Month: March 2022

Bruce Willis gets support from his ‘good friend’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’ co-star John Travolta: ‘I love you Bruce’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! John Travolta is showing support to his “good friend” Bruce Willis after Willis’ aphasia diagnosis was announced by his family Wednesday. Travolta, 68, shared two throwback images on Instagram with Willis and a heartfelt caption in support of the actor. “Bruce and I became good friends when …

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Another Reason to Love Tim Anderson: ‘I Don’t Care About Detroit Fans’

Photo: CST_soxvan/Twitter When the Chicago White Sox take the field to begin the 2022 season, a key player will be missing from the lineup. Tim Anderson will sit out the first two games of the upcoming campaign due to a suspension resulting from a late-2021 benches-clearing incident. That scuffle took place against the Detroit Tigers, …

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‘Bridgerton’ and the Problem With Color-Conscious Casting

Season 2 of Bridgerton made its long-awaited return on Friday, and it’s full of Regency-era dresses, society gossip, very—very—drawn-out storylines, and a few new faces. This season focused on the second novel in the eight-book series (The Viscount Who Loved Me), following Viscount Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) as he searches for a “perfect” wife. We …

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The unlikely story of how this trailblazing golfer’s bravery is coming to life

By: Michael Bamberger March 31, 2022 In the new film Playing Through, Ann Gregory is portrayed by Andia Winslow. courtesy curtis jordan One hundred years ago, there was a poor nine-year-old Black girl in rural Mississippi, an orphan, fixing to turn 10 come summer. Could she possibly have imagined that she would someday have a …

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Greek Gods & Today’s Power Dominators Topic Of Poetry Reading This Saturday

“Greek gods were all self-appointed ‘saviors’ who are much like self-proclaimed power-titans we witness today,” states poet and storyteller Susan A. Katz of Washington, Connecticut. This Saturday, April 2, at 11:00 am Katz will offer an Author Talk & Poetry Reading on her recently released book, “The Limits of Light”, a collection of Greek Mythology-based …

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Five Stories of Influential and Fierce Women—and the DC Sites Associated with Them (Part 2)

[Note: This is a guest post contributed by JoAnn Hill, a DC area educator and author of the book “Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure.”  She has shared many lesser-known stories and aspects of the DC area with us, including the first part to this series, which you can view …

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Everything You Need To Know About Sunday’s Grammy Awards – WGAU

After a 2 year hiatus, the Grammy Awards is officially returned to Las Vegas. Trevor Noah will be hosting the show from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Check out this page Sunday night for photos from the Red Carpet, show performances, and see all of this year’s winners. What performances are you looking forward to …

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Children’s authors describe ‘worrying trend’ of censorship of books on diversity | Books

CHildren’s authors and performers say growing censorship, institutional timidity and online backlash are resulting in stories about diversity, sexuality and even contemporary world events being deemed inappropriate for younger readers. “It feels like we’re living through a second section 28, but one that the UK government has outsourced to an anonymous Twitter lobby,” one performer …

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Star Trek’s Spock Was Secretly Played By Namor in Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics used its spoof comic series, Not Brand Echh, to present a humorous comparison that places the Atlantean royal in the role of Spock. In the 1960s, marvel comics was publishing a spoof series, which saw namor take the role of mr spock in Star Trek. While this initially seems surprising, it is actually …

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Dark, science fiction novels focus on importance of storytelling

“The Last Cuentista” by Donna Barba Higuera is a dark dystopian science fiction novel mixed with Mexican folklore for middle-grade readers. It won the 2022 Newbery Medal. It is not for the faint of heart, but the journey is definitely worth it. Halley’s Comet’s trajectory has gotten knocked off-course, and it is headed straight for …

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