Author: 1278-funnyvot

Luxury watches are in a world of their own. Collectors will pay very large sums of money, in order to own a particular model, from one of the most famous brands. That is true, of course, of some of the most desired pieces of watchmaking that the creators of Omega have launched on the market, for over 150 years. Here is what you need to know about this company which sits at the top of luxury watches, besides such other high-standard watchmakers as Rolex.1 A Brief History of Omega Watches and its Famous MomentsThe brand has been around since 1848,…

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It’s the holidays, so I’m going to let you in on one neat trick to start enjoying movies more: Stop watching trailers. At best they’ll just show you stuff you probably knew anyway, or don’t need to know — who’s in the movie, what’s on the soundtrack, the basic plot setup. Maybe the look or the tone or the vibe. But trailers aren’t designed to give you a glimpse of the movie; they’re mini-movies, designed to sell tickets (or maybe subscriptions to a streamer). And they’re starting to feel increasingly divorced from their actual movies. Take, for instance, The Fabelmans.…

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If you laid out the waveforms of a song onto paper, Khari Lucas once explained during a regional television interview, it might look like a contour map. This is what inspired the Charleston-based musician’s artist name, Contour, and it’s the sort of visual thinking you might expect from a musician who started out producing beats, as Lucas did. Onwards!, his second full-length as Contour, is the kind of music you make when you’re used to manipulating sound shapes on a laptop screen—loose, drifting, free, with many tracks resembling sampled two-bar loops. It’s difficult to tell, without production credits, which sounds are generated by…

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Will Smith and Johnny Depp are both making career comebacks after being canceled in the court of public opinion.Smith is currently on a press tour promoting his upcoming film, “Emancipation,” less than a year after slapping Chris Rock on stage during the Oscars. Depp has also been declared “vindicated” following his court win against ex-wife Amber Heard.”Oh, I think he’s completely vindicated,” Depp’s friend and frequent collaborator, Helena Bonham Carter, told The Times. “I think he’s fine now. Totally fine.” Will Smith, left, and Johnny Depp have both moved on in their careers after battling a slew of negative headlines.…

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Take a breath and take a deep dive into these not-to-miss shows, which take in the world of outer space to exploring the psyche and the changing style of clothes. Anyone watched the TV documentary Kingdom of Dreams about the fashion industry? It’s brilliant. Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination The imagination knows no bounds in science fiction. We can create new worlds with strange and mysterious creatures, multiple universes, time travel, aliens, robots, and extra-terrestrial lifeforms. Sci-fi has spawned a rich visual feast from Blade Runner and Star Wars to Wakanda Forever. The Science Museum’s blockbuster exhibition…

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Today we talk to Alejandro Serrano, the chef of the restaurant that bears his name in Miranda de Ebro (Burgos) and who has become the youngest Spanish chef to be awarded a Michelin star at only 24 years of age. The native of Miranda de Ebro has always lived in the kitchen. Growing up in his family’s restaurant in Miranda, Alejandro attributes his former years to his current success. Alejandro, realizing his passion for gastronomy, decided to train at the hotel school in Bilbao and later in the best kitchens of the greatest chefs in his country. He honed his…

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Helena Bonham Carter has come to the defence of her longtime co-star Johnny Depp and of Harry Potter creator JK Rowling in a new interview.Speaking to the Sunday Times, Bonham Carter said she felt Depp had been “completely vindicated” after his victory in a defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard this summer.“I think he’s fine now,” said Bonham Carter. “Totally fine.”Depp and Bonham Carter have worked together in films such as Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Alice in Wonderland and Dark Shadows. Depp is also godfather to Bonham Carter’s two…

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To the world, Johnny Cash was the “Man in Black,” whose songs of hard living and finding salvation surpassed genres for more than four decades. But to his sister Joanne Cash, the seemingly mythical figure of music was simply “a country boy.”The songstress has come forward in a new documentary about the beloved singer/songwriter titled “Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon.” It explores his deep devotion to faith and how his love of God played a role in his life as he faced depression and a crippling drug addiction. It features never-before-heard conversations with Cash himself as he…

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Actor Will Smith said he would “completely understand” if movie watchers are not “ready” to see his new film, “Emancipation,” after he slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars earlier this year.”Emancipation” is the first new Smith movie to be released since he slapped Rock in the face in March. Smith had slapped Rock in response to a joke the comedian made about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and her alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.Since the incident, Smith has apologized multiple times and resigned as a member of the Academy.The actor said in a recent…

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I never thought I would say this, but I don’t want another sales email in my inbox. Whew, I’m glad that today is Cyber Monday, and hopefully, the chaos will calm down. I got a lot of good deals, but the whole thing is overwhelming. Did you buy a lot on Black Friday? Are you finished with your Christmas shopping? Today I will show you how to wear black and brown together for the holidays.   Ruffle Tie Neck Blouse || Faux Fur Vest || Corduroy Jeans || Pointy Toe Flats w/shimmer Bow || Brahmin Small Finley Handbag || Sophee…

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