Funny stuff. But don’t worry, Google didn’t kill the art of bullshit. They just elevated it to a well paid profession in the form of bloggers, talking heads, professional media “experts” and paid shills by every corporation and politician in the world. What used to be facts that everyone had to agree on are now data points that are parsed to death, taken out of context, ignored, deflected by other cherry picked misleading data points, or disputed by fake science.

By 2014, Rick had the personal resources to sponsor click bait lists like “Brothers and Sisters? These celebrities pairs may shock you!” and post interviews with some quack doctor asking “why are they afraid to release DNA samples of Steven Tyler and Mary Tyler Moore?” And with enough money, he would pay to produce the docu-drama “Steven and Mary, the untold story.” Remember, the absence of evidence does not mean the evidence is absent.

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