January 4, 2024

Actor Gary Sinise Reflects on How Playing Lieutenant Dan in ‘Forest Gump’ Changed His Life

Actors play numerous roles throughout their careers, but some parts resonate more than others. For Gary Sinise, it was the character of Lieutenant Dan from Forrest Gump that made a lasting impact. In the 1994 film, Lt. Dan loses both of his legs during the Vietnam War, but regains his will to live again with Forrest's help. Since 2011, Sinise has been helping veterans, first responders, and their families with the Gary Sinise Foundation.

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December 27, 2023

Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds Recreate Wham! Cover Photo

Nearly 4o years ago, Wham! debuted their 1986 holiday single “Last Christmas.” The single came along with a black and white cover photo of musicians George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, which has remained an iconic portrayal of the duo. Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney—who jointly own UK soccer team Wrexham—appear to recreate this photo just in time for the holidays. Though it's actually a Photoshop by a Wrexham fan named Todd Cross (aka DarthPunk69)

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December 24, 2023

Virtuoso Harmonica Player Shows What This Versatile, Little Instrument Can Do

Harmonicas are an alluring element in many music genres, such as folk, jazz, and country. However, they usually only get a few seconds to shine or are just a small part in an intricate instrumentation. But not for Indiara Sfair. The Brazilian musician has expanded the creative possibilities of this tiny instrument, putting the harmonica in the spotlight with her thrilling technique. Sfair has been playing harmonica for years, perfecting her unique style over time.

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