August 29th, 2017

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15 Beloved Books You May Have Hated the First Time You Tried Them


Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

About: Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love is one of the most admired novels in world literature. Generations of readers have been enthralled by his magnificent heroine, the unhappily married Anna Karenina, and her tragic affair with dashing Count Vronsky.

In their world frivolous liaisons are commonplace, but Anna and Vronsky’s consuming passion makes them a target for scorn and leads to Anna’s increasing isolation. The heartbreaking trajectory of their relationship contrasts sharply with the colorful swirl of friends and family members who surround them, especially the newlyweds Kitty and Levin, who forge a touching bond as they struggle to make a life together. Anna Karenina is a masterpiece not only because of the unforgettable woman at its core and the stark drama of her fate, but also because it explores and illuminates the deepest questions about how to live a fulfilled life.

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New Trailer for TNT's THE ALIENIST

Luke Evans shared a new trailer for the TNT Original series THE ALIENIST. Series set to premiere in 2018. Executive produced by Cary Fukunaga, starring Luke Evans, Daniel Bruhl, Dakota Fanning, based off the novel by Caleb Carr.

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Perrie Edwards is being attacked by Arsenal fans because her boyfriend is transferring to Chelsea

  • Yesterday, it was revealed by the British media that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Perrie Edwards' boyfriend, is planning on leaving Arsenal and signing to Chelsea, which was of course received in a negative way by his current team's fans.

  • According to them and their delusional logic, Perrie is to blame for this, so they decided to start attacking her on social media, leaving snake emojis on her Instagram posts, as well as calling her and Alex names.

  • Some pathetic comments by these football fans include: "its 2017 what ur partner does reflect on you" [sic], making it seem like she deserves to get hate because of Alex's actions, and "if ox can leave arsenal for chelsea what makes you think that he won't leave her for other bitch in little mix" [sic], because apparently transferring teams to try and have a better football career and dumping your girlfriend to start dating one of her bandmates is the same.

HBIC Marnie
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Captain America returns to the good side in Secret Empire conclusion

Marvel has released some very spoilery unlettered pages for tomorrow's Secret Empire #10.

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In related news, Secret Empire #9 gave an update to Magneto's storyline, which drew controversy when he showed up on one of the villain variant covers and led many fans to erroneously assume he'd be joining Captain America's fascist organization.

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Terry O'Quinn joins "Castle Rock" cast

Terry will play the pivotal role of Dale Lacy, a pillar in Castle Rock. He joins Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Sissy Spacek, Bill Skarsgard, and Jane Levy.

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How Scientology tore Leah Remini & Lisa Marie Presley apart

· Per Page Six "sources," Lisa Marie Presley cut Leah Remini off because she felt Leah was manipulating her
· The source says that Leah & Lisa had always been good friends, growing up together in the church, but as Lisa started on a path to sobriety, Leah asked Lisa to leave Scientology and help take the church down
· The source says Lisa's Scientologist friends have children who are being bullied in school as a result of Leah's anti-Scientology show
· Leah's reps say she never asked Lisa to appear on her show & that Lisa was supportive of Leah's decision to leave 🤔
· Lisa's mother Priscilla has been a Scientologist for decades & has spoken publicly against psychiatry (per Wiki, idk). In March, Page Six reported that Lisa's daughter Riley was trying to get her mother to rejoin the church


Miranda Kerr shares everything she eats on a regular day (feat. Lemon Water)

Supermodel Miranda Kerr teamed up with Harper's Bazaar for a video showing what she eats on a regular day.

-Hot lemon water
-Smoothie with almond milk, papaya, spinach, blueberries, raspberries, almond butter, and some Kora Organics skin food supplement
-Does yoga

-Salmon with crushed garlic, turmeric, and lemon.
-Side salad containing sprouts, arugula, cucumber, purple cauliflower, and avocado. Topped with salad dressing of olive oil, lemon, and apple cider vinegar.

-Slow roast chicken seasoned with onion, garlic, turmeric, lemon, and rosemary.
-Sweet potato mash.
-Salad of cabbage, baby spinach, parsley, cilantro, cucumber, olives, halloumi cheese, sunflower seeds, pine nuts, and celery.

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Food post! What do you eat on a regular day? Are you on a diet?

Former Glee actress Becca Tobin advises podcast listeners to "let him grab you by the pussy"

Becca Tobin- of Glee and wearing red face on Halloween fame- advised a listener of her podcast The Ladygang to "Throw away your sign from the march 'cause I know you went. And get yourself in those Louboutins. And don't feel badly. Let him (the listener's husband) grab that pussy and buy you some Louboutins.".

Occurs at the 53/54 minute mark of the most recent episode.
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Coldplay wrote and performed a country song dedicated to Houston in the wake of Harvey

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The band performed a new country-inspired song Monday night in Miami. They wrote it for Houston after having to cancel their show because of Hurricane Harvey. They said it would be the first and last time they will perform the song.

sources: houston chronicle // youtube
Here's hoping they record it and release it as a charity single!

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Are Khalid & Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei working on a possible collaboration?


Khalid (who won "Best new artist" at the 2017 VMAs) confirmed the rumour with Billboard
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also, Normani made a quick appearance in Khalid last music video "Young Dumb & Broke" with other stars such as Dennis Haskins (Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell), Rachael Leigh Cook and ending with Wayne Brady and rapper Buddy

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Liongate's ROBIN HOOD pushed back Six Months

  • Originally the same date as Pacific Rim Uprising on March 21st 2018

  • Now against Sony's Goosebumps 2 on September 21nd, 2018

  • "The story will center on Robin Hood being a war-hardened crusader and joining with a Moorish commander in an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown."

  • Starring Taron Edgerton, Jaime Foxx, and Jaime Dornan


The news has been met with a resounding "Wait, this exists?" worldwide.
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Trans activist Ashlee Marie Preston confronts Caitlyn Jenner over her support for Trump

Over the weekend Caitlyn Jenner was invited to the Trans Chorus of LA's performance of The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust. Towards the end of the performance Trans activist and Editor-in-chief of Wear Your Voice Magazine Ashlee Marie Preston decided to confront Caitlyn Jenner about her support for Donald Trump.

Ashlee walked over to Caitlyn and began to express her feelings (semi-inaudible due to the music) during which Caitlyn taps the shoulder of the events co-chair Dena Williams standing in front of her and points at Ashlee to have her taken care of.

Ashlee continues until you can hear Jenner interrupting by asking "Are you done yet?"

"You're a fucking fraud. The fact that you continue to support somebody that does everything with the military, that’s erasing our fucking community. And you support it."
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Lorde kind of confirms Homemade Dynamite video

The caption reads "cool kid won a moonman SO PROUD!!! .......... and ******** ******** ***** coming soon 👩🏻‍🚀👨🏿‍🚀👩🏾‍🚀👨🏻‍🚀" and if you pay attention, all the *** read exactly as "Homemade Dynamite video coming". So apparently she's ready to release it after sitting on it for a while after the unfortunate bombings.

source and my detective skills watching veronica mars a lot
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North West Does Not Like Saint and No, It’s Not a Phase


“I don’t know what it is. I thought it was a phase; she does not like her brother. It’s so hard for me. I thought it was like, okay, a couple months, you know, she’s just warming up to it, she gets so jealous when I would breastfeed and all that kind of stuff. And now, just the phase isn’t going away.”

do you like your siblings ontd?

Star Trek Discovery on the cover of Variety

Story highlights:

  • Sonequa is describes as "the mother of the set" and a "love angel" awww

  • Isaacs feels the show sends a good message in the Trump-Brexit era

  • there's discussion of the Fuller drama - Fuller declines to comment

  • explanation of the delays (partly, attention to detail and spiralling expense)

  • no official renewal but the writers already have a road map for two more series

Star Trek: Discovery premieres [in the US]in the US September 24 at 8:30 PM ET on CBS. Immediately following the first episode’s release, the second episode will be available in the U.S. on CBS All Access, with subsequent episodes released on Sundays. The first eight episodes will run from September 24 through November 5, with the series returning in January 2018, [in Canada]in Canada September 24 on CTV & Space simultaneously, with two episodes following immediately on Space only and [in the rest of the world]in the rest of the world September 25 on Netflix. The subsequent episodes will be made available on Netflix the day after the US, ie weekly.

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Interview source (definitely worth your time, ONTD Trek crew - includes gorgeous cast portraits as well!)

Hasbro sues WB/DC comics over Bumblebee name

-Hasbro is attempting to sue DC over using the name 'Bumblebee' on any and all merchandise

-Claims that Super Hero Girls merchandise with Bumblebee will confuse customers (one is an african american who can change size and sting people while the other is a yellow robot....)

-They also fear that DC's Bumblebee will affect their toy sales of Transformers Bumblebee (imo because they think boys will shun the name once they find out a female shares the name)

-DC first introduced Bumblebee in 1977 while Hasbro's Bumblebee wasn't created until 1983.

-Hasbro trademarked the name in 2015

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Can you tell the difference between a human and an automobile ONTD?
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JLO and A-Rod donate 25k each to hurricane relief for Houston

In a new insta post Jennifer Lopez along with her bf Alex Rodriguez talked about their efforts to help those in need in Texas and how you can help too. Captioned with

Please help by donating what you can! Link above... God bless Houston 🙏🏼 #hurricaneharvey"


Any Houston ONTDers present? How are yall holding up?

Bella Hadid sets record for most Vogue September covers in one month

- she's been on five september covers this month (china, spain, arabia, australia and brazil)
- the previous record was set by doutzen kroes in september 2013 with four covers
- this is in addition to all the other covers she's been on this month

previous ontd post about bella's september covers (vogue china, vogue arabia and vogue spain)

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HDD Album Projections In: Lil Uzi Vert is King; 5H Flops

* Rapper Lil Uzi Vert is projected to debut atop the BB 200 with his debut album Luv Is Rage 2, which was supported by the hit single XO Tour Llif3. He will sell around 110-120k  (yassssss!)
* Rapper XXXTentatacion, who faked a suicide for the gram last week, will debut at #2 with around 74-79k
* Fifth Harmony is projected to sell 39-43k, less than the 80k and 74k units moved by Reflection and 7/27 respectively.
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Go bts of GoT w/new 7-part Youtube series: Game Revaled

-Each episode will take you behind the scenes of one of the 7 episodes from S7

-They filmed in Spain, Ireland, soundstage for Dany arriving on Dragonstone and walking up to the castle

-Ed Sheeran thought he would be killed once he found out he was a Lannister solider

-Masie got to wear an actual face of Walder Frey for her big reveal at the beginning of Ep.1

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Brandon Flowers is Serving Looks, "The Desired Effect" Officially Certified Gold

Lead singer of The Killers, Brandon Flowers, is on this months cover of 'Essential Homme' for Fall 2017. Flowers is not only serving you talent, looks, and fashion but he's also serving you a new album on September 22nd 2017 with his band The Killers in "Wonderful Wonderful." Meanwhile the tour in support of the new album starts November 6th 2017 in Birmingham, UK at the Genting Arena. The band tweeted an official statement in regards to flop members Dave and Mark not touring. You can read that nonsense from the lazy half of the band here if you'd like. In other positive news, congratulations to Brandon and his second critically acclaimed solo album "The Desired Effect" for officially being cerfied GOLD by the RIAA. Check out more images from his shoot and his gold certification plaque behind the cut.

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sources and cut should be correct now mods. the cover is now the first source.

this little fashionista.

ONTD, what is your favorite solo BFlow song?

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