Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are looking to avoid the mistakes they made during the 2016 election. But by doing that they may actually be furthering disinformation and other conspiracy theories. This week we are talking about the information and misinformation you need to know and how to avoid making the situation worse one week before the election. We also share our thoughts on Borat 2, American Utopia, and Black Box
At the beginning of the pandemic, American sports fans were left with no live sports to watch for nearly four months. Then suddenly in June and July, all the major sports leagues returned to play at once creating a sports fan dream. Or so we thought. In reality, people aren't watching and viewership for all the leagues is down steeply from 2019, including the NBA finals, the Stanley Cup, and even NFL games. Why is that? This week we try and figure out why that is happening. We also share our thoughts on The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Lie, and Deaf U,
Last week, the FBI intercepted six men that were trying to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. She is okay, but this week we're talking about the kidnappers' potential motivations, how the FBI stopped them, and why this could happen again. We also share our thoughts on the season 2 finale of The Boys on Amazon as well Hubie Halloween and The Haunting of Bly Manor.
Donald Trump shockingly if not unsurprisingly, tested positive for the coronavirus. But he's not the only one after the White House hosted a super-spreader event in the Rose Garden. How did this happen, what does the recovery process look like, and how will the effect the election? We talk about all of that with a respiratory therapist who has been on the front line in Philadelphia. We also share our thoughts on three Netflix movies: Enola Holmes, American Murder, and Dick Johnson is Dead.
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
A podcast where we talk about what's going on in the news and cross that with our favorite movies