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Chicken roadkill, Kanye breaks ties with Tidal, and Starz original American Gods

This is the 57th episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.

In this episode:

  • Over 7,500 chicken make a dash for freedom after a transport truck crashes on an Austrian highway.
  • Yeezy throws Jay-Z the peace sign and breaks ties with Tidal Music.
  • And Starz’ original series American Gods has a unique cinematic style that’s a mix between 300 and Sin City.


Scroll below for links & show notes…

Say What?

Chicken crash

A truck crash involving a sleepy driver and 7,500 chickens caused chaos in Austria on Tuesday after the birds blocked part of a highway. — CNN

Firemen remove chicken and transport boxes from a highway near Linz, Austria on Tuesday. — CNN

Delta passenger goes HAM

A flight attendant attempting to subdue a first-class passenger who lunged for the emergency exit door hit him over the head with two wine bottles, breaking one of them. And yet, the impact didn’t stop him from resisting restraints from other attendants and passengers. — The Daily Dot

What We’re Streaming

American Gods

Created by: Bryan Fuller, Michael Green

Starring: Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover

A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself “Wednesday” and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow’s life and past. — IMDb

Le Mans: Racing is everything

Starring: Shea Adam, John Hindhaugh, André Lotterer

Limited series follows the participants of France’s 24-hour car race that takes place annually in Le Mans. — IMDb

The Latest in Streaming

Streaming actors say “show me the money”

Netflix and Amazon will have to pay stars more, and pay them sooner. It’s not just writers who are getting a better deal from streaming video providers. SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached a “tentative” 3-year deal that includes better pay for actors on Amazon, Hulu, Netflix and other subscription-based on-demand services. — Engadget

Kanye West terminates his exclusive Tidal streaming deal

Tidal no longer has exclusive rights to stream Kanye West’s music, according to Complex and Billboard. Engadget was also able to independently confirm that Jay-Z’s streaming service and West, who was one of its 16 original artist-owners, have terminated their deal. — Engadget

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