Oakland’s Hollywood moment: movies shine light on city’s ‘grit and beauty’

Movies like Sorry to Bother You and Blindspotting, set in the city and made by local directors, have brought global attention to a hub of art and activism The film-maker Nijla Mu’min’s debut movie was based on her upbringing as a black Muslim girl in Oakland, California. Although Jinn was inspired by her life, she […]

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Report says more powerful iPhone camera coming

Sorry, Ariana. Although Ariana Grande probably entailed well, her botched tattoo tribute to her single “7 Rings” — which was mistranslated in Japanese to “BBQ grill” and then “fixed” to “BBQ grill finger” — is a meme now. People are writing their favorite phrases in different languages on their hands, and then horribly mistranslating it, […]

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The Salt Lick: The 4 Hour Queue For Beef Ribs

How long does y’all wait in line today be 40-pin you know no sense evil hello dummies Kid Dynamite checking in here we’re here at the Salt Lick one of the more upscale barbecue places better than most the places I go usually a place as I eat they had like mosquito netting there’s like […]

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Daveed Diggs:’ Days before I started on Hamilton, I get thrown against a fencing by police’

Hes the starring of Tv and Broadway whose new movie Blindspotting unveils the evils of gentrification. The actor discusses protest, prejudice and the neo-Nazi president Daveed Diggs, born poor and “very happy” in Oakland, California, says his Jewish mom and African-American father informed him early on that he was going to be policed differently than […]

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Oakland’s Hollywood moment: movies shine light on city’s ‘grit and beauty’

Movies like Sorry to Bother You and Blindspotting, set in the city and made by local directors, have brought global attention to a hub of art and activism The film-maker Nijla Mu’min’s debut movie was based on her upbringing as a black Muslim girl in Oakland, California. Although Jinn was inspired by her life, she […]

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Daveed Diggs:’ Day before I started on Hamilton, I get thrown against a fencing by police’

Hes the superstar of Tv and Broadway whose new cinema Blindspotting unveils the evils of gentrification. The performer discusses protest, prejudice and the neo-Nazi president Daveed Diggs, born poor and “very happy” in Oakland, California, says his Jewish mom and African-American father informed him early on that he was going to be policed differently than […]

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