Spotify recently added podcasts to its offerings. Wondering if my podcast, Boy vs. Girl, had been added, I asked Alexa, our Amazon Echo, to play Boy vs. Girl.
She told me that she couldn’t find it on Spotify.
Then I asked her to play “Matthew Dicks,” hoping it might pick up my name as one of the hosts of the podcast.
“Playing Matthew Dicks on Spotify.”
Then Spotify began playing a song about me.
You can imagine my shock. Also my glee.
It’s a song produced by the Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library in conjunction with a TEDx Talk I gave in Somerville back in 2014 about the importance of saying yes.
I had no idea it existed. I was fairly exuberant about its existence. Elysha was also exuberant but became less so as I continued to play the song and express my excitement, pride, and lust for the tune.
I may have become insufferable in the span of about 15 minutes.
Still, a song about me! Mistakenly discovered on Spotify! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: