- Bitch Media discusses how NBC's The Apprentice groomed Trump into being a snake oil salesman, and thus prepared him to take the unlikely win in the last election. There were plenty of other factors, of course, but Mark Burnett's reality show really primed the pump. Great analysis of the rise of 45.
- IndieWire reminds us that despite the big Oscar news being the screw-up that had La La Land announced as the winner even though it wasn't, the real news to focus on is that coming of age movie about a black gay man won the freaking Oscar for Best Picture.
For today's musical hit, we have Bruno Mars and "That's What I Like"
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