Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Game of Thrones takes final bow at Emmys

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/23/19, 11:36 am

The HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones dominated the prime-time Emmy Awards for the last time Sunday night. The show, which ended earlier this year, took home a record-tying 12 awards, including best drama series and best supporting actor in a drama for cast member Peter Dinklage. HBO programs won 34 total awards, more than streaming rivals Netflix, which won 27, and Amazon, which took home 15, including best comedy series for Fleabag.

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Trudeau deals with brownface scandal

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/19/19, 12:23 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing racially offensive costumes in his younger years. A photo from 2011 published in Time magazine showed him in brownface at an “Arabian Nights” party when he worked as a teacher at West Point Grey Academy in British Columbia. Trudeau was 29 at the time. “I should have known better then, but I didn’t, and I am deeply sorry for it,” he said.

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Internet abuzz over UFOs, Area 51

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/19/19, 12:00 pm

The U.S. Navy turbocharged conspiracy theories by confirming last week it cannot identify the flying objects in three videos taken by its pilots. “The Navy designates the objects contained in these videos as unidentified aerial phenomena,” Navy spokesman Joseph Gradisher told The Black Vault blog.

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