But Look, The Nose Made You Some Content: 'Bo Burnham: Inside' And 'No Sudden Move'
Bo Burnham: Inside is a Netflix standup comedy concert play documentary thing written, shot, edited, directed, and performed by Bo Burnham. Burnham made it by himself, with no audience and no crew, during pandemic lockdowns.
And: No Sudden Move is Steven Soderbergh's sixth movie in the four years since he returned from retirement, and his second for HBOMax. It's a neo-noir crime thriller set in 1950s Detroit, and it's got an all-star enemble cast: Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbour, Amy Seimetz, Jon Hamm, Ray Liotta, Kieran Culkin, Brendan Fraser, and more.
Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:
- Bill Cosby's sex assault conviction overturned by court
- College Athletes May Earn Money From Their Fame, N.C.A.A. Rules
Here's a breakdown of why the N.C.A.A. finally relented to pressure to allow athletes to make money beyond the cost of attending their universities.
- Does the Job of Talk-Show Sidekick Even Make Sense Anymore?
Andy Richter reinvigorated the thankless, tired role, but now that "Conan" is going off the air, it's time to re-evaluate work that was often mired in stereotypes.
- Why 'Fast & Furious' Is Our Best -- And Worst -- Franchise
- F9 Makes Dom Toretto Canonically Tall
- The Life and Death of Pete Davidson's Chad
Davidson and the creators of Saturday Night Live's monosyllabic icon chart his improbable rise and explosive fall.
- Bullshitting Is Actually a Sign of Intelligence, Study Finds
This is not BS.
- NPR's Joy Generator
- A Food Critic Reviews the Swedish Chef's New Restaurant
- What Gets Lost as Little Leagues Get Smaller
Town leagues, unprofessionalized and open to all, knit neighborhoods together in ways that intensive and competitive travel teams do not.
- It's Not Easy Being Greenspeople
Transforming winter into spring or creating faux forests and fanciful estates is all in a day's work for these behind-the-scenes masters of foliage on movie and TV sets.
- When A City-Size Star Becomes A Black Hole's Lunch, The Universe Roils
- With gift from David Geffen, Yale's drama school goes tuition-free
- Elvis Costello dismisses claims Olivia Rodrigo plagiarized his music, saying that's rock and roll
- The Tin Man Gets His Heart: An Oral History of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day'
Three decades ago, James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Linda Hamilton joined forces again to make the biggest, baddest, most eye-popping sequel ever. Here's the story of how the machines took over Hollywood.
- Judge Denies Britney Spears' Request To Have Her Father Removed From Conservatorship
- How Twitter can ruin a life
Isabel Fall's sci-fi story "I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter" drew the ire of the internet. This is what happened next.
- Rebecca Castellani - Co-founder of Quiet Corner Communications, Marketing and Events Manager at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center, and a freelance writer
- James Hanley - Co-founder of Cinestudio at Trinity College
Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.