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The Meg is Closer to ‘Jaws’ Than ‘Sharknado’

MOVIE REVIEW When Steven Spielberg’s Jaws opened in theaters in 1975, it took the world by storm. Not only was the movie hugely popular as it was genuinely scary, it actually affected society in a strange way. Audiences began to have an irrational fear of sharks even when swimming at a lake. When Jaws 2 came to theaters three years later, everyone knew the catchphrase, “Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water…” Since then, it’s been hard for movie studios to be able to drum up the same excitement with their own Jaws knock-offs. Shark movies became a joke. Even Jaws 3 and Jaws: The Revenge were met with disdain (and with good reason). But sharks are still a popular subject, just not one that we take very seriously anymore.
This brings us to next big shark movie, The Meg which judging from the trailers alone, looks like another campy knock-off movie and while it indeed is campy, it isn’t as much as you would think. When comparing movies, The Meg is closer to Jaws tha…

Steve Harvey Surprises One Of His Own Staff With A Surprise Reunion For Veterans Day

Steve Harvey celebrated vets on his show.
(Image from The Steve Harvey Show)
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Taped in advance for Veterans Day, there was nothing usual about the November 11 edition of The Steve Harvey Show and if you enjoy watching deserving people receive a little appreciation, you’ll want to tune it with a box of tissues on your lap.

To celebrate Veterans Day and to honor those who have served or who are currently serving in the armed forces, the audience was filled with members of the U.S. military. For all who attended, it was a special hour but for some, the day would become one that they would never forget. As is with tradition of similar shows, a few surprises were planned for specific people in the audience who were in need of some encouragement. These people had no idea that they would be singled out among the crowd of other worthy soldiers. But the surprises weren’t just relegated to the show’s guests. Harvey planned a surprise reunion for one of his own staff members as well.


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