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History is Made!! 99 Luftballoons Finally Performed in the U.S.!!

The German singer and band Nena finally performed their 1984 number-two hit “99 Luftballons” for the first time in the U.S. on Friday at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. It was one of the songs in the ’80s to make a point about the brinkmanship and paranoia/hysteria surrounding the issue of war. The song […]

SNL: Alec Baldwin Debuts as Trump

Saturday Night Live opened its new season poking fun at the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Alec Baldwin played Trump. According to producer Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey recommend her former 30 Rock co-star for the part. “She said, ‘You know who would be a great Trump is Alec!’ I talked to Alec, who was finishing a movie, […]

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK-Friday 9/30/16

DEEPWATER HORIZON (Drama) WHAT’S IT ABOUT? The movie follows the workers on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. WHO’S IN IT? Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Dylan O’Brien, Kate Hudson TRIVIA: This is the first time Kate Hudson has starred in a […]

Dalai Lama’s Trump Impression

The Dalai Lama is known more for his spiritual leadership than his impersonations, but it’s 2016 and everyone has a Donald Trump impression these days. While being interviewed by Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, the Dalai Lama busted out his impression of the Republican candidate. And while it’s far from being the best impression, […]

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK – Friday 9/23/16

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (Western) WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Seven gunmen come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. WHO’S IN IT? Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Peter Sarsgaard, Matt Bomer, Ethan Hawke, Lee Byung-hun, Vincent D’Onofrio, Cam Gigandet, Luke Grimes TRIVIA: This is a remake of the 1960 western film of the same name, which […]