Recommended Reading: Driving the Ford Mustang Mach-E

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive: Worth the hype

Lawrence Ulrich, Autoblog

The marketing hype was at an all-time high for Ford’s “Mustang” EV, but thankfully, the American automaker has met expectations. Autoblog took the Mustang Mach-E for a spin and offered some impressions as to how it stacks up against the rest of the electrified pack. “For the first time, we have a genuine, no-excuses competitor to Tesla’s benchmark EVs,” Ulrich explained.

The Wonder Woman of actual 1984 was totally bizarre

Tim Hanley, Polygon

As we approach the premiere of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984 on both HBO Max and in theaters, Polygon takes a look at the comics of the 1980s to explain why “the similarities are only surface level” between the new film and its source material.

Facebook is a Doomsday Machine

Adrienne LaFrance, The Atlantic

“In recent years, as Facebook’s mistakes have compounded and its reputation has tanked, it has become clear that negligence is only part of the problem,” LaFrance writes. “No one, not even Mark Zuckerberg, can control the product he made. I’ve come to realize that Facebook is not a media company. It’s a Doomsday Machine.”