Shelbie Lynn Bostedt

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Shelbie Bostedt is the RedEye Digital Content Coordinator and a reporter. She manages the content on the web and RedEye social media channels.

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  • No, that's not Netflix asking for your credit card information

    No, that's not Netflix asking for your credit card information

    In a new effort to make 2017 suck as much as 2016, a new phishing scam is tricking Netflix users by requesting they update their personal and financial information.  According to cybersecurity firm FireEye, the campaign is targeting Netflix subscribers in the U.S. via an email that urges them to...

  • 'Live by Night' review: Ben Affleck's pointless tribute to a bygone era

    'Live by Night' review: Ben Affleck's pointless tribute to a bygone era

    Ben Affleck is a talented actor and director. The downside to this? Ben Affleck knows it. Affleck directs, adapts, produces and stars in "Live by Night," a story about a Prohibition-era petty thief turned bootlegger whose life is interesting even if he very much isn't. With the tagline "Joe was...

  • Obama writes a love letter to Chicago ahead of farewell address

    Obama writes a love letter to Chicago ahead of farewell address

    If you haven't yet cried today thinking about how President Obama will be giving his last speech as commander in chief later tonight, you're about to.  In a post to POTUS's Facebook page, Obama penned a love letter to Chicago, the city where "it all started." "It's the city that showed us the power...

  • 'The Bachelor' Episode 2 recap: Raise your hand if you have been personally victimized by Corinne

    'The Bachelor' Episode 2 recap: Raise your hand if you have been personally victimized by Corinne

    Welcome to RedEye's coverage of “The Bachelor,” arguably the most misogynistic show on television! The format is pretty simple: We each drafted seven or eight of the 30 competing women. Everyone gets one point for every woman who gets through each week. As an adolescent, I was frequently comforted...

  • RedEye Rush Hour: Jan. 9

    RedEye Rush Hour: Jan. 9

    Welcome to RedEye Rush Hour, your breakdown of news to help you pass the time while you're surviving your commute.   Wake me up when their tour ends What’s up: Green Day will be playing Wrigley Field this summer. No, it’s not 1999 or 2006 or any other year they’ve decided to try and be cool again....

  • Spotify offered President Obama a job as President of Playlists

    Spotify offered President Obama a job as President of Playlists

    As much as some hate to accept the reality of it, President Obama will shortly be out of a job. But fret not, there are many an opportunity for former heads of state/Nobel Peace Prize recipients/Beyonce BFFs. One at Spotify in particular feels perfect for Barry to take up come January 20 and has...

  • This beer is perfect for the shower drinking of your dreams

    This beer is perfect for the shower drinking of your dreams

    You don't need to be a college frat star to understand the joys of shower drinking. A brewery in Sweden is capitalizing on the beauty of a warm shower and a cold beer by brewing Shower Beer, a pale ale purposefully crafted to perfect your shower-drinking experience. The Shower Beer is half the...

  • RedEye Rush Hour: Jan. 6

    RedEye Rush Hour: Jan. 6

    Welcome to RedEye Rush Hour, your breakdown of news to help you pass the time while you're surviving your commute.   Fort Lauderdale attack What’s up: 5 people are dead and eight are wounded after a gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday before being...

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