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This Week In Effin' Birds: April 29, 2022

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This Week In Effin' Birds: April 29, 2022
By Michelle Manafy • Issue #60 • View online
This week was chock full of shit. How much time have you got?

CLICKRATE
Here’s a radical leadership strategy: Instead of tracking busy work to figure out who’s busy working, what if we measured productivity with, say, productivity?
EVOLUTIONARY PROOF
At last: definitive evidence that science deniers are, in fact, idiots. 
DUMBASS MOTHERFUCKER OF THE WEEK
In a week with so many dumbfucks, it was hard to pick just one. But this week’s prize goes to a man who is mad at the dictionary. Unfortunately for him, bomb threats are not subject to symantic interpretation.
HIJINX IN HELL
Not that any of us needed further proof that politics is a hellscape, but Santa looks like our best bet to keep Sarah-Cuda out of D.C.
THIS IS THE PART OF THE NEWSLETTER WHERE WE DUNK ON NFTS
In case “Tik Tok famous” wasn’t already a red flag, this is a sure sign you’ll want to seek medical advice elsewhere. And, while celebrity parenting has long embraced the narcissistic overshare, the genre has recently reached new lows by incorporating speculative bullshit thinly disguised as a token nod to making kids future ready. Luckily, Minecraft developers picture things differently.
MEANWHILE, IN CANADA
We find automation extremely unappetizing, particularly when it comes with a heaping portion of third-world labor exploitation.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE PERFECT TANK TOP FOR THE GYM
Or going out for a run. Or shopping. Or any other situation where you might be approached by human beings who want to *shuddertalk to you.
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