Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man 2’ Stands Alone

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There’s been excitement for all of Marvel’s recent Spider-Man movies, but the level of anticipation around Spider-Man: No Way Homeis on whole other level. The first teaser for the film broke the record for the most-watched trailer in its first 24 hours of release, beating the previous record holder, Avengers: Endgame, by more than 50 million views. For sake of comparison, consider this: The official teaser trailer for the last Spider-Man movie, Far From Home, has only 49 million views on YouTube total. Clearly, people are hyped for the return of Spider-Man. Or maybe they’re hyped for the retur… Read More “Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man 2’ Stands Alone”

Fabiola Santiago: Republican Cuban Americans aren’t going to free Cuba with partisan attacks on Biden

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The enemy in the fight for a free and independent Cuba is one single entity: the totalitarian regime of Miguel Díaz-Canel. The enemy isn’t U.S. Democrats. Nor is it President Joe Biden, who does want to see democratic change on the island, despite Florida GOP rhetoric to the contrary. Yet, Republican Cuban American activists in Miami and members of Congress are pushing the false narrative that Biden doesn’t want regime change in Cuba. And they have found new fuel in his disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan and the bombing in Kabul that has cost the lives of U.S. service members and innocent … Read More “Fabiola Santiago: Republican Cuban Americans aren’t going to free Cuba with partisan attacks on Biden”

Blake Snell Taken Out Deep Into No Hitter – Was It The Right Move?

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Another season means another controversy regarding pitcher Blake Snell and his late-game usage. For seven innings, the Tuesday night looked like a special one for him. He had one of the best outings of his career and had gotten through seven innings without having allowed a hit, but that came with a key caveat, he needed 107 pitches to get through those seven innings – and his manager deemed it the proper time to remove him from the game. Reliever Pierce Johnson came on for the eighth and gave up a hit with one out. It was a pretty cheap hit, however. No combined no-no, meaning the no-hitter f… Read More “Blake Snell Taken Out Deep Into No Hitter – Was It The Right Move?”

US grounds Virgin Galactic after space flight ‘mishap’

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The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday said it was grounding space flights by Virgin Galactic while it investigates why the company’s July mission carrying Richard Branson deviated from its planned trajectory. The move represents a blow to the space tourism firm as it prepares to carry paying customers following its first fully-crewed test flight. “The FAA is overseeing the Virgin Galactic investigation of its July 11 SpaceShipTwo mishap that occurred over Spaceport America, New Mexico,” the agency said in a short statement. “Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo ve… Read More “US grounds Virgin Galactic after space flight ‘mishap’”