Shouting out commands to Alexa, Siri, or your quasi-sentient-personal-assistant of choice seems mostly (mostly?) harmless, but watch out: You might fuck up your kid!
It seems that Amazon, a company valued at $768 billion and owned by the richest man alive, has succeeded in pressuring the Seattle City Council to take up a repeal of a business tax meant to fund relief for the city’s growing homelessness and housing crisis. A crisis caused, in no small part, by Amazon.
Amazon will be turning the New York Times’ second best column*, “Modern Love,” into an eight-episode comedic series. As Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios, told The Hollywood Reporter: “We’re looking for our next big show that women also can’t stop talking about.” Ah, women! Our tastes are so predictable!
To all the simple and naive individuals who thought that Amazon’s Alexa was essentially your property, your loyal lackey who will stand by your side no matter how much verbal abuse she receives, no matter how many times you shout toward her, “ALEXA, GOOGLE JOANNA ROTHKOPF. ALEXA, DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM. ALEXA, FUCK…
It is extremely gutsy to take on an adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s novel Picnic at Hanging Rock when there is already Peter Weir’s perfect 1975 film. But not long into Amazon’s 2018 revamp of the Gothic classic does it become clear that the show’s intention isn’t to simply bring this story of four schoolgirls who…
If you’re a resident of Seattle or have traveled to the Pacific Northwest metropolis recently, you probably noticed two unavoidable things: Amazon has made its massive presence felt, and there’s an ongoing homelessness crisis that shows no signs of slowing. A new tax might change that.
In February of this year, Jeffrey Tambor was officially fired from his Amazon series Transparent for allegations of sexual harassment on set. But Tambor is still welcome at Netflix, where he’ll reportedly appear in the next season of Arrested Development.
Meek Mill is developing a six-part docuseries, in partnership with Amazon Prime Video, about the US criminal justice system and his ongoing battle for exoneration.
On Thursday, Variety reported that Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn had signed a deal with Amazon Studios to devise an American adaptation of the British TV series Utopia. The deal has Flynn creating, executive producing and show-running a nine-episode straight-to-series order.
Amazon is developing a series about one of the most recognized names in news, slash the world, Lorena Bobbitt, and none other than Jordan Peele is involved.
In this clip from A Suitable Girl, a documentary about the divisive tradition of arranged marriages in India, a woman named Amrita explains the burden of being seen as a man’s property. “You lose your identity when you get married, and that’s one thing I never wanted to do,” she says. “More than eighty precent of…
We’ll soon have a show on Amazon Prime Video where Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney finally hookup. Surprise—they’re unhappy.
Jeffrey Tambor has released a statement following his firing from the cast of Amazon’s award-winning Jill Soloway series Transparent this week. It’s a contemptuous and blame-shifting denial of Van Barnes and Trace Lysette’s claims that he behaved inappropriately with them on set, as well as a condemnation of the…
Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning to Transparent following an internal investigation, a spokesperson for Amazon confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday.
Amazon is combing the country looking for the next city to conquer for its headquarters, but the discussion around that larger, flashier pursuit is hiding some of their worst behavior.
Sharon Horgan’s show Catastrophe was a huge hit on Amazon, and now Amazon is recognizing that by signing her to a two-year overall deal.
In a post-Goop world, the pressure is on for Hollywood actresses to helm their own mini-lifestyle empires. There’s Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James, Jessica Alba’s Honest Beauty, Blake Lively’s ill-fated Preserve. Why just act when you can also have a beauty line, a shoe collection, and an all-organic soap store?
And now, the trailer for the fourth season of Mozart in the Jungle, a prestige-adjacent television show that I have not watched yet but have considered at least three times before settling on yet another episode of Rupaul’s Drag Race!
Here’s a fun little uproar that’s about neither our deep fear of nuclear war nor sexual harassment: Amazon has ruined Christmas for the entire United Kingdom, by implying that it is parents rather than Santa who deliver the gifts.
The Amazon period drama Good Girls Revolt, which followed a group of female researchers in the late 1960s dealing with sexual harassment in journalism, is looking to make a comeback after it was canceled by head of Amazon Studios Roy Price, who resigned after sexual harassment claims.