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2/4/2023
15 : 55

One Song, Many Writers 🎸

Why modern songs have super-sized writing credits. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • February 04, 2023 Hey all, Ernie here with a piece from Chris Dalla Riva
2/1/2023
15 : 24

███████ Alert

Consider this alert a spoiler of the contents inside. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • February 01, 2023 Hey all, Ernie here with a fresh piece from Dayten
1/28/2023
15 : 14

Films On Wheels 📼

The TV cart that every substitute teacher loved. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 28, 2023 Today in Tedium: In an age when screens are seemingly
1/25/2023
14 : 34

Mis-swiping the Point  🚇

Payment tech, the NYC subway, and who gets left out. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 25, 2023 Hey all, Ernie here with a fresh piece from Andrew
1/21/2023
15 : 14

The Chris Gaines Shuffle 🎭

Talking about alter egos—especially the bad ones. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 21, 2023 Today in Tedium: Despite the clearly successful legwork
1/20/2023
6 : 44

Turner Tunes 📺

That time Ted Turner tried to compete with MTV. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 11, 2023 Today in Tedium: I have said many times that I think Ted
1/20/2023
4 : 34

So Many Itches To Scratch 🫳

The itchy power of scratching stuff. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 14, 2023 Hey all, Ernie here with a refreshed piece from 2020 about
1/20/2023
3 : 15

When Money Doesn’t Look Like Money 💰

Types of currency that don't make dollars and cents. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 18, 2023 Today in Tedium: Cryptocurrency isn't exactly
1/20/2023
3 : 15

When Money Doesn’t Look Like Money 💰 [FIXED!]

Types of currency that don't make dollars and cents. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 18, 2023 Sadly, we had some formatting issues on this, so
1/7/2023
15 : 34

The Year Canada Recalled Pop 🇨🇦

Canada banned a popular soda size in 1979—for public safety reasons. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 07, 2023 Announcement: As hinted at a couple
1/4/2023
15 : 44

The Pioneers ✍️

A few of the most influential pioneers in the history of blogging. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • January 04, 2023 Today in Tedium: I think the thing I
12/31/2022
4 : 44

The Number 2023 🗓

We're obsessed with the number 23 in 2023. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 30, 2022 Today in Tedium: I don't know what else you could say
12/28/2022
16 : 34

A Genuine Link To The Past 🗡

The Zelda series, as a form of grief management. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 28, 2022 Hey all, Ernie here with a fresh piece from David Buck,
12/24/2022
15 : 14

How Santa Morphs 🎅🏻

Santa Claus has been in a state of constant evolution. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 24, 2022 Hey all, Ernie here with a slightly off-schedule
12/21/2022
16 : 34

Hallmark Card Sharks 👑

The Hallmark Channel has its roots in a killer ad campaign. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 21, 2022 Hey all, Ernie here with a piece from Andrew
12/16/2022
9 : 25

Giving Without Restraint 🎁

Let's share some more questionable gift ideas. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 14, 2022 Today in Tedium: Two steps forward, two steps back.
12/10/2022
4 : 54

For Amusement Only 🎟

The history of redemption games. Y'know, like Skee-Ball. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 09, 2022 Hey all, Ernie here with a piece from
12/7/2022
14 : 54

Willow’s Second Wind 🗡

The NES game Willow punched above its weight class. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 07, 2022 Today in Tedium: As video games go, franchise games
12/3/2022
4 : 14

Math + The Mechanics 🧮

The dramatic story behind a famed mechanical calculator. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • December 02, 2022 Hey all, Ernie here with a refreshed 2018 piece
11/30/2022
15 : 14

A Tale of Two Tablets 📱

Discussing the state of Linux-friendly tablets in 2022. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • November 30, 2022 Today in Tedium: Let's be honest with