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The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Play Today

The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Play Today

Inside No 9

... for those searching for Black Mirror with more dark humour 

From the minds of Reece Shearsmith and Steven Pemberton comes Inside No 9. Although originally screened in 2014, the BBC series has only recently come to Netflix. Inside No. 9 comes with all the sinister comedic undertones of the duos other works, particularly The League of Gentlemen. However, the storytelling elements and twists in the storylines gives the show a lot of similarities to Black Mirror. 

Beyoncé's Assistant for a day: DON'T GET FIRED THREAD

... think you could be Queen Bey's PA? Try your hand at this interactive Twitter thread

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Twitter threads are usually reserved for divulging information which cannot fit into 280 characters. Of course, the theme of these threads are usually funny stories or deep dives into news stories. This interactive thread is a little bit different, utilising Twitter's polling system to lead you on a path. The end goal of the thread is to see if you've got what it takes to be Beyoncé's Personal Assistant. It's harder than you think.

Lizzo's performance at the BET Awards

... a live performance featuring a giant wedding cake, an impromptu flute solo, and catchy hip-hop

Lizzo's had a stellar 2019. Her third album, and major label debut, Cuz I Love You, garnered critical acclaim for its boisterous attitude and downright fun tunes. Her live performances are no different, with this performance of 'Truth Hurts' containing a giant wedding cake, a flute solo, and a standing ovation from Rihanna mid-performance.

 

Sean Meehan

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