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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
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Andy Meek is a reporter based in Memphis 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.

Stimulus check schedule

Here’s when the next round of coronavirus stimulus checks will arrive

May 4th, 2020

The IRS knows millions of Americans right now are asking ‘Where’s my stimulus payment?” referring to the $1,200 and $2,400 coronavirus stimulus checks being issued directly to Americans from the tax agency. The payments are a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic and meant to help alleviate some of the economic suffering stemming from it. Here’s …

Most Watched Shows on Netflix

All the hottest shows on Netflix everyone is watching right now

May 3rd, 2020

So far, Netflix has been pretty unstoppable during the coronavirus pandemic, when most TV and movie productions have been forced to shut down and we’re all stuck at home with nothing but time. In recent days, for example, the streamer debuted Extraction, a new Netflix original movie starring Chris Hemsworth and produced by the Russo …

Coronavirus reopening states

Texas is Exhibit A for how not to reopen a state after coronavirus

May 2nd, 2020

The next battlefront in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic is over when and how states around the country will execute reopening plans. Texas on Friday, for example, began a controversial reopening of many businesses, like malls, movie theaters, and retail stores (albeit at a reduced capacity). This comes as the number of cases of …

Coronavirus USA

These are some of the dumbest myths about the coronavirus

May 2nd, 2020

There’s much we still don’t know about the COVID-19 coronavirus, which is continuing to infect (and kill) a growing number of people around the world. To date, more than 3.2 million people have tested positive for the virus, which has also killed more than 233,000.  Unfortunately, what’s also spreading in tandem with the virus are …

China coronavirus update

Chinese media slams US coronavirus response in incredible viral video

May 1st, 2020

A war of words between the US and China has been escalating this week, with both sides directing increasingly pointed criticism at the other as the response to the coronavirus pandemic that originated in China enters a new phase. Tensions between both countries were already strained pre-coronavirus. And now, a video released by a Chinese …