This incident spawned a massive gun control debate that raged its way into the media and Congress. Sweeping legislation was passed that effectively shuttered…
President Nixon and Bob Hope playing golf in the Oval Office. 4/20/73.
Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered the question. My answer, verbatim, was always, “I honestly don’t know, because I’m not in those meetings with the coaches and administrative people.”
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Schindler’s List (1993)
When Steven Spielberg chose Liam Neeson to play Oskar Schindler in his all‑important new film, Schindler’s List, he told him, “I’m going to give you the best introduction in a movie that any actor ever had.” And he has.
In the establishing shots, you watch, from the back, a tall man dressing for dinner with meticulous care. You see a hand reaching for a pair of gold cufflinks. An enamel swastika is pinned to a satin lapel. Cut to a club where the maitre d’ approaches eagerly and leads him to a table. As the camera swings around for the first time, revealing the handsome face of Oskar Schindler, he is smiling knowingly at the available woman at the next table. (x)
→ Purple Wedding + Words.
Not too shabby!
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