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Hanna is the entertainment and lifestyle editor for CDN. Fan of great movies, legendary music, outdoor activities and cool stuff in general, her opinions, as expressed in her articles, are her own and not necessarily shared by anyone .. anywhere .. ever. Follow Hanna on Twitter: @Hanna_CDN

Country Singer Releases ‘Take a Knee .. My Ass!’

Neal McCoy - Take a Knee My Ass

Country Singer Neal McCoy released this week a song pushing back against those athlete’s engaged in National Anthem protests by kneeling during its playing at games. Lyrics to Neal McCoy’s “Take a Knee My Ass” I pledge allegiance to the flag Of the United States of America I’ll stand and place my hand upon my heart Every time her anthem ...

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Coldplay’s “A Head Full Of Dreams” Tour 3rd Highest Grossing Ever

Coldplay

Last night, Coldplay completed their massive, sold out “A Head Full Of Dreams Tour” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, making it the most successful worldwide outing of their career. Produced by Live Nation, it topped out as the third highest grossing global tour of all time with $523,033,675 in ticket sales.  Since its highly anticipated kickoff in March 2016, following Coldplay’s headline performance at the ...

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Deadpool 2 Teaser-Trailer channels Bob Ross … really

Deadpool 2 teaser trailer wet on wet

Deadpool channels 70’s era painter Bob Ross in a new teaser trailer with some brief scenes from the June, 2018 release of Deadpool 2. 20th Century Fox offered the following description which we all hope is NOT the plot of the follow-up to a very successful first film. After surviving a near-fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles ...

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The Greatest Showman promises music, drama and a bit of history [trailer]

The Showman trailer

Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum of the Barnum and Bailey Circus, The Greatest Showman is an original musical from the Academy Award-winning lyricists from La La Land. The film celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. The 20th Century Fox production is directed ...

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10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

While preparing your home for guests during the holidays, it can be easy to focus on the visible things and forget about the underlying home systems that will face increased use and stress. This is why, family owned and operated, Southern Trust Home Services from Roanoke is offering preventative tips that homeowners can use to prepare their homes before guests arrive. “People don’t want ...

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Starbucks offering Buy One, Get One Free for 5 days only

Starbucks buy one get one free holiday drinks

Starbucks is making it easier to share a coffee with a friend by giving customers a free “holiday beverage” with each one purchased. The coffee giant announced Wednesday that beginning Nov. 9 and running until Nov. 13 a select menu of holiday-themed beverages would be eligible for the BOGO offer. Eligible holiday beverages include: Chestnut Praline Latte Peppermint Mocha Caramel Brulée ...

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Chris Stapleton releases ‘Scarecrow in the Garden’ [audio]

Chris Stapleton

Award-winning songwriter and singer Chris Stapleton released Friday the single “Scarecrow in the Garden” from his upcoming album From a Room: Volume 2. Upcoming Chris Stapleton Tour Dates: Nov 10 Fri 7:00 PM Tampa, FL · MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds TICKETS Nov 11 Sat 7:00 PM Jacksonville, FL · Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena TICKETS Nov 12 Sun ...

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Cook Steaks Perfectly Every Time

Ribeye steak

Want to learn how to cook a steak perfectly each time? Look no further. Youtuber Babish shows just how to do it with skirt steak and ribeyes. I have used the flank steak method with london broil/flat iron steaks and had amazing results. The bias cut across the grain is critical to achieving a tender result. For his ribeye, Babish demonstrates a method ...

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Friday is National Sandwich Day – Here are some meal deals

sub sandwich

Friday is National Sandwich Day (apparently) and there are some real deals to be had at your favorite sandwich shops. Here’s where to get a discounted meal on Nov. 3: Baskin-Robbins: Use the ice cream chain’s app to get a single-scoop warm cookie sandwich for $1.99 with an app coupon through Nov. 6 at participating locations. Blimpie: Members of the ...

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The newest Star Wars: Last Jedi Trailer is AWESOME [video]

Star Wars - The Last Jedi - Awake trailer

The latest trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi titled “Awake”, released during Wednesday night’s World Series game 7, reveals previously unseen scenes and details that will give you goosebumps. Opening with Luke aboard the Millenium Falcon, the trailer emphasizes the battle between the dark and light sides of the force as well as the internal struggles for Luke, Rey, and ...

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Watch: Awesome Real-life Star Wars Speeder for Halloween

Real life star wars speeder

Just when you thought you’d seen the best Halloween getup ever, someone shows up to the party with a one-up. YouTuber Jesse uploaded this video that he and Casey Neistat of his real-life Star Wars speeder that looks like the speeder bikes from The Return of the Jedi. The bikes are awesome looking, the reactions from pedestrians and drivers will put a ...

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Lindsey Stirling brings a stirring duality to ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’

Lindsey Stirling - Dance of the Sugar Plumb Fairy

Yeah, it’s early for Christmas seasonals, but you’re not going to want to miss Lindsey Stirling‘s amazing performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.” Lindsey is one part amazing violinist and a second, and equal, part performance artist. With over 10 million YouTube fans, 1.9 billion views and two Billboard Music Awards, she’s brought classical music into the modern ...

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Finally a commercial I love – Lyft feat. Stranger Things

Lyft and Stranger things ad

Commercials are annoying. I stream because I hate them. I pay for YouTube Red to avoid them. Except for a minute few, they all suck. And here’s one of those very few. The promo doesn’t do much to sell Lyft, it’s sponsor, but it is exactly how to create more buzz for “Stranger Things” – one of my favorite Netflix ...

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