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A Brief History Sports comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Underdoggs on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD on 6001 Canal Rd. in Valley View, OH 44125!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://mgmscreenings.com/DOGGSHHVV22.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper SYNOPSIS: Jaycen “Two Js” Jennings (Snoop Dogg) is a washed-up ex-professional…

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A Brief History On January 18, 2008, the Euphronios Krater, a bowl for mixing wine with water that dates back to around 515 BC, was unveiled in Rome, Italy after having been stolen from an Etruscan tomb in 1971 and then held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City since 1972. Digging Deeper Many other ancient or old items have been taken to foreign lands without the consent of their home country, and we ask, “Should these treasures be returned?”  Some of those items include: Panels and art from The Amber Room in Russia, looted by Germans during…

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A Brief History On January 12, 1969, the New York Jets of the AFL beat the Baltimore Colts of the NFL, a monumental upset that spurred a merger of the two major pro football leagues.  Today, we list some of the biggest sports upsets. Digging Deeper Baseball: The 1969 “Miracle Mets” beat the Orioles to cap their miracle season. Basketball: The woeful 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers beat the record setting LA Lakers 124 to 120, an incredible upset of a team that boasted Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West. Boxing: Mike Tyson got knocked out by 42 to 1 underdog “Buster” Douglas…

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A Brief History Action thriller comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see a free, virtual screening of Role Play on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 7:30PM Eastern.  Please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/RPhistory for your chance to watch a virtual screening of this film. Digging Deeper In Role Play, Emma has a wonderful husband and two kids in the suburbs of New Jersey—she also has a secret life as an assassin for hire, a secret that her husband David discovers when the couple decide to spice up their marriage with a little role…

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A Brief History On January 2, 1921, Czech playwright Karel Čapek premiered his classic play, R.U.R. in Hradec Králové, in what was then the First Czechoslovak Republic.  The most important legacy of this famous play is the coining of the word, “Robot.”  As used in the play, “robot” does not really mean the mechanical gizmo we think of today. Digging Deeper Prior to R.U.R., people used words such as “android” and “automaton” to describe what we think of as robots, but in the actual play, the “robots” were not the metal men the name evokes, but more along the line…

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