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The Power of Sports Metaphors in Politics: Trump vs. Clinton as The Main Event

Gender norms influence not just what we think, but how. Consider the presence of sports metaphors in American politics. Metaphors are not merely figures of speech. According to the cognitive scientists and philosophers George Lakoff and Mark Johnson (1980), human thought processes are largely metaphorical.

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The Problem with Saying “Merica”

"Merica." No, that's not a misspelling. In recent years, we've all heard someone say the name of our nation in this ironic manner. I'd be lying if I told you I've never uttered it myself jokingly.

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  • Tribeca Film Festival to Opens With World Premiere Of Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives; Guest Performances by Aretha, Jennifer Hudson, Earth, Wind & Fire

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    The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will open the 16th edition with the world premiere of the feature length documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives at Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

     
  • 6th Annual Summer Fest on Venice Beach, CA, July 26 to 27

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    Venice, California, - Since 2009, Summerfest on Venice Beach has brought live music shows and delicious food to Los Angeles County. This year it will be held July 26 to 27 (Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday, 10am-5:30pm) at Venice Beach's Ocean Walk Front, 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA.

     
  • Beverly Hills Celebrates Chinese New Year

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    LLADRO, Love Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau, along with media sponsors Beverly Hills Courier, The San Marino Tribune and SING TAO Daily came together in celebration of the Chinese New Year.

     
  • World's Largest Pair of Colombian Cat's Eye Emeralds, Valued at $2Million, Added To Guernsey's April 25 Auction

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    A stunning matched pair of emeralds featuring the extremely rare "cat's eye" phenomenon, weighing a remarkable 74.52 carats (total weight), has been added to an auction roster that includes what many believe is the finest assemblage of emeralds ever to appear at public sale.

     
  • HL Miami: Exclusive VIP Grand Reopening Cocktail with Thomas Crocker, Famed Miami Entrepreneur, Thursday, October 15, 2015

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    SunTrust International Center, an architectural landmark in Downtown Miami that is owned and managed by Crocker Partners, will celebrate its grand reopening, following an extensive renovation to create a truly luxurious experience for tenants and clients.

     
  • Slimdown Secrets of Food & Fitness Superstars

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    Maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen can be tough. Those who struggle with weight loss and maintaining healthy lifestyle choices can feel like being trapped in a forever pattern of success, failure, judgment, repeat.

     
  • DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’: EVERYMAN’S JOURNEY Review – A Rock and Roll Fantasy Come True

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    DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’: EVERYMAN’S JOURNEY tells the story of how JOURNEY, the mega successful American rock band, was reborn through social media and an unknown singer plucked from obscurity.

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