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JoJo Siwa Leaps Her Way Into The History Books As Dancing With The Stars Runner-Up

At what many saw to be the peak of her career, teen icon JoJo Siwa did the unthinkable -- she came out as pansexual. With a fan base consisting almost exclusively of children, many thought JoJo Siwa's coming out would kill her career, but it only made her more powerful. This year, Siwa made history on the 30th season of "Dancing With The Stars," competing alongside professional dancer Jenna Johnson, making the duo the first partnership on the show to consist of dancers of the same gender identit...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Abc, America, Nba, Sia, Time Magazine, Johnson, Nickelodeon, Jojo, Television Critics Association, Iman Shumpert, Jenna Johnson, Abby, Siwa


The Scarface Controversy Explained

The Scarface Controversy Explained It's rare for iconic films to have achieved such status without some sort of controversy coloring their legacies. Such is the case with "Scarface," the 1983 crime drama starring legendary actor Al Pacino as the ruthless Tony Montana. The tale of the fictional Cuban immigrant turned violent drug lord has become culturally synonymous with the idea of obtaining the American Dream at all costs, revered by rappers, suburbanites, and edgy middle schoolers alike. Whil...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Stephen King, America, Los Angeles, Oliver Stone, Miami, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Al Pacino, Castro, Brian De Palma, Scarface, Perez, Miami Herald, Carrie


The Unexpected Origin Behind Jaws' Most Famous Line

Remember the scene in Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" where the locals catch a shark and think it's the same one that's been terrorizing their beaches? As they proudly (and ignorantly) mill around their catch trying to figure out what kind of shark it is, Matt Hooper helps them out by telling them, "It's a tiger shark!" Then comes what is arguably one of the best moments in the entirety of the film. "A whhhaaaaaattt?" the local fisherman says, channeling his best impression of a preppy, popular, senio...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Hollywood Reporter, Brody, Quint, Scheider, Roy Scheider, Matt Hooper, Carl Gottlieb, Ben Meadows, Richard -RSB- Zanuck, David -RSB- Brown


Trash Panda, no more! I am Covid Fighter!

Could Kalo become the Smokey Bear-type mascot for pandemic hygiene? [in print as A Smokey Bear-type mascot for covid hygiene?] By Katherine Ellison Washington Post November 16, 2021  p. E1, 5 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/covid-mascot-kids-vaccination/2021/11/12/e484df08-3cc0-11ec-8ee9-4f14a26749d1_story.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Washington Post, KALO, Mike Rhode, Katherine Ellison


Amazing Spider-Man #300 - 1st Venom

Amazing Spider-Man #300Amazing Spider-Man v1 #300, 1988 - The alien symbiote that was Spider-man's black costume finds a new host in Eddie Brock. Fusing with the failed  journalist's body, Venom mimics the hero's powers down to the webbing. When his wife Mary Jane is threatened by the new creature, Peter Parker reverts back to his original red and blue costume. Written by David Michelinie and [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Mary Jane, Peter Parker, Ted Ignacio, David Michelinie, Eddie Brock Fusing


Good Twintails Day Expressing Admiration for a Staple Style

Artists and cosplayers have embraced the return of Good Twintails Day as they celebrate the occasion’s appreciation for the hairstyle that is twintails, illustrations and cosplay photos naturally spilling forth onto social media, some of which involve erotica and appeasing those who prefer nudity with their art. Erotica, cosplay photos, and non-erotic imagery can all […]
Tags: Parody, Anniversaries, Illustration, Artists, Hair, Anime, Cosplay, Fetish, Oppai, Oshiri, H, Image Gallery, Twintails


Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 11/21/2021

Daily Crosshatch blog & podcast by Brian Heater   Interviews. 2007-2011, archived at the Wayback Machine, https://web.archive.org/web/20190120111928/http://thedailycrosshatch.com/category/interviews/ Best graphic novels of 2021 [in print as Graphic novels with big impact] These graphic narratives stayed with us, sparking illumination through illustrationBy Michael Cavna and David Betancourt Washington Post Nove...
Tags: Comics, Japan, China, Black, Cairo, Wayback Machine, Grant Morrison, Shimizu, Mike Rhode, Michael Cavna, Hiroshi Sakurazaka, Comics Research Bibliography, Willow Wilson, David Betancourt Washington Post, Megan Kelso, Ray Billingsley


Mark Hamill And Lena Headey Are Masters Of Acting In This Behind-The-Scenes Clip From Masters Of The Universe: Revelations Part 2

When the new continuation of "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" dropped on Netflix earlier this year in the form of "Masters of the Universe: Revelation," the series received critical praise, nostalgic joy, and fanboy outrage. But one thing that remained universal was the acclaim for actor Mark Hamill and his gleefully zealous performance as one of the most memorable cartoon supervillains of all time: Skeletor. Netflix seems keenly aware of this because they're putting the "Force Awakens" ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Netflix, Mark Hamill, Chris Wood, Kevin Smith, Duncan, Hamill, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Andra, Disney Pixar, Eternia, Lyn, Robert Kirkman, Lena Headey


Mieruko-chan Encounters a Familiar Cursed Entity

Mieruko-chan continues to twist and distort normal real life situations for the poor heroine as the latest broadcast has her witnessing otherworldly abominations in a changing room, on the train, and something strange with a pregnant woman, before finally encountering a familiarly possessed human. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Trains, Pregnancy, Mystery, Anime, Schoolgirls, Moe, Oshiri, Pantsu, Image Gallery, Passione, Mieruko-chan


Wage Madness (Limerick)

The driver made such a loud fuss Over new jitney wages, each cuss As he bitched about pay Could be heard blocks away… So the man was thrown under the bus.
Tags: Humor, Limerick, Limericks, Travel Humor, Transportation Humor, Workplace & Career Humor, Money & Finance Humor, Money Limerick, Workplace Limerick, Employment Humor, Argument Humor, Argument Limerick, Transportation Limerick, Idiom Humor, Idiom Limerick, Travel Limerick


Ceramics

"pottery" "class"
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Mondo's Back To The Future And Back To The Future II Posters Are Our Density

It's your walls, Marty! Something's got to be done about your walls! Mondo brings the cinephiles and time-travelers of the world early holiday cheer with some timely new wall decor. Mondo was founded in 2001 by Tim League and Rob Jones in the basement of a single-screen movie theater, where the pair created a "quasi-bootleg t-shirt shop" called Mondo Tees which, as collaborations with studios and artists became more frequent, blossomed into the pop culture-focused Mondo in 2007. Their licensed p...
Tags: Movies, News, Robert Zemeckis, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Marty Mcfly, South East London, Marty, Adam, Biff, Bob Gale, Adam Simpson, Rob Jones, Tim League, George McFly, Rafa Orrico


Saturday Night Live Writer & Star Peter Aykroyd Dies At 66

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and writer Peter Aykroyd has died at age 66. The Emmy-nominated actor and writer often worked with his older brother, Dan Aykroyd ("Ghostbusters," "The Blues Brothers"), on everything from a TV series about the paranormal to films like "Dragnet" and "Coneheads." The death was first reported over the weekend on a "Saturday Night Live" episode hosted by Simu Liu. "SNL" honored Aykroyd with a tribute, playing one of his old short films and ending the show by...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Toronto, Second City, Joe, Peter, Dan, Spokane Washington, Ottawa Ontario, Blues Brothers, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Aykroyd, Simu Liu, Tom Schiller


‘We have a lot of work to do’: LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance reflects on 2021

The CEO of the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance looks back on the progress made for LGBTQ+ homebuyers and renters in 2021, and the work that still lies ahead.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Lgbtq, Select, 2021, LGBTQ homeowners, Ryan Weyandt, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance


Metal Gear Solid And Death Stranding Game Developer Kojima Productions Launches TV, Film, And Music Division

The video game studio behind games like "Death Stranding" and over 30 years of "Metal Gear" has announced a new business division, with Kojima Productions expanding to film, television, and music. The new division will be based in Los Angeles while Kojima Productions' video game division will continue in Japan. As first reported by Games Industry, 28-year PlayStation veteran Riley Russell has been hired to lead the new unit. "The new division will be tasked with working with creative and talente...
Tags: Japan, Movies, News, Microsoft, Norman Reedus, Los Angeles, Guillermo Del Toro, Sony, Oscar Isaac, Activision, Hideo Kojima, Russell, Kojima, Tom Holland, Konami, Capcom


Nintendo Announces Official Super Smash Bros. Tournament Circuit

Nintendo has announced an official Super Smash Bros. tournament circuit in partnership with World’s Premier Solo Esports team Panda. While many fans of the series are excited by the announcement, some have shown hesitation given how Nintendo often DMCAs fan mods and cancels fan events. Nintendo tweeted about its official tournaments with Panda, confirming that […]
Tags: Games, Usa, Events, Panda, Nintendo, Anime, Announcements, Smash Bros, Fighting Games


House Of Gucci Review: Lady Gaga Does Her Best Dracula Voice In Ridley Scott's Wicked Satire Of The Rich And Clueless

It's Lifestyles of the Rich and Clueless in Ridley Scott's "House of Gucci," an odd duck of a film that wants to serve you both a scrumptious gourmet meal and greasy fast food in the same bite. There's a wobbly, unbalanced quality to the entire thing, as Scott and company try to make something akin to a prestige drama cosplaying as a trashy soap opera. And yet it's hard not to have fun with everything on display here — all the glitz, all the glam, all the bad accents. I have long had a sneaking ...
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Movies, Salma Hayek, Wikipedia, Ridley Scott, Gucci, Gaga, Aldo, Scott, Ridley, Rodolfo, Palo, Maurizio, Leto, Patrizia


15 '80s Thrillers You Definitely Need To See

In his conversations with Francois Truffaut, Alfred Hitchcock defined suspense as a bomb under a table that only the audience sees, with a timer that only the audience knows about. "In these conditions this same innocuous conversation becomes fascinating because the public is participating in the scene," he said. "The audience is longing to warn the characters on the screen." That participation, a suspense by helpless omniscience, is what makes thrillers thrill. The 1980s were a banner age for k...
Tags: Movies, Colorado, Washington, Berlin, Superman, Orson Welles, Reagan, Fbi, Chicago, Walter Matthau, Nicole Kidman, Oliver Stone, Tommy Lee Jones, Cia, Beatty, Quinn


Fathom raises $32.7M to fund more acquisitions

CEO Joshua Harley says Fathom is looking to buy smaller real estate brokerages in new or smaller geographic markets.
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Industry News, Brokerage, Fathom, Fathom Realty, Josh Harley, Joshua Harley, Fathom Holdings


5 harsh realities indies will face in 2022 (and how to combat them)

As we look to finish out 2021, indie brokers need to look at industry trends to get ready to hit the ground running in 2022 and prepare for new challenges. Here are the top five hurdles and how to prepare for them.
Tags: Opinion, Service, Radio, Commission, Teams, Doj, Hiring, NAR, Retention, 100% Commission, Brokerage, Select, Erica Ramus, Indie Broker, Agent Retention, Indie Brokerages


Superhero Bits: Hawkeye Fights The Tracksuit Mafia, Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer Gets Animated & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Image Comics is getting an official timelineWonder Woman is going to fight the entire Justice League"Hawkeye" gets a new clip and poster"Spider-Man: No Way Home" trailer gets...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Disney, Earth, Justice League, Jamie Foxx, Kate, Andrew Garfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Hot Toys, Jeremy Renner, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, Valentino, Image Comics


Lucasfilm Chief Kathleen Kennedy Hints At Star Wars Return For Sequel Trilogy Characters

Much to the chagrin of a segment of furious YouTubers, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy will reportedly continue to oversee the "Star Wars" empire (not to be confused with the Galactic Empire) for another three years. While the future of the franchise seems to be primarily on streaming with shows like "The Mandalorian" and its upcoming spin-offs, Disney knows there's still serious money to be made in the theatrical market, so the world remains curious about the next movie out of the gate now...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Lucasfilm, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Kennedy, Poe, Rey, Kathleen Kennedy, Ridley, Rey Finn, Poe Oscar Isaac, Rey Poe, Ridley Finn John Boyega, Rise of Skywalker


The 14 Best Moments In Ghostbusters: Afterlife

The funniest Twitter thread of the year wasn't just a merciless evisceration of how every blockbuster movie trailer feels the same -- it was a specific evisceration of "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," which has been sold to audiences as the "serious" counterpoint to 2016's "Ghostbusters: Answer the Call." And while watching Ghostbusters discourse become a haven for sexist trolls has been nothing short of head-spinning, there's zero question that the movies themselves get caught in the crossfire."Ghost...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Walmart, Wes Anderson, Bill Murray, Vigo, Missy Elliot, Trevor, Jason Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, Robert Zemeckis, Spielberg, Tolkien, Murray, Cadillac, Tribeca


Daily Podcast: Ghostbusters Afterlife Spoiler Discussion

On the November 22, 2021, episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Brad Oman to have a spoiler discussion about Ghostbusters: Afterlife.Opening Banter:In The Spoiler Room: Ghostbusters: AfterlifeOur thoughts on the franchise so farBrief reactionCritics hate nostalgia playsGhostbusters forgotten?New NamesGhostbuster tech upgradesMini PuftsHow the town connects to GozerIvo ShandorThe ending of the filmMom and Rudd possessed and become Terror DogsGh...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Rudd, Harold, Phoebe, Egon, Rick Moranis, Peter Sciretta, Brad Oman, Sam Hume


Belfast Review – Branagh Manages Restraint When Most Forgivable

There are some films that have to be nearly perfect to be any good at all, and Kenneth Branagh has found himself on the wrong side of that fact a few times. Oddly, previous efforts have gone wrong because he seems overly close to them and they become, at best, rather pretentious. That’s odd because Belfast manages to avoid any such difficulty and it is literally about him. It’s the late ’60s in Belfast, and Buddy (Jude Hill) is nine and busy chasing other kids around with a wooden sword, mos...
Tags: England, Featured, Movies, Jamie Dornan, PA, Movie Review, Belfast, Kenneth Branagh, Buddy, Hinds, Ma, Branagh, Newsline, Focus Features, Buddy Jude Hill, Belfast Review


Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock Almost Had A 'Speed' Romance

By Carly Tennes Published: November 22nd, 2021
Tags: Humor, Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Carly Tennes


Review: Simple as Water

— by BEV QUESTAD — Yasmin stands on the cement walkway at a sea port in Athens with her four children. They are chasing a balloon and each other. She carefully monitors them and then herds them into their tent under the freeway overpass. Here she gets out her cell phone and lets them see […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Athens, Megan Mylan, BEV QUESTAD Yasmin


RE/MAX delivers record Q3 revenue amid RE/MAX Integra acquisition

The record quarter was largely driven by the company's purchase in July of RE/MAX Integra, a $235 million deal that marked the largest franchise acquisition in the brokerage's history.
Tags: Radio, Revenue, Profits, EBITDA, Integra, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, RE/MAX, Agent Count, CEO Adam Contos, Q3 Earnings


Lucy Lein’s Nier: Automata 2B Attire Fit for All Kinds of Physical Activity

Sensual and alluring cosplayer Lucy Lein has perhaps proven that luscious android girl 2B of NieR: Automata has popularity that is immortal as she replicated her original attire, the woman slowly removing clothing and sure to be quite inspiring for artists who enjoy sketching the notable android. While her cosplay is quite erotic, Lucy Lein […]
Tags: Games, Anime, Cosplay, Fetish, Lingerie, Oppai, Oshiri, Pantsu, H, Image Gallery, NieR, Lucy Lein


Diving Into China's Draconian Video Game Regulations

By Stephen Buckley Published: November 22nd, 2021
Tags: China, Humor, Stephen Buckley



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