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Jordan Peele's 'Us' is a Creepy Tale That Sadly Mirrors Our Reality

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On May 25, 1986, approximately 6.5 million Americans stood hand in hand forming a human chain that stretched from New York to California for an event called Hands Across America. It was a fundraiser project from USA for Africa (the same people who produced the “We Are the World” single the year before) in hopes of raising $100 million to fight hunger and homelessness. The hope was that everyone who participated would donate $10 for the cause. Families stood and sang together for 15 minutes. And then it was over.

I had trouble remembering if Hands Across America really happened or if it was a gimmick for the film when the original commercial for the event flashed on the big screen during the opening of Us. I only vaguely remember the event, which might have to do more with the fact that I have lived in Washington State my whole life and we weren’t involved in the project. I doubt that I’m the only one and I suspect that was also some of Jordan Peele’s reasoning as well whe…

NBC Boasts Of Warren Buffett’s Appearance On ‘The New Celebrity Apprentice’ To Bolster Ratings

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The switch-over from Donald Trump to Arnold Schwarzenegger for NBC's reality TV show The Celebrity Apprentice hasn't been as successful as NBC would like to see, and so in a new press release, the network is sharing details for upcoming episodes of the show in hopes of generating some buzz and attracting some new viewers. The biggest news is that billionaire Warren Buffett will make an appearance next Monday.

For the last two weeks, the Celebrity Apprentice has been playing a losing game going up against ABC's The Bachelor, something that Trump took note of on January 6 when he tweeted, "Wow, the ratings are in and Arnold Schwarzenegger got 'swamped' (or destroyed) by comparison to the ratings machine, DJT. So much for...." More info>>>


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