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Quarantine streaming is changing the definition of ‘primetime’ TV

03.31.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

People are streaming a lot of movies and TV shows while staying home during the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, because so much television is being watched during unconventional daytime hours — and streaming services offer viewers the ability to... ...

Watch the Tiger King

If you have Netflix and you haven't seen Tiger King, you're missing a real treat. It covers a few years of the life of Joe Exotic, a narcissistic roadside zoo proprietor with one weird trick for attracting husbands, and his nemesis, Carol Baskin, an animal rights activist with one weird trick for losing them. ...

‘Tiger King’ Season 2? Producers say more of Netflix docuseries could be on way

03.28.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

As the world has become swept up in the Netflix docuseries Tiger King: ******, Mayhem and Madness, everyone is clamoring for more about the wild characters that make up the colorful world of questionable exotic animal zoos. Luckily, producers Eric Go... ...

Watch Johnny Carson joke about the toilet paper shortage

No, that isn't a deepfake. In 1973, the stock market crashed and an Arab oil embargo resulted in a gas crisis. With that as the context, the (false) rumor of a toilet paper shortage emerged from and spread like wildfire via news outlets and then was fueled by Johnny Carson (who later apologized). It's a ...

Netflix drops cheeky comedy trailer with Rashida Jones and ‘black-ish’ creator

03.26.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Kenya Barris, creator of black-ish, has taken his talents to Netflix with a new original series. In the trailer for #blackaf, Barris plays a husband and father not unlike black-ish's Andre Johnson (whom he also modeled on his own experience), wit... ...

An oral history of The Office

Andy Greene literally wrote the book on The Office. His book The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History is released today! Vulture has an excerpt from the book telling the behind-the-scenes story of "Stress Relief," the two-part "fire drill" episode. Here's a snip:

Ben Silverman [producer]: ...