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See Pink’s Honest Post About “Awful, Wonderful” Marriage to Carey Hart

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Raise your glass to Pink and Carey Hart.

The 41-year-old singer reflected on her marriage to the 45-year-old former professional motorcycle racer in a candid Instagram post on Monday, Sept. 14.

Writing alongside a photo of the couple taken by Jodi Pitts, the three-time Grammy winner wrote about how Hart is still her “favorite sweet little dirtball.”

“He and I have been at this a long time,” Pink captioned the image, “and it is our relentless and stubborn idealism that keeps us together.” 

She then described marriage as “awful, wonderful, comfort and rage.”

“It is boring, terrifying, and a total nail biter,” the “Just Like Fire” artist added. “It is loving another fallible creature while trying to love yourself. It is a lifetime of coming back to the table. People laugh at us because we’re either fighting or laughing. They roll their eyes when we talk about therapy. But I’ll tell you what. It’s worth it. All of it. Even when it isn’t.”

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Gina Rodriguez grounds the whimsical Kajillionaire

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Note: The writer of this review watched Kajillionaire from home on a digital screener. Before making the decision to see it—or any other film—in a movie theater, please consider the health risks involved. Here’s an interview on the matter with scientific experts.


For a litmus test on whether Kajillioniare will spark pastel delight or a case of quirk-induced dyspepsia, look to the foam. It’s one of the more aggressively surreal elements of this latest film from Miranda July, the multi-hyphenate artist who previously wrote and directed Me And You And Everyone We Know and The Future. Every evening, a flood of bubbles the color of Pepto-Bismol leaks through the interior wall of the abandoned office our protagonists call home, prompting a mad scramble as they grab buckets, shovels, and whatever else is within reach to scoop up the downy mess. They literally set their watches to it, which also serves as a neat metaphor for the precision with which July has built the eccentric world of Old Dolio Dyne (Evan Rachel Wood) and her unsuccessful con artist parents (Richard Jenkins and Debra Winger). The movie is like a sand art bottle with a hole in it, a shifting palette of carefully chosen colors and patterns that combine and then dissolve in sometimes slippery ways.

The question with films that luxuriate in quirk is always one of underlying emotion. When there’s genuine love and empathy behind it, the most bizarre characterization can be endearing; done with mocking intent, it becomes a freak show. Kajillioniare is of the former ilk, telling a story about the desire for simple human connection through the character of Old Dolio, a childlike 26-year-old who’s as strange as her name. (She was named after a street person who won the lottery, in hopes that she’d be written into his will. It didn’t work.) Old Dolio is both a child and a social experiment to her parents Robert (Jenkins) and Theresa (Winger), who raised her without birthday parties or pancake breakfasts or the “tender feelings” Theresa sees as a liability for her only daughter. The Dyne family has split the meager returns of their comically petty scams three ways since Old Dolio was old enough to participate, from returning stolen gift certificates for cash to stealing leftover airplane snacks.

Still, like the baby monkeys in Harlow’s famous psychological experiment, Old Dolio needs more than a wire mother. She’s starved for attention and affection, and that need turns into a family crisis when the Dynes meet Melanie (Gina Rodriguez) while flying cross country on another of their harebrained plots. Melanie is a bit of a shapeshifter herself, claiming to be an assistant to an ophthalmologist at Cedars-Sinai when she really works at a glasses store in the mall. Compared to that of the Dynes, her lifestyle (and decorating choices) are downright normal, even boring. And the stability of her life is intriguing to Old Dolio, who absorbs statements from Melanie like, “Most happiness comes from dumb things,” with the awe of a student sitting at the feet of their guru.

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Rodriguez is a stabilizing force for the film in general, an everywoman whose raised eyebrows and incredulous questions imply the existence of a larger, more recognizable world beyond the Dynes’ odd little realm. Like many of the character motivations, her reasons for essentially adopting Old Dolio and teaching her how “normal” families do things—Going out to eat! Paying for food at the supermarket!—are sometimes vague. But the chemistry between Rodriguez and Wood is undeniable, and Rodriguez’s more naturalistic performance balances out her costar’s affected shuffling and deep, gravely monotone. Wood’s performance is sensitive, but it’s also silly at times—not a bad thing, necessarily, though scenes like the one where Old Dolio has an emotional epiphany at a gas station gain a necessary anchor when Rodriguez rushes in to drag her raving friend out of the store.

Midway through the film, a moneymaking scheme brings Melanie and the Dynes to the house of an elderly man dying of an unknown illness. Hoping to pass in peace, he asks Old Dolio if they can clink silverware together and talk softly amongst themselves, creating a soothing backdrop for his final moments. Unfazed, Old Dolio agrees, and Melanie sits down at the piano playing an aimless tune. Theresa pretends to serve imaginary cake, and Robert and Old Dolio scrape forks against empty plates, commenting on the delicious flavor of the invisible dessert. For a moment, they all live happily in a simulacrum of domestic contentment. They’re actually there to steal the old man’s PIN, and are pretending to be the children who aren’t there for him when he needs them. But if they fake it well enough, the warm feelings bubble up anyway. Kajillionaire wonders if that might be enough.

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40-Pound African Cat Who Escaped Its New Hampshire Home Is Found Safe And Sound 3 Days Later

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Spartacus is a beautiful 40-pound African serval cat that was adopted from a zoo four years ago. For the past few years, he’s been living with his family in Merrimack, New Hampshire. It’s worth mentioning that the family owns him legally and has a permit from the state’s department.

Turns out, the cat had recently gone missing after getting spooked by the family dog and running away. But don’t worry, we’ve got some good news—the cat has been found and he’s alright!

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Apparently, this 40-pound African serval cat went missing after getting spooked by the family dog

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Apparently, Spartacus ran away after getting spooked by the family dog. “The dog didn’t want to come in last night. So my wife opened the front door. The dog and the cat spooked each other and off he went. He’s gone,” one of the owners told AP News. The family spent most of the night looking for the cat in the woods near their home. Police were also informed about the missing cat.

The search was pretty tricky since the police weren’t really sure what to look for

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According to the Daily Mail, the search was pretty tricky for the officers since they weren’t that sure what to look for. “They had no idea; I had to show them a picture of what they normally look like. So, like I said, this was uncharted territory. It was out of the norm for most people here,” Merrimack’s animal control officer Haylie Gulino told the Daily Mail.

After three days, the cat was finally found near its home

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After three whole days spent in the New Hampshire wild, the cat was finally found safe and sound. “The serval cat that was missing has been found. It was trapped near its home and is in good health. It’s been reunited with its owner. Thank you for all the interest and shares,” Merrimack Police Department announced the good news on Facebook.

Spartacus was adopted from a zoo 4 years ago

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“Dean and I want to thank everyone for your help and support. Spartacus is home safe and warm. I personally can’t express my gratitude enough! I have a bond with this cat and he is my person,” the owner wrote in a Facebook post.

“I personally can’t express my gratitude enough! I have a bond with this cat and he is my person”

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Here’s how people on the internet feel about the good news

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How Many NBA Championships Has Doc Rivers Won as a Coach?

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Glenn Anton “Doc” Rivers, a Chicago native, is one of the featured coaches in Netflix’s new docuseries The Playbook, which highlights five coaches across sports and the lessons they’ve learned along the way to success — or in the face of failure. Though he didn’t win an NBA championship title as a player (he was an NBA point guard for 13 seasons), he did manage to win one as a coach.

Rivers has been with the LA Clippers as head coach since 2013 and coached the Boston Celtics for nine years before that after spending four full seasons at the start of his coaching career with the Orlando Magic. Through Rivers’s two decades of coaching in the NBA, he’s acquired one NBA championship win when he rallied the Celtics to victory in 2008 following a 24-point losing gap against the LA Lakers. It was the Celtics’s 17th NBA title. (The Celtics faced the Lakers once again in the 2010 NBA Finals, only to lose that series.)

“To me, that’s what you learn in life and in everything,” Rivers says in the docuseries of the Celtics’s 2008 win, “is to keep moving forward.” He later recalled: “Whenever you try to win a title, you have to put your heart on the line.”

Looking back in an as-told-to piece for The Undefeated in 2018, Rivers stated, “There are very few that can say they have won anything. As a coach winning an NBA title, I am one of them that can. And I respect that. But what it’s done is make me hungrier with drive to get back there again.”

Despite Rivers’s single NBA championship title, he has almost cracked the top ten for regular-season-game victories as a coach. He became 11th on the list as of Aug. 1 of this year, then continued adding to these wins to reach 943 victories as of September 2020, one shy of tying that 10th spot currently held by former head coach Bill Fitch. The Clippers are now out of the running for the 2020 NBA Championship after losing their seven-game series against the Denver Nuggets.

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