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Wonders & Blunders: Celebs Highs and Lows

Wonder:

This is one of those cute little heartwarming stories that restores your faith in humanity. We have all been contacted, whether it be on the actual phone or through text, by a wrong number. However, it’s safe to say the majority either ignores it or kindly lets them know it’s the wrong number.

Deorick Williams is not a part of that majority.

When he got a text about a baby announcement from a number he didn’t recognize, he and his brother, Dennis, took the opportunity to go out of their way to visit the family, something they certainly did not plan for when they woke up in the morning.

Not only do I love this story because it exemplifies basic human compassion and the greatness that can come from spur-of-the-moment decisions, but it also showcases the utmost trustworthiness.

A mom with a newborn child certainly doesn’t seem like a prime candidate for inviting strangers into her hospital room, but they were welcomed nonetheless and came bearing gifts.

Not only did these two guys get to hit the hay with the satisfaction of knowing they made someone’s day by their kind gesture, but their story went viral. Not a bad day for the Williams brothers.

Blunder:

In case you haven’t heard, Tidal sucks, but because of genius UK-based rapper/comedian Dan Bull, artists who decide to be Tidal-exclusive will now pay the price. (I’m looking at you, Kanye.)

Bull, who released his own album with the same name, parodied Kanye’s latest album “The Life of Pablo.” In the world of Apple, there is only one hip-hop album named “The Life of Pablo,” and it’s not Yeezus. Ask Siri to play it, and you will be “blessed” with Bull’s vocals.

Even the track names are the same, but the songs consist of the title being repeated over and over again in weird accents and accompanied by an occasional joke. It’s nauseating and generally unfunny, but strangely addicting to listen to.

Needless to say, this is a big old blunder and huge “F*** you” to the streaming-rights issues of the modern world. Can we please go back to the days of the browsing and buying of albums in music shops?

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