Brand Apology Chingy apologizes for endorsing Donald Trump. (

What’s Up? Phil on dating apps and ubiquity.

“Tech’s ‘Frightful 5’ Will Dominate Digital Life for Foreseeable Future” by Farhad Manjoo, New York Times. (

“Led by Tinder, a Surge in Mobile Dating Apps,” by Molly Wood, New York Times. (

“Zygmunt Bauman: ‘Social media are a trap,’” by Ricardo De Querol, El Pais. (

What’s Good? Michael on brands and the vanishing middle class.

“The American Middle Class Is Losing Ground,” Pew Social Trends. (

“The disappearing middle class is threatening American mega brands,” by Hayley Peterson, Business Insider. (

“By every meaningful measure, today's elites are gods. This should make us angry,” by Jack Sparrow, The Guardian. (

Diggin’ in the Crates:

Phil “Stan Grant's speech on racism and the Australian dream goes viral,” by Melissa Davey, The Guardian. (

Michael Steven Pressfield, The War of Art and Turning Pro. ( (