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Sirwin
Esoteric Selections
Esoteric Selections

Esoteric Selections

From the deep reaches of the inner mind, to the lighthearted musings of a friendly conversation, to investing and crypto ramblings, to reflections on pop culture phenomenona: assorted subjects and scattered connections.


The President of El Salvador Has Officially Turned Himself Into a Meme

23 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has officially turned himself into a meme. A prominent meme re-tweeter, the leader of the South American country has changed his profile picture to a shot of himself with a McDonald's hat and name tag photoshoppe...

Getty Images Has Yet to Tap the NFT Space

6 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

As you may know by now, Chinh Chu's SPAC vehicle CC Neuberger Berman Principal Holdings II -- yeah that's a mouthful -- (NYSE: PRPB) has announced its plans to merge with Getty Images, to bring the visual media company to the public markets for a sec...

Some Crypto Memes to Celebrate the Second Day of 2022

2 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Happy January 2, 2022! There is no real point to this post, other than to entertain. I'm a big fan of memes. After all, memes and crypto go hand and hand: I didn't make any of these; I found them on various sources. Memes, while entertaining, c...

Top 5 Flavors of Utz Potato Chips

2 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

With many folks making New Year's resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight or some similar type or diet-related goal, I thought it would be more than appropriate to list my five favorite flavors of Utz potato chips. Perhaps it's my regional bias,...

Stock News Tidbits for December 30, 2021

30 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Less than 24 hours after the DOW Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 closed at all-time record highs, US stock futures are pointing toward another green day on Wall Street. As 2021 draws to a close, news is light but still trickling out. Here are a...

Tattooed Chef's latest SKU expands breakfast offerings

26 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Once again, I have stumbled upon a new Tattooed Chef SKU by browsing on my Sam's Club app. Interestingly enough, this is the company's fourth breakfast-based offering in a year's time (and fourth overall). It's certainly encouraging to see continued...

What Lies Ahead in 2022 for Origin Materials?

26 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

It's not unusual for most companies to be relatively silent on the PR front in the final month of the year. In what comes to be a light news December for Origin Materials, one has to dig pretty deep to find any new developments and speculation. It ap...

Origin Materials splashed on Jim Cramer's "Mad Money"

18 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

On the December 16, 2021 episode of "Mad Money," Jim Cramer said of the continued SPAC craze: “The SPAC deals keep coming because they’re a great way for institutional money managers to get a guaranteed return, but everybody else in the process gets...

Risk & Greed in Crypto/Stock Trading

9 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

"You can't always get what you want," sings Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. This phrase was also uttered to me as a child by my parents and older sister alike. While neither they nor the now 78-year old English rockstar invented the phrase, it is...

CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II - An Update

6 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Solenis A No-Go As I wrote about back in June, the specialty chemical company was rumored to be in talks with Chinh Chu's SPAC -- assumed to CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II (NYSE: PRPB). Chu also has a second active SPAC CC N.P.H. III (NYSE: PRPC)...