm a writer living and working in Cincinnati, OH. I've been writing for ages and ages. Somehow now I'm actually getting someone to pay me to do it.

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