Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 8 “Blockbusters and Brokenhearts”

This week Michelle and Joe delve into the labor disputes at Disneyland Paris that left the park littered with trash, we offer praise to Captain Marvel for breaking the one billion dollar box office mark, then we talk about the fiasco that the pre-sale ticket experience was for Avengers End Game this week, all part of our Disney Detective segment. In our entertainment news section we look at Netflix both raising it’s prices and getting some support from the US Department of Justice in what is shaping up to be a possible fight with the Academy for eligibility at the Academy Awards. Then we jump over to the music industry and talk about some health concerns associated with Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and a new album and tour coming from Celine Dion. We finish up with two great new picks in our Insightful Picks section including a new show suggestion from Michelle and another excellent podcast suggestion from Joe.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 10 “Questions and Answers”

Madison and Joe take a break from some of the heart hitting topics to mark their 10th episode with a little fun an levity. Here the audience has a chance to get to know Madison a bit more as she’s asked a series of questions ranging from her favorite movies to what historical figures she’d most like to have a dinner party with. We run through questions in the “About me”, “Pick List”, “Time and Space” and “Friends and Family” categories for a fast paced but in depth look at who Madison is and some of the things that make her tick.

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Insights into Entertainment: Episode 6 “Schooling the Celebrities”

This week Michelle and Joe do a quick recap on Captain Marvel. Then we dig into the seedy details of the lawsuit brought by MillerCoors against Bud Light for their now infamous “corn syrup” ad campaign. We’ll discuss the charges of K-Pop star Jung Joon-Young’s arrest and how the culture of Korean celebrities differs drastically from that of Hollywood and it’s often controversial laden crowd. We finish up our news dive with some curious details on the recent Celebrity College Cheating Scandal before we wrap this week’s podcast with our latest Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 5 “Disney Domination”

Michelle and Joe discuss a week full of Disney news. They analyze the new Aladdin trailer, take a look at the incredible numbers being put up by Captain Marvel. They also discuss the release dates of Disney’s new Galaxy’s End Star Wars attraction and some interesting details about it’s opening. Then they’ll talk about the industry wide impact of Disney finalizing their acquisition of much of the 21st Century Fox assets and the ripples it will have on movies and television moving forward. They’ll wrap up with a few new insightful picks of the week including another Netflix offering and our first pop culture convention/show pick of the series.

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