Emmelie De Forest of Denmark takes over from Sweden’s Loreen as the Eurovision Song Contest champion, capping a spectacle that kept Malmö and the rest of Europe cheering on Saturday night. …
The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest Final is live in Malmö, southern Sweden. The Local brings you all the latest news, reactions, and details surrounding Europe’s biggest pop music spectacle. …
The 2012 presidential election season
was an interesting spectacle for many reasons. However, it looks
like the race for the White House could have been a little more
interesting had a “Unity Ticket” that reportedly almost came into
being actually been realized.
It’s one of the great untold stories of the 2012 presidential
campaign, a tale of ego and intrigue that nearly upended the
Republican primary contest and might even have produced a different
Romney struggled in the weeks leading up to the Michigan
Gingrich and Rick Santorum
almost agreed to form a joint “Unity Ticket” to consolidate
conservatives support and topple Romney.
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I don’t know that Daniel Day-Lewis’ deadpan gag about switching roles with Meryl Streep – “I was all set to play Maggie Thatcher, and she was Steven’s first choice for ‘Lincoln’” – was actually the funniest joke in the world, but it pretty much brought down the house just before midnight on Sunday. It was one of the few occasions during the Oscars when someone who seemed to have an adult sensibility and an education was speaking on that stage, and I for one felt almost pathetically grateful. Most of the rest of the overextended, hit-and-miss spectacle formerly known as the Academy Awards went back and forth between dreary and desperate to please, which is a pretty good description of host Seth MacFarlane as well.Continue Reading… …
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Swedish artist Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin has said the royals are making a spectacle of themselves by not letting go of their critique of a satirical montage that portrayed Queen Silvia kneeling by a swastika. …
Why states shouldn't cash in on Super Bowl odds By the half-time show of the 2013 Super Bowl game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, Americans will have gambled an estimated $10 billion on various aspects of the sports spectacle – from picking the winner to whether Alicia…