Tag: netflix

Terrorism Close Calls: Part 2

Yet again, I’m going to discuss Netflix’s docu-series, Terrorism Close Calls. This time, the series discusses Khalid Aldawsari, a chemical engineering student that adopted radical ISIS ideology. This one was interesting because it deals with a part of the United States that I’m a bit more familiar with: Lubbock, Texas.

Terrorism Close Calls (Docu-series) Episode 1

Terrorism is one of the scariest and most visible threats in modern society. The nature of terrorist attacks combined with the following media coverage somewhat distorts the frequency of the attacks. This series, available on Netflix, is not about attacks that have happened in the past, but ones that almost happened.

Betting on Zero (2017 Documentary)

Betting on Zero is a 2017 documentary currently available on Netflix. It discusses Herbalife’s business practices, arguing that they way that they do business is harmful to the most vulnerable groups of people. Betting on Zero is a film that attempts to dig beneath the veneer that Herbalife and other multilevel marketing

Sour Grapes (2016 Documentary)

This is something I’m going to be experimenting with. I love watching documentaries, and I love talking about them. So, I’m going to try and talk about a documentary each week that I thought was interesting. They might be old, they might be new, they might be classic, they might

House of Cards: Part 13

This post will be my final thoughts on House of Cards by Michael Dobbs. I had a few more posts planned, but I ended up finishing the book ahead of schedule. So I’m going to wrap it up now. I also want to avoid spoiling what happens in the later

House of Cards: Part 12

As hard as Henry Collingridge had been trying to hold his party together, his career just couldn’t handle this latest scandal. Whether or not he and his brother are guilty of the financial dealings of which they were accused. Collingridge meets with his cabinet to discuss his resignation. He tells

House of Cards: Part 11

Enough of the buildup, it’s time for Francis Urquhart’s plan to finally fall into place. Henry Collingridge takes the worst timed after-breakfast walk of his career at the beginning of this section. He left before his secretary was about to give him some pretty bad news. Instead, he finds out

House of Cards: Part 10

After that meeting, we take some time to check on Mattie.

House of Cards: Part 8

Mattie is at a loss as to what to do. Her editor rejected her story outright, leaving her with nothing. If she wants any hope of getting her story published, she has to find some way to verify the source of the poll.

House of Cards: Part 7

This may be the seventh part of my review, but this is only the second part of the book. I was originally planning to review part 1 in its entirety as a single post, but as you can probably guess, there was a bit too much information to really do

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