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The Watercoolest is the curated clusterf*ck of pop culture, business, career and personal finance news that’s going to make you marginally more intelligent among your peers.

 

1. President Trump’s YUGE night. (5 Key Takeaways From President Trump’s Speech via NYT)

Water Cooler talking points:

  • A Conservative to anyone who will listen: “How fuckin dope was that?!”
  • Any Liberal or Moderate: “Can you believe the internet was down for a while yesterday?”

 

2. It’s like the Sopranoes, it’s over. (Dow’s ridiculous string of records finally comes to an end via CNN)

Water Cooler talking points:

  • “Thanks a lot, Trump”
  • “Maybe I shouldn’t have invested so much in Cheesecake Factory”

 

3. Cord-cutters rejoice. (YouTube launches its own streaming TV service via The Verge)

Water Cooler talking points:

  • “So you’re telling me that I don’t have to pay $175 per month for cable which includes a landline I never use?”
  • “It’s about damn time”

 

4. Thanks for breaking the internet, Amazon. (An Amazon Web Services outage is causing major internet havoc via FastCompany)

Water Cooler talking points:

  • “Soooo why does the company where I buy my toilet paper and watch a show about Nazis ruling the United States pretty much hold the fate of the internet in their hands?”

 

Extra Credit: 

  • D’oh … remember that time The Simpsons beat the Cosby Show and the Winter Olympics? (The Making Of “Homer At The Bat,” The Episode That Conquered Prime Time 20 Years Ago Tonight via Deadspin)

 

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