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Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

mag813 February 28, 2017 0

More than one hundred movie theaters across the U.S. will screen George Orwell’s “1984” on April 4 in protest of the Trump administration. The organizers chose this date because Winston Smith, the main character

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Punxsutawney Phil’s Greatest Hits

Punxsutawney Phil’s Greatest Hits

mag813 February 2, 2017 0

This morning, Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most beloved forecasting groundhog, made his annual appearance in Gobbler’s Knob, Pennsylvania. As a bevy of men in top hats egged him on, Phil spied his shadow, a sure sign that we will have

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Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

mag813 January 26, 2017 0

When novelists write dystopian literature, their sentences both hint at and exaggerate a state of their current reality. In some cases, they are a what if? played out, extending trends these writers fear might

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Thirsty Thursday: Where Bartenders Drink Is The New Bible On Bars

Thirsty Thursday: Where Bartenders Drink Is The New Bible On Bars

mag813 January 17, 2017 0

There’s a lot of bars out there, Phaidon’s latest guide joins “Where Chefs Eat” and “Where to Eat Pizza” with a must-have guide on the best bars in the world: “Where Bartenders Drink is

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Is Full of Crazy Predictions For 2017

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Is Full of Crazy Predictions For 2017

mag813 December 12, 2016 0

To help farmers plan out a successful harvest, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has some handy guidelines on the best time to prune the crops. According to the American publication that’s been delivering pseudo-scientific weather

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Scary Stories Are Actually Pretty Beneficial for Kids

Scary Stories Are Actually Pretty Beneficial for Kids

mag813 October 14, 2016 0

In an effort to protect their kids, some parents will keep them away from books, TV shows, and movies that might be too scary. But to a certain extent, scary stories help children learn

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We’re Getting Three New ‘Harry Potter’ Stories from J.K. Rowling This Autumn

We’re Getting Three New ‘Harry Potter’ Stories from J.K. Rowling This Autumn

mag813 August 18, 2016 0

In 2007, many Harry Potter fans were prepared for the final book to be “The End,” even with the series’ author, J.K. Rowling, stating the story would conclude with book seven, Harry Potter and the

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Update Your Kindle by Tomorrow or Lose Access to Books and More

Update Your Kindle by Tomorrow or Lose Access to Books and More

mag813 March 21, 2016 0

If you’re like my family and have an older Kindle, you need to do an update — today. (My son uses a 2011 hand-me-down Kindle, so I know what we’ll be doing.) Amazon has

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J.K. Rowling Releases a Series of Stories About the History of Magic in North America

J.K. Rowling Releases a Series of Stories About the History of Magic in North America

mag813 March 8, 2016 0

Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has written a series of stories about the history of magic in North America and released them on the Pottermore site. The four stories will be released on the

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A New ‘Harry Potter’ Book Is Coming Out This Year

A New ‘Harry Potter’ Book Is Coming Out This Year

mag813 February 10, 2016 0

The Velvet Underground released four albums with Lou Reed, and one without him. There’s a reason no one ever talks about Squeeze, released three years after Loaded. It’s not very good, of course, but

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