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In early 2017, when then-White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the podium to give his first (then-daily) White House press briefing, few would have suspected that in just under three years and two press secretaries later, he would be competing on Season 28 of Dancing With the Stars.

But in the cosmic joke that is 2019, that's exactly what happened.

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Director Andy Muschietti is determined to make sure that IT: Chapter Two, the most recent adaptation of Stephen King's seminal novel ITisn't just a regular horror movie. He told AFP that he's making sure the film is “connected to the times that we live in.”

In doing so, he connected the primary antagonist, the terrifying Pennywise the Clown, to President Donald Trump and certain other world leaders. The comparison doesn't come through looks or words, but through tactics.

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Despite promises of a boycott from denizens of the film industry, Georgia's H.B. 481—which would ban abortion in the state after only six weeks—is headed to the desk of Republican Governor Brian Kemp, who is expected to sign the legislation into law.

Georgia is the most popular filming location in the United States and the second most popular in the world, with the film industry pouring billions of dollars into the state's economy each year while reaping the benefits of its generous tax incentives in exchange. That revenue is expected to diminish once Kemp's pen hits paper.

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SOCHI, RUSSIA - NOVEMBER 12, 2017: Anastasia Bryzgalova and Alexander Krushelnitsky of the Russia 1 Team compete in the final of the Sochi International Mixed Doubles event (Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

The 2018 Winter Olympics are set to feature four new and exciting games. One of those is mixed doubles curling, a new and wacky variation of the classic sport. While the game might be hard to follow at first, the new rules add a couple of fun twists that audiences are likely to enjoy overall.

Representing the U.S. this year will be Becca and Matt Hamilton. The two siblings will also represent the U.S. in team curling. For those interested in the gameplay for this new variant, we've got the full details below; make sure to read up before the Olympics take place in February!

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There is a certain point at which parody and caricature are no longer effective methods of generating laughter.

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Feature: [Telegraph, The Wrap, Fortune, NYT]

The path to fame or obscurity can feel arbitrary–a lifelong battle to be at the right place at the right time. The right place for actors used to be endless casting calls and talent agency message boards. Now those seeking stardom look to the internet.

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