It’s been a turbulent week for Kanye West, and the responses to his breakdowns has us again discussing the understanding and compassion towards mental health in celebrity culture. Netflix’s 3 seasons and you’re out policy prompts us to take a bigger look at the legacy of great television series, and how streaming services are disrupting the game. Plus, fashion face masks and what does the demise of Q Mag mean for long form music journalism? Myf also shares her love for a new show created by Mindy Kaling and Zan felt all the feelings reading Colson Whitehead's award-winning book The Nickel Boys.
Kim KW statement: https://pitchfork.com/news/kim-kardashian-west-releases-statement-on-kanye-mental-health/
Mental Health stigma: https://www.pedestrian.tv/music/kanye-west-breakdown-jokes-mental-health-stigmas/
Bauer closes 8 magazines: https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/bauer-shuts-eight-magazines-including-nw-and-ok-in-covid-downturn-20200721-p55dyn.html
The end of Q Mag: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/music/12184911/from-3-night-boozy-benders-to-throwing-tvs-out-of-windows-the-end-of-q-magazine-is-the-end-of-rock-n-roll/
Netflix’s Cancel Culture: https://www.nme.com/features/cancel-culture-netflix-dead-to-me-ozark-2711544
Never Have I Ever: https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80179190
The Nickel Boys: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/223161/the-nickel-boys-by-colson-whitehead/
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