Four and a Half Shades of Fantasy – W.J. May

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Four and a Half Shades of Fantasy

W.J. May

Genre: Short Stories

Publish Date: February 14, 2014

Publisher: Dark Shadow Publishing

Seller: Draft2Digital, LLC


From USA Today bestselling author W.J. May, comes a boxset of first books in her international bestselling series! RAE OF HOPE – THE CHRONICLES OF KERRIGAN How hard do you have to shake the family tree to find the truth about the past? Fifteen year-old Rae Kerrigan never really knew her family's history. Her mother and father died when she was young and it is only when she accepts a scholarship to the prestigious Guilder Boarding School in England that a mysterious family secret is revealed. Will the sins of the father be the sins of the daughter? As Rae struggles with new friends, a new school and a star-struck forbidden love, she must also face the ultimate challenge: receive a tattoo on her sixteenth birthday with specific powers that may bind her to an unspeakable darkness. It's up to Rae to undo the dark evil in her family's past and have a ray of hope for her future. SEVENTH MARK Part 1&2 – THE HIDDEN SECRETS SAGA Like most teenagers, Rouge is trying to figure out who she is and what she wants to be. Everything changes when she befriends a strangely intoxicating family. Siblings Grace and Michael, appear to have secrets which seem connected to Rouge. Her hunch is confirmed when a horrible incident occurs at an outdoor party. Rouge may be the only one who can find the answer. An ancient journal, a Sioghra necklace and a special mark force life-altering decisions for a girl who grew up unprepared to fight for her life or others. Eternal – the Queen's Alpha Series When the king is murdered, his only daughter, Katerina, must flee for her life. She finds herself on a strange and dangerous path. Alone for the first time she's forced to rely on her wits and the kindness of strangers, while protecting her secret at the same time.  Because she alone knows the truth. It was her brother who killed the king. And he's coming for her next. With her brother's hired assassins closing in at every turn, Katerina must unlock a secret that's hidden deep inside her. It's the only thing strong enough to keep the darkness at bay. Can she find the answers she needs? Will she ever take her rightful place on the throne? Only one thing is certain…she's running out of time. RADIUM HALOS – THE SENSELESS CHRONICLES Everyone needs to be a hero at one point in their life. The small town of Elliot Lake will never be the same again. Caught in a sudden thunderstorm, Zoe, a high school senior from Elliot Lake, and five of her friends take shelter in an abandoned uranium mine. Over the next few days, Zoe's hearing sharpens drastically, beyond what any normal human being can detect. All four develop similar traits. Their senses develop into stronger, supernatural powers. Fashioning themselves into superheroes, the group tries to stop the strange occurrences happening in their little town. Muggings, break-ins, disappearances, and murder begin to hit too close to home. It leads the team to think someone knows about their secret – someone who wants them all dead. An incredulous group of heroes. A traitor in their midst. Some dreams are written in blood. COURAGE RUNS RED – The BLOOD RED SERIES What if courage was your only option? When a raging blood feud between vampire & shifter spills into her home, Kallie is caught in the middle. Torn between love and family loyalty she must find the courage to fight, even if it means risking her own life in the process.

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Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Deluxe Version) – Max Richter, Daniel Hope, Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin & Andre de Ridder

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Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Deluxe Version)

Max Richter, Daniel Hope, Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin & Andre de Ridder

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 11.99

Release Date: January 1, 2014

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Strauss, R.: Four Last Songs; 6 Orchestral Songs – Jessye Norman, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Kurt Masur

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Strauss, R.: Four Last Songs; 6 Orchestral Songs

Jessye Norman, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Kurt Masur

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: July 17, 1983

© ℗ 1983 Universal International Music B.V.

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Joshua Bell & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Joshua Bell & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 9.99

Release Date: September 2, 2008

© ℗ 2008 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

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Delivering Good to Bestow Four New Awards at Annual Gala

This year’s Delivering Good annual gala, which will be held Nov. 6 at The Ziegfeld in New York, will bestow four new awards.
They are the Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be given to Rose Marie Bravo, CBE and former chief executive officer of Burberry; the Vanguard Award, which will given to Daniel R. Milberg, president, Milberg Factors, Inc.; Company of Change will be awarded to Shinola, and the Delivering Good Impact Award will go to the One Million Pairs of Socks Campaign honoring almost six million socks donated and distributed to date.
The event co-chairs are David Greenstein, chief executive officer of Wonder Brands, and Kenneth Ohashi, president, international and retail, Authentic Brands Group LLC.
This year’s gala will focus on the concept of new beginnings for the millions of people the charity helps each year. The event’s social media hashtag will be #DGReset.
Cocktails take place at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and awards at 7 p .m.
Tickets and tables are available through DGGala@sequence-events.com. Gala tables start at $ 20,000 and individual tickets will be available for $ 3,000.
Since the charity’s inception, it has provided over $ 2 billion of new products to support individuals, children and families impacted by disaster and poverty.

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Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four – Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four

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Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four

Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four

Genre: Instrumental

Price: $ 10.99

Release Date: September 3, 2019

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Essential Collection: Four Tops – Four Tops

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Essential Collection: Four Tops

Four Tops

Genre: R&B/Soul

Price: $ 10.99

Release Date: January 1, 2000

© This Compilation ℗ 2000 Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

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Four Weddings and a Funeral – Mike Newell

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

Mike Newell

Genre: Romance

Price: $ 14.99

Rental Price: $ 3.99

Release Date: March 11, 1994


This acclaimed British comedy centers on the intermittent romance between a charming (if slightly bumbling) Englishman and a beautiful American woman, who seem to always run into each other at weddings. Indeed, it is at the first of the title's four weddings that Charles (Hugh Grant) and Carrie (Andie McDowell) meet, enjoying a brief but fleeting connection. The spark is rekindled several months later, when they unexpectedly meet at another wedding. Unfortunately, however, Carrie has become engaged to another, a fact that complicates matters for them both.

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The Podfather Trilogy – Season Four of The Ricky Gervais Show (Unabridged) – Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant & Karl Pilkington

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The Podfather Trilogy – Season Four of The Ricky Gervais Show (Unabridged)

Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant & Karl Pilkington

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 2.99

Publish Date: May 19, 2008

© ℗ © 2008 Glyn Hughes

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Four Weddings and a Funeral (Music From the Original TV Series) – Various Artists

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Four Weddings and a Funeral (Music From the Original TV Series)

Various Artists

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 9.99

Release Date: August 14, 2019

© A Virgin EMI Records release; This Compilation ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

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The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

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The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 6.99

Release Date: January 1, 2002

© ℗ 2004 Bob Gaudio & Frankie Valli d/b/a The 4 Seasons Partnership, by arrangement with Warner Special Products

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Barnwell: Four playoff favorites that could decline and one team that could tank

Four 2018 playoff teams — and one rebuilding team — are likely to be worse in 2019. Here’s why each could see a drop off.
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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: October 1, 2006

© ℗ 2006 Sheridan Square Classical

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Itzhak Perlman, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Itzhak Perlman, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: October 24, 1990

© ℗ This compilation 1992 EMI Records Ltd.

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A Feast for Crows: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Four (Unabridged) – George R.R. Martin

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A Feast for Crows: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Four (Unabridged)

George R.R. Martin

Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Price: $ 29.99

Publish Date: December 15, 2011

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Is He Marriage Material? Four Steps for Creating Your Custom Plan & Deciding If He’s Worth Your Time

It’s important that you know yourself, your goals, your needs and wants really well before you can find a great relationship that could potentially lead to marriage. And the best way to determine if your current or future boyfriend is marriage material is to know yourself, create a checklist of what’s right for you, and then test him against those characteristics that you are looking for in a spouse.
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Dream Pairings Chapter Four

All Dream Pairings are written and cast by Girlsway’s Girls of the Month, and tell stories of their most intimate lesbian fantasies. Penny Pax and her alternate personalities are all caught up in a sexy scheme. Adria Rae finds solace in the advice of another woman, Chanel Preston, when Penny changes tune on a dime. Keisha worries about her high school career when she’s caught between two high level lesbian cheerleaders for co-captain. Melissa’s gorgeous lesbian body is taken over by an alien entity which quickly learns how her human body responds to stimuli, making her horny in front of any other lesbian body in proximity.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Hasn’t Signed Four Year Old Divorce Papers: Can He Do That?

How long does it take to sign divorce papers? If you are Arnold Schwarzenegger, four years… and counting.

Schwarzenegger’s wife, Maria Shriver, filed for divorce in 2011 after the shocking revelation that Schwarzenegger had fathered a child outside their marriage. According to a report from TMZ, the actor and former governor of California still hasn’t signed the divorce papers.

TMZ’s sources say that there are no remaining issues holding up the process, save a simple sign off by the former Governator.

Whatever his reasons for dragging his feet might be, I found my self wondering not “why would he do that?” but “can he do that?”

Since I am not a lawyer – although I played one in a not-even-good-enough-for-youtube comedy short once – I asked David Wilkinson of Wilkinson & Finkbeiner in Orange County and Steven Kampf of the Kampf Law Firm in San Diego.

First, can Arnold do that? Simply not sign?

“It depends. There are two types of divorce cases, uncontested and contested.  If Shriver and the Terminator were trying to do an uncontested divorce case without any court action, then she would have to wait for him to sign a settlement agreement.  There is nothing she could do to force him to agree or sign a divorce judgment.  However, if she wants to apply some pressure to get him to sign, then there are certain things she could try.” – David Wilkinson

What happens if – like Arnold – you don’t sign your divorce papers?

“If another party doesn’t respond to a divorce petition, the other party can seek a Default Judgment against them.  If there is no response after 30 days, they can file a request to enter a default judgment.  Once this is done, the court will usually set a court date for a default judgment prove up; that is a court hearing where the one party would go and prove everything they allege or request in their petition that was never responded to.  This is the proper route to take in this situation.
 
Now, if the Governator did respond to the original petition (which is very likely or Maria would have already gotten a default judgment against him), then the best thing for her to do would be to address this at the Family Resolution Conference (aka Status Conference).  The court automatically sets these FRCs about every six months.  Basically the purpose of a FRC is to see the status of the case.”  – Steven Kampf

What would Maria’s options be to get this divorce finalized?

“Assuming Arnold has any sort of lawyer working on his case, they would never let a default happen. Instead, she could propound discovery, start taking depositions, etc.  This may prompt Arnold to take action to finish the case.

She could file an “At Issue Memorandum” with the court, requesting that the court set a Mandatory Settlement Conference or trial (this depends on what’s been done in the case to date). Note, judges are under relatively strict “orders” to make sure cases get concluded in a timely fashion.  There is nothing prohibiting the judge from hauling everyone into court and setting deadlines, etc.

Ultimately, there are a series of laws that allow the court to “fast track” a case, set discovery deadlines, etc.  This is probably Maria’s best course of action.  They can mediate the case, hire a privately compensated judge (usually a retired judge) to handle the case (which will certainly speed things along), etc.  They would both have to agree to this course of action, however.” – David Wilkinson

Are there any real legal ramifications for Arnold or someone in a similar situation?

“If Arnold continues to drag his feet, Maria could tell the court that Arnold is failing to participate after filing his response to the petition. The court can then do a number of things to get him to participate, one being finding him in contempt of court (more on that here). She could also file a request for Order for sanctions on Arnold for various reasons if he is not complying with certain statutory timelines, etc.” – Steven Kampf

Is this kind of thing common in divorce cases?
 
“Believe it or not, no this is not that common.  A true default case rarely happens unless parties have zero assets and no kids.  The latter case is even more rare, when a party responds to a petition or participates for a bit and then disappears.  This is because the court has the power to punish someone for failing to participate (after their initial filing) by ordering sanctions, or finding someone in contempt for ailing to abide by court orders.  They can also move the case along without the party participating.” – Steven Kampf

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Essential Collection: Four Tops – Four Tops

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Essential Collection: Four Tops

Four Tops

Genre: R&B/Soul

Price: $ 9.99

Release Date: November 7, 2000

© ℗ 2000 Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

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‘Martian’ Producer Simon Kinberg on ‘Fantastic Four’ Woes, Jennifer Lawrence’s Uncertain ‘X-Men’ Future and ‘Star Wars’ Secrets


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FOUR (The Ultimate Edition) – One Direction

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FOUR (The Ultimate Edition)

One Direction

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 14.99

Release Date: November 17, 2014

© ℗ 2014 Simco Limited under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

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Four Tops Now – Four Tops


Four Tops Now
Four Tops

Release Date:
October 2, 2015
Total Songs:
12

Genre:
Pop

Price:
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℗ 2015 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.


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The Podfather Trilogy – Season Four of the Ricky Gervais Show (Unabridged) – Ricky Gervais, Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant & Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington, Karl Pilkington & Steve Merchant

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The Podfather Trilogy – Season Four of the Ricky Gervais Show (Unabridged)

Ricky Gervais, Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant & Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington, Karl Pilkington & Steve Merchant

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 2.95

Publish Date: May 13, 2008

© ℗ © 2008 Glyn Hughes

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China Helicopter Crash Kills Four During TV Series Shoot


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Everything That Happened on Day Four of New York Fashion Week

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From the front row with David Beckham to the gardens of Opening Ceremony, we covered a lot of ground on Day Four of New York Fashion Week. Get all the essential information from the day, below.

1. The day started at Victoria Beckham’s show, where David and Brooklyn Beckham sat front row and breezy, surf-inspired separates came down the catwalk.

2. But the focus wasn’t only on Victoria Beckham’s runway looks, the designer also pulled off quite the wardrobe change during the day too.

3. Top models of the world united at Diane von Furstenberg. We’re talking Karlie, Jourdan, Gigi, Bella, Kendall, and more women so famous, they only need one name.

4.  Diane von Furstenberg has only to look in the mirror to find a beauty muse—models sported a look much like Von Furstenberg’s own.

5. Streetwear? Au contraire. Public School’s new muse is more high priestess than high punk.

6. Prabal Gurung’s show started off with singing monks. The moment of peacefulness was for Nepal, Gurung’s homeland struck with a damaging earthquake earlier this year.

7. Tired of seeing fashion shows in just two dimensions online? Gurung has a solution for that: 360-degree photography.

8. It’s business in the front, party in the back: Hood By Air’s derriere-revealing jumpsuit.

9. Model Hanne Gaby Odiele brought feminism to the streets with her Acne Studios sweater.

10. The day closed out with a dance performance at Opening Ceremony, inspired by the dance costumes Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his third wife.

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Itzhak Perlman

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Itzhak Perlman

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: August 28, 2015

© ℗ 2015 Parlophone Records Limited, A Warner Music Group Company.

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Four Pink Walls – EP – Alessia Cara

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Four Pink Walls – EP

Alessia Cara

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 4.95

Expected Release Date: August 28, 2015

© ℗ 2015 Def Jam Recordings, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

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Fetty Wap’s First Four Singles Make History on ‘Billboard’ Charts

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(AllHipHop News) Recently, Fetty Wap shared the stage with Pop princess, Taylor Swift, and his meteoric rise to fame continues. As reported by Billboard, in the past 26 years, only eight other Hip-Hop artists have achieved four concurrent Top 10’s on the Hot Rap chart. It has been a decade since 50 Cent boasted four parallel songs which landed in the Top 10.

The New Jersey native, has successfully become the first ever Hip-Hop artist to have his first four singles simultaneously earn that distinction. His catchy tunes of “Trap Queen,” is near the top at the number two spot, “My Way,” is at a close third, “679,” is holding steady at the number five position, and “Again,” has solidified Fetty’s historic feat, as it has clenched the number eight slot.

How will Fetty Wap’s début album impact Hip-Hop?

 

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Vivaldi: Four Seasons – Academic Chamber Orchestra Moscow ‘Musica Viva’ & Alexander Rudin

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Vivaldi: Four Seasons

Academic Chamber Orchestra Moscow ‘Musica Viva’ & Alexander Rudin

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 5.99

Release Date: November 24, 2008

© ℗ 2008 SLG, LLC

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Nashville – Boxed Set Series – Part One, Two, Three and Four – Inglath Cooper

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Nashville – Boxed Set Series – Part One, Two, Three and Four

A New Adult Contemporary Romance

Inglath Cooper

Genre: Contemporary

Publish Date: April 10, 2015

Publisher: Fence Free Entertainment

Seller: Inglath Cooper


A New Adult Contemporary Romance Set in the Heart of Country Music. . .Nashville   Part One – Ready to Reach  Ever thought a dream might pass you by?  Nineteen-year old CeCe Mackenzie is determined to make her dreams come true. She heads for Nashville with not much more to her name than a guitar, a Walker Hound named Hank Junior and an old car she'd inherited from her grandma called Gertrude. But when Gertrude ends up on the side of I-40 in flames, Nashville has never seemed farther away. Help arrives in the form of two Georgia football players headed for the Nashville dream as well. When Holden Ashford and Thomas Franklin stop to offer CeCe and Hank Junior a ride, fate may just give a nod to serendipity and meant to be. Because while CeCe is chasing after her dream, she might find love as well.  Part Two – Hammer and a Song  CeCe McKenzie grew up dreaming of a life doing what she loves – singing in Nashville. When she and her Hound dog Hank Junior set out to make her dream come true, life takes some twists she hadn't counted on. Like falling for Holden Ashford, a songwriter with a gift. And also a girlfriend. Can a country music star's hunky son help her forget about Holden? Or is that even possible when her heart insists on writing the song?  Part Three – What We Feel  Hunky musicians Holden Ashford and Thomas Franklin rescue Nashville bound CeCe MacKenzie and her Walker Hound Hank Junior from the side of the road when her car catches on fire. A less determined girl might have let her dreams go up in smoke as well, but not CeCe. She’s been singing all her life, and she just wants a chance to do the thing she loves in a place where music is part of the fabric of life. As it turns out, Holden and Thomas want the same thing, and it isn’t long before they’re all chasing after the dream together.  Falling in love hasn’t figured in to CeCe’s plans, but the moment she sets eyes on Holden, her heart is asking why not? Holden is drawn to her as well, but he already has someone in his life, Sarah who still lives in Atlanta, Sarah who loves him. Who he thought he loved back until CeCe makes him realize he hadn’t really known that love could turn him inside out.  But an unexpected visit from Sarah brings to light a terrible truth and Holden is faced with a choice between doing the right thing or permanently defining himself as a guy he never thought he would be.  It is only in letting each other go that both Holden and CeCe will come to understand that in life and love, the part that’s real is what we feel.  Part Four – Pleasure in the Rain  Just as Barefoot Outlook begins to hit the big time, tragedy strikes when a rage-filled Nashville musician who hasn’t found the success he’s hoped for crashes an after-concert party and begins shooting. Among the victims are band members CeCe MacKenzie, Holden Ashford, Thomas Franklin, Beck Phillips and his country music star dad, Case.  With each of them gravely injured, one will not survive, forever changing the lives of everyone involved. Will one man’s hatred and contempt demolish all of their dreams, or will they eventually reach a place where they can even take pleasure in the rain?

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Box Office: ‘Fantastic Four’ Flames Out Friday for Projected $28M Debut


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New quartet of actors reboot “Fantasic Four” film franchise

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Gidon Kremer, London Symphony Orchestra & Claudio Abbado

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Gidon Kremer, London Symphony Orchestra & Claudio Abbado

Genre: Classical

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Release Date: December 31, 2004

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“Four” & More (Recorded Live In Concert) – Miles Davis

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Two Sisters, Four Kids … One Man

Angel and her boyfriend Brian had been together for seven years and had two kids together … when Brian started having an affair with Angel’s sister, Amber, who got pregnant. The two sisters, who have had a strained relationship for the last seven years, face each other on Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil.

“Brian and I were in love,” says Angel, who had two kids with Brian while they were dating. “I was hoping we would spend the rest of our lives together.” She had no idea that Brian was sleeping with her sister, until she found out Amber was pregnant. “Your family is supposed to be the one thing you can depend on in your time of need. You’re supposed to be able to trust that they will be there for you, no matter what,” says Angel, explaining that she had confided in her sister. “While I was trusting [Amber] to be there for me, she was helping herself to my future … Oh, my gosh, it turns my stomach just even thinking about it.” She says Amber still has not properly apologized for what happened. “Why would I want someone in my life that has no heart, and has no soul and can hurt someone they love without even blinking an eye, without remorse?”

Amber admits she made a mistake seven years ago, but thinks it’s time her sister moved on. “Brian and I were sleeping together for about a year before I got pregnant,” she recalls. “I didn’t want to tell Angel about the relationship … I didn’t think of it as long-term, but then I got pregnant.” She says she tried to apologize to her sister. “I even sent her a care package with homemade brownies. I put mint chips; I know that’s her favorite,” she explains. But she says her sister began leaving threatening voicemails, and the two have been in a bitter feud ever since.

Watch their story in the video above, and find out how Dr. Phil suggests they can move forward here.

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How To Tie A Headwrap In Four Fabulous Ways

Headwraps have gradually started to take over the space in our closets once occupied by wide brim hats. It’s hard not to gravitate towards these accessories, especially in the summer when they help to keep our hair and scalp stylishly protected from the sun.

Celebrities such as Solange Knowles, Kourtney Kardashian and Eva Mendes are known for sporting beautiful headwraps. It’s not easy to recreate their perfect styles, though, so we teamed up with The Wrap Life founder Nnenna Stella to create easy headwrap tutorials featuring her gorgeous line of hand printed goods.

Check out the GIFs and step-by-step instructions below for four fabulous and fool-proof ways to tie a headwrap.

1. The Gigantic Bow

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Step 1: Start by gathering your hair into a topknot. Place the headwrap at the back of your head, making sure the fabric is lowered to the nape of your neck. Then, pull ends towards the front.
Step 2: Tie the wrap into a knot at the center.
Step 3: Fold the fabric until it creates an oversized bow.
Step 4: Hide the ends of the wrap by tucking them into the bow flaps.

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2. The Looped Headband

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Step 1: Pull your locks up into a high bun or Afro puff. Fold the headwrap in half and place it at the back of your head before pulling ends towards the front.
Step 2: Tie the wrap into a double-knot at the center.
Step 3: Tuck the ends of the fabric underneath towards the nape of your neck.
Step 4: Slide the fabric back just enough until it has the feel of a headband.

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3. The Spiral Headband

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Step 1: Pull your hair into a high ponytail or bun. Fold the headwrap in half so that it’s lowered to the nape of your neck.
Step 2: Pull the fabric towards the front and off-center, then tie into a knot.
Step 3: Combine the two separate ends by twisting into one large spiral rope.
Step 4: Tuck the spiral on one side at the nape.

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4. The Sophisticated Knot

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Step 1: Style hair into cornrows or another slicked-back style. Fold the headwrap in half so that it’s lowered to the nape of your neck and covering your ears.
Step 2: Pull the fabric towards the front and tie into a double-knot.
Step 3: Tuck the ends of the fabric into wrap so your hair is completely covered.
Step 4: Lower the headwrap so that it sits comfortably.

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When Joanne’s husband was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and dementia in 2008 at age 46, she says the life they had built together with four children began to fall apart.

“His illness progressed so much that he lost his job. We lost our only source of income,” says Joanne, now 51. “His health declined quickly, and we were forced to put him in a nursing home. The bills piled up … We were drowning. We couldn’t visit him very often because we couldn’t afford the gas.”

After the bank foreclosed on their house, Joanne and the kids resorted to sleeping in their van. Ultimately, they moved into an apartment, but it was robbed, leaving them with almost nothing except her husband’s wedding ring. “We were back on the street,” recalls Joanne.

Her husband passed away several months ago.

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In Four Supreme Court Clashes Over 15 Years, a Consensus for Equality Emerges

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The giddy atmosphere outside the Supreme Court Tuesday afternoon was only slightly more festive than the mood in the courtroom itself. As expected, civil rights legend Mary Bonauto knocked it out of the park for marriage equality. But something bigger was in the air — a sense that history wasn’t just turning but had, in some basic sense, turned.

It wasn’t only that the other side’s arguments have imploded, though there was that.

John Bursch, the Michigan lawyer charged with defending discrimination, spent most of his time arguing that gay people marrying will somehow convey that marriage is now about couples rather than children (despite the hundreds of thousands of gay families raising kids), which in turn will cause straight people to have more children out of wedlock.

Also, if a woman weighs the same as a duck, she is made of wood and is therefore a witch.

Bursch did, however, avoid the ever less plausible argument that the freedom to marry is somehow anti-religion — no doubt aware of the quickening embrace of equality by mainstream denominations and millions of religious Americans. That didn’t stop Justice Scalia from repeatedly insisting that ministers could be forced to perform same-sex wedding services as a condition of exercising civil marriage authority. You know, like rabbis are now forced to marry interfaith couples.

That, and a few lingering questions on polygamy, is really about all they have left.

Beyond the lopsided merits, there was a powerful sense in the courtroom that our community has broken through. Even the conservative justices engaged seriously and respectfully (well, Scalia will be Scalia). And a majority of justices bluntly stated their impatience with arguments that fail to recognize the dignity and equality of gay families. It felt like a cultural moment had arrived — confirmation of acceptance and respect that would have been unthinkable a generation ago.

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Contrast the 1986 oral argument in Bowers v. Hardwick, in which a constitutional challenge to criminalization of private intimate conduct was mischaracterized as being about a “right to commit sodomy” and constitutional scholar Larry Tribe was peppered with hypotheticals about sex in public toilets. I wasn’t there for Bowers, thank goodness, but at three other oral arguments over the last fifteen years (all in cases where my firm submitted briefs), I was privileged to witness progress unfold towards Tuesday’s culmination.

First came Dale v. Boy Scouts, in 2000, in which Evan Wolfson (also basking this week in well-earned marriage glory) faced down a skeptical Supreme Court on behalf of James Dale, an Eagle Scout and junior scoutmaster tossed from Scouting when he came out in college. In those days, the Scouts still argued that only heterosexual boys could be “clean” and “morally straight,” and LGBT advocates felt compelled to submit social science briefs explaining that gay people were not mentally ill pederasts — what we used to call the “Homo 101” brief.

On the ground, Dale was a game changer, jump-starting awareness of the irrationality of antigay discrimination. But sitting in court, there was a sense of uphill effort as the justices seemed more concerned with protecting Scouting’s right to enforce its own moral code than with preventing discrimination — previewing the Court’s ruling that the Scouts were a private association immune from civil rights regulation.

Just three years later, when Lawrence v. Texas came before the Court, much had changed. Seventeen years after Bowers, sodomy laws appeared even more obviously archaic, and the issue presented no First Amendment complications. The cause was now represented by Paul Smith — an openly gay law firm partner well known to the justices as a former law clerk and SCOTUS regular.

The argument this time felt more like a tutorial than a battle for respect. There were still some wince-worthy moments — as when Justice Scalia asked Smith whether states could bar gay kindergarten teachers to keep kids off “the path of homosexuality.” But Smith’s insider status made it easier for him to tell the Court how wrong they had gotten it in Bowers — reframing the issue in universal terms tied to fundamental American values of privacy and autonomy: “Most Americans would be shocked to find out that their decision to engage in sexual intimacy with another person in their own home might lead to a knock on the door” and a criminal prosecution.

The Court listened. Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion struck down the Texas law as a violation of personal liberty and expressly overturned Bowers. The Court confirmed that gay people, like any other group, are entitled to respect for their intimate, private choices and free to invoke Constitutional principles “in their own search for greater freedom.” Justice Scalia’s dissent lamented — presciently — that rejecting moral disapproval as a ground for sodomy laws also eliminated the main argument against recognizing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

How right he was. Of course, work on marriage equality (masterminded by trailblazers Bonauto and Wolfson) had already begun years earlier in Hawaii, Vermont, and of course Massachusetts, where same-sex couples began marrying in May 2004, less than a year after the Lawrence decision.

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It took nearly a decade to get back before SCOTUS, as marriage equality advanced in fits and starts in courts, legislatures, and ballot referendums across the country. By the time United States v. Windsor hit the Court in 2013 — challenging DOMA’s federal recognition ban — the tide had shifted, with nine states allowing marriage and public support topping fifty percent.

That momentum was reflected at oral argument, where the pro-equality side for the first time seemed to have the upper hand right out of the box. Even before Robbie Kaplan rose to argue for Edie Windsor, Justice Ginsberg had set the tone with her “skim milk marriage” quip and Justice Kagan had stopped Paul Clement’s defense of DOMA in its tracks by showing that Congress had been motivated by the kind of moral disapproval rejected in Lawrence. This was followed by U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli arguing DOMA’s unconstitutionality on behalf of the Obama administration.

What a change from Evan Wolfson’s brave, solitary stand. When Kaplan took the podium, it was Chief Justice Roberts who seemed on the defensive — acknowledging what Kaplan described as a “sea change” in attitudes towards gay families and noting that politicians were “falling over themselves to endorse” marriage equality. When he tried to flip the issue and suggest that the gay community was now too powerful to require heightened constitutional protection, Kaplan recounted lost marriage battles and other recent discrimination — driving home that the “sea change” was a product of evolving moral understanding rather than political clout.

Windsor, of course, struck down the federal recognition portion of DOMA and sparked an astonishing two years of further litigation, legislation, and public education in which marriage has grown from nine to thirty-seven states and public support for the freedom to marry has hit sixty-three percent nationwide.

All of which brought us to Tuesday, where the argument felt even more one-sided than Windsor. Bonauto, with her trademark quiet intensity, eloquently set forth how exclusion from civil marriage needlessly demeans and harms gay people and their families. The conservative justices pushed back on the length of time marriage had been limited to different-sex couples, but Bonauto explained other ways that marriage has evolved over time and evoked Lawrence in arguing that “times can blind and it takes time to see stereotypes and to see the common humanity of people who had once been ignored or excluded.”

And as to the perennial question of “who” gets to decide marriage, Bonauto beautifully summed up that “it’s not about the Court versus the States. It’s about the individual making the choice to marry and with whom to marry, or the government.”

There was some anxiety when Justice Kennedy, too, questioned changing a definition of marriage that had been around for “millennia” (actually, not true) — but he later re-emphasized the concern he expressed in Windsor for the well-being of children of gay parents and his moral understanding that same-sex couples seek to share in the “nobility and sacredness of marriage.”

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No one wants to jinx it, but most observers expect another favorable 5-4 vote and have the champagne on ice for the kind of emotional celebration that marked Pride 2011 (when marriage was enacted in New York) and 2013 (following the Windsor decision).

Winning marriage is, of course, just a step along the road to justice. Marriage doesn’t serve everyone equally, and there is plenty left to do to protect LGBTQ youth and elders, achieve equality for our trans and genderqueer neighbors, and advance broader social justice. For many of us in D.C., the events in nearby Baltimore gave the day a bittersweet flavor. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t savor this moment of impending triumph, but let’s keep it in perspective: no rest until everyone is free, safe, and equal.

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Although everyone is going to be talking about Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in a couple of weeks, 20th Century Fox is making more power moves by rebooting the Fantastic Four franchise. In an epic new trailer, the superpowered quartet gets introduced one by one, and the clip also features an appearance from their chief nemesis, Doctor Doom.

Director Josh Trank’s update takes a new twist on the Fantastic Four of old. In this incarnation, Reed Richards, played by Miles Teller, is a bit younger than the earlier comic and movie versions of Mr. Fantastic. Rounding out the cast is Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman played by Kate Mara, her brother Johnny Storm/The Human Torch played by Michael B. Jordan, and Ben Grimm/The Thing played by Jamie Bell.

As can be seen from the trailer, the gang is slapped together by Dr. Franklin Storm, played by Reg E. Cathey, and that’s just about all one can truly surmise. Richards is some sort of wunderkind who leads the three others on a mission to open up a dimensional portal. While in this realm, the four are transformed from normal human beings to something a bit more, ahem, fantastic.

Longtime fans of the franchise know that Victor Von Doom is the alter-ego of Doctor Doom, but there may be a switch in the character in this version. A supposedly leaked script paints the villain as a computer programmer who goes by the name Doom. Other twists include Johnny Storm being played by a Black man when traditionally he’s been a cocky white guy.

But enough about our speculations and thoughts. Check out the epic Fantastic Four trailer in the clip below. You’ll have to wait until August 7 to see the movie in full, however. Bummer.

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Four Design Movements that Formed How We Think

Co-written by Dr. Barry Katz

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Even more than art, design shapes how we experience our surroundings and ourselves. Think about it: art, almost by definition, abstracts from the details of everyday life; design shapes them in the most immediate way. Designers curate ideas and condense them into sensory expressions; they make ideas tangible–bad ones as well as good ones! Design constrains our behaviors and molds our perceptions and has been doing so for one hundred years.

The industrial revolution transformed the world by ushering in a new era of mechanized mass production. Cheap, factory-made goods became affordable to the general public and a middle class emerged, defined above all by its purchasing power. But this unprecedented material affluence came with a price: mass-produced products lost their soul, every bit as much as the factory laborers who tended the machines that made them.

English Arts & Craft
The English Arts & Craft Movement represented the first reaction against the debasement of the commodity in the industrial age. The “art workers” who formed themselves around the gigantic personality of William Morris (1834-96), perceived mass manufacturing as impersonal and a threat to human well-being–“For what is beauty,” asked Morris, “but the expression of a man’s joy in his labor?” The rough-hewn products of the Arts & Crafts movement celebrate the materials of which they are made and the hand of the craftsman who made them.

Bauhaus
In the aftermath of the First World War it had become clear that there was no turning back to the romantic, pre-industrial idylls of the Arts & Crafts. Under the leadership of Walter Gropius, the Bauhaus (1918-33) embraced the machine and searched for an aesthetic consistent with the technologies of modern production. Desk lamps, teapots, and typography all came to express the rational, rhythmic, geometrical manufacturing processes that made them possible.

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Machine Age America made its own contribution to the aesthetics of the everyday. Celebrity “industrial designers” such as Raymond Loewy, Henry Dreyfuss, and Norman Bel Geddes helped to lift America out of the Depression by rekindling the desire to consume: swoopy locomotives, streamlined office furniture, and skyscrapers whose tiered setbacks made them look like rocket ships firing themselves into the sky. Nothing was immune to the hand of the designer whose motto was, “Never leave well enough alone.”

Postmodernism
Inevitably, a reaction set in: Postmodernism went to war against the growing monotony of beige cubicles, Helvetica typefaces, and urban grids in favor of a palette of pastels, ambiguous forms, and a playful romp through the corridors of historical styles. In search of “Design Semantics,” designers experimented with new forms of expressing the emerging consumer electronic products. Proponents of “Human-Centered Design” have argued that the search for style is misplaced, and that the forms of products must evolve out of respect for the needs of the people who will use them.

What is the next major movement in design? Crowd-sourced design? Mass customization? One-off products created by the citizen-designers of the Makers Movement? The increasing democratization of design and manufacturing suggests that it will not be long before each of us end up having our own personal movement!

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Darren Sharper — Pleading Guilty in Rape Cases in All Four States

4:27 PM PT — TMZ Sports obtained a copy of the warrant … in which his Vegas accusers essentially tell the same story as Sharper’s other accusers — they were drugged and raped.  The women say they met Sharper at Surrender nightclub at the Encore…

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Four Bathroom Photos Tweeted Are Worth a Thousand Words

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It’s been a long time coming, but the LGBT community has finally made it clear, in stunning visual images, why the upsurge in extremist “bathroom bills” is absurd. While the focus of the legislation is, and always has been, on trans women in the women’s bathrooms, no attention has been paid to the flip side – trans men, assigned female at birth, being forced into the women’s bathrooms. While some cisgender women in those facilities may be uncomfortable with a woman they feel appears too masculine – and these at times include lesbian and straight cisgender women as well as transgender women – they need to grapple with these photos, since they are the inevitable consequence of the laws being considered.

The newest bathroom bills began in Canada, and have recently been taken up in (1) Texas which requires karyotyping (chromosome testing) at the bathroom door of a public accommodation and penalties for the owners and managers of said facilities, (2) Florida, with some mysterious test for “biological sex at birth” and similar penalties, both in public accommodations and workplaces, and (3) Kentucky, with similar restrictions in schools. Both Kentucky and Texas would offer significant cash bounties to snitches.

An upbeat assessment of this flurry of bathroom criminalization bills comes from my friend and colleague, Brynn Tannehill, writing in the Huffington Post, where she concludes:

These bathroom bills represent a futile and not particularly well-thought-out side show to where the real point of attack is. Their introduction may be simple grandstanding for the base, fear mongering or sincerely held paranoia, but as public accommodations access becomes settled law these bills will have less and less “pull.”

People whose greatest fears in life include transgender people in bathrooms will increasingly be seen for what they are, and the rest of us will be able to just get on with our lives.

Or, after some considered thought, might those same anxious women and their concerned men discover that this situation is just as absurd, and conclude that a woman is a woman is a woman?

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Let’s just all grow up, so we can get to this:

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Four Bathroom Photos Tweeted Are Worth a Thousand Words

2015-03-18-1426648549-4788921-TransMan.png

It’s been a long time coming, but the LGBT community has finally made it clear, in stunning visual images, why the upsurge in extremist “bathroom bills” is absurd. While the focus of the legislation is, and always has been, on trans women in the women’s bathrooms, no attention has been paid to the flip side – trans men, assigned female at birth, being forced into the women’s bathrooms. While some cisgender women in those facilities may be uncomfortable with a woman they feel appears too masculine – and these at times include lesbian and straight cisgender women as well as transgender women – they need to grapple with these photos, since they are the inevitable consequence of the laws being considered.

The newest bathroom bills began in Canada, and have recently been taken up in (1) Texas which requires karyotyping (chromosome testing) at the bathroom door of a public accommodation and penalties for the owners and managers of said facilities, (2) Florida, with some mysterious test for “biological sex at birth” and similar penalties, both in public accommodations and workplaces, and (3) Kentucky, with similar restrictions in schools. Both Kentucky and Texas would offer significant cash bounties to snitches.

An upbeat assessment of this flurry of bathroom criminalization bills comes from my friend and colleague, Brynn Tannehill, writing in the Huffington Post, where she concludes:

These bathroom bills represent a futile and not particularly well-thought-out side show to where the real point of attack is. Their introduction may be simple grandstanding for the base, fear mongering or sincerely held paranoia, but as public accommodations access becomes settled law these bills will have less and less “pull.”

People whose greatest fears in life include transgender people in bathrooms will increasingly be seen for what they are, and the rest of us will be able to just get on with our lives.

Or, after some considered thought, might those same anxious women and their concerned men discover that this situation is just as absurd, and conclude that a woman is a woman is a woman?

2015-03-18-1426649347-7984118-Carnes2.JPG

Let’s just all grow up, so we can get to this:

2015-03-18-1426648735-5925170-JustToilets.jpg

Gay Voices – The Huffington Post

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Miles Teller Wants The Fantastic Four To Chill With The X-Men

Miles Teller talks about the tone of “Fantastic Four” and whether an X-Men crossover might be in the cards.
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What Miles Teller Wishes He Could Tell People About ‘Fantastic Four’

In an era where most superhero films come with an army of advanced promotional material, the Twentieth Century Fox reboot of “Fantastic Four” stands out as an anomaly. Due in theaters this August, the Josh Trank film has unveiled precious few of its secrets so far, beyond a teaser trailer and handful of photos featuring cast members Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell.

“I wish I could tell people there are six of us. It’s really the ‘Fantastic Six’!” Teller joked during an interview with The Huffington Post on Friday. “We created two characters on our own.”

While extra superheroes are unlikely to appear, Teller, who plays Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic in the film, wouldn’t necessarily know either way. He hasn’t seen the finished product yet and only watched the film’s trailer a half-day before the general public.

“It’s going to be really interesting to be a part of a movie that size,” he said, before expressing hope that people think “Fantastic Four” is “good enough” to push the sequel forward. (The second “Fantastic Four” film is already scheduled for release in June of 2017.) “I’m as excited as everybody else is to see what it looks like.”

Teller can be seen in “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” in theaters on March 20. A full interview with Teller about the film will run closer to release.
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Lil Wayne Emergency Call — ‘I Just Shot Four People’

We just got a recording of the call made to Miami Beach cops Wednesday, where a guy claims he just shot 4 people at Lil Wayne’s house … and sounds like he’s making it all up as he goes along. Cops descended on Wayne’s mansion, despite the fact the guy…

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Four Top Hollywood Timepiece Collectors Weigh in on the Apple Watch


Aficionados covet the “Dick Tracy gee-whiz gadget” but say it “won’t compete with the Pateks or the Cartiers” as the tech giant makes a bid to enter the luxury watch market with an 18-karat-gold edition of its newest product release.

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The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album – Anne Akiko Meyers

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The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album

Anne Akiko Meyers

Genre: Classical

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: February 4, 2014

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FOUR – One Direction

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FOUR

One Direction

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 11.99

Release Date: November 17, 2014

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The Bang Gang – Dirty Whores With a Gang of Four

The Bang Gang – Dirty Whores With a Gang of Four

Two scenes featuring two whores and eight horny guys!

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The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

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The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 7.99

Release Date: January 31, 1992

© ℗ 2004 Bob Gaudio & Frankie Valli d/b/a The 4 Seasons Partnership, by arrangement with Warner Special Products

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Sharks’ Scott banned four games for punch

San Jose Sharks forward John Scott has been suspended by the NHL for four games, without pay, for punching Anaheim Ducks forward Tim Jackman, the league announced Wednesday.
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FOUR (Deluxe Version) – One Direction

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FOUR (Deluxe Version)

One Direction

Genre: Pop

Price: $ 14.99

Release Date: November 17, 2014

© ℗ 2014 Simco Limited under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

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Four Christmases – Seth Gordon

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Four Christmases

Seth Gordon

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 9.99

Rental Price: $ 2.99

Release Date: November 24, 2009


In this holiday comedy, Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line," "Legally Blonde") stars with Vince Vaughn ("Wedding Crashers," "The Break-Up") as an upscale, happily unmarried San Francisco couple, Kate and Brad, who find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning and as a result, their exotic vacation plans morphed into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation an unable to escape they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities, increasingly mortified to find childhood fears raised, adolescent wounds reopened…and their very future together uncertain. As Brad counts the hours to when he can get away from their parents, step-parents, siblings and an assortment of nieces and nephews, Kate is starting to hear the ticking of a different kind of clock. And by the end of the day, she is beginning to wonder if their crazy families choices are not so crazy after all.

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The Four Best Bites From ‘Snack Off”s Date Night Episode

Four GIFS show the reactions of judges on “Snack Off”‘s Date Night episode.
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Four Rooms: Los Angeles

Some say the Los Angeles streets arent really paved with gold, but these girls would tell you otherwise. You hold in your hand the key that unlocks these four hotel room doors. Spend an evening in the thick of a lovers long weekend, knee deep in sopping wet bath time pleasure, and amidst wild chance encounters that could mean just a little bit more. Experience Los Angeles like never before as you enter the realm of erotic possibility.

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Some say the Los Angeles streets aren’t really paved with gold, but these girls would tell you otherwise. You hold in your hand the key that unlocks these four hotel room doors

Stars: Ana Foxx Natasha Malkova Alice March Rilee Marks Tessa Lane Kiara Diane Charlotte Stokley Marie McCray

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Scene Number: 1

Orientation: Straight

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Four Rooms: Los Angeles

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Some say the Los Angeles streets arent really paved with gold, but these girls would tell you otherwise. You hold in your hand the key that unlocks these four hotel room doors. Spend an evening in the thick of a lovers long weekend, knee deep in sopping wet bath time pleasure, and amidst wild chance encounters that could mean just a little bit more. Experience Los Angeles like never before as you enter the realm of erotic possibility.

Watch the Full Length, High Quality Movie!

Some say the Los Angeles streets aren’t really paved with gold, but these girls would tell you otherwise. You hold in your hand the key that unlocks these four hotel room doors

Stars: Ana Foxx Natasha Malkova Alice March Rilee Marks Tessa Lane Kiara Diane Charlotte Stokley Marie McCray

Categories: High Definition All Girl All Sex Lesbian

Scene Number: 1

Orientation: Straight

Studio Name: Filly Films

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