That’s over several months, Ryan: this week on Fresh Powder

“The Kent State Pietà, as it’s sometimes called, is one of those rare photos that fundamentally changed the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Like the image of the solitary protester standing in front of a line of tanks in Tiananmen…

We’re a shoo-in for Regionals, right?: this week on Fresh Powder

Remember spending the night in Roger Goodell’s basement last year? Virtually, of course. While the likes of March Madness and The Masters canceled their events at the onset of the pandemic shutdown last spring, the NFL Draft was one of the…

Ice cream chillin’: this week on Fresh Powder

It was planned that Anthony Bourdain would use some of his free time, which he rarely had, in the summer of 2018 to start working on a book. It never happened. Bourdain died in June 2018. However, that book was published this week. The New…

What we need are legends: this week on Fresh Powder

“Celebrity blogs aren’t as directly unkind as they used to be. It is far less acceptable, for example, for a blogger to post an upskirt photo of a teenager today than it was back when Hilton and other bloggers of his ilk would post those…

You smell like it's hot out: this week on Fresh Powder

Just as I was figuring out what TikTok is for, now there’s an app called Clubhouse. The live, audio-only social network occasionally sounds cool (you can drop into rooms to imagine “How to rob a bank,” same as you can to make “Parent…

Because I didn’t think March 31st existed: this week on Fresh Powder

Bees and internet trolls are both pests. By ignoring them when they’re buzzing around your ear, you’re hoping they’ll eventually just go away. But what works for a flying insect may not work online. Still, do you test it out? If it doesn’t…

No we’re never gonna survive, unless: this week on Fresh Powder

Substack, the free newsletter platform for writers, was in the news for the wrong reasons this past week. “Following the announcement of its Substack Pro program, the platform that billed itself as a solution to media polarization has inadvertently…

Ever heard of it?: this week on Fresh Powder

“I know he always asks me tough questions, and he always has an edge to them, but I like him anyway,” is a tone — an authority figure talking about a journalist — that feels fresh. (Remember this? "What a stupid question that is. I watch…

It’s raining tacos: this week on Fresh Powder

Stop spreading the news? Not exactly — just leave it out of my doctor’s office. Uproxx’s Brian Grubb wants the channel changed on waiting room TVs, from cable news to something a bit more lighthearted (think: food competitions and home…