Water Cooler: Lovecraft Country, World's Toughest Race, La La Land, Magic Camp, Hoops, Rear Window, Can't Hardly Wait, Big Brother All-Stars

On the August 21, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they've been up to at the Water Cooler.

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Peter went Halloween shopping.
  • Hoai-Tran completed Chloe Ting's two-week ab shred challenge, to her shock!
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Jacob read "Sell Out" by Simon Rich and Dream Team by Jack McCallum.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Jacob, Ben and Peter watched Lovecraft Country.
  • Peter watched Magic Camp on Disney+, Live From The Space Stage: A Halyx Story on YouTube, and rewatched Can't Hardly Wait.
  • Jacob watched The World's Toughest Race, An American Pickle, and We Summon the Darkness.
  • Brad watched the first season of Hoops, is enjoying Big Brother All-Stars
  • Ben rewatched La La Land and Rear Window, and watched Safety Last!
  • What we've been Eating:
  • Brad tried Lay's Carnitas Street Tacos flavored chips and Golden Grahams Toaster Strudels.
  • What we've been Playing:
  • Jacob finished the first "season" of his Alien RPG campaign...and the players immediately requested a sequel.

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