It’s crazy bold, or maybe just crazy, but perhaps we could minimize murder by making stars of those who slaughter. Who’s with me?

Sorgente: Stop Murder … by Making Killing a Game?

Little Red tells the true story of young Malcolm Little – decades before he became the civil rights icon.

Sorgente: This Comedy Duo Dares to Turn Malcolm X Into a Cartoon

For some reason, I never really imagined that Quentin Tarantino would ever work with Al Pacino but it looks like there’s a chance that it might happen. According to Variety, the director is interested in casting the actor in his upcoming ninth film that is set in 1969.

Sorgente: Quentin Tarantino is Also Looking to Cast Al Pacino in His Manson Family Movie

Wow, maybe that petition actually worked.

Sorgente: ‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 9 With New (Fourth) Showrunner

Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer for Sundance’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition opening-night film “Loveling.”

Sorgente: Sundance World Cinema Opening Film ‘Loveling’ Unveils Trailer (EXCLUSIVE), with no Like button or Share button, tries to inoculate against the hazards of virality.

Sorgente: Antisocial Media: Not Every Message Has to Go Viral

The recent books by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay, and Evan Narcisse have had great character-driven stories.

Sorgente: Complex and Satisfying, You Should Read the ‘Black Panther’ Comics

Opinion: Google, Twitter, and Signal should take steps to ensure their tools aren’t restricting Iranian’s free speech.

Sorgente: Tech Companies Are Complicit in Censoring Iran Protests

Activist investors filed shareholder resolutions asking Facebook and Twitter to take more responsibility for content on their sites, highlighting how concerns about the power of big tech firms is moving from Washington to Wall Street.

Sorgente: Activist Investors’ Next Targets: Facebook, Twitter

The show’s most recent season hinted that its episodes are connected—but it should stay an anthology series.

Sorgente: Please Don’t Let ‘Black Mirror’ Be a Shared Universe

The video known as badday.mpg has been an internet phenomenon for more than 20 years. Thanks, CERN.

Sorgente: The Strange History of One of the Internet’s First Viral Videos

The land of Faulkner is proving fertile ground for New York Times best-sellers and National Book Award winners.

Sorgente: Meet the Next Generation of Mississippi Writers


n response to critics, Facebook says it is changing its newsfeed algorithm to generate “more meaningful social interactions.”

Sorgente: Facebook Tweaks Newsfeed to Favor Content from Friends, Family

La scuola è un sentiero 

Pubblicato: 13 gennaio 2018 in la giusta distanza

A che cosa serve ancora la scuola? Il signor Nayak lo sa.

Sorgente: La scuola è un sentiero | Il caffè di Massimo Gramellini

Six of the best: Frith Tiplady

Pubblicato: 12 gennaio 2018 in la giusta distanza

The executive producer of dramas including Peaky Blinders, Fortitude and Ripper Street chooses a mixture of British and US dramas – including one that has been stuck in her mind for the past 20 years.

Sorgente: Six of the best: Frith Tiplady

Screen magic

Pubblicato: 11 gennaio 2018 in la giusta distanza

Ambitious Brazilian telenovela Deus Salve o Rei (God Save the King) goes big on visual effects in a bid to recreate its medieval setting.

Sorgente: Screen magic

These digital Instagram stars and pop artists are ageless and artificial and may soon be intelligent.

Sorgente: The Next Big Celebrities Are Cyborgs