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50 Moments in 2019 That Actually Made Us Happy

There were good things that happened in 2019. Really. I mean, a lot of horrible, disturbing, apocalyptic, humanity-in-crisis, extremely bad things happened, too. But there was a lot to celebrate, laugh at, laugh with, escape to, delight over, indulge in, cry (happy tears) about, and dance to. Things that made us feel something. Something good. At the end of the year for the last two years, weve called out on social media to Daily Beast readers and staffers. Theres so much focus on superlativesThe Best This, The Worst Thatthat we…

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James Bond film confirmed for 2019 but no word on who will play 007

New York Times have quoted anonymous sources saying Daniel Craig will reprise his role, but neither lead actor nor director have been confirmed He is the original international man of mystery so perhaps it is not surprising that there is still a cloak of secrecy over who will take on the mantle of James Bond in the secret agents next outing. Film company Eon Productions, which produces Bond movies, and Metro Goldwyn Mayer, which owns the rights to the long-running franchise, said on Tuesday that the latest instalment would be…

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