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'Prisoners' is perfect counter-programing for the Thanksgiving holiday
November 26, 2021 0
The parade is over. The plates have been cleared. The family is gone, and you’re full. Not just on turkey, mashed potatoes, and whatever cranberry atrocity is traditional for your clan, but also just full up on the holiday cheer. Sure, there’s plenty of funny Thanksgiving TV specials to indulge in, family-friendly Belcher antics to […]
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How to watch Sesame Street introduce Ji-Young, the neighborhood's first Asian American muppet
November 26, 2021 0
She’s here! It’s time to meet your new neighbor on Sesame Street, Ji-Young. The neighborhood’s first Asian American muppet made her debut on Thursday, and the episode made a powerful statement about home, belonging, and the impact of abuse amid a rise of anti-Asian racism in America.Titled “See Us Coming Together,” the special aired on […]
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Black Friday store hours: What time do Walmart, Best Buy, Target and more open their doors?
November 26, 2021 0
QUICK INFOWhat time does Best Buy open: 5 a.m. local timeWhat time does Walmart open: 5 a.m. local timeWhat time does Target open: 7 a.m. local timeAll major retailers with brick-and-mortar locations made the call to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day. That’s a big change from pre-pandemic years, when many stayed open on the federal […]
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Milo Ventimiglia’s best movie doesn’t even have a Wikipedia page
November 25, 2021 0
Welcome to No Shame November! This week we’re diving into the pop culture we love (or hate) that society tells us we shouldn’t.Hear me out. The finest work of Milo Ventimiglia — everyone’s favorite short-shorts-wearing, Instagram rule-breaking, Crock-Pot advocate — is most definitely not This Is Us, the show that earned him three Emmy nominations. Nor is it […]
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Why antique TV jingles never seem to get old on TikTok
November 25, 2021 0
Welcome to No Shame November! This week we’re diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn’t.Watching Lizzo twerk to the Empire Today jingle is the closest I’ve come to time travel. Because while the Grammy winner’s immaculate TikTok graced my For You Page just last month, the memories it conjured pulled […]
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TikTok and U.N. Women launch in-app hub about gender-based violence
November 25, 2021 0
TikTok has launched a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and girls, with a new informative hub in the app.The social media platform, alongside U.N. Women and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) NGOs across the globe, intends to empower and educate the TikTok community about topics including consent, safety, and harmful gender […]
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I'm pretty sure Kevin Hart is messing with us in 'True Story' on Netflix
November 24, 2021 0
Kevin Hart is messing with us.That’s the only conclusion I can draw after watching True Story, the new Netflix limited series starring Hart and Wesley Snipes from Narcos writer Eric Newman. The seven-episode journey starts out on a meta note and then, quite insidiously, only gets to be more meta as the story plays out. […]
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Lady Gaga speaks about her bulletproofed dress at Biden's inauguration
November 24, 2021 0
Lady Gaga has had quite a year, wowing critics with House of Gucci, and singing the national anthem at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, among, you know, everything else. “It was one of the proudest moments I’ve ever had as a musician and a performer,” she told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show, saying that singing […]
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Why I'll probably never get open world video game fatigue
November 23, 2021 0
Welcome to No Shame November! This week we’re diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn’tEver since the free-roaming adventures of the silent protagonist in Grand Theft Auto III (2001) sent the industry into a conniption of three-dimensional gameplay possibilities, open world games have arrived on store shelves with alarming regularity. […]
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People are posting Urban Dictionary names across the internet
November 23, 2021 0
What’s in a name? Urban Dictionary can answer that question. For decades, the crowdsourced digital library has chronicled slang and ubiquitous terms that pervade social media — and yes, its user-submitted nature has seen some offensive moments. It also provides definitions for people’s names, which Twitter and Instagram users are now posting across their profiles.These […]
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