Tonight marks the beginning of Halloweek, when everybody who wants to throw a Halloween party knows that, like with birthdays, even one day after actual thing feels like a huge sad lie. If you’re not partying Friday night, then you better carve some pumpkins or shit this weekend! But if you resist the power of Hallowe’en, either because you are in a monogamous relationship and as an adult have no use for it, or simply because you are lazy, why not use this hallowed we’ekend (wee’nd? Weeknd?) to catch up on your streaming?Read more…
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Free shipping and a TV show? It seemed crazy, but thanks to the success of the political comedy ‘Alpha House,’ Amazon is officially a player in the original series business.
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Internet retailer Amazon is to create 1,000 new permanent jobs in the UK at its distribution centres.
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Amazon has renewed Transparent for a second season, the company announced today. No surprise there — the show has garnered nearly universal positive regard and will either be a major Emmy contender or the headline of every Emmy-snub article next fall. The next batch of episodes will arrive in 2015, … More »
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The Supreme Court heard arguments today in a case about whether or not Amazon employees should be paid while company security people search them after their shifts. Paid?? When being searched by company security is so fun? Read more…
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Online retailer Amazon is to face a formal investigation into its European corporate tax practices, the European Commission announces.
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Amazon CEO and brilliant prick Jeff Bezos seems to have lost his magic touch lately. Investors , employees , and authors are all lashing out against different elements of Bezos’ business practices. Don’t worry, Jeff: Amazon has just the thing to improve you.Read more…
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Today marks the premiere of Amazon’s first great show. Transparent stars Jeffrey Tambor as a retired professor transitioning to female. The show’s creator, Jill Soloway, spoke with John Horn, host of Southern California Public Radio’s new arts and entertainment show, The Frame, about the freedom of Amazon, the influence of … More »
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At New York’s 92nd Street Y, Stephen Colbert and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt waged waspish battle over “evil Amazon” and much else.
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Welcome back to Stay Tuned, Vulture’s TV advice column. Each Wednesday, Margaret Lyons answers your questions about what to watch, how to watch it, and how to feel about the whole thing. To submit your own questions, you can email email@example.com, leave a comment, or tweet @margeincharge with the hashtag … More »
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Pretend you’re a TV creator — where should you shop your series, Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon? Netflix Who should sell here: Anyone looking for the biggest (potential) audience — and a big payday. Two executives who’ve had dealings with Netflix both say that when there’s a hot project in the … More »
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Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren visited Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens yesterday to film a cameo for the second season of Alpha House, Amazon’s political comedy created by Doonesbury’s Garry Trudeau. And while Warren’s certainly no stranger to television appearances, this marks her debut as an actress. (Though she’s pretty much … More »
Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Showed Up in Queens Yesterday to Play Herself on the Set of Amazon’s Political Comedy Alpha House