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Andrew Garfield opines on straight actors playing gay roles in the most Andrew Garfield way imaginable

"As a straight, white male, with so much privilege in this world, I believe my job right now is to pay attention," Garfield said.
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Andrew Garfield, Garfield, Ad Friendly, Queerty, In Quotes


Mystery of plastic Garfield novelty phones washing up along French coast solved after 30 years (Thanks to Kevin Smith)
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Paging Garfield

For decades, Garfield telephones kept washing ashore in France. Now the mystery has been solved. By Meagan Flynn Washington Post Morning Mix blog March 29 2019 [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, France, Garfield, Mike Rhode, Paging Garfield, Meagan Flynn Washington Post

French Garfield phone mystery solved

For over 30 years , orange Garfield phones (yes, as in the cartoon cat) have been strangely washing up on the French coast of Brittany. Many have speculated that the bizarre phenomenon has been due to a lost shipping container, but at last, a local farmer has confirmed this hypothesis. The farmer revealed that he discovered the container of phones after a storm in the 1980s, and now, thanks to his insight, researchers have finally been able to locate the container. Photo: France 3 Bretagne/Yo...
Tags: Travel, France, Garfield, Brittany, All, Afp, Mysterious Garfield Phones, Mysterious Phones, Phones Washing Ashore, Claire Simonin, Viltansou, Simonin

Garfield phone mystery solved in Brittany - 35 years later

Novelty handsets have been washing up on beaches for years – and now we know whyFor 35 years, fragments of novelty Garfield telephones have washed up on the picturesque Iroise coast of Brittany almost every day.Nobody has known why or where they come from; day after day, locals clearing up litter along the Atlantic beaches of the Finistère region, have stumbled across bright orange pieces of feline-shaped plastic. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Atlantic, Garfield, Brittany

Garfield-shaped telephones have been found on French beaches. Now we know why.

Garfield phones washing ashore on beaches in France have mystified locals for decades. Now we know why it keeps happening.            [Author: Indianapolis Star]
Tags: News, France, Indianapolis Star, Garfield

Why Do Garfield Phones Keep Washing Up on This Beach?

Bright orange plastic novelty phones, shaped like Garfield, the grumpy cartoon cat, have littered French shores for decades. Nobody knew why, until a group of volunteers followed a tip.
Tags: News, France, Garfield, Water Pollution, Plastics, Ships and Shipping, Brittany (France, Garfield (Fictional Character

The Mysterious Case of Garfield Phones Washing Up on French Beaches Since the ’80s Has Been Solved

For 35 years, toy Garfield phones the color of macaroni and cheese have inexplicably washed up onto the beaches along the coastal waters of Brittany, France, and now we finally know why. It appears they all came to Marine Nature Park from a shipping container that washed up into a cave after a storm. On…
Tags: News, France, Uncategorized, Viral, Garfield, Brittany France, Onetime

Garfield Phones Beach Mystery Finally Solved After 35 Years (slashdot)

An anonymous reader shares a report: A French coastal community has finally cracked the mystery behind the Garfield telephones that have plagued its picturesque beaches for decades. Since the 1980s, the Iroise coast in Brittany has received a supply of bright orange landline novelty phones shaped like the famous cartoon cat. Anti-litter campaigners have been collecting fragments of the feline for years as they clean the beaches. But now, the source of the problem has been found -- a lost shipp...
Tags: News, Garfield, Brittany, Msmash, Garfield Phones

At Last! Mystery of Garfield Phone Beach Solved After 35 Years

For 35 years, a French coastal community has been haunted by the ghost of the world’s most iconic novelty telephone.Read more...
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Garfield phones beach mystery finally solved after 35 years

For years, novelty phones appear on Brittany's beaches - but the source is finally found.
Tags: News, Garfield, Brittany

Mystery solved: why has a beach in France been blighted by washed-up parts for toy Garfield phones for more than 30 years?

For more than thirty years, the beaches of France's Iroise Marine Nature Park have been blighted by a seemingly endless stream of a highly specific form of washed-up plastic waste: part of a toy Garfield telephone -- more than 200 pieces in all. Finally, the mystery of the origins of this weird flotsam has been revealed: a cargo container of Garfield phone parts that fell off a container ship decades ago had been lodged in a nearby cliff-cave and it had been dribbling out bright orange pie...
Tags: Video, News, France, Weird, Environment, Logistics, Garfield, Ouest France, Microplastics, FranceInfo, Ar Viltansoù, Simonin Le Meur

Waldo King, founding father of Seattle’s renowned high-school jazz programs, dies at 92

Mr. King started the first student jazz band programs in Seattle, first at Garfield in 1960, then briefly at Franklin High School, and for more than a decade at Roosevelt High School, from which he retired in 1983.
Tags: Music, News, Education, Entertainment, Obituaries, Seattle, Local News, Garfield, Roosevelt High School, Franklin High School, Waldo King

This Garfield Themed Restaurant Is Everything We Didn’t Know We Needed

TAKE MY MONEY Do you love lasagna and hate Mondays? Well boy howdy do I have the restaurant for you. Toronto is about to get the first eatery of its kind in North America, and it’s everything you could ever want — nostalgia, Italian food, sassy cats. That’s right, come April Canada will be home to a Garfield themed restaurant. Which, really, I think the world desperately needs. There’s already one open in Dubai, because of course Dubai is already all over this, and it sounds a m a z i ...
Tags: Toronto, Canada, Dubai, Humor, North America, Garfield, Gracie Hughes, Garfuccinos

Ely Sainsbury's cat Garfield holds 'book signing'

The cat, called Garfield, has 5,000 Facebook followers and a new book about his adventures in a supermarket.
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Five-star linebacker Sav’ell Smalls leaving Garfield to return to Kennedy Catholic

The move makes the Lancers a state contender as it returns much of the best offense in the state and helps shore up a defense that struggled last season.
Tags: News, Sports, Garfield, High School Sports, Sav, Kennedy Catholic

‘I agree. Why me?’ Garfield football coach Joey Thomas highlighted by Lululemon on International Women’s Day

Clothing company Lululemon recognized Thomas as part of its campaign to make women's equality part of the global consciousness.
Tags: News, Sports, Garfield, High School Sports, Thomas, Lululemon, Joey Thomas

Brandon Roy returns as Garfield boys basketball coach after stepping away last season

Roy has a 57-1 career coaching record and won a national coach of the year award in 2017. He has not disclosed why he stepped away for the 2018-19 season.
Tags: News, Sports, Roy, Garfield, High School Sports, Brandon Roy

Brandon Roy returns as Garfield boys basketball coach

Roy has a 57-1 career coaching record and won a national coach of the year award in 2017.
Tags: News, Sports, Roy, Garfield, High School Sports, Brandon Roy

3A girls state: Mount Spokane handles the pressure, denies Garfield return to title game

The Wildcats figured out early how to deal with the Bulldogs' famed pressure defense and won 52-46 to earn a spot in the state title game against Prairie.
Tags: News, Sports, Garfield, High School Sports, Bulldogs, Mount Spokane, Wildcats

3A girls regional: Garfield turns up the defense, shuts down Seattle Prep

The Bulldogs, who made it to the title game last year, get the first-round bye with a 58-29 win over the Panthers.
Tags: News, Sports, Garfield, High School Sports, Bulldogs, Seattle Prep

Garfield looks ready to return to state title game after beating Seattle Prep for SeaKing girls title

Samiayah Tolliver led fourth-ranked Garfield with 19 points in a 57-40 win over Seattle Prep in the district title game.
Tags: News, Sports, Garfield, High School Sports, Seattle Prep, Samiayah Tolliver

New Funko POPs for ‘The Office’, ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Community’, ‘Jaws’, & More Coming Soon

The 2019 New York Toy Fair is in full swing, and that means we’ll be hearing a ton of new announcements regarding toys and collectibles inspired by your favorite films and TV shows. It should come as no surprise that the folks at Funko have churned out a bunch of new announcements expanding their endless line of Funko POP figures. And some long-awaited franchises will finally be making their vinyl figure debut. Funko has announced a new wave of The Simpsons POPS, a line that will likely become ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Office, Alabama, Walmart, Julia Roberts, Simpsons, Beverly Hills, Community, The Big Bang Theory, The Office, Hercules, Shirley, Annie, Alien, Cheers

How Activism Helped Heal My Grief After My Father Was Shot & Killed

On my first day back to high school after my dad, a beloved history teacher, was shot and killed outside the school where he taught in New Jersey, I wanted to disappear into the walls. At my locker, I used drained reserves of strength to force a fake smile. Friends walked towards me, braced for my inevitable meltdown, but I said hello as if nothing had happened. They appeared appropriately baffled. Ignoring their confusion, I asked about their weekends, determined to act like it was any other M...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, New York City, New Jersey, Maria, Garfield, Nra, Emma, Emma Gonzalez, Kristina Filler

Garfield’s Sav’ell Smalls narrows his college choices to 12

Washington is on the list for the five-star linebacker.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Garfield, Sav ' ell Smalls

Seattle U guard and former Garfield standout Terrell Brown loves playing for his city: ‘I want little kids from Seattle to look up to me’

Brown leads the Redhawks in assists and is second in rebounding, He has made a smooth transition after averaging 30 points a game for Shoreline Community College.
Tags: News, Sports, Seattle, Garfield, College Basketball, Seattle University, Redhawks, Terrell Brown, Seattle U guard

Marc Webb's '​The Amazing Spider-Man​' Is a Reboot That Deserves a Rewatch

None Spider-Man 3 (2007) was a disappointment to pretty much everyone, including director Sam Raimi. Although financially successful due to a surprisingly large worldwide gross (it remains the highest-grossing Spider-Man film worldwide), the messy narrative failed to live up to the standards of Raimi's celebrated first two films. In late 2007, Raimi and stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst signed on to Spider-Man 4, James Vanderbilt was hired to write the screenplay, and an early May 2011 rele...
Tags: Feature, Music, Adventure, New York City, Marvel, Spider-Man, Action, Sony, John Malkovich, Emma Stone, Anne Hathaway, Amazing Spider-man, Superheroes, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Sony Pictures

How the Bonkers ‘Serenity’ Borrows From Film Noir Classics

(Welcome to Classically Contemporary, a series where we explore the ways in which new releases echo classic Hollywood.) By this point audiences have been scratching their heads and questioning their film choices with the release of Steven Knight’s Serenity . It’s a movie that is as compellingly bonkers as it is exceedingly dumb. It’s a fun bad movie that you’ll enjoy if you’re into that kind of thing. But, in watching it myself (and loving everything about it), the classic film comparisons fl...
Tags: Elsa, Movies, Orson Welles, Features, Karen, Ocean, Anne Hathaway, Plymouth, Smith, Casablanca, Baker, Garfield, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Constance, Hemingway

‘I try not to let it drag me down’: Garfield’s Jack Bryant inspires his basketball team as he battles cancer

The senior forward is a 4.0 student who has dreams of the Ivy Leagues. But first, there's an another effort to push back the Hodgkin lymphoma that, among other things, is bringing his season to an end Friday.
Tags: News, Sports, Garfield, High School Sports, Hodgkin, Jack Bryant

L.A. man arrested on suspicion of hitting pedestrian in Monterey Park, then leaving the scene

A 52-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of leaving the scene of a crash earlier this month that left a pedestrian critically injured. The Monterey Park Police Department said Monday that Thomas Potter is the man suspected of leaving the site of a crash on the 100 block of W. Newmark Avenue on Jan. 18 at around 7:30 p.m. Thomas Lawrence Potter, a 52-year-old Los Angeles resident, was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of a hit and run in Monterey Park on...
Tags: News, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Garfield, Potter, Hit-and-run, Monterey Park, Ramona, Pacoima, Top Stories PSN, Monterey Park Police Department, Crime + Public Safety, Thomas Potter