In this episode:
- The city of Madrid says, “no more “manspreading,” and bans the act from all public transportation.
- Taylor Swift comes to a streaming platform near you.
- And AMC’s “Into the Badlands” impresses with its kickass (pun intended!) fight scenes.
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Question of the week: Best kung fu movie? Go!
“Manspreading” is a thing…and it’s being outlawed in countries everywhere
Manspreaders, your behavior and actions are so offensive that they’re being banned across the globe. In the wake of warnings against manspreading on display in public transit facilities around the world, The Municipal Transportation Company in Madrid is banning the invasive act in all buses in the city. — Mashable
What We’re Streaming
Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Into the Badlands
A mighty warrior and a young boy search for enlightenment in a post-apocalyptic territory controlled by feudal barons.
The Latest in Streaming
SiriusXM is buying a big stake in Pandora for $480 million
The investment ends months-long speculation that SiriusXM would buy Pandora outright. It’s not clear why plans changed, but SiriusXM says the cash injection “will allow Pandora to make targeted investments” — though it doesn’t elaborate on what those might involve. SiriusXM needed a way into streaming, Pandora needed cash. — The Verge
Taylor Swift pulls a 180°
Swifties, your wildest dreams have come true: Taylor Swift just made her entire back catalog available on Spotify and other streaming services. The pop superstar’s five albums are also available on Tidal, Amazon, Pandora and other digital music platforms, ending a years-long stalemate. — Billboard
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