The Radice Files — Episode 49 “NFT’s, Marijuana, and Amazon”

All this media merger talk has got me thinking, can ownership of so much content by so few companies be good?

Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiatives and the GOP War on Democracy — Rolling Stone

Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage

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AMC’s Stock Soars 35% as Reddit Investors Celebrate

A wild Thursday added to AMC’s already-incredible jump from $2 per share back in January

www.thewrap.com

Amazon, Microsoft and Google Pursue $1 Billion Cloud Deal With Boeing — The Information

The biggest cloud computing companies — Amazon, Microsoft and Google — often pull out all the stops to land long-term contracts with marquee corporate customers. The latest prize all three are pursuing, according to four people with knowledge of the matter, is a multiyear deal to provide cloud …

www.theinformation.com

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar To Stay Through 2021 — The Hollywood Reporter

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar says he plans to stay at the company through at least 2021. He told staff his decision Thursday.

www.hollywoodreporter.com

Throwing cold water…

Comcast CFO: ‘M&A Is Not An Answer’ | Multichannel News

Mike Cavanagh said operator will look at all opportunities, but ‘we like the hand we have’

www.nexttv.com

Joe Walsh Says Radio Show Canceled in Purge of ‘Anti-Trump Conservative Voice’

Former congressman Joe Walsh announced late Wednesday that his radio show has been canceled by a boss he described as a “big Trumper.”

www.thewrap.com

Stephen Colbert Says Amazon Should Release Trump’s ‘Apprentice’ Outtakes After Buying MGM

In the wake of Amazon’s acquisition of MGM, Stephen Colbert urged Jeff Bezos to release outtakes from Trump’s “The Apprentice.”

variety.com

WSJ News Exclusive | Rush Limbaugh’s Radio Show to Be Taken Over by Clay Travis and Buck Sexton

Duo’s show to begin airing in the coveted weekday time slot on June 21 in hundreds of markets.

www.wsj.com

Nat Wolff to Play Joe Exotic’s Husband Travis Maldonado in Peacock Limited Series

“The Stand” star Nat Wolff has joined the cast of Peacock’s “Joe Exotic” limited series, the streamer announced Wednesday.

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So Amazon Just Paid a 40% Premium to Buy MGM — What’s It Really Getting? | Next TV

A musical factory under Louis B. Mayer, broken up and passed around like a corporate football by Ted Turner and airline magnet Kirk Kerkorian in the ’80s … what’s left for Prime Video members to see?

www.nexttv.com

Disney closing 100 cable channels |

Disney is set to close 100 of its cable television channels this year as it continues its move towards a streaming future. Speaking at JPMorgan’s annual Gl

advanced-television.com

You can now bet in this D.C. arena — How the U.S.’s first arena sportsbook looks

Caesar’s has opened the nation’s first full-service sportsbook inside an arena. CNBC’s Contessa Brewer reports from the sportsbook in Washington, D.C., on what it could mean for the industry.

www.cnbc.com

Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby Top BET Awards Nominations With 7 Each

Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby each scored seven nominations from the BET Awards for 2021, which air June 27 on BET.

www.thewrap.com

Doja Cat, John Legend, and others join Quincy Jones’ NFT platform

Quincy Jones is getting into the NFT business, but he’s doing it eco-friendly style. The long-time musician and producer announced his newest venture: an NFT platform for musicians called OneOf. It’s already garnered the support of artists such as John Legend, H.E.R., Jacob Collier, Kid Laroi and Doja Cat.

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Oscars Set Next Show Date For March 2022 | TV News Check

After a year of disruption, innovation and catastrophically low ratings, the Academy Awards are getting back to business as usual. The show will return to the Dolby Theatre for its ABC broadcast and the eligibility window will once again close at the end of the calendar year.

tvnewscheck.com

And finally…bad news for me

‘Debris’ Canceled After 1 Season at NBC

Drama’s finale aired Monday

www.thewrap.com

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