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,
People from all over the world are doing their best to contain the Coronavirus outbreak, which has now spread across six continents. This week Ryan and Zach talk about the U.S. response and whether the nation's levels of preparedness and concern are up to par. They also share their thoughts on the new Blumhouse horror movie - The Invisible Man, and the new Netflix movie - Spenser Confidential.
Bryan Colangelo and the 76ers
This week on the show we talk about the weird story about Bryan Colangelo - the president of basketball operations and general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers - and his secret Twitter accounts. As fans of the team, Ryan and Zach offer their take on the story and what the team needs to do. We also review the new Blumhouse Production Upgrade and the newest season of Arrested Development.
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