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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…

Netflix Releases New Teaser Trailer for Third Season of 'Stranger Things'

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Stranger Things just released a new teaser trailer for the third season of the show featuring Steve Harrington (Joe Kerry) and new character Robin (Maya Hawke) who not only landed jobs at the new Starcourt Mall, they are featured in the commercial for Scoops Ahoy ice cream shop. No start date has been given for the new season just yet.



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