“Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art developed by African slaves in Brazil, and basically Africans wanted to disguise their martial arts and training as a dance, and I think Capoeira is one of the most beautiful things that has ever been created evolve from oppression.”
Mirai Nagasu (USA) lands 8 clean, fully-rotated triple jumps - including a triple axel - in her 2018 Olympic Team Event free skate, becoming the first woman to do so at the Winter Olympic Games, and the second woman overall after Japan’s Rika Kihira first accomplished it in 2016.
The fact that we can use humor to make a point is something I really enjoy. I think it’s a great way to reach people in whatever way you want. And talking about the political and social climate in a funny way is really exciting.
Marvel and Walt Disney’s Black Panther has earned a smashing $192m Fri-Sun and likely $218m Fri-Mon holiday opening. That’s the biggest February opening weekend ever, the biggest solo superhero launch, the biggest holiday opening, the biggest Fri-Mon launch and the biggest non-sequel launch of all time. It’s also the fifth-biggest Fri-Sun opening weekend of all time. The film earned $75.8 million on Friday (eighth-biggest single day and eighth-biggest Friday), including $25.2m in Thursday previews. It then earned around $65.8m on Saturday (fourth-biggest Saturday ever).
“The term ‘Pre-Raphaelite’ conjures up visions of tall, willowy creatures with pale skin, flowing locks, scarlet lips, and melancholic expressions.”
“Bare chest on full display in unbuttoned silk blouses, razor-blade hip bones peeking out from low-slung, impossibly tight blue jeans, and wild, Pre-Raphaelite blond curls cascading down his back—his onstage look was as disruptive as his heavy-metal falsetto.”