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Mar 3, 2023Liked by Ethan Strauss

I am so sad to hear this. Jade is a wonderful person - back in 2019 I was a huge fan of the Friday Count the Dings show, and eventually I contacted him responding to some of the discussion. We talked on the phone and he invited me on the show, Matt from Tas. I was on a few times, once for the whole show, and he said I could be on whenever I wanted, but doing it at 3am was killing me so I didn't continue even though shooting the shit with that crew was one of the highlights of my life. Jade and I continued to email and always got along well. Such an interesting man, someone who gives so much to others, and a true glue-guy - he brings like-minded others together to form a greater whole. All the best to Jade, his family, and friends, in this tough time. Get well soon, Jade.

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Ethan, you can thank Jade for my monthly subscription.

From Truehoop, to Count the Dings, to The Athletic, the group of people around him was always special. I kept following Jade around the media landscape, knowing that wherever I found him, something special would be happening. Looking back, I’m so grateful to have gone on that journey😊 thanks for all the distractions, the laughs, the peace of mind, and the companionship over the years, Jade. The og super producer. Get well soon.

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Done. Hope he makes a full recovery and that the worst of his rehab is behind him.

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Having hundreds of millions of amateurs speeding in multi-ton vehicles, leading to 40,000+ dead every year and hundreds of thousands more seriously injured, seems crazy: we all know someone who's died or been seriously injured in car crashes, and yet we don't collectively think about how these problems might be ameliorated. https://jakeseliger.com/2019/12/16/maybe-cars-are-just-really-bad-but-theyre-normal-so-we-dont-pay-attention-to-how-bad/

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