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“Wisdom of the Crowd” – Would Crowdsourced Crime Solving Actually Work?

Update: CBS has cancelled the series mid-season due to weak ratings and allegations of sexual harassment involving lead actor Jeremy Piven. 

I regrettably spent the better part of a day binging CBS’s new drama series, Wisdom of the Crowd. While the show entertains an unusual idea, crowdsourced crime solving, I found it difficult to watch at times. The characters are generally one-dimensional, and the plot, lackluster—especially in terms of technical accuracy. As for soundtrack, it’s chock full of the stereotypical booms and rapid crescendos one hears in shows like this, which drives me up the wall. All things considered, this is CBS we’re talking about.

One thing writers did well, though, was explore a concept I had never thought about—one which I found extraordinarily intriguing.
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I wrote a message/open letter/nasty-gram to Microsoft’s Xbox division on November 4th, 2017. Check it out on Chris & Chris Media!

A Message to Microsoft’s Xbox Division


Artist Analysis: Lorn [Part 1]

Lorn (Artist Pic)Marcos Ortega, aka “Lorn.”

Marcos Ortega, better known by his stage name, “Lorn,” is just one of those artists you can’t help but respect. His work meets crisp breaks with deep, snarling basslines and visceral ambiances. Pick any track, and you’ll find an unimaginably immersive soundscape doused in rich and powerful, yet intricate melodies.

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Hello World! (And Some Thoughts)

Dr. Evil is Hip
“I’m ‘hip.’ I’m ‘with it.'”


I’m starting this blog because it’s time to create a place where I can share my thoughts. Not just a Facebook post—somewhere I can really add context to my nonsense. I think we might even learn some stuff too.

This thing will probably focus on music production, medicine, philosophy, maybe some politics sprinkled in… hell, who knows?

Only one way to find out.

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