Andrew Paul

Andrew Paul is a contributing writer for Input Magazine and The AV Club, with work also recently featured by Rolling Stone, Fangoria, GQ, Slate, NBC Think, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. He also writes the newsletters (((Echo Chamber))) and Shelf Life: Dispatches from Walmart, which he thinks you'll enjoy a lot. He lives in New Orleans.

This DIY robot will keep you from slouching at your desk
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Be honest with yourselves: Nothing else has worked so far, has it?
Chin Up
This limited edition Hot Wheels costs more than my car
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Even with the accompanying IWC Pilot’s Watch this feels a bit excessive.
Hot Damn
BMW will soon stop making fossil-fuel engines at its main plant
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The luxury car company wants 50-percent of its global sales to come from electric models by 2030.
Culture
Trump’s Truth Social is just an illegal Mastodon clone
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Donald’s new(est) social media project has 30 days to completely redesign or risk lawsuits.
On Brand
Twitter buys chat app Sphere as it seeks to court content creators
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The small social media startup had some big names already attached before the purchase.
Culture
Lego reveals massive 'Home Alone' model ahead of holiday season
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Christmas comes early this year, ya filthy animals.
Culture
This Twitter bot uses your replies to play 'Doom'
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Finally, a good and appropriate use of the site from Hell.
Gaming
Las Vegas gives Boring Company the green light on 29 miles of tunnels
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Elon Musk's half-assed public transit project continues to fail upwards.
Grifts
Despite controversies, Netflix is raking in the cash right now
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Thanks to hits like 'Squid Game,' Netflix is doing better than expected this year... financially, if not morally.
Culture
U.S. government sells Wu-Tang album to (you guessed it) an NFT collective
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The one-of-kind Wu-Tang Clan album once owned by Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli is now the property of PleasrDAO.
Culture
Japan arrested a man who de-pixelated porn using deepfake tech
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Japanese authorities cited violations of both copyright and obscenity laws.
Culture
Substack CEO courts Dave Chappelle, because of course he did
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The absolute worst keep getting... worse.
Culture
Facebook's dystopian rebrand is probably coming next week
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Stop trying to make "metaverse" happen, Mark.
Snow Brash
Bill Gates was such a horndog CEO that Microsoft execs told him to chill out
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A new Wall Street Journal report details Gates' indiscretions were occurring far earlier than many thought.
Thirsty
Valve introduces game compatibility rating system for Steam Deck
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“Deck Verified” will provide an at-a-glance confirmation of which games are (or are not) fully ported to its upcoming handheld.
Gaming
A 16-inch MacBook Pro with all the bells and whistles costs $6,100
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The newest MacBook Pro's are only for those with professional budgets.
$$$
Steam bans NFTs and crypto-based games, Epic will 'welcome' them
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We'll give you one guess as to which decision we prefer.
Gaming
Apple pulls Qur'an app to appease Chinese government
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“Hosting illegal religious texts" is reportedly cited as the reason.
Culture
Netflix fires Black, pregnant employee organizing worker walkout
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The streaming giant continues to find new and novel ways to shoot itself in the foot regarding Dave Chappelle’s latest transphobic comedy special.
WTF
The Beatles’ music is now available on TikTok, God help us
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Teens can now choreograph dances to 36 of the mop-top brigade’s number one bops.
Let It Be