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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.

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This new Netflix thriller will have you on the edge of your seat

March 24th, 2022

The Weekend Away — a new Netflix original movie based on a novel of the same, by Sarah Alderson — has been one of the Top 10 movies globally on Netflix every week in the three weeks since its release. As we’ve previously noted, viewers have trashed the movie pretty unequivocally on Rotten Tomatoes. Nevertheless, …

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How to set your Gmail account to self-destruct

March 23rd, 2022

Gmail has come a long way in its nearly 18-year history (it hits that milestone in April), as a key part of what’s now a 50-year history of email as a medium. The search giant quickly set itself apart from the pack as far as email is concerned when the product launched in 2004. Enhanced …

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It’s time for Apple to resume an in-person WWDC this year

March 22nd, 2022

BTS, the biggest pop band in the world, performed four sellout concerts at the end of 2021, to tens of thousands of fans, at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium. There might have been isolated instances of Covid cases having been confirmed that were traced to those huge shows, but I haven’t been able to find any …

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The true-crime series that’s taking Netflix by storm globally

March 22nd, 2022

Sarma Melngailis, the former celebrity restaurateur at the heart of Netflix’s wildly popular new true-crime series Bad Vegan, is not at all happy with how the streamer is marketing its newest hit property. In fact, she’s gone on record insisting she’s “sick” over how Netflix (as she sees it) seems to be taking advantage of …

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This is the new must-watch reality series on Netflix

March 22nd, 2022

After debuting on Netflix just a few days ago, a new reality series has already squeezed its way onto the streamer’s Top 10 chart for the US. It’s the 7-episode Young, Famous & African. A show about 1-percenters on the African continent that more or less repurposes the same voyeuristic formula attached to other such …