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Joe Biden mocks Bloomberg’s meme strategy and calls out his fake friendship with Obama

Joe Biden mocks Bloomberg's meme strategy and calls out his fake friendship with Obama

Joe Biden wants to make it clear: Former President Barack Obama is his pal. 

A new video on Wednesday from Biden’s campaign laid into billionaire Mike Bloomberg, who has somewhat shadily featured Obama in his campaign ads. While the spots haven’t explicitly said Obama’s endorsed the former NYC mayor, they can certainly imply that idea, with which Biden took issue. 

The new spot from Biden calls out Bloomberg, running through a litany of cases in which Bloomberg slammed Obama. The video also mocks the now-infamous Bloomberg meme ads that featured fake Instagram DMs

“I even blamed [Obama] for racism in America,” reads one fake DM from Bloomberg, for instance, before a clip of the billionaire making the comments.  Read more…

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Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ is a magically violent fairy tale about killing Nazis

Amazon's 'Hunters' is a magically violent fairy tale about killing Nazis

We Jews have a word for the way I feel about Amazon’s Hunters. It’s dayenu, or translated, “it would have been enough.”

Hunters exists to show us the myriad ways a Nazi can die horribly – alone, afraid, and cornered. There are Nazis screaming in pain. Nazis begging for their lives. Nazis fooled into thinking they’ll live, only to face the horror of a long, slow, torturous death while a multicultural gang of Jews and Nazi hunters gathers around to bear witness.

Dayenu.

Hunters is cut, somewhat roughly, from the same fairy-tale cloth that Quentin Tarantino wove into Inglourious Basterds. It’s not quite as polished as Q.T.’s World War II masterpiece, but they both turn gratuitous Jewish vengeance into a gleeful bloodsportHunters just does it a little more unevenly. Read more…

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The best travel tripods for those must-have shots

The best travel tripods for those must-have shots

If you’re going on a trip-of-a-lifetime type adventure, just taking handheld snaps with your iPhone ain’t going to cut it. You really need to consider investing in a travel tripod so you can get the very best photographs and videos of your epic time away. Luckily these days, compact versions exist that won’t add unwanted pounds to your pack, and many fall into the affordable bracket. We’re taking a look at the best portable tripods for traveling, whatever your camera set up. 

What to consider when choosing a tripod

The first thing to educate yourself about when tripod shopping is the different types available. We’re taking a look at each product category, then will bring you a top choice from each one for your careful consideration.  Read more…

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Michael Bloomberg’s tech product is a perfect metaphor for his candidacy

Michael Bloomberg's tech product is a perfect metaphor for his candidacy

Michael Bloomberg is the ninth richest man in the world. Read more…

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An artist has created an archive of Mark Zuckerberg haircuts

An artist has created an archive of Mark Zuckerberg haircuts

Created by Sam Lavigne the archive consists of 387 machine-learning generated images of Mark Zuckerberg’s hair. Read more…

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