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The Daily Show Turned Trump’s Own Words Into A Hip Hop Song, And It’s Glorious (VIDEO)

Source: Addicting Info

The Daily Show may finally have found a format in which the boastful, bragadocious word soup of Donald Trump actually makes sense: a hip hop video.

One of the show’s finest correspondents, Roy Wood Jr., plays Black Trump, in a video which takes Trump’s own actual words, and forms them into a song called “They Love Me.”

To give you you an example of some of the lyrics, pulled straight from Trump speeches and tweets, here are some sample lyrics:

I was down there at 7/11
Spent almost nothing on my run for president
All the women flirted with me on The Apprentice
If Ivanka weren’t my daughter, then perhaps I’d be dating her




More: http://addictinginfo.org/2016/04/29/the-daily-show-turned-trumps-own-words-into-a-hip-hop-song-and-its-glorious-video/

Red Wings name new downtown rink: It's Little Caesars Arena

Source: Freep







Arena authorities confirmed the name this morning of the new stadium, which is currently under construction in the north end of Detroit's downtown district.

Little Caesars CEO Dave Scrivano says that the world's largest Little Caesars image will be depicted on roof of new arena.

The new arena and entertainment complex is scheduled to open for the 2017-18 season.

The arena will be full of upgrades: five restaurants, seven clubs, a concourse area three times the size of Joe Louis Arena’s and several stories of glass enclosing a “vibrant, urban experience.”

More: http://www.freep.com/story/money/business/michigan/2016/04/28/red-wings-name-new-arena-little-caesars-arena/83640322/


Who didn't see that one coming! The arena looks cool, though!

Lol... Barbara Boxer is trolling Cruz/Fiorina on Twitter:



@TedCruz talks tough on Iran, but his “running mate” was soft on Iran when she skirted the law to sell them computer parts.

— Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) April 27, 2016


Slogan idea for the Cruz/Fiorina “ticket”: “Mean & Meaner”

— Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) April 27, 2016


Cruz/Fiorina= a perfect match. He wants to ship immigrants out and she’s a champion at shipping jobs out.

— Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) April 27, 2016


Cruz thinks Fiorina will help in California. Maybe he doesn’t know Carly left after she lost by a million votes?

— Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) April 27, 2016


I predict that the latest @CarlyFiorina merger will be as successful as her last one.

— Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) April 27, 2016


Via: http://addictinginfo.org/2016/04/28/barbara-boxer-destroys-carly-fiorina-after-shes-announced-as-ted-cruzs-v-p-tweets/

Rescue Dogs Adopt Potato

Source: Bored Panda

Pikelet and Patty Cakes are two rescue dogs that haven’t forgotten what it means to be orphaned. That’s why they take such good care of other orphaned puppies (and sometimes even ducks!) that their humans foster on behalf of Wollongong Animal Rescue Network Inc.

Their newest “foster bro” is a puppy called Potato. He was one of seven 5-week-old puppies taken from their mum to be sold at a pet store. He and his siblings had wounds, worms, mange and fleas. They were also weak and dehydrated. But as you can see from these adorable pictures, Pikelet and Patty Cakes are determined to help him recover with some good old-fashioned fraternal love. Anybody who thinks that man is a dog’s best friend only needs to look at this wonderful trio to understand that a dog’s best friends are actually Pikelet and Patty Cakes!









More: http://www.boredpanda.com/rescue-dogs-new-puppy-best-friends-potato-life-of-pikelet/

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie | Official HD Trailer #1 | 2016



A ’70s Board Game Designed to Teach Players About Race, Housing, and Privilege

Source: Slate

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This 1970 board game, Blacks & Whites, created by the magazine Psychology Today, anticipated Scalzi's argument, designing game play to teach adult players about racial privilege and housing. (This particular copy of Blacks & Whites sold at auction in New York yesterday.)

The game, a sideways adaptation of Monopoly, allows players to choose white or black identities."Black" players start the game with $10,000; "white" players with $1,000,000. Rules for each of the game's four housing zones—in "Estate Zone," players playing as black could buy "only when they have one million dollars in assets"—are calibrated to make it hard for the "black" players to climb out of their initial cash deficits. "The goal of the game is to achieve economic equality," writes Swann Auction Galleries' Wyatt H. Day, "yet the game is strategically designed to make a black win impossible."






Read more: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2016/04/01/the_game_blacks_and_whites_from_1970_taught_about_race_housing_and_privilege.html


Prince’s Hair Styles From 1978 To 2013 (plus Broadway honors Prince)

Prince was as much a master of reinvention as he was a master of his craft. He changed his name at least seven times and spanned several genres with his music. He played various instruments and he was a producer, an actor, and a director as well as a legendary singer and song writer. Oh, and he also changed his hairstyle 36 times between 1978 and 2013.

As you can see from the below illustrations by artist and set designer Gary Card, Prince was never out of style. Prince WAS style, and unlike most popular musicians today, he didn’t just follow the trends. He SET the trends, and while he may no longer be with us, he’ll still be inspiring generations of musicians and artists for many decades to come.

RIP Prince.



http://www.boredpanda.com/prince-hair-styles-chronology-chart-rogers-nelson-gary-card/






Whatever happened to Hillary's Thx Box?

I see at least one person received it:





Castle fans: ABC dumped Stana Katic (Kate Beckett) & Tamala Jones (Lanie Parish)





Bubble Burst Bernie



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