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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
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Andy Meek is a reporter who has covered media, entertainment, and culture for over 20 years. His work has appeared in outlets including The Guardian, Forbes, and The Financial Times, and he’s written for BGR since 2015. Andy's coverage includes technology and entertainment, and he has a particular interest in all things streaming. Over the years, he’s interviewed legendary figures in entertainment and tech that range from Stan Lee to John McAfee, Peter Thiel, and Reed Hastings.

Shark Week

Stop what you’re doing and download this amazing shark-tracking app

July 17th, 2021

Here’s the thing: I couldn’t care less about sharks, or the slightly bizarre annual celebration of the ocean’s apex predators known as Shark Week. I feel like I need to state that from the outset — because even with that being the case, one of my favorite recent Internet discoveries is, well, a shark-tracking app. …

Gunpowder Milkshake

Netflix’s new high-octane action movie has viewers going wild

July 15th, 2021

and Netflix’s new original movie Gunpowder Milkshake, which began streaming Wednesday on the service, is a violent, hyper-kinetic assault on its viewers’ senses. There are girls with guns. A cadre of sexy female assassins. Plus stylish action scenes, dark humor, and colorful anime-like visuals. All the makings, in other words, of a potential hit for …

IRS tax refunds

The IRS is sending out almost 4 million refunds this week

July 15th, 2021

This week was already chock-a-block with stimulus check-related news, before the IRS went ahead and decided to add something more on top of it all. The tax agency on Tuesday announced that nearly 4 million IRS tax refunds are being sent out this week — adjustments, we should add, that are partly related to the …