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1520 Blog: Podcast Recommendations, Vol. 1

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1520 Blog: Podcast Recommendations, Vol. 1

Last year podcasts finally hit the mainstream with ‘Serial’, a spinoff of the traditional radio show ‘This American Life’ (which is also available as a podcast). They are a great way to stay up­ to date on many different things, especially if you have a lot of time that you can spend with headphones in your ears. I therefore decided to share some podcasts that I like a lot and that can be a valuable source of knowledge for anyone, especially on the field of pop ­culture.

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1520 Blog: Straight Outta Compton's "Surprise Success"

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1520 Blog: Straight Outta Compton's "Surprise Success"

Straight Outta Compton entered the box office chart at #1 on it's opening weekend, with $56.1 million on 2,757 screens. Not only did it therefore already, on it's first weekend, make twice the amount that it cost to make the movie, but it also nearly doubled “expert expectations”. It went on to stay at #1 for several weeks. What I want to talk about here are these "expert expectations"

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