Slavery’s Scar on the United States
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Slavery’s Scar on the United States

If you’ve ever spent an entire lunch hour just staring at a map of the United States – what, people do that right? – you’ve probably noticed this one line that seems to run right across the middle of the country. Why is that line there? Well to figure that out, we’re going to have […]

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How Has Pokémon’s Battle Animation Evolved?
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How Has Pokémon’s Battle Animation Evolved?

[music] Hello! And welcome to New Frame Plus, a series about video game animation. I always find it fascinating to look back over a franchise’s history and see how the animation of each game builds upon the last. And the Pokemon series is an especially interesting case, because it has a scope problem built right […]

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Key & Peele – Black Republicans
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Key & Peele – Black Republicans

– HELLO, AND WELCOME TO THE FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE TALLAHASSEE BLACK REPUBLICANS. NOW, I’M PISSED! all: MM-HMM. – ROYALLY PISSED! all: MM-HMM. – LAST NOVEMBER, BARACK OBAMA WAS RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT, AND THE BLACK VOTE WENT ALMOST ENTIRELY TO HIM! [crowd murmuring] – DAGNABBIT. – WE’RE NOT GETTING OUR MESSAGE OUT, OBVIOUSLY. THE REPUBLICAN […]

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