Media Diary (April 2020)

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Some things I’ve experienced lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff:

Ozark (TV): Staggeringly good, and that last scene in the season 3 finale was 😬

Bad Education (Movie): Totally enjoyable

Unorthodox (TV): A fantastic show, couldn’t stop watching

Beastie Boys Story (Movie): I wasn’t super familiar with their history, and it’s amazing

Mrs. America (TV): Depressing subject matter done extremely well

Rams (Movie): What a career

The Last Dance (TV): While I’m about as far from a sports fan as you can get, I did grow up in Chicago in the ’90s, so this is catnip (and is also really good)

More Quibi Shows (Uh, Quibi): I wrote about a bunch of shows at their launch, but also into Agua Donkeys, Run This City, Dummy, The Stranger, Survive and Nikki Fre$h

Slow Burn (TV): I enjoyed the podcast, and am enjoying the show

Tales From The Loop (TV): Still early with this, but pretty interesting

Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children (TV): Such a crazy story (and still compelling, even after the podcast and second season of Mindhunter)

California King (Podcast): All hail the kings

Gaming Historian (YouTube): Really impressed by these segments (and I’ll never tire of the subject matter)

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (Movie): I’d last like 20 minutes in this environment

Rabbit Hole (Podcast): A chilling journey into YouTube radicalization

The Searchers (Movie): Despite the critical acclaim, I’d probably rank Unforgiven higher 🤷‍♂️

Run (TV): Pretty entertaining (and with short episodes! 🙌)

Shtisel (TV): Just started this (a recommendation from a friend after I tweeted about Unorthodox), but I’m already on board