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European soccer has a long, troubled history of racism and homophobia. In the 1970s and 80s, trailblazing black players had to hear monkey chants and endure bananas being thrown on the field during games.

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A comedian continues to remind the world that Hollywood posters keep cutting women's heads off.

This has been going on for decades, but not many people have taken note.

Rampant and egregious sexism in Hollywood films is nothing new, but thanks to the recent efforts of stand-up comedian Marcia Belsky, the public is now hipper to a bizarre manifestation of the objectification of actresses and women in general.

It seems that movie studios have a well-established history of cutting women’s heads off in their film’s posters.

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This Stan Lee quote is going crazy viral today for obvious reasons.

The Marvel Comics creator died on Monday, November 12.

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Marvel Comics’ former editor-in-chief, publisher, and chairman, Stan Lee, may have passed away on November 12, 2018, but his momentous contributions to popular culture will not soon be forgotten. He co-created most of the company’s deep roster of superheroes, including: Fantastic Four, the X-Men and the Avengers, Spider-Man, and Iron Man.

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Trump’s meeting with Kanye West was a national embarrassment. But here’s why it still may have been worth it.

In Hurricane Michael’s aftermath, Trump decided to hold a summit with Kanye West.

In one of the stranger moments from a presidency that redefines bizarre on a daily basis, rapper Kanye West met with president Donald Trump Thursday.

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What Americans say vs. what they mean.

Americans are the world leaders in exaggeration.

In most countries, it’s pretty run-of-the-mill to use hyperbolic language during small talk or mundane conversations. However, America takes the cake (and eats it too) when it comes to abusing long-term use of exaggerated phrases that don’t reflect our actual feelings.

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Cool Video Reveals Why People in Old Movies Talked Funny

This speech pattern isn’t completely British or completely American.

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There’s a distinct accent that American actors and broadcasters used in the early days of radio and in pre-World War II movies. It’s most obvious in old newsreel footage where the announcer speaks in a high-pitched tone, omits his “Rs” at the end of words, and sounds like a New Yorker who just returned from a summer holiday with the British royal family. This speaking style is also heard in the speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt and just about any performance by Orson Welles. But today, this accent is all but nonexistent, prompting the question: Did Americans speak differently before the advent of television?

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