TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ is difficult-but-essential viewing

“When They See Us,” a new miniseries on Netflix, can be so infuriating that it’s hard to watch — especially its first hour, which depicts the arrest of the teenaged boys who became known as The Central Park Five, and…

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TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: ‘Black Mirror’ returns with one of its strongest seasons

Less than six months after releasing the disappointing interactive experiment “Bandersnatch,” Netflix’s science fiction anthology series “Black Mirror” is back with three traditionally-structured episodes. On the latest installment of the Original Content podcast, we weigh in with our thoughts on…

Mashable: Lin-Manuel Miranda raps as a dragon in new album from ‘Story Pirates’ podcast creators

The ‘Story Pirates’ podcast hosts are (l to r) – Meghan O’Neill, Lee Overtree, Peter McNerny, and Rachel Wenitsky. Image: JMA Photography By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall2019-06-13 11:00:00 UTC Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at…

TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’ is a surprisingly sweet romantic comedy

“Always Be My Maybe” — a new film starring and co-written by Ali Wong and Randall Park — continues Netflix’s streak of solid romantic comedies. That said, anyone expecting it to match Wong’s delightfully dirty stand-up (showcased in the Netflix…

TechCrunch: Farewell iTunes: Apple brings standalone Music, Podcasts and TV apps to Mac

Apple is dismantling its aging iTunes software with today’s announcement that it’s launching standalone versions of its Music, Podcasts and TV apps for Mac users on the next version of macOS, Catalina. These same apps are currently available on iOS…