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I shall destroy you: Governments vs pop culture heroes Press Decode

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Big Story: We talk about Paul Rusesabagina, the inspiration for the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’. We see whether he was a hero, how much of a role the media and specifically the film played in making him a hero.
Food for thought: We go to China with its many stories of disappearing Chinese celebrities and look at the country’s relationship with the internet.
What are we roasting?
Least fave: 1) Nissin Foods is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Cup Noodle instant soup by rolling out four flavors of ramen-flavoured carbonated drinks.
(https://twitter.com/cupnoodle_jp/status/1437242199318564865)
2) Whales have fingers hidden inside the flippers!
(https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/necropsy-reveals-the-freaky-fingers-hiding-beneath-a-whales-flipper/)
What are we toasting?
Fave: Early human trials show new treatment for ovarian cancer shows shrinkage of tumours in at least half of the participants.
Check out more at
https://splainer.in/

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Big Story: We talk about Paul Rusesabagina, the inspiration for the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’. We see whether he was a hero, how much of a role the media and specifically the film played in making him a hero.
Food for thought: We go to China with its many stories of disappearing Chinese celebrities and look at the country’s relationship with the internet.
What are we roasting?
Least fave: 1) Nissin Foods is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Cup Noodle instant soup by rolling out four flavors of ramen-flavoured carbonated drinks.
(https://twitter.com/cupnoodle_jp/status/1437242199318564865)
2) Whales have fingers hidden inside the flippers!
(https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/necropsy-reveals-the-freaky-fingers-hiding-beneath-a-whales-flipper/)
What are we toasting?
Fave: Early human trials show new treatment for ovarian cancer shows shrinkage of tumours in at least half of the participants.
Check out more at
https://splainer.in/

Find us on social media:
Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
You can check out our website at https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/featured

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