In this week’s news show, Steve and Ken give their thoughts on some of the major topics in the nerd community. We speculate on why Disney’s happiest places on earth seem a bit empty this summer. We discuss Apple offering $1 million to hackers and the $200 million that the Game of Thrones showrunners received from Netflix. Ninja leaves Twitch for Mixer and his followers got a big surprise on his channel. We also discuss the recent decisions by Walmart and Universal following the recent mass shootings. A community member left us a voicemail with his thoughts on The Boys and we respond.
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Links to topics discussed:
The Nerd Cantina Review of Brian Banks- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tdXqkL8QAs
The Nerd Cantina Review of The Kitchen- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4aG2ivXEnQ
Apple offers $1 million to hackers- https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2019/08/08/apple-confirms-1-million-reward-for-hackers-who-find-serious-iphone-vulnerabilities/?fbclid=IwAR2Gu--pQSP2uUYDfyDnuIwJLvV5-LmVlLYBHk6Xx5XmzUruap9a2gkjAGw#26976d673948
Game of Thrones showrunners get paid by Netflix- https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/09/netflix-just-spent-200-million-for-game-of-thrones-creators.html?fbclid=IwAR2tg1QmLwznfhuUCtlNfGjjlihHCPwbLVI1_qJc0uKfB-baTN8QALRpll8
The Hunt gets cancelled by Universal- https://variety.com/2019/film/news/the-hunt-canceled-universal-betty-gilpin-hilary-swank-emma-roberts-1203298774/