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Astronomers’ latest discovery, fried chicken goodness, and Chef’s Table Season 1

This is the 38th episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed Gatson and Cherie Gatson.

In this episode:

  • Move over E.T. This week, astronomers discovered 7 new planets in a galaxy far, far away; 3 of which fall into the “habitable zone.”
  • Fast food’s latest acquisition has us hoping for Popeye’s chicken in Oregon.
  • And Netflix’ documentary series Chef’s Table makes us appreciate cinematography and artistry.


Scroll below for links & show notes…

Question of the week: What’s your favorite alien encounter movie?

Say What?

Spectacles now available online, and yes, Facebook is still stealing Snap’s ideas

Snap Inc. made Spectacles available for purchase online for $129. — The Verge

In other Snap news, Facebook is still ripping off its ideas — this time in WhatsApp — Techcrunch

Astronomers make a planet-sized discovery…literally

NASA announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets around a star about 40 light years away from Earth. All seven could have water, which is key to life like ours, and three of them fall in the habitable zone. — CBS News or Reuters

This acquisition could mean more fried chicken goodness coming to a town near you

The fast-food universe gave birth to a deep-fried, flame-broiled lovechild today: After weeks of swirling rumors, Burger King parent company Restaurant Brands International announced this morning that it’s acquiring Popeyes for $1.8 billion. — Eater

What We’re Streaming

Chef’s Table Season 1

Starring: Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura, Bill Buford

Episodes: 6 (1 season)

Runtime: 50 – 55 minutes per episode

Genre: Documentary

Chef’s Table goes inside the lives and kitchens of six of the world’s most renowned international chefs.

Ballet 422 

Director: Jody Lee Lipes

Starring: Justin Peck, Tiler Peck, Sterling Hyltin

Runtime: 75 minutes

Genre: Documentary, Music

From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer Justin Peck crafts a new work.

The Latest in Streaming

Iconic Film Team Swooped Up By Netflix

Netflix Buys Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Starring Robert De Niro — Variety

Netflix Isn’t Done Flexing Its Comedy Muscle

With exclusive stand-up specials from Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman lined up for later this year, the streaming giant’s dominance in what was once HBO’s territory continues. — Vanity Fair

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