Nick Turner

Nick Turner


Editor at Bloomberg (@business) in charge of entertainment, media, sports and telecom. Haverford and Berkeley alum. LA pedestrian. Opinions are my self-owns.

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“I wouldn’t say it was the slowest I’ve seen, but it was slow.” via @chrispalmeri 

If your spec movie script has a love scene in it, might want to rethink that via @KellyGilblom 

CNN picks a helluva week to turn 40. @gerryfsmith  takes stock of the network (and apparently Jeff Zucker was only joking about running for mayor).

It's clear that HBO Max didn't have a "Mandalorian"-size hit when it launched. But it's interesting that it's buzziest new shows were for kids. via @Lucas_Shaw 

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I love where the guy puts his hands in his pockets to show how chill he is rn

*at dinner* Son: “Yeet!” Me: “What does ‘yeet’ even mean?” Son: “It’s just something cool people say.” Me: “Oh, really? I’ve never heard George Clooney say it.” All three kids: “Who’s George Clooney?” Wife, swirling wine: “You kind of walked into that one, dear.”

South LA (formerly known as South Central) is having a relatively quiet week

7-year-old had to come up with an invention for school and I have a few questions before I contribute to her Kickstarter... “Name of invention: Zip Zap Done! My invention would clean up every mess I made and if it turn[s] evil I would smash it in half...”

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The music industry makes much if not most of its money from black performers (they account for four of the five most popular songs on Spotify right now), but management is overwhelmingly white. via @Lucas_Shaw 

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The No. 1 pop star in the world right now (based on ticket sales, concert grosses, album sales, Spotify streams, Instagram interactions and YouTube views) is none other than Bad Bunny. 2/2

@jennymkaplan  listening to a bag of Doritos in the name of food journalism

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Former NBA commissioner David Stern singes the NFL, saying that Kaepernick would still have a job if he played basketball instead of football. via

Burger King is wading into the Net Neutrality debate for some reason. They did an experiment where customers could pay more to receive their Whoppers faster, and it "caused infuriation." h/t

I regret to say I was unable to get this typo fixed before my wife received her Mother’s Day bouquet today 😬

Oh dear. It seems that hats without flat brims are now known as...

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I’m so angry, I’m never going to use Morse code again

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Critics vs. audience: a story in two parts

U.S. Open ticket prices plunge after a chance to see history is replaced by a chance to see a rando Italian lady.

Best part of "Sully": when Sully tracks down bird that crashed plane and says "YOUR GOOSE IS COOKED" as he flicks a cigarette into jet fuel

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