Seth Ferranti

NETFLIX

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Is Wonderful and Weird

The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.
Seth Ferranti
5 days ago
Film

'Velvet Buzzsaw' Director Dan Gilroy Thinks the Art World Is Broken

"I don't think the quality of a work should be judged by the number of views or clicks or amount of pay."
Seth Ferranti
2.13.19
politics

Trump's Wall Symbolizes the End of American Optimism

A historian argues that the politics of the frontier and expansion have been replaced by a sense that there isn't enough to go around.
Seth Ferranti
2.11.19
true crime

Ted Bundy Tells His Own Horrific Story in Netflix's New True Crime Doc

Joe Berlinger's 'Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes' shows us the man behind the monster.
Seth Ferranti
1.25.19
crime

A Drug Kingpin Ran His Empire from a Laptop, Then Snitched on His Own Assassins

Pain pills in the US. Meth from North Korea. Shipments of gold. Yachts full of cocaine. Contract killings. They all added up to a witness for the feds.
Seth Ferranti
1.23.19
prison reform

The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think

How it's become an agency of social control.
Seth Ferranti
1.14.19
con men

The Wild Story of Whitaker Wright, the Con Man Who Killed Himself in Court

The Bernie Madoff of the late 1800s, he was "the world's most shameless swindler."
Seth Ferranti
1.8.19
hunting

Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers

Unlike the hostile reception an American missionary received from the remote Sentinelese people last year, Doug Bock Clark was brought along on spiritual whale hunts for a view inside a fading culture.
Seth Ferranti
1.4.19
unions

The US Government Has Always Been a Tool of Greedy Corporations

It didn't start with Ronald Reagan or even Republicans.
Seth Ferranti
1.3.19
true crime

What Inmates Are Saying About Trump Possibly Going to Prison

"There would have to be some kind of protective custody situation."
Seth Ferranti
12.26.18
true crime

We Asked Inmates How Michael Cohen Will Get Treated in Prison

"The guy is one of the most well-known snitches in America right now. And I don't care what prison he goes to—he's hit!"
Seth Ferranti
12.16.18
AI

'A Robot Killed a Man': A New Doc Looks at the Terrifying Future of Automation

HBO's 'The Truth About Killer Robots' examines the legal, economic, psychological, and moral implications of our inevitable, AI-run dystopia.
Seth Ferranti
11.28.18
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