Why ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Might Actually Not Suck

Despite my love of Norse mythology, director Kenneth Branagh, and the Marvel Universe, there’s only one thing I love about the first two Thor movies. And let’s be real, that thing is Loki. Everything else pretty much sucks. This is a little surprising, because the movies had some great actors other than Tom Hiddleston in […]
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Despite my love of Norse mythology, director Kenneth Branagh, and the Marvel Universe, there’s only one thing I love

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Lonzo Ball Insults Rap Legend Nas: Bad Business

Everyone wants to be relevant nowadays. And that’s definitely the case of Lonzo Ball, UCLA point guard. He recently commented on rap legend, Nas, calling him outdated on his family’s Facebook show, Ball in the Family. While everyone is entitled to their own opinion, we beg to differ. Nas has been a rap legend since the early […]
Nas and Lonzo Ball Feud
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Everyone wants to be relevant nowadays. And that’s definitely the case of Lonzo Ball, UCLA point guard.

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Chance the Rapper Strikes Again: Chicago Schools Benefit

Chance the Rapper has shown himself to be a true humanitarian. The Chicago native raised $2.2 million for public schools in the city. Earlier this year, he donated $1 million of his own money to the public school system and has continued to work to support education programs in the area. In his latest efforts, […]
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Chance the Rapper has shown himself to be a true humanitarian. The Chicago native raised $2.2 million for public schools

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What Is Labor Day and Why Do We Celebrate It?

Labor Day is probably the most misunderstood American holiday. Most us know vaguely that Veterans Day is a day to celebrate American War Veterans, and Memorial Day is a day for honoring those who have sacrificed for us. So what is Labor Day? A day to… labor? That doesn’t sound like a lot of fun, […]
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Labor Day is probably the most misunderstood American holiday. Most us know vaguely that Veterans Day is a day to

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Celebrate International Bacon Day on September 3rd

September 3 is International Bacon Day! So unless you’re a vegetarian, you have no excuse for not pigging out on bacon today. (Excuse the pun, but not really). Here are some FAQs about bacon to help you celebrate International Bacon Day 2017: When did bacon come into being? No one knows the exact day, but […]
Bacon Strips
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September 3 is International Bacon Day! So unless you’re a vegetarian, you have no excuse for not pigging out on

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A Guide to The Crazy World of Chinese Spiritual Offerings

Imagine this. You’re fighting valiantly against cancer. You’re enjoying your second bucket of KFC. Or you’ve begun crossing the street without looking both ways. Cancer wins, you get a heart attack, and an 18 wheeler comes out of nowhere. Game over. You’re dead. Life as you knew it comes to an end. Your spirit decends […]

burning fake iphones for ancestors

Imagine this. You’re fighting valiantly against cancer. You’re enjoying your second bucket of KFC. Or you’ve begun crossing the street without looking

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Back to School Bliss, Parents are Thrilled

This is definitely the most amazing time of the year. Well, at least it is for parents. Back to school has parents dancing in the driveway as we watch our kids board the school bus on the first day. Oh, come on. You know exactly what we mean. As much as we love our kids, […]
Back to school scrabble
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This is definitely the most amazing time of the year. Well, at least it is for parents. Back to

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What To Do on Social Media If You Don’t Like Game of Thrones

The recent Game of Thrones season finale was the most-watched episode of the series ever.  16.5 million people tuned in.  That’s more than twice the amount of people who watched MTV’s Video Music Awards, which aired the same night.  To say there’s an audience for the HBO series is the ultimate understatement. Game of Thrones […]
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The recent Game of Thrones season finale was the most-watched episode of the series ever.  16.5 million people

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Back to School Tips from Harry Potter’s Years at Hogwarts

Well, I hate to say it, but summer is almost over. For some of you whose school starts early, it might be over already. Sadly, this means (you may want to cover your ears for this part) it’s time to go back to school. Maybe that thought fills you with nothing but excitement and joy. […]
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Well, I hate to say it, but summer is almost over. For some of you whose school starts early, it

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Who Shot Biggie and Tupac? Fox Network Airs Special

It has been two decades since rap icons Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls were killed six months apart. And after all these years, “Who Shot Biggie and Tupac?” have remained unanswered questions. The Fox network will air a two-hour special in September investigating the deaths of both musicians. Rapper Ice-T and journalist Soledad O’Brien will […]

Biggie and 2Pac

It has been two decades since rap icons Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls were killed six months apart. And after all these years, “Who

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