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feminisms, technology, space + time / curation, soundscapes, pirate radio + noise MTL Depuis 1996 URL: weekly: Wednesday 11:30AM EST http://ckut.ca https://soundcloud.com/radiockut monthly: 2nd Friday 12:00PM EST on http://n10.as https://soundcloud.com/n10-as CONTACT: ffilesradio(@)gmail.com
 
Who's Your God? is the podcast for whatever the hell you believe in. Comedian and host Amy Miller is joined every week by her co-host John Michael Bond and producer Steve Hernandez to chat with a guest about religion, beliefs, god, and whatever gets them through the day. Who's Your God? is the podcast for anyone who might feel alienated by specifically Christian OR Atheist podcasts. We are three comedians who grew up in the church and we're open to whatever you believe. We are also funny and ...
 
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TikTok’s CEO just tried to convince Congress that it’s all good, but our elected representatives seemed to disagree — so the question remains: Is TikTok too lit to prohibit? PetCo’s stock just fell to its lowest level ever because we may have hit Peak Puppy. And Block shares plummeted 20% after its Cash App got challenged to a rap battle. Play the …
 
White Claw already disrupted beer with spiked seltzer… now it’s disrupting both with its own vodka. The Fed just made its biggest policy decision of the year as it fights 2 monsters with 1 weapon: Inflation and a bank crisis. And Amazon’s moves with Panera Bread look nice, but it’s not making any moves in AI — because Amazon is best when it plays l…
 
Dole’s in the fruit business faces a fundamental problem: 1 banana 2 banana 3 banana 4 — They’re all the same banana, Chaquito or Dole. Netflix just hit 1M subscribers of its ad-supported version, because it built an on-ramp for password moochers. And the fastest-growing shoe brand right now isn’t Nike or Allbirds — it’s Hoka, the Rudy of athletic …
 
Protests, fires, and trash flood the streets of Paris because the retirement age in France was raised to 64 — it’s not just about economics, it’s about national identity. Rolls-Royce is developing a moonshot (literally): A nuclear reactor for the moon. And if you work with Google or Microsoft software, then you’re about to get a new AI coworker. $R…
 
2022 was The Year of the Wedding, but 2023 has a proposal problem — and that’s a problem for the jewelry industry. Three US banks are beating up the financial system globally, but in 3 different ways: Silicon Valley Bank got rescued, Credit Suisse got a bailout, and First Republic got an intervention. And Disney upped the price of Disney+ by $3/mon…
 
Apple just dropped Season 3 of Ted Lasso and achieved “marketing nirvana” — Because the real star was FaceTime. Nestle warns that there’s a war breaking out in kitchens across America: Air Fryers vs Instant Pots. And TikTok was just told by the US government that it must sell itself or be banned from America… again (and we’re super extra serious th…
 
Michael Jordan’s 1998 NBA Finals sneakers are expected to sell for a record price at auction — But MJ’s slam dunks also reflect a fundamental rule of finance. While Silicon Valley Bank has fallen, one winner has emerged… and it involves Smokey the Bear. And actor Ryan Reynolds just sold his wireless startup to T-Mobile because T-Mobile is sultry ri…
 
The entire Silicon Valley Bank drama can be explained by Biggie Smalls’ “Mo Money Mo Problems” — but so far the system’s working. Chick-Fil-A is spending $1B to expand beyond the US, but it’s going to need “The Steaknife Strategy.” And for the first time ever, Allbirds just saw its shoe sales fall — because it tried to be LA in SF. $SIVB $FRB $BIRD…
 
He didn’t create just 1 unicorn company… he created 2. And it all began with a school project. Jeff Raider co-founded Warby Parker while in business school to disrupt glasses. Then he co-founded Harry’s to disrupt shaving. Today, both brands are worth billions. If you wear glasses on your face, then he designed your shades — And if you groom your b…
 
Jack just dashed to the hospital with his wife to have their 2nd baby — So we’re taking a week off for Jack to dad-it-up with his family. Here’s our plan: - Friday 3/10: Bonus Interview Episode with the co-founder of Warby Parker and Harry’s - Wednesday 3/15: Our 1st daily pod back We’ll be back with our daily shows next Wednesday 3/15. In the mean…
 
Chili’s may be the most efficient business in America: Because its CEO put on the oven mitts and went into the kitchen (aka “Empathetic Efficiency”). Ferrari’s stock has jumped 50% in the last 6 months because it’s thinking like a bank robber. And after another Norfolk Southern train derailment, we jumped in TBOY-style to the railroad industry — It…
 
There are more Costco families in America than there are families with dogs… so everyone’s wondering what Costco is about to do to its annual Membership Club fee. Universal, the largest record label in the world, just enjoyed a revenue rock concert because Boy Bands beat Solo Artists. And Vietnam’s VinFast just sold its first car in America to take…
 
PepsiCo’s greatest export isn’t a liter of cola, it’s leaders of companies. Salesforce stock surged 12% despite one strange issue: This tech company is paying Matthew McConaughey $10M/year. And Shef has raised $100M to deliver your neighbor’s homecooked meals — It’s “the Etsy of nommmm.” Take this week’s TBOY Quiz: https://go.tboypod.com $PEP $CRM …
 
Elon Musk just unveiled his 3rd Master Plan for Tesla: Take over the world with electricity (spoiler: Electric airplanes). Instacart’s sales just surged, but not because of groceries… it’s thanks to digital billboards. And baseball legend A-Rod’s newest startup has raised $30M to solve the Taylor Swift Ticket Tragedy. $TSLA $LYV Follow The Best One…
 
Pokemon is launching a video game you play while you sleep… because the $500B Sleep Economy is just waking up. Goldman Sachs just un-disrupted itself because it realized it’s not actually a tech company. And Hims & Hers pioneered telemedicine and just had a record year because its generic drugs aren’t commodities. $HIMS $GS $NTDOY Follow The Best O…
 
Pizza stocks plummeted after Domino’s had its worst day ever because it’s the end of leftover pizza. The WSJ just reported that Millennials are adding debt faster than any other generation. The reason? “An Inconvenient Squeeze.” And Lime Scooters just accomplished something no other scooter company ever has: The 1st ever Profit Puppy scooter. $PZZA…
 
The newest Winnie The Pooh movie is actually a horror movie — because Pooh no longer belongs to Disney. MolsonCoors was just told it can’t make fun of other beers, because beer companies play by house rules. And Jack Dorsey’s Block just told us the most important number for any tech company: The “Rule of 40.” $TAP $BUD $SQ $DIS Follow The Best One …
 
Subway Sandwiches has a bold new turnaround plan: Electric car charging stations (yes, that Subway). Netflix just partnered with the NFL for a new Quarterback docu-series… because teams need winners, but companies prefer playbooks. And on the 1-year anniversary of the start of the War in Ukraine, we're looking at the economic scoreboard. Take this …
 
The #1 fast food stock of 2023 so far? It’s Shake Shack. But Shake Shack’s facing the “The Honeymoon Problem.” Every tech company is laying off workers right now, except for one: Nintendo… because Nintendo is playing the infinite game. And Coinbase’s earnings just revealed the state of the cryptocurrency industry (their new favorite word is “protec…
 
61 companies in England tested out the 4-Day Workweek for 6 months… and it’s actually good for business. Tonight at 8pm EST, TikTok becomes a nationwide live trivia game to win $500K in prizes — the last frontier of social media is shared experiences. And in the biggest Zucking of the year, Instagram is copying Twitter and letting you buy a blue ve…
 
Glossier debuts this week in Sephora’s 600 stores, but the key to their turnaround is a 100 year mindset. We saw bizarre and freaky conversations between humans and bots — this is the week Chat GPT went from cool to creepy. And for DraftKings the super bowl is their super bowl, but the bets being made might surprise you. $EL $DKNG $MSFT Follow The …
 
Take this week’s TBOY Quiz: https://go.tboypod.com Crocs just announced its best year ever because there’s nothing ugly about simple. Boston Beer just admitted spiked seltzer’s “post-hype era”… because you can fight competition, but not substitution. And YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki is stepping down, but she invented a new concept everyone’s copyin…
 
Chipotle just launched a new restaurant brand called Farmesa — Chipotle is disrupting itself. Airbnb just had its best year ever because when Zoom is your office, Amazon is your mall, and Netflix is your theater — travel is your salvation. And 2 factories just surprisingly left Europe for the USA to chase EV incentives — so now America is creating …
 
Notice something different in your Starbucks app? This week, Starbucks changed its loyalty program by adding a shot of stinginess. Mattel’s trying to cure its toy hangover with Barney the dinosaur because nostalgia never dies. And Bitcoin has enjoyed its best start to a year ever, but the SEC just announced a new crypto wall. $SBUX $MAT $BTC $COIN …
 
The most Googled thing during/after the Super Bowl: “Is Rihanna pregnant”. And that means the real Super Bowl winner was Apple. Bumble’s new dating app strategy is not about finding love, but about finding friends. And the #1 Super Bowl commercial was actually a $1B dog food startup. $BMBL $MTCH $AAPL $POST Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twi…
 
Elon just finished his first 100 days at Twitter, so how’s it looking? Pepsi used the Super Bowl to announce it’s expanding the Gatorade franchise — because you gotta let your winners ride. And just after Uber had its best quarter ever, Lyft had its worst day ever. $PEP $KO $LYFT Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod A…
 
Take this week’s TBOY Quiz: https://go.tboypod.com The Super Bowl this weekend is going to look a lot different than last year: Crypto is benched, Cognac is in. Taco Bell is betting their entire breakfast strategy on Kim Kardashian’s ex — Because breakfast is a Repeat Rabbit. And Disney just dropped the Ursula of earnings reports, and Mickey has be…
 
We just got leaked numbers on Beyonce’s Ivy Park apparel line with Adidas — So can Bey sell clothes? Uber just announced its best quarter ever and we’re crediting their success to “The Dara Doctrine.” And we think the most disrupted product in your home is… your TV. So we’re comparing the price of TVs to the innovation of TVs. $ADDYY $UBER $LYFT Fo…
 
DoorDash and Roku just launched streaming food delivery because binging requires binging. JPMorgan (the bank) just bought 200K of trees (a forest) because money does grow on trees. And in the last 48 hours, three different companies have launched ChatGPT copycats — It’s not a Zucking, it’s a “Zuck du Jour.” $DASH $ROKU $BIDU $GOOG $JPM Follow The B…
 
The most exciting real estate right now? Storage Units — and the #1 company just declared war on Wall Street. The co-founders of Instagram just launched their first app together since Instagram… and it’s the opposite of Instagram. And if you notice the same Chevy car show up in your Netflix shows, it’s not a coincidence: It’s Netflix’s new product …
 
Trader Joe’s just unveiled its Hall of Fame of food because great brands have fans… and fans need nurturing. Forget Alexa — Amazon’s most exciting business is advertising, but too much ads erase customer love. And Sony just enjoyed $9B in annual profit thanks to PlayStation 5 and Larry David. $SONY $AMZN Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitte…
 
First, he was in finance. Then he got rejected by 100 investors. But now he’s raised $175M… and opened breweries on both coasts. We just popped open cans from the largest non-alcoholic brewery in the US. CEO Bill Shufelt and his co-founder pioneered a non-alcoholic beer you’d actually want to drink — and it now controls over 50% of the alcohol-free…
 
Warner Bros Discovery just unveiled its new strategy for DC Comics — because Batman’s jealous of Spiderman’s money. Peloton stock surged nearly 30% yesterday because it’s no longer a fitness company, it’s a math company. And Meta stock had its best day in a year after Zuck adopted a new role: Schmoozer-In-Chief. $PTON $WBD $META Follow The Best One…
 
Colossal Biosciences is trying to bring back extinct species like the Wholly Mammoth — and that wild startup just hit a $1.5B valuation. Starwood is launching a glamping hotel brand because glampers tip well. And Johnson & Johnson tried to pull off the ol’ “Texas Two-Step”... but it failed. $MAR $JNJ Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, a…
 
The latest celeb hookup? It’s Tiffany jewelry and Nike sneakers… and Wall Street looooves it. Hasbro just gave us an update on the Toy Economy: We’re suffering from a Toy Hangover. And TravelCenters of America is the largest truck stop in America, but it’s about to become the largest electric car station in America. $NKE $HAS $TA $LVMUY Follow The …
 
BuzzFeed’s stock has quadrupled in two days on word it’s hiring robot writers… and that has us dreaming of a Facebook acquisition. American Express has a new strategy for its credit cards: Double-down on lounges — not just in airports. And we just got a hat trick of economic data for America - the soft landing could be in our future. $BZFD $META $A…
 
Tequila is about to pass vodka as America’s #1 liquor — Because Patron turned shots into sips. Universal is opening a theme park in Las Vegas just for adults, because it’s a Jekyll-and-Hyde company. And if you have a checking account, you're going to want to hear this story: Bank of America lost $100B in deposits because of an interest rate. Take t…
 
Justin Bieber just sold all of his music for $200M to a Pure-Play Playlist Stock. ChatGPT just passed its biggest test yet: A Wharton MBA final exam. And Tesla’s most important earnings in years reveal it’s about to go into reverse — From profit mode to growth mode. $SONG $BX $TSLA $MSFT Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @t…
 
Remember that Taylor Swift ticket fiasco? Welp, the US Senate just summoned Ticketmaster’s President to Washington for a grilling about the future of concert tickets. Amazon just launched a $5/month unlimited generic medication subscription — first they hook us, then they book us. And the presidents of Brazil and Argentina just announced plans for …
 
Chocolate is the newest addition to our recession-proof products list — because you’re addicted to it (literally). Away Luggage was crushed during the pandemic but is now living its best life thanks to Revenge Travel. And Google, Meta, Amazon, Microsoft, and now Spotify have all announced layoffs, but 1 Big Tech company hasn’t: Apple. So we found o…
 
The #1 app in America right now? It’s Temu — Because it’s pioneered the new trend of group shopping, or what we call “Flocking”. Uber is working with carmakers to design the first-ever ride-hail car. And P&G’s earnings show a potential inflection point in the fight against inflation: Us consumers are saying “no” to higher prices. $PDD $UBER $PG Fol…
 
This week’s TBOY Quiz: https://go.tboypod.com Netflix’s co-founder is unlike every other tech founder — and yesterday the self-disrupting legend of a CEO stepped down. Millennials killed canned tuna fish, but now canned tuna startups are thriving. And we just saw the biggest flip in finance in years: Morgan Stanley is gold, Goldman Sachs is silver.…
 
DJ @pleurire creates dj sets with a praxis of threading paradoxal narratives, ones where duality meets continuum and consonance meets dissonance. With their carefully curated mixes, they ask the question: how to reconcile the irreconcilable? Their multi-faceted selection intends on bending common sense, exploring liminal affects, channeling archety…
 
If you go to college at the University of Texas or Auburn University, then you can’t TikTok – because it just got banned on campus wifi. Party City is filing for bankruptcy because balloons are its Keystone Product (but Helium is the Keystone Crusher). And you’re going to see a lot of chatter about the Debt Ceiling Drama today… because the Debt Cei…
 
Match has a dating app problem: Half of its core Millennial users are married — So its solution is $500/month for Tinder++. For the first time in 60 years, China’s population fell last year, which transforms its economy from inevitable to unenviable. And Mill launched the newest Silicon Valley-backed smart home product… but it’s your trash. $MTCH $…
 
California’s In-N-Out burger is finally expanding East of the Mississippi, so we jumped into the strategy behind the most-profitable patty in the big burger biz. Everyone’s talking TikTok and Instagram, but the real social media success story? It’s LinkedIn. And JPMorgan Chase embarrassingly spent $175M… on a fake startup. $JPM $MCD $CMG $MSFT Foll…
 
Of the top 100 TV programs of last year, 82 were NFL football games. There’s something strange going on at the largest luxury company on earth: LVMH’s CEO has made all 5 of his kids fashion house executives. And Climeworks just launched an earth-saving startup — A giant vacuum that sucks your carbon out of the air. Take this week’s TBOY Quiz: https…
 
Apple’s biggest new thing since the iPhone is reportedly launching this spring: Get ready for… iHeadset. Sephora is ending its Influencer makeup brand with Addison Rae because TikTok is magnificent for discovery but miserable for loyalty. And Goldman Sachs is cutting 3,200 employees, but that explains why your banker buddy Brad got such a big bonus…
 
Noma was crowned #1 restaurant in the world 5 times, but shockingly just announced it’s shutting because the fine dining business model is broken. For the first time ever, the average Rolls-Royce car sold for over $500K — because they’re not selling cars… they’re selling art. And Microsoft is going all-in on ChatGPT if it turns Bing into a Google-k…
 
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