On Friday night, a band of cowardly racists marched through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. And while people on Twitter are rightfully condemning the hate rally (and making fun of its obviously mass-purchased tiki torches) they’re also applauding the brave student counter-protesters who stood their ground.
Per a local NBC affiliate, counter-protesters clashed with the white supremacists when the march approached a statue of Thomas Jefferson. Some marchers even used their tiki torches as weapons. Police, however, did not arrive at the scene until the altercation was almost over. Read more…
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Nothing like a little friendly competition among brothers.
On Saturday, twins from Lincoln, Nebraska, found themselves in an epic battle to win the 30th annual Lincoln Public Schools Spelling Bee.
As the Lincoln Star Journal reports, 12 year-olds Eswar and Sankar Ramamurthy found themselves in the final round — but had to go through 58 words before Eswar was eventually declared winner of the LPS Spelling Bee.
The winning word? Farfalle.
“We have farfalle pasta all the time,” Eswar told the Journal. Looks like all that pasta paid off — Eswar was the first to spell two words correctly in a row. An hour of words like “lapidary” and “Hanseatic” landed him $ 100 in prize money, a dictionary and thesaurus. Read more…
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The veteran director also explains how the final installment in the franchise, ‘Fifty Shades Freed,’ will be different than the other two films.
The writer-director tells THR about creating a ’70s radio station and entering the awards conversation for the first time: “It’s an unfortunate way to evaluate films.”