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Netflix Show ’13 Reasons Why’ Catches Heats From Mental Health Experts

The Netflix original “13 Reasons Why” has stirred up a hot debate about mental health for teenagers. The show closely follows Jay Asher’s 2007 young adult book of the same title where a teenage girl named Hannah Baker leaves behind 13 cassette tapes after killing herself. Mental health experts say it could pose health risks for teenagers with suicidal thoughts, as it almost romanticizes suicide, while others believe it has started a serious conversation about mental illness.

Bill Nye’s New Science Show on Netflix

Premiering more than 20 years after “Bill Nye the Science Guy” started on PBS, the new half-hour Netflix show “Bill Nye Saves the World”, is just as informative and intriguing.  Primarily focused toward adults, trying to break through any anti-scientific notions especially within the political sphere.

Writers Guild of America Are Ready to Strike

A strike could happen if in the next five days, the Writers Guild of America members vote to allow leadership call a strike. It is reported that they will. In that case, WGA and Hollywood must reach an agreement before their contract expires May 1st, or the WGA will be on an official strike until a new deal is decided on.