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The New Haven Nose On Ariana Grande's 'God Is A Woman' And HBO's 'Sharp Objects'

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Ariana Grande, from the video for "God Is a Woman."

Ariana Grande already had a top 10 hit from her forthcoming album, Sweetener. As of this week, she's got songs at numbers six and eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 with the debut of her single "God Is a Woman." The song and its video have become somewhat controversial in certain corners of the internet.

And: Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl was a literary phenomenon in 2012. In its wake, film/television rights for her previous novels were snapped up. And now, six years later, HBO is airing an eight-episode (and only eight episodes, by the way) miniseries adapted in part by Flynn and starring Amy Adams.

Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:


  • Tom Breen - Film critic and reporter for the New Haven Independent; host of WNHH radio's Deep Focus
  • Mercy Quaye - Founder and executive director of The Narrative Project
  • Pedro Soto - Account executive at DRT Power Systems in New Haven

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

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