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Are you wondering where to stream the awesome films and TV shows that "struck gold" at the 80th Golden Globe Awards? With this post, we answer your question!

#GoldenGlobes #GoldenGlobes2023
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From #TheDropout to #Euphoria to #Andor, our chief TV critics sifted through an avalanche of shows to pick their favorites from this year. See which ones they chose here:
"Abbott Elementary"

"Quinta Brunson’s ABC comedy about a hardworking, charismatic group of Philadelphia teachers was so immediately realized...that it feels like it’s been on for years rather than months." – Caroline Framke

"The drama and the jokes were operating at their highest level yet in this year’s third season. Barry’s journey into unrepentant inner darkness was played beautifully by Bill Hader, but the season belonged to Sarah Goldberg." – Daniel D'Addario
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Several of Variety's most recent cover stars and #ActorsOnActors participants snagged #EmmyNoms today. 🧵
Rhea Seehorn snagged a nomination for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for #BetterCallSaul.

Read the cover story:
Lizzo's #WatchOutfortheBigGrrrls scored six nominations, including Outstanding Competition Program.

Read our cover story with Lizzo:
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My sister @JMollick produced #TheDropout - the new Hulu series on Elizabeth Holmes. In addition to being entertaining, it also shows some drivers of success in entrepreneurship.

So: a 🧵 of research on Theranos, and what honest investors & founders can learn from the lies. 1/
Much of the fraud was explained by "Symbolic Action." In a classic paper, Zott & Huy find that founders who skillfully use symbols do better, since folks view the symbols as indicators of real ability. They identify four categories of symbolic action, all exploited by Holmes 2/
The first category is showing personal capability, and the paper describes multiple ways of doing this: you can look the part of the entrepreneur; you can conspicuously show connections to top schools; or you can show that you are personally "all in." Elizabeth did all three. 3/
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Based on the podcast of the same name, #TheDropout tracks the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her biomedical company, Theranos.…
At Theranos’ zenith, Holmes became known for her personal style, which seemed poised for mythmaking.

But no aspect of Holmes’ persona has fed into the public’s fascination more than what may be its most peculiar aspect: her deep voice.…
In the new @hulu limited series, getting Holmes' voice right was crucial to actress Amanda Seyfried because “people are always talking about the voice. It’s the first thing people mentioned."…
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#ElizabethHolmes day 33:

Holmes will return to the stand for what could be her last day of direct examination.

Next week, prosecutors are likely to get their shot at asking her Qs

New episode #TheDropout. Hear about the moment Holmes took the stand:…
it's still dark lol. I showed up at 4 a.m. and got #20 in line.
In the gates! @Emily_Saul_ keeping order
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#ElizabethHolmes Trial Day 28:

Whether or not the defense is going to put on a case is a mystery to all, including the prosecutors, they told the court this morning.

New episode of #TheDropout: The Beginning of the End…
#ElizabethHolmes' team is arguing a motion to reconsider the admission of "enthusiastic" Walgreens customer reports from those who had their blood tested by #Theranos tech

The defense is offering them for Holmes' state of mind, b/c the glowing reviews went "directly" to the CEO
Judge Edward J. Davila went through the surveys, and could not find many reports which actually discussed test results — an issue in the case, he told the defense attorney.
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#ElizabethHolmes trial day 25:

T-1.5 hours until #Theranos co-lab director Lynette Sawyer is back on the stand.

Enough time to listen to our latest episode of #TheDropout: Patterns.…

@RebeccaJarvis @VicThompsonABC @TheDunnDunn @TheOrdonezTimes
Short week - only today and tomorrow.

Pre-trial arguments will begin at 8 a.m.

Some "thorny legal issues" will be discussed, as defense attorney Lance Wade put last Thursday.
Yesterday there was an hour-and-a-half convo between the parties regarding the scope of questions permissible to ask former Fortune writer Roger Parloff.

He could testify as early as this week, attys said.

His article has been frequently referred to throughout the trial.
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Here we go. #ElizabethHolmes Trial Day 7. Looks like former Theranos Lab Director Dr. Adam Rosendorff will be the government's next witness. #TheDropout @RebeccaJarvis @VicThompsonABC @TheOrdonezTimes @TheDunnDunn
On Tuesday the defense asked former Theranos scientist Surekha Gangakhedkar if she recalled, "coming to the view that [Dr. Rosendorff] was not concerned about the patient launch?”

"That was my understanding,” she replied. #ElizabethHolmes #Theranos
Dr. Adam Rosendorff is in the witness box #ElizabethHolmes
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Day 6 of the #ElizabethHolmes trial. Hanson has been MIA for over a week now. Here are some flashbacks of him watching Holmes go through security during jury selection: #TheDropout ImageImage
Court begins with Judge Edward Davila deliberating in his chambers on which text messages to allow the government to admit into evidence.

Some in question are between #ElizabethHolmes and her former romantic partner and top Theranos executive Sunny Balwani
The government has called Justin Offen, a forensics leader at PwC who will likely testify to thousands of texts between #ElizabethHolmes and Sunny Balwani
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