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cattleherder
cattleherder
Nov 22
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A franchise has to bleed cash to the point of actually losing money to actually die, and even then there’s the “sunk costs fallacy”. Otherwise, nah.  

Oct 3
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There is also that time-honored authoritarian tradition of dear leaders resigning “due to the health condition”. With the lawsuits mounting, what happens to Trump if he loses the election? What if he can’t pay or manage that many lawyers? The walker thing didn’t get Harvey Weinstein out of trouble. Read more

Sep 10
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I think the visuals, the celebrity cast, the reputation of Villanueve, and the lack of significant releases will be convincing enough. 

Sep 6
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$10 billion involved, and a gateway into more. Given the inertia (remember the floppies used to control the nukes?), whoever wins, will milk the govt at the level of Lockheed Martin. It’s a one in half a century deal. Read more

Jun 2
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So it’s not an article about China, after all.

So it’s not an article about China, after all.

May 20
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Respect to the original franchise, of course, but the latest reboot is more thought-through, mature, and powerful. Read more

May 14
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My thoughts for a very long time. Nuclear weapons are more of a psychological weapon, or proof-of-concept level devices, than an actual production-ready machinery. Consider the following: Read more