The Radice Files — Episode 31: “Gatesgate?”

Frank Radice
3 min readMay 10, 2021


I just don’t want to keep posting “Big Lie” stories.

Melinda Gates Was Meeting With Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End Marriage With Bill Gates — WSJ

The philanthropist had discussions with lawyers in October 2019 around when Bill Gates’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein became public.

‘A year like we’ve never had’: agencies’ relief as ad budgets return to experiential | The Drum

As the lockdown restrictions lift in the UK and US, marketers are mulling a return to experiential marketing.

What the dogecoin army is saying as the cryptocurrency’s tumble triggers a bearish break in the long-term trend line — MarketWatch

Dogecoin’s stratospheric run was in jeopardy early Sunday, with the popular crypto unwinding a chunk of its recent rally.

Despite Chip Shortage, Chip Innovation Is Booming — The New York Times

While a variety of industries struggle with supplies, semiconductor experts say there are plenty of new ideas and, most surprising, start-ups.

Clubhouse Launches Android App as Twitter, Facebook Roll Out Copycat Features

Clubhouse isn’t just for iPhones anymore — the live audio app just announced it’s rolling out to Android users in the U.S.

Variety Entertainment Impact Report: Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World

Each year, Variety curates a list of the top film school programs and film school educators both in the United States and abroad. This year, as the COVID-19 crisis continues unabated, most film and…

Jason Statham’s ‘Wrath of Man’ Leads Box Office With $8.1 Million Opening

The latest shoot-em-up to hit theaters edges out the $6.8 million launch for “Nobody”what

Penny for your tweets: Twitter now has a tip jar that lets you collect money for posts

How much is your tweet worth?

Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ Skyrockets in Early TV Ratings

SpaceX founder sends sketch-comedy show’s Nielsen numbers into orbit

As Netflix, Amazon Boycott HFPA, Could the Golden Globes Get Canceled?

As Netflix and Amazon Prime signal boycotts of Hollywood Foreign Press Association events, it feels like the Golden Globes are sliding toward cancellation

Today’s hit

Bring your old clothes and this in-store recycling machine will turn them into something new

The Looop machine — a winner of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards — cleans and shreds old fabric, spins it into yarn, and then knits into a new product. In a day.



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