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Ignorant flight attendants, Chris Rock signs with Netflix, and Amazon Original Fleabag

This is the 19th episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.

In this episode:

  • Racism and prejudice is alive and thriving in America; this week it just happens to be on a Delta flight.
  • Netflix continues to make big gains, nabbing Chris Rock for $40M.
  • And Amazon Original “Fleabag” wins the Stream Team award for most unique series.


Scroll below for links & show notes…

Say What?

Don’t get sick on a Delta flight; you may die because of ignorance

Man almost dies on plane because a flight attendant couldn’t stand to believe that a black woman could be a doctorDistractify

A cupcake that’s, apparently, racist

“A black-owned Oregon bakery is being accused of racism after selling an Oreo cupcake the named “Mr. President.” Fox News

Galaxy Note 7’s STILL catching fire

Samsung has reportedly suspended the production of Galaxy Note 7 devices as reports of replacement smartphones catching fire have continued. “We are temporarily adjusting the Galaxy Note 7 production schedule in order to take further steps to ensure quality and safety matters,” said a company spokesperson. CNN

What We’re Streaming

Cedric the Entertainer: Live From the Ville

Starring: Cedric the Entertainer

Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids

Starring: Justin Timberlake

Amazon Original Fleabag

Starring:  Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Jenny Rainsford

The Latest in Streaming

Nicki Minaj to release new album called “Pick My Fruit” (typical…)

“…Nicki’s new Marie Claire cover story promises that she has a new album on the way.” Complex

Complex names the best 30 podcasts

Some of our favorites make the list including The Read, Serial, Nerdist, This Week in Tech, Stream Team Show. Complex

Netflix nabs Chris Rock

Chris Rock is reportedly scoring a big paycheck for his return to stand-up comedy. Netflix announced Thursday that after an eight-year absence from doing stand-up, Rock will tape two new specials that will debut on Netflix worldwide. Mashable

Amazon Music Unlimited no longer a rumor

Amazon has launched an on-demand music streaming service. Its features, which include a collection of “tens of millions” of songs and recommendations for new music. However, it also includes integration with Amazon’s Echo devices and Alexa voice assistant. The service is set to cost $3.99 per month for Echo device owners and $7.99 per month, for Amazon Prime members. Those without either can pay $9.99 per month. Verge

Toca TV launches streaming service for kids

Hugely popular kids app maker Toca Boca are moving into the video streaming game. The company is now launching Toca TV, a new $4.99 per month subscription service offering kid-friendly videos, original cartoons and shows, as well as tools that let kids make their own videos with silly effects. TechCrunch

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