TV
HBO

Man of interest

Documentary | HBO’s Who Killed Garrett Phillips? shows how racism and incompetence can undermine justice
by Collin Garbarino
Posted 8/01/19, 03:49 pm

“We got a 12-year-old that’s lost his life. … We gotta lock somebody up.” Those words, spoken by a New York State Police officer, sum up the attitude of law enforcement in HBO’s new documentary Who Killed Garrett Phillips? Sadly, the people involved with prosecuting the case don’t seem overly concerned with ensuring they’ve gotten the right “somebody.”

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The Christ Hospital Health Network

Americans love #SharkWeek

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/31/19, 11:13 am

The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati is catching the “Shark Week” wave by giving each baby born there this week a “Baby Shark” onesie. In celebration of the Discovery Channel’s immensely popular annual event, the hospital also created an Instagram filter and the social media hashtag #BabySharkWeek.

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Netflix

Short of gold

Television | Netflix series Losers examines how eight athletes responded to defeat
by Jenny Rough
Posted 7/18/19, 12:57 pm

French figure skater Surya Bonaly placed fourth at the 1994 Winter Olympics, two places behind American sweetheart Nancy Kerrigan. Afterward, Bonaly walked into an empty dressing room and cried, frustrated that she hadn’t medaled. Still, she pressed on to compete in the 1994 World Figure Skating Championships, landing difficult jumps and combinations. There, she faced disappointment again, earning silver instead of the gold she believed she deserved.

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