Dolly Parton says she turned down Trump's offer of the Presidential Medal of Freedom - twice

The Biden administration has also reached out to Parton about the Medal of Freedom but she told The Today Show she doesn't want to be perceived as "doing politics." Debra L Rothenberg/Getty Images The country music legend told The Today Show that Trump offered her the Presidential Medal of Freedom twice.  Both times she turned it down, citing family illness and COVID. The Biden administration has also approached her about the award, but she said she didn't want to be perceived as "doin...
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Genius Kid Avoids Classwork By Changing His Screen Name To “Reconnecting”

Bloomberg via Getty Images This is what it means to adapt and overcome Trying to adjust to either mostly or entirely virtual schooling in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly proved many challenges for both educators and students, and my hat is off to all of them. I can’t even imagine how difficult and strange it must be getting used to delivering lessons via Zoom, or only seeing your classmates through a screen. However virtual school has also presented uni...
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Chandler Film Festival Wrap-up

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The fifth annual Chandler International Film Festival was unlike any other before it. The excitement of marking its fifth anniversary was faced with challenges posed by the pandemic. The leadership team of the festival put on their thinking caps in mid-2020 and got creative with the way it was presenting […]
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World of Mystery - comic series checklist

World of Mystery Atlas 1956-57 1 2 3 - Steve Ditko art 4,5 6 - Al Williamson, Steve Ditko art - - - - - - - - - - Home / A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Walt Disney Comics Digest #24 - Carl Barks reprint

Walt Disney Comics Digest #24Walt Disney Comics Digest v1 #24, 1970 - Most of these digest-sized issues reprint stories and artwork by Carl Barks. "The Watchful Parents", a Donald Duck tale, was first published in Walt Disney Comics and Stories #228. Other characters in this issue include Zorro, Scamp, Mickey Mouse, Thumper and the Seven Dwarfs. Other artists in this Gold Key bronze age humor [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Review: Night of the Kings

— by RON WILKINSON — In a prison run by the inmates a newcomer seems destined to hold a special place in the hierarchy. However, there is a catch. Under the red moon he must tell stories until dawn or be hung by a most uninviting meat hook suspended above a concrete staircase. Scheherazade, welcome […]
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Dragon Quest Rivals Censors the Female Warrior’s Cleavage & Thighs

Dragon Quest Rivals, a smartphone game for the Dragon Quest series that revolves around card collecting, has censored the new female Warrior, constricting both her cleavage and thighs with a black cloth to likely comply with the strict regulations and rules set in place by Apple/Google. A tweet from the official Dragon Quest Rivals Twitter […]
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“Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” Rapper Silento Arrested for Murder in Shooting Death of Cousin

Atlanta rapper Silento—best known for his hit song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” along with the dance craze associated with it—was arrested in Dekalb County, Georgia on murder charges after being accused of shooting and killing his cousin. The 23-year-old (whose real name is Ricky Lamar Hawk) was taken into police custody Monday (Feb. 1) and booked into the Dekalb County jail on one count of murder in the shooting death of 34-year-old Frederick Rooks, police said. Authorities reportedly responded t...
Tags: Celebs, Murder, Crime, California, Youtube, Celebrity Arrests, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Orange County, Lapd, Hawk, Dekalb County, Vincent, Silento

Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin! Gets Sexy on the Beach & Now Has a Hot Tan Girl

Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin! has already dished out its beach episode as all the shipgirls frolic around in their stylish swimsuits, mesmerizing watchers with bouncy bosom as a stunning new tan girl also makes her way into the series, her superb musculature sure to attract a certain group of fetishists. Omake:
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Game over: Google to shutter its in-house Stadia game development studio

Google has announced it is shuttering its internal game development studio for Stadia, the company’s cloud-based gaming platform.
Tags: Google, Gaming, Games, News, Trends, Web, Game Development, Stadia

Mondo Releasing Vinyl Soundtrack Series Devoted to the Movies of Cameron Crowe, Starting With ‘Say Anything’

Cameron Crowe knows a thing or two about music. He got his start as a 16-year-old music journalist for Rolling Stone – an experience he expanded into a feature film with Almost Famous. Now, Mondo is releasing a series of vinyl soundtracks devoted to Crowe’s films, starting off with his angsty teen dramedy Say Anything. Later this year, Mondo will continue the series with expanded soundtracks for Singles and Jerry Maguire. Over the course of 2021, Mondo plans to release several Cameron Crowe ...
Tags: Movies, Cameron-Crowe, Mondo, Aerosmith, Peter Gabriel, Crowe, Dave Brubeck, Nancy Wilson, Jerry Maguire, Fishbone, Soundtracks, Lili Taylor, Say Anything, John Cusack Ione Sky Lili Taylor, Peter Gabriel Nancy Wilson, Joe Lies Demos

Party On: There Will Be a ‘Wayne’s World’ Super Bowl Ad

We’re not worthy, but we’re getting it anyway: a Wayne’s World Super Bowl ad featuring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, together again after 32 years. Myers and Carvey reprise their roles from the 1992 comedy classic Wayne’s World in a Super Bowl ad for Uber Eats. Only — shhh — they can’t actually say the words “Super Bowl.” Watch the Wayne’s World Super Bowl ad below. Wayne’s World Super Bowl Ad There have been all kinds of excellent reunions of ’80s and ’90s classics happening over the pas...
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Steven Spielberg Still Has Hope that Movie Theaters Will Survive the Pandemic

Movie theaters are going through a rough time right now. While many are open, they can’t operate at full capacity, and on top of all that, streaming movies from home is becoming the new normal. Warner Bros. made huge waves when they decided to release their entire 2021 theatrical slate directly to HBO Max, and other studios are continuing to sell-off some of their non-franchise titles directly to streaming services like Netflix. With things the way they are, there’s been a lot of talk about the...
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, Warner Bros, Spielberg, Steven-Spielberg, Edgar Wright, Wright, Lawrence of Arabia, Business and Industry News, HBO Max

Skullgirls 2nd Encore DLC Teases Annie & Her Big Knife

Skullgirls 2nd Encore’s next DLC character has been unveiled to be the courageous Annie, who wields a large knife and fires annihilating beams, perfect for players who were desperately awaiting a new female to enlist into lewd situations by way of raunchy artwork. Annie was introduced in a new trailer that also demonstrated the extent […]
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Apple Buys Sundance Darling ‘CODA’ for a Record-Setting $25 Million

Apple has just set a new Sundance Film Festival record with its purchase of Sundance crowdpleaser CODA. Directed by Siân Heder, the coming-of-age dramedy was an instant hit when it premiered as the festival’s opening night film, attracting the attention of streamers like Amazon and Netflix, with Apple shelling out a record-setting $25 million to land the distribution rights to CODA. CODA, which tells the story of an aspiring singer and lone hearing person in a deaf family (Locke and Key’s Em...
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David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen Might Reunite For “Strange Film Noir Story” With Body-Horror

David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen made three memorable films together – A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, and A Dangerous Method. Now, it looks like the director and actor are considering getting the band back together for something new – and this new project sounds incredibly promising. According to Mortensen, the movie is a “strange film noir story,” and it will feature body-horror elements – something Cronenberg is extremely well-versed in. There hasn’t been a David Cronenberg m...
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‘Solos’: Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, and More Star in Amazon’s New Anthology Series

Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, and Helen Mirren are among the big names joining the star-studded cast for Amazon’s new dramatic anthology series, Solos. The anthology series comes from Hunters creator David Weil, who will act as showrunner and executive produce the new series. Amazon has announced Solos, a new Amazon Original dramatic anthology series that will feature a star-studded cast including Freeman, Hathaway, Mirren, as well as Emmy winner Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, D...
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Jeffrey Wright Will Play Batman in HBO Max’s New…Comedy Podcast?

The Caped Crusader? Nah, more like the Caped Comedian, star of a new Batman podcast being launched by HBO Max. No, this isn’t a joke, but a real thing being developed by the WarnerMedia streaming platform, set to star Jeffrey Wright as the Dark Knight himself. Wright is trading the signature Commissioner Gordon mustache for a cowl in Batman: The Audio Adventures, a new HBO Max podcast that offers a “comedic take on the Dark Knight,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Wright, who is set to ...
Tags: Spotify, Hbo, Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Podcasts, Gotham, Suicide Squad, Batman, Warner, Warner Bros, David Goyer, Jeffrey-Wright, Wright, Gordon, McNicholas

Watch: Award-Winning Swiss Animated Short Film 'The Lonely Orbit'

Loneliness… we all experience it, we all dread it. And it's especially tough now with the pandemic, everyone separated at home. This beautiful animated short film from Switzerland called The Lonely Orbit is about loneliness and everyone's eternal struggle with it. The filmmakers visualize this powerful feeling following a satellite drifting in orbit quietly, lonely, around Earth. And the story wonders what happens one day when a satellite tech accidentally forgets to keep the satellite in wo...
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‘Summertime’ Trailer: ‘Blindspotting’ Director Carlos López Estrada Shows L.A. Through the Eyes of Teen Poets

Poetry received a high profile boost recently thanks to Amanda Gorman’s fiery, powerful poem she delivered at Joe Biden’s inauguration. So perhaps now is a good time to release the trailer for Summertime, a new film from Blindspotting director Carlos López Estrada. Sort of an anthology movie, the film follows 25 young people as they criss-cross their way across Los Angeles on a hot summer day. Check out the trailer below. Summertime Trailer I caught a screening of this at last year’s Su...
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Ani-Gamers Podcast #152 – Be Gay Do Akudama Crimes with Paul Chapman

Evan reviews the 2020 anime series Akudama Drive with Greatest Movie EVER Podcast host Paul Chapman. Plus, Evan, David, and Paul discuss Donkey Kong Country 3 , Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain , and Hitman (2016) in the Queue. Topics include: killing the real Sean Bean, downloading Danganronpa from the Something Awful forums, and “we’re all dirty cops.” Thanks to Patrick Sutton for editing this episode. Runtime:  1 hour, 16 minutes Direct Download RSS Feed iTunes Spotif...
Tags: Video Games, David, Anime, Hitman, PAUL, Evan, Sean Bean, Donkey Kong, Evan David, Paul Chapman, Donkey Kong Country, Evan Minto, Scott Gratton, Hiroyuki Imaishi, Pierrot, Danganronpa

Daily Podcast: Wakanda MCU Show, Deadpool 3, Cloverfield 2, Frasier, and More

On the February 1, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including a Wakanda TV show, a Cloverfield sequel, Buck Rogers , Deadpool 3 , dueling GameStop movies, and a Frasier revival. Opening Banter :   In The News: (Chris) Wakanda TV Series Coming from ‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler, More Marvel Shows in the Works (Ben) ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, Deadpool, Chris, Cloverfield, Ben, Ben Pearson, Jacob Hall, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Noah Centineo, Wakanda MCU Show Deadpool, Wakanda TV, Buck Rogers Deadpool

Dustin Diamond, Best Known for ‘Saved By the Bell’, Dead at Age 44

Dustin Diamond, who played the geeky Samuel “Screech” Powers in the beloved 1990s sitcom Saved By the Bell and its subsequent spin-offs and continuations, has died at the age of 44. He was hospitalized last month, and passed away this morning. According to news reports, he had recently completed his first round of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Diamond was on the Saved By the Bell train from the very beginning as one of the key cast members of Good Morning, Miss ...
Tags: Death, Movies, Diamond, Bliss, Bell, Saved By The Bell, Dustin Diamond, Mario Lopez, Peacock, Samuel Screech Powers, Screech Powers

21 best jigsaw puzzles for adults that challenge your brain

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Food52 Putting together jigsaw puzzles is a fun activity that anyone can enjoy. We found 21 puzzles that will not only entertain but challenge the brain. See also: 23 activities to keep you busy when you're stuck at homeFeeling bored at home? Of the many activities you can do to fill the time, assembling a jigsaw puzzle is one of the more nostalgic and analog pastimes for people of all ages. Last y...
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‘The Mother’: Jennifer Lopez Will Play an Assassin in Netflix Movie From ‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro and ‘Lovecraft Country’ Writer Misha Green

Jennifer Lopez will play an assassin who gets back in the game to protect the child she gave up years ago in The Mother. The Netflix movie comes from director Niki Caro, who helmed the live-action Mulan remake, and writer Misha Green, who created Lovecraft Country and who was recently announced as the writer and director of the Tomb Raider sequel. This is the second Netflix project Lopez is involved with – she’s also set to produce and star in the Netflix thriller The Cipher. Deadline broke ...
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State of the GEM 2021

Diverse by role, sector, and geography, the GEM is a community of more than 350 proptech founders, execs, VCs, and tech-forward practitioners. A private group of independent thinkers, free from sponsored messages, sales pitches, and noise — our Mantra is simple: Go deep and keep it tight-knit. The GEM is not the largest proptech community, and never will be (membership is capped at 1,500 members). We were created to provide an objective lens into the trends, companies, people, and ideas shaping ...
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Multiple GameStop Stock Movies Are in the Works – And Now a TV Show, Too [Updated]

Update: Deadline reports that a TV series about the GameStop/Wall Street chaos called To the Moon is now in the works from a new company called Pinky Promise. Writer Noam Tomaschoff has reportedly met with “long-time, active members of the r/WallStreetBets reddit” to ensure they’re getting the details of the story correct, and the show will follow “two roommates laid off from their jobs at GameStop and AMC, who turn Covid into lemonade by using their stimulus checks to dip into the world of day...
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How to watch every 'Harry Potter' movie on Peacock

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Owls are a key part of "Harry Potter." Warner Bros. Pictures The "Harry Potter" movie series is now streaming on Peacock.To watch all the films, you'll need a Peacock Premium or Peacock Premium Plus plan.If you want to rent "Harry Potter" movies without a subscription, you can use Amazon, Vudu, or FandangoNow.See also: The best streaming services in 2021 Product Card (small) Product Card (small) Fo...
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