This is not only a spoiler-heavy post, but a spoiler-reliant one. Even if it’s spoiling ambiguities, they’re ambiguities you may not want to know about. If you haven’t yet seen the film, I’d suggest not reading further. Trey Edward Shults’ It Comes At Night ends with a series of scenes that are even more elliptical and insinuating than the rest of the film. (Which is very insinuating and elliptical!)
If asked what I wanted to see next from Damon Lindelof, one of the most inventive TV creators (as evidenced by the just-ended, gracefully crazy The Leftovers), it certainly wouldn’t be “superheroes! That’s really unexplored terrain!” So, my eyes rolled a bit when I saw yet another name of a comic (and one that was already made into a movie less than a decade ago) in an announcement of something “new” coming to our screens.
Last Friday, the cop who killed Philando Castile — firing into Castile’s car while the latter was sitting there with his girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter — was acquitted of for manslaughter. Two days later, another black person — Charleena Lyles — was killed by the police with her children present.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".