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Past articles by Nathan:

If you're laughing at the death of MoviePass, you probably aren't paying close enough attention

Contrary to a popular media narrative, venture capitalists were not the ones who lost money on MoviePass' downfall. Retail investors were. → Read More

Watch an 'Undercover Billionaire' sleep in an old pickup and eat instant noodles as he tries to turn $100 into a million-dollar business in 90 days

In a new show premiering August 6 on Discovery, “Undercover Billionaire” Glenn Stearns goes from his yacht to sleeping in an old pickup truck, with the goal of seeing if he can build a million-dollar business from scratch in 90 days. → Read More

The 11 top-selling music singles from one-hit wonders of all time, from Gotye to the 'Macarena'

We ranked the top-selling one-hit wonders of all time by how many times platinum their singles went, including Desiigner, Chamillionaire, Passenger → Read More

Why the end of 'Game of Thrones' doesn't spell doom for HBO

'Game of Thrones' drives subscriptions for HBO, but it hasn't immediately lost subscription revenues after previous seasons ended. → Read More

Hulu’s new original TV has been on a serious hot streak in 2019, and women are the driving force

New women-led original TV series from Hulu in 2019 have been met with critical acclaim, and have an average Rotten Tomatoes critic score over 90%. → Read More

MoviePass rival Sinemia says it's under 'pending' FTC investigation and files for bankruptcy

MoviePass rival Sinemia filed for bankruptcy and said it was shutting down US operations. It also said it was under investigation by the FTC. → Read More

MoviePass competitor Sinemia shuts down in the US as 'Avengers: Endgame' enters theaters

MoviePass competitor Sinemia has shut down in the US, the company said on Thursday. → Read More

Disney Plus isn't a 'Netflix killer,' but other streamers like Apple should be worried

Disney unveiled its Netflix rival, Disney Plus, on Thursday, and some industry observers dubbed it a "Netflix killer." It's not. → Read More

MoviePass competitor Sinemia changes its terms to prevent users from suing as it fights a class-action lawsuit

MoviePass competitor Sinemia added a clause to its terms of service to try and prevent its subscribers from suing after being hit with class-action. → Read More

'Billions' star Asia Kate Dillon on how the show led to a revelation about the actor's own gender identity, and an emotional moment with a fan

Interview with "Billions" star Asia Kate Dillon, who plays Taylor Mason, about gender identity, fan reactions, and future artistic ambitions. → Read More

MoviePass competitor Sinemia says it won't give subscribers details on why it terminated their accounts

Sinemia confirmed to Business Insider that its customer service wouldn't be sharing more details with terminated subscribers. → Read More

MoviePass competitor Sinemia is terminating accounts, and some subscribers are bewildered and upset

MoviePass competitor Sinemia has been terminating subscribers' accounts over the past few days. → Read More

A class-action lawsuit against MoviePass competitor Sinemia from angry subscribers is heating up

An amended complaint in a class-action lawsuit against MoviePass competitor Sinemia was filed this week over a new fee. → Read More

MoviePass competitor Sinemia is locking certain accounts until 'misuse fees' are paid, and some subscribers are fuming

20 Sinemia subscribers contacted Business Insider to complain about a "misuse fee," which they said had been unfairly applied. → Read More

The CEO of sports media startup Overtime explains how he was able to quickly raise a $23 million round, even as gloom and doom grips the industry

The sports media startup Overtime has raised a $23 million series B round, bringing its total funding to $33.5 million. → Read More

I cannot escape Marie Kondo, Ted Bundy, and the Fyre Festival, and it’s all Netflix’s fault

"Bird Box," "You," Marie Kondo, the Fyre Festival, and even serial killer Ted Bundy have seen a huge boost from a new Netflix Effect. → Read More

The whirlwind success of Netflix's 'You' and 'Bird Box' shows it's become a well-oiled FOMO machine

"Bird Box" and "You" on Netflix showed its originals could create the type of water cooler talk that live TV was famous for. → Read More

Netflix says its new price hike won't kill growth, but data suggests $15 per month could be a much bigger problem

Wall Street is bullish that Netflix will be able to navigate its latest price increase, but a new survey suggests it could run into more trouble at $15 per month. → Read More

LIVE: Netflix reports its Q4 earnings now

Netflix reports Q4 earnings on Thursday after market close, days after a price hike, which took its most popular plan from $11 per month to $13. → Read More

Photos of the playful sleepy life on Japan's 'Cat Island,' where cats outnumber humans 8 to 1

Flickr/Sayoko Shimoyama Just off the coast of Japan there is an island called Aoshima, which is also known as "Cat Island." The tiny fishing village is home to more than 140 cats, which roam around napping, playing, and snagging snacks from residents and tourists. They outnumber humans 8 to 1. The cats were originally brought to the island to kill mice that hung around fishing boats. But as the… → Read More