Happy Friday! Today's Smart Brevity count: 1,085 words, ~ 4 minutes.

Situational awareness: “Axios on HBO” returns this Sunday! Tune in at 6pm ET/PT on HBO. On this week's show...

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Mitt Romney talk impeachment.
  • Economists behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren's "ultra-millionaire tax" give us an inside look into the plan.
  • We dive into the future of esports.

Onto music. At this moment 35 years ago, the late Prince was enjoying a 5-month reign atop the Billboard album charts with "Purple Rain," which provides today's intro tune...