Neither has Apple, for that matter. Consider Apple’s other media businesses that deal in original content. Apple TV+ might be a decent comp, but the state of that service is pretty ambiguous at this point. The last time the service’s user numbers were widely discussed, it was thought to be around 33 million, though researchers suspected the majority of those subs were not paid for but bundled in as part of a broader distribution arrangement. The fact that Apple just further extended Apple TV+ free trials until July 2021 doesn’t inspire much confidence on the user acquisition front. And hits? Outside of Ted Lasso, I can’t really think of a solid breakout, though I did moderately enjoy The Morning Show, and yeah, of course I’ll watch Sofia Coppola’s latest, but the portfolio doesn’t feel like something that can match up against the deep libraries of Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Max or the gravitational pull of Disney+’s preexisting IP … [Read more...] about So, Is Apple Building a Netflix for Podcasts?
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Hazel tries to leave the house and starts fighting with her mom.This is a five-alarm crying scene, but parents in particular, be warned: You should not be within sensory range when Laura Dern tells Shailene Woodley that she’s been taking social-work classes to help other parents. It is brutal. Even the non-criers on Vulture’s staff got weepy at this point. Come back into the theater, but stand in the back, when: … [Read more...] about Here’s How Not to Cry While Watching
Sudhish Kamath: I'm sure they anticipated trouble which is why they exercised restraint. And admitted to it too, they edited a lot of it out, some with discretion, some for quality control and some to ensure it doesn't get controversial and shocking for the sake of being shocking. I thought it was a very good call to edit out some of the kisses that happened. … [Read more...] about Live chat: Post AIB Roast – What the law says on stand-up comedy
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