Author: Cassandra Ledger

Gal Gadot Surprises Children’s Hospital Dressed as Wonder Woman

Back in early 2017, many couldn’t fathom that a superhero film not only headlined by a woman, but directed by a woman, would be successful. The release of Wonder Woman proved all those nonbelievers horribly wrong. After the critical acclaim and box office success of the first film, the production team and principle cast were quick to get the ball rolling on a second installment. After a year of waiting, the highly-anticipated sequel, Wonder Woman 1984, began production in Washington D.C. Our leading lady, Gal Gadot, might be neck deep in scripts and action sequences right now, but that...

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5 Great Underrated Museums in America

Summer is a time for travel. Families across the world are packing their bags and hitting the road to visit national landmarks or renowned theme parks to make their summer memories. But everyone acting as a tourist leads to overpopulated, and sometimes sold out, venues. Instead, consider visiting some place less known, but equally awe inspiring. Here are five great museums in the United States that are absolutely underrated, and need to be celebrated more. Barnes Foundation The Barnes Foundation, based in Philadelphia, is a museum few know of, but all should visit. The museum is home to paintings...

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Bruce Springsteen Abandons Script to Address Border Crisis

In October of 2017, Bruce Springsteen began a concert residency on Broadway, aptly titled: Springsteen on Broadway. It was initially a six week run, but with the dramatic success of ticket sales and issues with scalpers, the show has been extended an additional three times, and is now expected to end December 15, 2018. The show is a unique combination of his music on piano or guitar, and reciting moments of his life that he illustrates in his auto biography, Born to Run. Though his show is full of heart and personal accounts, politics is generally a realm he...

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Austin Perine: The Young Hero Fighting Hunger

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but it isn’t his size that makes Austin Perine a different kind of superhero. This four-year-old has the power to feed the homeless. And his alter-ego? President Austin. It all began while watching a show about animals with his father, TJ Perine. In the show, a mother panda abandoned its baby. Perine told his son that this made the cub homeless, which inspired a slew of questions from the bright little boy: What’s “homeless?” Are people homeless? To help his son better understand these questions, TJ Perine took Austin to the city...

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Dolester Miles: The Pastry Chef From Birmingham Making Headlines

Each year, the James Beard Foundation awards chefs around the nation with prestigious baking and cooking awards. Many refer to this event as the “Oscars of the food world.” Dolester Miles had already been nominated for Best Pastry Chef twice before, and her place of employment—The Highlands Bar and Grill—had been nominated for Best Restaurant a whopping 10 times, so at this point, the disappointment of loss had worn off and was replaced with the excitement of a short getaway to Chicago. A Dream Come True But the Alabama chef’s time away from home turned out to be much...

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