The Radice Files — Episode 37: “The one with the looped cat”

Frank Radice
4 min readMay 16, 2021

Today we’ve got it all. Broadcasting, cable, film, social media, a catchy logo, and some very unique music.

Trump Considers Contenders to Be His New Social-Media Outlet After Big Tech Crackdown — WSJ

CloutHub and Skylab Apps are among companies vying to work with the former president, who was sidelined by Facebook and Twitter.

The Afghanistan Papers: Read the confidential documents that reveal a secret history of the war in Afghanistan

Key insiders speak candidly about U.S. failures in the Afghanistan war and the government’s lack of strategy and shifting goals

BBC journalist quits amid investigation into his landmark Princess Diana interview — CNN Business

The BBC journalist who conducted a bombshell 1995 interview with Princess Diana has resigned for health reasons, shortly before a report is to be published investigating whether he acted improperly to secure Diana’s permission to take part.

Streaming Deals Crucial to Upfront Ad Sales as Linear Ratings Shrink — Variety

Advertisers are ready to spend big again on TV. But the largest linear networks now need them to move dollars to streaming video platforms.

Don Lemon Sets ‘Newly Named Show’ After Confusion About ‘CNN Tonight’ Departure

“Didn’t mean to set the internet on fire. What I said last night was true. ‘CNN Tonight with Don Lemon’ is no more,” host says

Hall of Fame Broadcaster Marv Albert to Retire After NBA Playoffs

Marv Albert, the legendary sports broadcaster currently calling NBA games on TNT, will retire after this year’s NBA Playoffs

Decades-Old ‘Frag Attack’ Flaws Affect Almost Every Wi-Fi Device | WIRED

The so-called Frag Attack vulnerabilities could let hackers steal data or compromise connected gadgets.

A.O.C. Had a Catchy Logo. Now Progressives Everywhere Are Copying It.

The slanted text in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s logo, and its break from the traditional red, white and blue color palette, has formed a new graphical language for progressivism. Imitators abound.

Savannah school plans largest U.S. college movie studio

The Savannah College of Art and Design says it plans an expansion of its film and digital media studio that will make it the largest college movie studio in the country.

‘SNL’: Kate McKinnon’s Fauci Explains Confusing CDC Mask Rules With Bad Improv (VIdeo)

Spoiler: McKinnon’s Fauci failed to clear things up

13 Times Rockstars Bought Their Hero’s Gear | Reverb News

Neil Young, Phoenix, and more lucky souls who now play their heroes’ own instruments.

And finally…2 of my favorite things…cats, and looping.

Alugalug Cat X The Kiffness (Soulful Singing Cat Live Looping Remix)



Frank Radice

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