2 Dope Boys & a Podcast is a twice weekly culture and trends podcast that takes a deep dive into race, culture, business, technology and the arts to help you understand your future as well as the present. A trend savvy resource for creative professionals and an audio deep think for everyone who cares about “what’s good?” and why. Hosted by Michael Brooks and Philip L. McKenzie.

68 - Amazon’s Unromantic Bookstore, the Most Anti-social Social Network, and Last Hurrah For Game Shows?

Brand Eff Up: “Amazon’s first bookstore in New York City sucks the joy out of buying books,” Quartz https://qz.com/990164/amazons-first-bookstore-in-new-york-city-sucks-the-joy-out-of-buying-books/

What’s Up? The current television game show revival.

What’s Next? “Instagram is the most harmful social network for your mental health,” Quartz (https://qz.com/988765/instagram-fb-is-the-most-harmful-social-network-for-your-mental-health-but-youtube-goog-has-a-positive-effect-a-new-report-says/)

Diggin’ in the Crates: R: Roger Moore, recently deceased James Bond actor. (Live and Let Die, Moonraker) M: “The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom,” by Rod Stryker P: “Children of the New World: Stories,” by Alexander Weinstein; “War Against the Weak,” by Edwin Black