The longer these behaviors are maintained, the more likely it is that they’ll become habitual, overcoming the problem of their benefits being intangible. And society will be able to get back to some semblance of normal while keeping the lid on the coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Quarantine fatigue is real: Why Americans are tiring of social distancing and handwashing
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PR: I’m hoping people get a vicarious thrill. I’m hoping that since we can’t go now that they can go with me on the show. I don’t want people to watch and be sad or think, “Oh look what we used to be able to do.” I understand thinking that way, because we’re in the middle of this tragic time right now, but we all know that this will pass. The whole point of our show is to show you that the world is worth seeing. So I don’t want people to watch that with melancholy or sentiment, but with the thrill of knowing we can go there. … [Read more...] about Phil Rosenthal dishes on his Netflix series, camels, saving restaurants, and the genius fix for to-go fries
Peloton’s chief content officer Jen Cotter says that this is the first time the brand has done a media collaboration like this. “A few months ago, ESPN approached Peloton,” says Cotter. “With sports cancelled, we were seeing pro athletes turn to Peloton, more than ever, and posting, tweeting, and challenging teammates and our community to join them in rides. We loved the idea of highlighting our pro-athlete fans and quickly developed the idea to create a friendly competition among some of them in the community, while continuing to support one of our partners, Food Bank for New York City. The entire concept and execution came together in about six weeks.” … [Read more...] about Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new ‘All-Stars Ride’
“We must have transparency. Why is it that China shut off infected people from Wuhan to all other parts of China? It went nowhere else; it didn't go to Beijing, it went nowhere else, but they allowed them to freely travel throughout the world, including Europe and the United States. The death and destruction caused by this is incalculable,” he said. … [Read more...] about Trump says US terminating relationship with WHO; takes steps against China
executive order to limit the powers of social media. Then he took to Twitter again, this time in response to protests over the murder of George Floyd. Trump quoted former Miami police chief Walter Headley, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” To any student, or heck, five-second Googler of history, it’s clear that Headley’s 1968 message was a threat against African Americans, and it incited days of race riots. In siding with Headley, Trump gave his blessing for police brutality against a particular race of people, along with who knows what other violent behaviors. … [Read more...] about Hush, Trump. Twitter is going easy on you.