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We're Pretty Good at Bad Bets



January 24 · Issue #28 · View online
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You wanna know how to lose? Always bet against the underdog and always back the incumbent. Oh, and also engage in acts of trickery, fear-mongering, and despair. That’s a recipe for coming up short. This week’s set of stories has me riffing on this line of thinking. I wonder what they’ll do for you. Happy Reading! -Lucas 

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"The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you." - Richard Peck
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