I just don’t know why they keep acting like La La Land was this IMPOSSIBLE TASK to make. It’s a send up to Singin’ in the Rain and movies like it. You know what seems harder to make? A movie about a young black man’s sexuality. A movie with a South Asian male lead who is supposed to be romantic and desirable and heroic rather than a joke. A movie about an interracial relationship challenging the laws of the United States when interracial couples still face racism every day. A movie about black women sending astronauts into space. File all of those things under “concepts harder to turn into a mainstream movie than La La Land”.
The first American to orbit the Earth has died. John Glenn was the last surviving member of the original Mercury astronauts. He would later have a long political career as a U.S. senator, but that didn’t stop his pioneering ways.
Glenn made history a second time in 1998, when he flew aboard the shuttle Discovery to become the oldest person to fly in space. Glenn was 95; he had been hospitalized in Columbus, Ohio, since last week.
Glenn had been battling health issues since a stroke a few years ago. His death was confirmed Thursday by This was confirmed to NPR by Hank Wilson, communications director of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at the Ohio State University.
Cargo transfer bags come in various sizes. I actually
fit into this one and as a joke, Thomas and Shane took me over to the Russian
segment, zipped inside. They told them there was a present inside and
opened it up. I popped out and gave them a good surprise!