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Iran & France Praise Asghar Farhadi's Foreign Language Oscar Win (& Boycott)

Representatives of the Iranian government have lauded the team behind Asghar Farhadi’s Best Foreign Language Oscar winner, The Salesman. The country’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, took to Twitter on Monday to say he was proud of the cast and crew for their Oscar and “stance against Muslim ban.” Culture Minister Reza Salehi Amiri praised the now double Oscar winner Farhadi for standing against “narrow-minded and racist policies of novice American politicians,” Reuters… 343 more words

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Foreign Language Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Slams "Inhumane" Trump Travel Ban, In Absentia

Among the winners at the 89th Academy Awards, the one who became the most public face of this year’s intersection between politics and the Oscars was not at the Dolby to pick up his statue. 591 more words

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Last Week Not In Sweden: Bill O'Reilly To Address Nils Bildt Mystery; Twitter Doesn't Wait

Forget what happened last night in Sweden. Today’s question is, who was that Swedish guy on The O’Reilly Factor last week?

Nils Bildt landed headlong into the fake news debate last Thursday, when he was identified during an interview on… 414 more words


Asghar Farhadi Lauds "Powerful Movement" Against Trump Travel Ban At London 'Salesman' Premiere

As part of its #LondonIsOpen campaign, the British capital tonight transformed Trafalgar Square into a massive cinema to host the UK premiere of Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-nominated… 482 more words

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Univision Pulls Ads For Pulse Shooting Show Segment; Club Owner, Mothers, Victims, GLAAD Press Network To Stop 'Blood Bath'

Mothers of murdered children, victims/survivors from the Orlando mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub, the club’s owner and GLAAD have pressed Univision not to air a segment on its weekend crime show  1,464 more words

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"GROWING the GAME": What is eSports and is it right for Pokémon?

eSports. Sports with an E: it gets the nerds jumping. I’ve seen more posts about “growing the game” of Pokémon than I have for hot local girls in my area… 3,731 more words


'Real Time': Bill Maher Slams 'Bait'-Taking Liberals & Huggy, Panda-Loving TV Journalists

Updated with New Rules video After praising recent instances of journalists like George Stephanopoulos and Chuck Todd standing their ground against White House falsehoods, Bill Maher didn’t stay nice for long. 294 more words

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