In this episode:
- The Obama family goes out in style thanks to their many fans.
- New research shows that dogs PREFER to listen to soft rock and reggae music.
- And we throw back with the classic dance movie Stomp the Yard.
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Question of the week: What’s your favorite dance movie?
Supporters honor the Obama’s with a ‘thank you’ fashion line
“We know, we know—you miss the Obamas. But lucky for you, there’s a clothing line to help you express those emotions. Enter Thank You Obama, a seven-piece apparel brand that sums up our feelings on the former First Family.” — Harper’s Bazaar
If your dog’s having a bad day, prescribe him a little bit of soft rock
Researchers have found that dogs have a preference for soft rock and reggae music. The study involved playing six-hour Spotify playlists to shelter dogs and monitoring indicators of their stress levels such as their heart rates, cortisol levels, and certain behaviors like lying down or barking. — Washington Post
What We’re Streaming
Director: Vikram Gandhi
Starring: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell
A look into the early life of President Barack Obama.
Stomp the Yard
Director: Sylvain White
Starring: Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Ne-Yo
After the death of his brother, a dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University, and eventually joins a fraternity’s effort to win a step competition.
The Latest in Streaming
Facebook wants in the streaming game too
Facebook is making an app for television and asking publishers to create TV-like programs for it, according to the Wall Street Journal. The app will reportedly be available for Apple TV, and other boxes. Facebook has been working on the app since last summer. It now wants shows to fill it with. — Verge
‘Look, Ma, No Hands!’
MindFlix lets you browse Netflix with your mind. During a company Hackathon Netflix developers built a system that let you browse the Netflix library hands free. — Tech Times
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