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

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…

How Well Do You Know Your Chocolate Bars?

Now that Halloween is over, but your kids’s candy bowls are (hopefully) still full, it’s time to test your sweet tooth and see just how well you know your candy bars. We know you’ve been doing “research” lately to study up.

Below are 12 longtime favorites that have been cut down the middle so you can see what is inside without revealing the candy bar’s name. Answers and posted below.

1 = Caramello, 2 = Almond Joy, 3 = Take 5, 4 = Snickers, 5 = 3 Musketeers, 6 = Milky Way, 7 = Mounds, 8 = Snickers Almond, 9 = Butterfinger, 10 = Kit Kat, 11 = Baby Ruth, 12 = Reeses Peanut Butter Cup 


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