In this episode:
- Kyrie Irving’s new favorite color is green. In the latest NBA trade, Kyrie says goodbye to Lebron and the Cavaliers and heads to Boston to be the Celtics’ next star.
- Taylor swift breaks all kinds of streaming records with her latest single, “Look What You Made Me Do.”
- And an all star cast makes 2012’s “Trouble With the Curve” a great movie (catch it on Netflix!).
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Question of the week: Where’s your favorite spot to go camping?
Need a dad? Take your pick.
For more than a decade, 51-year-old Ryuichi Ichinokawa has run the Heart Project, a “family rental” business in Japan. For a fee, Ichinokawa and his staff of 100 actors pose as parents, in-laws, siblings, or friends in a variety of settings — weddings, funerals, and social functions. — The Hustle
Kyrie Irving is a Boston Celtic
The Boston Celtics have acquired All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for point guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and Brooklyn’s 2018 unprotected first-round pick, the teams announced Tuesday night. — ESPN
Directed by: Morten Tyldum
Written by: Jon Spaihts
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early. — IMDb
…check out how Passengers could have been a 3X better film via The NerdWriter
Trouble with the Curve
Directed by: Robert Lorenz
Written by: Randy Brown
A daughter tries to remedy her dysfunctional relationship with her ailing father, a decorated baseball scout by helping him in a recruiting trip which could be his last.. — IMDb
The Latest in Streaming
A new meaning for “Netflix and chill”
Netflix has put a lot of effort into building out its selection of “Late Night Comedies” (AKA, stoner movies) — and now, the company wants to make them a little more enjoyable for you. This past weekend, in what is surely one of the strangest side-projects in the history of the tech industry, the streaming video company unleashed its own line of cannabis strains. — The Hustle
Taylor Swift breaks streaming records with new single
From the moment of its release at 11:30 p.m. ET Thursday, the song has racked up a total of 184,589 download sales, while the rest of Swift’s catalog is up 98% Friday from Wednesday, according to figures released by BuzzAngle Music Saturday afternoon. — Variety
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