One of my big frustrations with the “debate” over Netflix is how little we know. That’s a gripe I share with a lot of folks. One of my big frustrations with coverage of Netflix is how seldom folks try to step into the gap and estimate data points for Netflix.
You can tell we’ve hit peak coronavirus coverage when you see the headline “Did Disney predict the virus?” Because the film Tangled features a “quarantined” character in a town called “Corona”. Yep. In more serious coverage, the predictions that coronavirus is “no big deal” have shifted to “we’ll be in
The most important thing in this time of crisis is to focus on staying healthy and being good citizens. So don’t hoard food, avoid public gatherings, and try to donate blood. Still, the economic consequences will quickly become as real as the pandemic ones. This is really what we pay
In times of crisis, it’s important to thread the line between adequately explaining a crisis and avoiding exacerbating the worry about that crisis. Enter the “coronavirus” (or Covid-19), the global pandemic–even if it hasn’t been called that yet–that is impacting economies from China to America, and whose full impact won’t