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Latest Episodes

#375: The Dropout

March 3rd, 2022 · 80 minutes

Hulu's THE DROPOUT premiered on March 3 and we have Executive Producer Rebecca Jarvis back on the show to discuss the making of Hulu's adaptation of her podcast! Then, our feelings on the first episodes of The Dropout. And a little bit of Elden Ring for dessert.

#374: It Was Not a Scam

February 24th, 2022 · 51 minutes

On the Verge, a former Pornhub mod reflects on the site's lax content moderation history, and at the BBC we've got an investigation into a whole fake company. Plus, of course Ja Rule is investing in NFTs.

#373: Belated Razzlekhan Reactions

February 17th, 2022 · 66 minutes

It's the beginning of Scam Spring, and we're discussing the arrest of alleged Bitcoin launderer Razzlekhan, potential propaganda, and finally the debut of Inventing Anna on Netflix.

#372: Everyone's Bad Week

February 10th, 2022 · 52 minutes

BRIANNA IS BACK!! But everyone else is having a bad week. Facebook's stock has crashed, Peloton is laying off 2,800 people, and WarnerMedia is getting sued (...among other things).

#371: Spotify Kerfuffle

February 3rd, 2022 · 61 minutes

Sony has stepped into the fray, acquiring Bungie for $3.6 billion dollars! As the game industry consolidates, which developer or publisher will be next? Then, Spotify is in a kerfuffle with its artists over Joe Rogan's misinformed statements on COVID-19, and the New York Times is buying Wordle!

#370: Not Garbage!

January 27th, 2022 · 55 minutes

It's looking like NVIDIA might not buy ARM after all, and Christina and Simone are here to talk through why the deal might fall through, and what it means. Then, some gaming news with GamePass numbers and SteamDecks shipping soon!

#369: Presents

January 20th, 2022 · 62 minutes

A huge deal rocks the game industry: Microsoft is buying Activision in a 68 billion dollar deal. Then, crypto exchange sees a breach that affected 400 accounts, and potential losses of $15 million.

#368: Wordle Wriddles

January 13th, 2022 · 59 minutes

Brianna is back! We've got a robust discussion about Moxie Marlinspike's thoughts on Web3, followed by the lowdown on the World rip-off App Store drama. And then, DRM?!

#367: Verdicts

January 6th, 2022 · 66 minutes

Christina and Simone dish on the death of Blackberry, and the Elizabeth Holmes verdict(s).

#366: Delicious Tumblr Drama

December 30th, 2021 · 55 minutes

It would be shorter to talk about what Tumblr hasn't banned on this week's Rocket. Plus, updates in the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial and a discussion of ethics in choosing your own place of employment.