Day: October 4, 2022

Tennis: When Sports and Popular Culture Meet

Ten years ago, I was playing tennis competitively, and because I was very into it, and subconsciously as a kid loved media and popular culture. I started looking into who was famous at the time and the narrative surrounding them.
Fast forward, now that I am out of my tennis phase I am seeing that the players who I used to follow religiously are retiring one after the other. Maybe that’s a good thing, because now they are leaving space for new faces to grow.

What’s with Revue Theatre in Buenos Aires?

What’s with Revue Theatre in Buenos Aires?

Revue Theatre has been at the center of Argentinian culture for over a century. By the end of the 1800s, scandalous Revue Plays were getting canceled due to their flashy satirization of the political and social landscape at the time. More than any other space, Revue Theatre contributed to the visibility of Argentinian tango.

Scariest Horror Movies to Watch this Halloween

Scariest Horror Movies to Watch this Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, finding a good horror movie can be hard to do since so many are made this time of year. As someone who is really picky about horror movies, it can definitely be hard for me as well. In this article, I will provide several different horror movies ranging from mild to extreme to suit everyone’s scare factor!

Gwen Stefani 53rd Birthday

Gwen Stefani 53rd Birthday

Gwen Stefani is celebrating another birthday with her husband, Blake Shelton.
On Stefani’s 53rd birthday on Monday, the country singer paid tribute to his pop star wife via social media.”Happy birthday to my beautiful wife @gwenstefani!!! I love you so freakin much!!!!” he wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of the couple holding hands and gazing into each other’s eyes.

Cardinals Albert Pujols Hits 703rd Homer

Cardinals Albert Pujols Hits 703rd Homer

Albert Pujols reached possibly the final benchmarks of his MLB tenure in the St. Louis Cardinals’ latest loss, breaking Barry Bonds and Babe Ruth records with career homer No. 703 in a loss at PNC Park.

On Monday in Pittsburgh, Pujols hit the go-ahead, 361-foot, two-run shot in the top of the sixth inning of the 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

White House Introduces Plan to Fight Hunger and Improve Health

White House Introduces Plan to Fight Hunger and Improve Health

President Joe Biden introduced a plan to end hunger in the United States and promote healthy eating and physical activity by 2030. The new plan called the National Strategy On Hunger, Nutrition, And Health will focus on five pillars: improving food access and affordability, integrating nutrition and health, empowering all consumers to make and have access to healthy choices, supporting physical activity for everyone, and enhancing nutrition and food security research.

Kanye West Slammed for “White Lives Matter” Shirt and “Harmful” YZY 9 Show

Kanye West Slammed for “White Lives Matter” Shirt and “Harmful” YZY 9 Show

Kanye West is no stranger to controversy. In a last-minute Paris Fashion Week stunt, West pulled out all the stops at his YZY season 9 show in Paris on Monday (Oct. 3) to showcase his latest collection. But the only thing that stood out to thousands of viewers were West and his models wearing “White Lives Matter” apparel in an inflammatory statement that has earned an incredible amount of backlash from just about every corner of the Internet.

Herschel Walker: What Happens Next?

Herschel Walker: What Happens Next?

Late Monday, a surprise of the 2022 election landed, and it’s one that could have major implications for control of the Senate. According to the Daily Beast, Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker paid for a girlfriend’s abortion in 2009. This is shocking since Walker has campaigned on an antiabortion platform – with no exceptions – and has said that he has always opposed the rights. Of course, Walker is denying this and most other news sources have not independently confirmed this yet.

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan for First Time Since 2017

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan for First Time Since 2017

North Korea launched a missile over Japan for the first time in five years, raising tensions over Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program and prompting Tokyo to issue a rare public safety warning.
The missile, which was launched on Tuesday, splashed down in the Western Pacific about 3,200 kilometers east of Japan, according to Tokyo officials, who added that there were no reports of damage. The launch was condemned by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol warned of a “resolute response.”

Death Toll from Hurricane Ian Over 100 as the Search for Survivors Continues

Death Toll from Hurricane Ian Over 100 as the Search for Survivors Continues

After Hurricane Ian hit Florida last week, leaving destruction and horror behind, rescuers are going door to door in search of survivors and reporting more deaths. As of today, at least 102 people have been reported killed by the hurricane in Florida, over half of them in Lee County alone. Ian also took the lives of four North Carolina residents.

Body Positivity or Neutrality? The Answer: Both

Body Positivity or Neutrality? The Answer: Both

As we enter an era of diet-critical attitudes and embracing self-love, many people are looking to make peace with their bodies. It’s a difficult thing in today’s world, where we’re imbued with images of the “ideal” and all the ways we can alter our body to obtain that ideal. Two interrelated yet distinct movements have arisen for those who want to cast away the shackles of those expectations and find comfort in their natural appearance: the body positivity movement, and the body neutrality movement. While some may say that one is superior to the other, I personally think that a blend of both attitudes is necessary to combat appearance-based discrimination. I’ll dive into what they mean, and why I uphold both.

Trump Claims He Was “Having Meetings” During Jan. 6 Riots, Says New Book

Trump Claims He Was “Having Meetings” During Jan. 6 Riots, Says New Book

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman’s Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America has been released today (Oct. 4) to a lot of buzz. The anticipated book, which features Haberman’s interviews with Donald Trump, reveals explosive new details about the former president that have until now gone largely unknown. Now, we have a better look into those tumultuous days of Trump’s time in office–and particularly, what he was doing during the Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6.

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