Culture & Arts
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The common sin of the rich and poor

Media | The movie Parasite is popular for some of the wrong reasons
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/24/20, 04:53 pm

Celebrities love the independent film Parasite despite its less-than-flattering portrayal of the rich. Actors like Leonardo DiCaprio and Laura Dern and directors Jay Roach, Noah Baumbach, and Rian Johnson have shown up at awards season parties to meet Bong Joon Ho, the movie’s South Korean director.

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Chiefs and 49ers head to Super Bowl LIV

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/20/20, 12:19 pm

Two NFL teams will return to the Super Bowl after long championship droughts. The Kansas City Chiefs secured their berth on Sunday by defeating the Tennessee Titans 35-24 to win the AFC championship, while the San Francisco 49ers earned their spot a few hours later by winning the NFC championship 37-20 over the Green Bay Packers. The Chiefs last won the Super Bowl 50 years ago, while the 49ers haven’t been victorious in the title game in 25 years. The two teams will meet in Miami on Feb. 2.

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Art for life

Art | Acceptance of pro-life messages in visual arts has tanked
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/17/20, 04:35 pm

In 1986, a pro-abortion artist submitted a short animation for display on the Spectacolor billboard in New York’s Times Square. The scrolling, blinking-light board was cutting-edge technology in outdoor advertising, and the owner devoted 30 seconds of every half-hour to noncommercial art.

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