Original Content needs hugs after the family drama of Netflix’s ‘Meyerowitz Stories’

The Meyerowitz Stories It’s easy to roll your eyes at many of Adam Sandler’s recent films — including his Netflix Originals — but he’s also delivered impressive performances in good movies like Punch-Drunk Love and Funny People. Now we can add The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) to the list. The Meyerowitz Stories, which Netflix is releasing today, was written and directed by… Read More

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After raising $16M in funding, CastBox plans to fix podcast discovery

 More people than ever before are listening to podcasts, but as they soon find out, discovering new ones is a cumbersome process that lacks the serendipity users take for granted in other apps. CastBox wants to fix that by becoming “the YouTube of audio.” The podcast player for iOS and Android, which has raised $16 million in funding so far, is launching a new audio search… Read More

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Original Content has strange feelings about Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’

Big Mouth In Big Mouth, all the terrible, gross thoughts that you probably had while going through puberty come to life — in the form of actual hormone monsters voiced by Nick Kroll and Maya Rudolph. The Netflix animated series was created by Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett, and it’s the subject of the latest episode of the Original Content podcast.… Read More

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