Netflix France Has Some Fun Dunking On Netflix's 'Emily In Paris'

Written by 12 October, 2020
We are all familiar with the concept of "hate-watching" a TV show. It's when you continue to watch a show that you find yourself absolutely loathing because it's so overwhelmingly upsetting that complaining about it is almost cathartic. I'm not sure that there is an official term for watching a show because it makes your eyes roll like the lemons on a slot machine. But whatever that term might be, it seems to be the reason why a lot of viewers of the new Netflix series Emily In Paris continue to watch the series.In the series, Lily Collins plays Emily,…
Last modified on Monday, 12 October 2020 14:00

Netflix Wins Three Murrow Awards

Written by 11 October, 2020
The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Awards are given in a number of sub-categories for small market, large market and network radio and television as well as small and large digital organizations.In the category of "National Television," Netflix won three Murrow Awards:Excellence in Sound for Life Overtakes Me, Excellence in Video for Our Planet and News Documentary for Fire In Paradise.
Last modified on Monday, 12 October 2020 01:11

From The Editor: Bill Burr On 'SNL' Or Why You People Are So Freaking Predictable?

Written by 11 October, 2020
I could give a crap what you think about comedian Bill Burr. Now, let's be clear. I don't dislike the guy. I just don't need to hear your opinion about him and/or his appearance hosting this weekend's Saturday Night Live. He's a funny enough comedian and he has some clever lines. But he's just not my thing. Which should be fine. The comedy world is wide and diverse. There is a comedic style for everyone and if a comic is beloved by everyone, then they have completely lost whatever internal compass led them to get into stand-up in the first…
Last modified on Sunday, 11 October 2020 18:11

Q&A: ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit

Written by 09 October, 2020
On Friday, ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit spoke with journalists about what to expect this weekend in college football. Here is the entire conversation: Question: Want to ask you about Miami and Clemson on Saturday night and your take overall on the talent gap, I guess, in your opinion, mainly of the starting 22 for each side between Clemson and Miami. Is it a big gap in your opinion? And then, you know, specifically with Miami… do you feel like there’s some areas on the team where they might have a talent edge? Kirk Herbstreit: Well, I would say,…

More Disney World Lay-Offs On The Way

Written by 07 October, 2020
As the timeline for the possible end of the pandemic gets pushed further into 2021, the Walt Disney Co. has announced a second round of layoffs at its Orlando, Florida Disney World complex. Late last month, the company announced it was laying off 28,000 people across its nationwide theme park division, which included 6,700 non-union employees at Disney World. Those employees will be laid off on December 4th. Today Disney announced a second round of layoffs at Disney World, which will impact 8,857 part-time jobs. Before the COVID-19 shutdown of the park, it employed 77,000 full and part-time people. This…

Regal Cinemas To Close Temporarily On October 8th

Written by 05 October, 2020
536 Regal cinemas in the U.S. and 127 Cineworld and Picturehouse theaters in the U.K. will close temporarily beginning on Thursday, October 8th.The move had originally been reported on Saturday, but parent company Cineworld Cinemas posted a message on social media early Sunday denying the news and simply stating the company was considering the move:We can confirm we are considering the temporary closure of our U.K. and US cinemas, but a final decision has not yet been reached. Once a decision has been made we will update all staff and customers as soon as we can.But within 24 hours, the…
Last modified on Monday, 05 October 2020 02:52