We help you make sense of the cultural drama blowing up the internet. Every Wednesday, host Elamin Abdelmahmoud (Buzzfeed) is joined by Kevin Fallon (The Daily Beast) and Amil Niazi (Refinery 29, The Cut) to dissect and debate the biggest pop culture stories of the week.
Updated: Jan. 16, 2023
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The new film Don’t Look Up, a climate change allegory starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, became a hit for Netflix. But why is it dividing critics so intensely? And Showtime’s Yellowjackets and HBO’s Station Eleven are the most buzzy shows out right now. They’re also really dark. Are we finally ready to have our grim reality reflected in our TV?
In this week's Drop It In The Group Chat we talk bell hook's and All About Love, Betty White and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Insecure, plus, Joan Didion and Slouching Towards Bethlehem.
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Don't Look Up - 00:05:00
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