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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 4/21/24

3 Up

1. Taylor Swift - Taylor does it again. Yeah...she just does it again. Another album. Just smashing records! I'm looking forward to listening to the album (and of course, adding to those mounting streams). 

2. NBA/NHL Playoffs - It's Spring, and off the heels of March Madness is that peculiar time of the NBA and NHL playoffs. Thus far, both have been very enjoyable. Go Knicks! 

3. Social Media "Grid Zero" - This was a VERY interesting read. The effects of social media are clear, and it is even more interesting to see how each generation are engaging with it going forward. 

3 Down 

1. War in Sudan - This week's "downs" are literally the World in disaster...

Please pray for the people of Sudan.

2. World Flooding - Areas such as Dubai, Afghanistan, and Pakistan experienced massive flooding this week. So much so that some areas received a year - A YEAR! - worth of rain in just twelve hours. 

3. Southern Africa Drought - More pain. Droughts continue to hurt agriculture in Southern Africa which has now triggered concern for acute starvation in the region. 

3 Interesting 

1. Jontay Porter - Seriously, what is wrong with this dude? I've thought about this from so many angles...just why? Was it worth it? 

2. Man Sets Himself on Fire - Speaking of "Why?", here is a doozy. We've reached a level of setting ourselves on fire for the Trump crusade. Unfortunately, this man eventually succumbed to the injuries sustained in this fire.

3. USC Cancels Valedictorian Speech - As we head down the stretch of the semester, it's very clear that college campuses and education centers will become a socio-political battleground for all things Gaza. Buckle up. 

With that said, I think there had to be another solution other than canceling this student's speech, right? I've heard much worse in terms of political takes on commencement days...just saying.

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Taylor Swift The Tortured Poets Department Album Cover

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