The Radice Files — Episode 177: Todays newsletter is like a box of chocolates

You know the next line. You never know what you’re going to get.

Today we have a veritable plethora, nay, a cornucopia of interesting things to peruse. 😊

Happy Sunday.

NBCUniversal And YouTube TV Reach Carriage Deal, Avoid Blackout; NBCU Says It Felt “Obligated” To Warn Viewers — Update

NBCUniversal and YouTube TV have reached a carriage agreement, enabling 14 NBCU networks to avoid going dark.

Jon Stewart’s New Talk Show Could Be A First For Streaming

Talk and news shows have yet to hit it big for streamers, though Netflix and others have tried. ‘The Problem With Jon Stewart’ bows six years after the host left ‘The Daily Show,’ and the TV landscape is transformed.

Streaming was supposed to stop piracy. Now it is easier than ever | Piracy | The Guardian

With new streamers constantly launching and lockdowns changing watching patterns, film and TV piracy is mounting a comeback. Can anything be done?

Planet ‘Squid Game’: How Netflix’s Biggest Show Came to Be

How big is Netflix’s Squid Game? Huge. In this week’s edition of the Buffering newsletter, streaming TV analyst Josef Adalian reports on the Korean drama taking the world by storm, and how Netflix’s international strategy made it happen.

Gloria Steinem, CBS Chief George Cheeks & SpringHill COO Devin Johnson To Speak At One Day Immersive, A College Career Event With Diversity Focus — Deadline

One Day Immersion, a diversity-focused student career development event, will host speakers like Gloria Steinem and CBS CEO George Cheeks.

SCAD is #1 in the Top 50 Creative Media & Entertainment Schools and Colleges in the World 2021

2021 Update! The official rankings have been calculated based on the performance of students work submitted to an independent industry panel.

A Year in the Life: Who Gets a Master’s Degree in the Beatles? — The New York Times

In Liverpool, England, a postgraduate program aims to turn Beatles fans into serious students of the band’s legacy.

Stevie Van Zandt: ‘You’re going to see violence in my country that you haven’t seen since the Civil War’ | The Independent

Legendary rock star, Stevie Van Zandt has released a memoir exploring a lifetime in rock ’n’ roll. He talks to Sam Moore about Bruce Springsteen, ‘The Sopranos’ and busting Nelson Mandela out of prison

Will Smith reveals the worst film he’s ever starred in: ‘It’s a thorn in my side’ | The Independent

Actor also revealed best movie in his three-decade career

Tesla delivers record-breaking number of vehicles in third quarter — TechCrunch

Tesla delivered a record-breaking 241,300 electric vehicles in the third quarter, blowing past expectations as other U.S. automakers experienced a drop in sales as the result of a global chip shortage. The vast majority of Tesla deliveries (some 96%) were its newer Model 3 sedan and Model Y crossover, according to its report released Saturday. […]

ALADDIN Cancels Additional Broadway Performances Through October 10th Due to Additional Covid-19 Cases

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Aladdin has canceled performances for Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 10th. Their next planned performance is Tuesday, October 12th at 7pm.

Mick Jagger goes unnoticed while having a beer at Charlotte dive bar | Daily Mail Online

Rock legend Mick Jagger, 78, went unnoticed at a famous Charlotte dive bar on Wednesday night while on a stop with the Rolling Stones on their No Filter Tour, the first without late drummer Charlie Watts

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