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Love Is In The Nose

Feb 14, 2018

During last week's Super Bowl, Netflix announced the surprise release of the third installment in the already-super-unconvential Cloverfield film franchise... that night. Was it a genius, disruptive publicity stunt? Or was it an unceremonious, direct-to-streaming dumping of a subpar sequel? Or maybe it was both?

And speaking of unconventional: The official presidential portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled this week. The likenesses are being heralded as a milestone in black portraiture. But, predictably, not everyone agrees.

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GUESTS:

  • Tom Breen - Film critic and reporter for the New Haven Independent; the host of WNHH radio's Deep Focus
  • Mercy Quaye - Founder and executive director of The Narrative Project; host of WNHH's Werk It Out
  • Pedro Soto - Account executive at DRT Power Systems in New Haven

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Colin McEnroe, Eugene Amatruda, Betsy Kaplan, Catie Talarski, and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.