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April 14, 2021

Rubber Bullet | April 2021

Incoming content drop…

Need excellent content to accompany you as you devour that Easter egg? We have you covered! Here is a round-up of the best content we saw this past month. 

Moving stop-motion animation from the Humane Society of the United States, highlighting the horrendous animal abuse in the production of cosmetics. Starring Taika Waititi and Ricky Gervais.

One for those mystery lovers! In 1959, nine Russian hikers went missing in the Ural Mountains and spawned various wild explanations. Here are two theories presented by Vox.

Is this the first film to be based on a tweet? Zola is the adaptation of a wild Twitter thread by A’Ziah “Zola” King. This much-anticipated film wowed audiences at Sundance 2020.

Lil Nas X broke the internet with the video for ‘Call Me By Your Name’. The song became a viral hit on Tik Tok and sparked a fierce discussion between conservative and religious voices. Check it out here.

It’s finally here! Years in the making, the Looney Tunes reunite to play basketball with Lebron James in this trailer for Space Jam 2. Try and spot all the Easter eggs!

Check out this deep dive by The New Yorker about the incident where a lawyer accidentally got stuck with the cat filter on zoom.

Positive Stories

Netflix is going net-zero! By the end of 2022, Netflix will have moved to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, support the regeneration of critical natural ecosystems and producing content to understand the climate crisis.

Wall Street Bets, the group who made headlines for playing stock brokers at their own game by trading GameStop stocks, are redistributing hedge fund money into good causes, such as using $300,000 to adopt gorillas.

That’s goodbye for now, but if you want to recommend some positive internet goodness, please tweet it at @Rubber_Republic. We wanna see what you got!