Episodes
Published 08/15/22
Tech stocks are down, so Venture Capitalists are jumping into your underwear. Charter Communications is a case study in Cable TV’s strategy: For every Grandkid lost to cord-cutting, squeeze more from Grandma. And Rivian’s electric trucks lost nearly $2B in just 3 months, but its real problem is a certain mineral in Indonesia.  $RIVN $TSLA $VSCO $CHTR Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this...
Published 08/15/22
Disney just won the game of thrones: Disney the inventor of streaming, Netflix, in subscribers. Domino’s made a bold bet to expand to Italy… but now it’s quietly exiting without telling anyone (pie-rish exit). And Planet Fitness’ earnings reveal that its favorite piece of equipment is the Price Pole — Because right now you’re sliding down it. $DIS $NFLX $DPZ $PLNT Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill...
Published 08/12/22
What if we told you that venture capitalists and NBA players and Venture Capitalists just poured $100M into a sports league purely for high school kids? (They did). Sweetgreen just revealed that it’s so focused on making scalable salads that it forgot to do 1 thing: Make something else. And for the first time in years, prices actually went down - Because Inflation is a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy. $SG $XOM $CVX Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us...
Published 08/11/22
If you're worried your Landlord is about to jack up your rent, it’s because they probably are… and it’s because of the Spillover Effect. Lyft is tired of just driving you around, so it’s launching a media arm and in-car screens (Spoiler: you can change the music without asking the driver). And the maker of Grand Theft Auto just revealed that video games miss you — In fact, the entire video game industry has taken 2 steps forward, 1 step back. $LYFT $TTWO $MSFT Follow The Best One Yet on...
Published 08/10/22
Help create the next Tesla: That’s the goal of the biggest climate bill in the history of the climate, which just passed. Newsletter startup Axios just sold for $525M because Lean Media gets Fat Checks. And Oatly sales keep pumping, but its stock isn’t because it may be the Martyr of Alt-Milk. $OTLY $TSLA Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form Got the Best Fact Yet? We got a form for that...
Published 08/09/22
Batgirl has already cost $90M to film and produce, but it was still canceled last week because Warner Bros hasn’t figured out “The Franchise Formula.” Forget ‘Bama Rush videos (#RollTideTok) — The newest trend on college campuses… is mergers and acquisitions. And iRobot is getting acquired by Amazon for $1.7B because there’s no data more powerful than a map… that your vacuum learned by vacuuming. $IRBT $AMZN $WBD Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now...
Published 08/08/22
Starbucks served up record sales thanks to 16-year-olds ordering insanely complex cold drinks. TikTok noticed a funny thing you do when you’re on TikTok, so it just trademarked the term “TikTok Music” (heads-up, Spotify). And Ford just revealed that 70% of the buyers of the new Bronco weren’t Ford customers before… we think Bronco is the Jeep-killer. $SBUX $SPOT $F $STLA Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the...
Published 08/05/22
If you’re traveling right now, did you have to pay extra to use the pool? We gotta introduce you to… Suck-flation. Your beer choices are messing with Molson Coors: You either got a premium brew or whatever can is cheapest. And Robinhood is letting go of 23% of its workers because price isn’t a competitive advantage.  $TAP $HOOD $MAR Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form Got the Best Fact...
Published 08/04/22
Abercrombie’s best-selling product right now isn’t a cologne, a polo shirt, or cargo shorts: It’s a $100 wedding dress. You’ve probably heard Nancy Pelosi is visiting Taiwan, but it’s also the home of the most important company in the world. And Boatsetter just raised $38M so you can Airbnb a boat — because Airbnb’s blindspot is the starboard bow.  $ANF $ABNB $TSM Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill...
Published 08/03/22
Bird Scooters has become a penny stock because VCs aren’t paying for half your ride anymore. Pepsi is investing $550M into Celsius Energy Drinks, and it’s getting the friends & family discount. And one company visited the White House more than any other in the last year: General Motors. And it just might pay off with a huge climate deal. $BRDS $UBER $CELH $PEP $GM Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the...
Published 08/02/22
Apple just hired a Lamborghini vet… and we think Car Play is Apple's Trojan Car Horse. BeReal is #1 overall in the App Store right now — so naturally, Facebook is zucking it. And TicketMaster just sold tickets to a Bruce Springsteen concert for over $5,000 and fans are angry — because Dynamic Pricing is Born to Run. $AAPL $LYV $META Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form Got the Best...
Published 08/01/22
The biggest business battle of the summer may be over a $9 bottle of Trader Joe’s sunscreen (vs Supergoop). JetBlue just acquired Spirit Airlines so we’re breaking down why we’ve ignored the last 97 headlines about it. And yesterday the government said we’re in a Recession… but the day before that they said *no* Recession… because this is the first-ever Anti-Recession. $BX $JNJ $BAYRY $JBLU $SAVE Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on...
Published 07/29/22
Puma gets no attention as the 3rd biggest sports apparel company, but it’s winning by playing where others don’t want to. Choco-Taco is considered by many the greatest ice cream invention of all time, but it’s now been discontinued. Don’t blame Inflation, blame Thin-flation. And the Senate just passed the biggest chip deal since the computer, because we’re in a “legs race” against China. $UL $PUMSY Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on...
Published 07/28/22
We’re witnessing the most existential zucking of our time: Instagram is copying TikTok (and the Kardashians are really unhappy about it). For years, the only way to get Glossier’s lip gloss was at Glossier, until now — Glossier is coming to Sephora’s 2K stores. And Russia’s economy seems to be doing okay since the war started… except Russia’s economy is 1 big lie.  $META $LVMUY Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod\ And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on...
Published 07/27/22
Pink Sauce has gone viral, but its growth hack was not explaining what it is. At Comic-Con, Disney revealed 2 more phases of its Marvel Cinematic Universe — we think it’s one of the greatest acquisitions of all time. And summer is peak-season for lighting up Weber Grills, yet Weber stock just plummeted 16%. $DIS $WEBR $KHC $SPY Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form Got the Best Fact Yet?...
Published 07/26/22
Mattel sales jumped thanks to Hot Wheels, but its newest toy partner is… Elon Musk’s SpaceX. A Coinbase product manager was charged with the first ever insider trading for crypto. And Snapchat’s earnings just screamed “Recession,” but then American Express screamed “No Recession” — So we’re going Snap vs AmEx. $COIN $BTC $MAT $SNAP $AMEX Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form Got the Best...
Published 07/25/22
FaZe Clan is a video game team that now has a publicly traded stock. Amazon just jumped into your doctor’s office by acquiring One Medical (“paging Dr. Bezos”). And AT&T stock had its worst day in 20 years because you paid your phone bill a day late… and so did everyone else. $FAZE $ONEM $AMZN $T Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form Got the Best Fact Yet? We got a form for that...
Published 07/22/22
Amazon is suing the people behind 10,000 Facebook Groups for their fake review schemes because we all pay the Bot Tax. Mules shoes have jumped from women’s fashion to men’s, because under every active fad is a sleeping trend. And yesterday, air conditioner stocks popped because they’re the duct tape of Climate Change. Today, we’ve found the Hail Mary of Climate Change… It’s known as Fusion. $FL $AMZN $CROX Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on...
Published 07/21/22
KFC is launching their first chicken nugget in their 92 year history — because the window for their chicken loyalty is closing fast. With extreme heat ravaging Europe, people are turning to climate change duct tape: Air Conditioners. And Netflix’s shrinkage continued for a second-straight quarter, so it should initiate Code Red: Make Fewer Shows.  $YUM $NFLX $CARR Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod?...
Published 07/20/22
A judge just ruled that Subway can be sued over its tuna sandwich… So it’s time to discuss “The Barbra Streisand Effect.” After 10 years, Snapchat just launched on a web version — and it’s a Zoom-eater. And airline’s just reported earnings, which can be summed up with one single flight: Delta flew a plane from London to Detroit only filled with lost bags. $SNAP $DAL $UAL $AAL Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on...
Published 07/19/22
Beyonce has finally joined TikTok, but the real story here is how TikTok’s beating Google. The NYTimes and Hasbro are turning Wordle into a physical board game, because they’re playing chess while their copycats play checkers. And Big Tech’s management style is taking a page from old school Jack Welch: Less “Cool Mom,” more “Hunger Games.” $HAS $NYT $GOOG $META Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out...
Published 07/18/22
Budweiser was the exclusive beer sponsor of the Super Bowl until today — and that made Molson Coors the most creative beer in advertising. The founder of Oculus has a new plan: Become Iron Man (he’s pulling a Tony Stark in real life). And if you enjoy the heated seats in a BMW, you’re gonna have to pay extra for them… because BMW is jumping into Fee-tail with a Fee-ocracy. $TAP $BUD $BMWYY $META Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on...
Published 07/15/22
Tinder just acquired a dating app so exclusive, we couldn’t even jump in TBOY-style — Because dating isn’t about love, it’s about time. Ducks… Cavemen… and the Geico Gecko… There is a secret strategy behind insurance mascots and sports. Inflation just hit a level so high, we’re going full myth-busters on how we can lower gas prices. $MTCH $KHC $BRK.A $PRU\ Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on Youtube Want a Shoutout on the pod? Fill out this...
Published 07/14/22
Trivia: What startup did Spotify just acquire? Answer: A music trivia game that rhymes with Wordle (because “discovery” is audio’s biggest problem). Pepsi just revealed a shockingly strong quarter because it’s double-dipping its chips — and we’re letting them do it. And American tourists traveling to Europe are about to enjoy 18% off everything, but there are 2 sides to every coin (literally). $PEP $SPOT Follow The Best One Yet on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok: @tboypod And now watch us on...
Published 07/13/22