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Netflix Needs To Chill Out And Get A Grip Before Destroying Its Brand

April 22nd, 2022
Netflix Needs To Chill Out And Get A Grip Before Destroying Its Brand

It’s extremely rare that your brand becomes so well known that it becomes a part of the popular lexicon, particularly in regard to a term of social interaction. But, Netflix and Chill, has become a popular phrase over the last couple of years. The introduction of it into the social conversation just goes to show how ubiquitous Netflix has become over the past few years. It’s pretty amazing. Twenty years ago, the company, struggling along, went to Blockbuster attempting to sell themselves to the then-monolithic entertainment entity. Now, Netflix is a goliath, and Blockbuster, well,... Read More

New Chicago 7 Film Carries Powerful Relevance Today

October 20th, 2020
New Chicago 7 Film Carries Powerful Relevance Today

What year is it? There are scores of protests over racial injustice and civil rights. There’s rioting and police brutality. A global pandemic kills tens of thousands of Americans. A bitter presidential election featuring a former vice president. Debates over law and order and the limits of free speech. Of course, you could be talking about this year, with its collision of cataclysmic crises. But that also summarized 1968, which also featured the shocking assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, which fed into the massive violence in Chicago during the August Democratic... Read More