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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
Top Channel Entertainment
Articles 4,338

Bio

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

The weird reason your stimulus check might be delayed

April 28th, 2020

If you’re among the millions of Americans wondering “Where’s my stimulus money?” right now, a new delay has been identified in the disbursement of IRS stimulus payments. That money, which Congress appropriated in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic to help ease some of the financial strain on Americans, is apparently being routed first to …

The Office cast

Here’s your chance to hang out with the cast of ‘The Office’

April 27th, 2020

The fundraising organization Omaze has launched a donation drive to raise money for the Variety Boys & Girls Club, which is providing meals and emergency supplies to families during the coronavirus crisis. Everyone who donates will have a chance to win a prize that will surely excite fans of NBC’s beloved sitcom The Office – …

Galaxy Fold 2 release date

Fresh Galaxy Fold 2 leaks include price cut and triple-camera setup

April 27th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic notwithstanding, Samsung is apparently still planning to announce the Galaxy Fold 2 release date in a matter of months, ushering in the next chapter of a story that began last year with the release of Samsung’s first-ever foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold. A number of Galaxy Fold 2 leaks have been published …

Quarantine fatigue

Quarantine fatigue: People are losing patience with stay-at-home orders

April 27th, 2020

A phenomenon that you could describe as “quarantine fatigue” may be setting in around the country, according to researchers who’ve found that peoples’ patience with stay-at-home orders is starting to break, the longer the coronavirus pandemic drags on. That’s worrisome, of course, because social distancing remains one of the key tools we have to fight …

Coronavirus vaccine

Tom Hanks’s blood might help save us all from coronavirus

April 27th, 2020

Researchers around the world are racing to develop a successful coronavirus vaccine to finally conquer the deadly pandemic that’s ravaged the globe for months now, killing tens of thousands of people. One way that effort might be successful is through the use of antibodies from people like actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, …

Coronavirus symptoms

Coronavirus can apparently live for days in your eye

April 26th, 2020

New findings from one of the earliest coronavirus patients in Italy suggest that traces of the virus can live in the eye for some 20 days.  This reinforces the conventional wisdom, that one of the few methods of preventing the virus we have right now are the tried-and-true methods of washing your hands and avoiding …

Coronavirus vaccine

Bill Gates has some good news about coronavirus vaccines

April 25th, 2020

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Thursday to give his assessment of where things stand with the US response to the coronavirus pandemic — and what Gates, through his work with his charitable foundation, thinks should happen next as researchers race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. There’s reason …