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Movie: The Great Hack

"The Great Hack," relives the 2016 presidential election by following the personal journeys of key players in the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal. David Carroll, a media professor who spends the film doggedly trying to retrieve his personal data from Cambridge Analytica. British journalist, Carole Cadwalladr, who exposes how Cambridge Analytica harvested data from more than 50 million Facebook users to create targeted ads for the Trump 2016 campaign. And Brittany Kaiser, the former director of business development at Cambridge Analytica, turned whistleblower
posted by growabrain on Jul 28, 2019 - 2 comments

Podcast: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: The Alex Kogan Experience

Everyone hates grammar and ethics cops. Until they need one.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 10, 2019 - 2 comments

The Department of Time: Cambio de tiempo (Change of Time)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 13

Season Finale: After the defeat of the Spanish Armada along the English coast in 1588, King Philip II decides to break the Ministry rules (imposed by his great-grandmother Isabella) and travel back in time to so the Armada will win the battle. When the Ministry refuses to help, Philip takes over, discovering that he can not only travel into the past but the future as well. Julián, Alfonso and Amelia return to 2016 from a mission to find history has been drastically changed. Philip is now King of the World, and the King of Time. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 20, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: The Neon Demon

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Apr 2, 2018 - 8 comments

Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe: 2016 Wipe  Season 3, Ep 9

Charlie Brooker takes a look back at a year that started innocently with a puddle. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Dec 30, 2016 - 13 comments

Roots: Night 4  Season 1, Ep 4

Part 4. After more than 20 years in England, Chicken George is given his freedom and returns to the Lea farm. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 3, 2016 - 3 comments

Roots: Night 3  Season 1, Ep 3

Part 3. As George grows to manhood, he exhibits traits of both parents. Like Tom Lea, he loves cockfighting and carousing; an accomplished trainer of gamecocks, he earns the nickname "Chicken George." [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 2, 2016 - 7 comments

The NBA on TNT: NBA Finals: CLE vs GSW  Season 27, Ep 6

The NBA Finals begin tonight, 6/2/2016, featuring a rematch of last year's match-up. But many things have changed. The Warriors are somehow way better than they were last year with the same personnel (including ye olde Del Curry Jr), and the Cavs are healthy and rested. Who will the narrative favor? The Never-beloved Old Guard, or the New Math? [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Jun 2, 2016 - 132 comments

Roots: Night 2  Season 1, Ep 2

Part 2. In 1775, Kunta is working on the Waller farm when he meets English Redcoats encouraging slaves to run away and join the English army. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 1, 2016 - 4 comments

Roots: Night 1  Season 1, Ep 1

In 1750 in the river region of The Gambia in West Africa, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, have their first child, a son named Kunta. (Part 1 of a 4 part series) [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on May 30, 2016 - 12 comments

Voltron: Legendary Defender

Reboot of the Voltron series with updated animation and characters. The series is produced by Dreamworks and distributed by Netflixs. Legendary Defender centers on five Earth teenagers — Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge and Shiro — who are thrown into the middle of an intergalactic battle and become the last line of defense for Arus and other planets against an evil alien force led by King Zarkon. (USAToday) [more inside]
posted by chrono_rabbit on May 12, 2016 - 6 comments

Movie: The Jungle Book

The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on May 5, 2016 - 17 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Encryption  Season 3, Ep 5

This week....Hillary Clinton apologizes for remarks made about Nancy Reagan on the occaision of her death. Trump rallies erupt in violence, but he claims (despite multiple recorded examples) not to have encouraged it. International Women's Day is observed, sometimes oddly, throughout the world. Swiss president Johann Schneider-Ammann commemorates the Day of the Sick with a weird speech. And Now: Everybody Listen, Bernie Sanders Has Something to Say. Main story: Software encryption (18m), especially relevant concerning Apple's current court case. LWT made a commercial on behalf of Apple about the nature of software security. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Mar 14, 2016 - 10 comments

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