In the second part of this MacVoices Live! session, Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, Ben Roethig, Web Bixby, Eric Bolden, Brian Flanagan-Arthurs, and Guy Serle discuss Apple TV+ and its various hit shows. They begin by reviewing and appreciating the show Silo for its writing, performances, and overall success. They also cover Shrinking, Sharper, and how Apple TV+ has become a success in spite of a lack of promotion. Disney and Hulu merging and the impact of sports on the streaming media landscape is also examined. (Part 2)
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0:01:30 Apple TV+ Shows: Silo and Ted Lasso
0:02:35 Discussion on Silo Show and Its Appeal to Viewers
0:04:56 Discussion on the Silo series and TV adaptation
0:07:20 Major Transitions in Silo Characters’ Lives
0:08:29 Tulsa King and Silo Comparison
0:11:30 Harrison Ford’s Role in Shrinking
0:14:10 Opinions on Severance and Shrinking
0:16:32 Movie Recommendation: Sharper on Apple TV Plus
0:18:25 Lack of Promotion for Michael J. Fox Documentary
0:20:29 Awards are not important to some people
0:21:31 Apple gave it away for the first couple of years
0:22:57 Marvel and Star Wars catalog not deep enough
0:24:14 Future of Streaming Media and Sports Landscape
Apple TV+ post-apocalyptic ‘Silo’ becomes the number one streaming show/movie
Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at [email protected], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].
Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at YouTube.com/jgamet.
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]
Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE’s ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.
Ben Roethig has been in the Apple Ecosystem since the System 7 Days. He is the a former Associate Editor with Geek Beat, Co-Founder of The Tech Hangout and Deconstruct and currently shares his thoughts on RoethigTech. Contact him on Twitter and Mastodon.
Guy Serle, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MyMac Podcast, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he’s probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, The Maltese Cube. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on Mac to the Future on Facebook, at @[email protected], and find everything at VertShark.com.
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