Diamond engagement rings are a time-tested tradition. Well, at least since 1940, when the DeBeers “Diamonds are Forever” marketing campaign convinced the world that a) diamonds aren’t worthless, and b) they are inextricably linked to marriage. In this episode we find out just how they did it. Also: giphy, emus are fascinating, bad poetry purge, Tesla Master Plan II, Nintendo stock, a mini-blowout about politics, the “Pooper” app, and the Death Bear. Enjoy!


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