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Emirates and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) revealed the club's new jerseys for the 20/21 season during a friendly match against the Glasgow Rangers F.C. in Groupama Stadium

Emirates and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) revealed the club’s new jerseys for the 20/21 season during a friendly match against the Glasgow Rangers F.C. in Groupama Stadium on Thursday night as part of the Veolia Trophy.

Much awaited by Lyon fans, the 20/21 Home jersey is the first to carry Emirates’ branding, marking the start of a five-year partnership where the airline will be the Official Main Sponsors of the Olympique Lyonnais. The away jersey will be worn by the players this Saturday, 18 July during the friendly match against Celtic F.C. 

Emirates’ iconic ‘Fly Better’ branding appears across the front of the OL team’s training kits and playing jerseys and will be worn during all the club’s matches, including the French Championship and UEFA Competitions until June 2025. Emirates’ ‘Fly Better’promise connects to Olympique Lyonnais’ values of striving to achieve the highest levels of success.

Emirates and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) revealed the club's new jerseys for the 20/21 season during a friendly match against the Glasgow Rangers F.C. in Groupama Stadium

Emirates and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) revealed the club’s new jerseys for the 20/21 season during a friendly match against the Glasgow Rangers F.C. in Groupama Stadium

It has been Emirates’ long-standing strategy to engage and connect with its customers across the world through sport. This partnership reinforces the company’s investment and economic contribution to both the Lyon region, and France as a whole. Emirates has operated flights to France since 1992, and when it launched flights to Lyon in 2012, it expand access to Southern France for international travellers across its network. Paris was amongst the first destinations that Emirates resumed passengers operations to in May, and earlier this week, the airline re-introduced its scheduled A380 services to Paris.

In addition to the Olympique Lyonnais jerseys, Emirates’ ‘Fly Better’ branding will feature on the official 20-21 season jerseys across all of Emirates football sponsorships including, AC Milan, Arsenal, Benfica and Real Madrid

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What defines a credible local moving company?

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Relocation is such a complex thing to do in which there are numerous numbers of tasks which you have to complete. The job will become easier by hiring one of the best trusted local moving companies. You can do this only after investigating everything about the organization but you might be confused in knowing the things that make a company credible. This is the time when there is an innumerable number of queries that run around in your mind and which you should answer when it comes to shifting your home. Check out the things that make a company reliable.

Registration

One of the best trusted local moving companies has proper insurance and license. So, when it comes to hiring a reliable company, you should check the license number of the company. They will only be able to provide you with the proper guidance which you will require during relocation.

 Technology savvy

Check if the moving company you are trying to hire is technical savvy or not. In these days of advanced technology and the internet, it has become crucial to get services from a company that is technically savvy and has all the updated tools and techniques which help them in serving the moving with ease.

Are they online?

A well-reputed and reliable moving company have a good website. There are thousands of companies present out there and if one is not online then it indicates that the company could be a scam. Also, make sure that all the details related to the company including the charges or moving are given on the website.

Request for a free estimate

To know whether you can trust a particular moving company or not, you should request a free estimate from a company. Federal Motor Carriers safety administration requires moving companies to give a free in-home moving estimate. During the communication when getting a moving quote will tell you a lot about the moving company. If an organization does not seem interesting in knowing the weight of stuff and the volume of stuff you want to shift and to know all the other details regarding the move then this is a red flag. Also, the way they communicate tells you a lot about their professionalism and credibility. These days because of the corona pandemic, in-home visits are eliminated from the process and instead of in-home visits, companies do a digital video call to get to know the stuff you possess and to give you a more accurate moving quote.

They should possess a DOT number

You should always work with a certified company and to know whether the movers are licensed or not, it is recommended you check the DOT number present at their license. You can also check the credibility and other documents of a moving company on the Better Business Bureau and can get to know a lot about the kind of services that a company offers to its clients.

Check out the moving reviews

These days all the reputable and professional moving companies are present online regardless of the fact whether they are local or long-distance movers. So, checking reviews about these companies will tell you about the reliability of the company. You should not only read out the reviews given by their past clients but also check the official complaints that have been filed with the FMCSA. These are things that will ensure you about the company and its services.

Be wary of large deposit requirements

In case of a company is asking for a large deposit in advance which is more than 20% of the total amount, it means the company is not legitimate and you should move on to the other one. Even some reputable movers won’t ask for a single penny until the entire process completes.

Confirm that they are the mover not the broker

To find the movers whom you can trust completely, you need to confirm that you are dealing directly with the movers and not with a broker. Usually, a broker does not have any license to ship or transport your belongings, even the one has a deal with several moving companies therefore one will forward the job of transporting items to the company. Therefore, working with a broker comes with a risk and hiring directly a moving company is just an ideal option to relocate with ease.

Wrapping it all up!!!

Checking the credibility of a company requires a lot of research. You need to find out a lot of information regarding one which is the only way to ensure that you are making the deal with the right one. Nowadays, there are a lot of scammers present out there who just want to get money from you and they can also rob you. So, to save yourself make sure you choose only the best company whom you can trust so you don’t regret your decision later.

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Showmax and shriek: 15 movies to stream & scream this Halloween

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The Invisible Man, It: Chapter Two, Midsommar, Doctor Sleep, Freaky, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark & more

 

THE INVISIBLE MAN | Critically acclaimed blockbuster HG Wells’ adaptation starring Elisabeth Moss

 

When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turns lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

 

Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in The Invisible Man, which was named Rotten Tomatoes’ best-reviewed movie of 2020 in three categories: wide-release film, horror movie, and Australian film. The nail-biting horror is the eighth best-reviewed horror movie of all time on Rotten Tomatoes, with a 91% critics’ rating.

 

Inspired by HG Wells’ novel, The Invisible Man is adapted and directed by award-winning horror aficionado Leigh Whannell, who co-created the Saw franchise. The cast includes Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Haunting of Hill HouseThe Haunting of Bly Manor); Black Reel award nominee Aldis Hodge (UndergroundHidden Figures); and BET and Teen Choice nominee Storm Reid (EuphoriaA Wrinkle in Time).

 

The 15th highest-grossing box office film of 2020 globally, The Invisible Man has won 40 international awards, including Best Horror Movie and Best Actress: Horror at the 2021 Critics’ Choice Super Awards, and was a 2020 People’s Choice nominee for Favourite Movie. As Rolling Stone says, “Alive with fresh thinking from Whannell and a dynamite Elisabeth Moss, this socially conscious horrorshow tips the old monster mash into way scarier sh*t about toxic masculinity that’s as timely as #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.”

 


IT: CHAPTER TWO | Award-winning, star-studded Stephen King adaptation

 

Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the members of the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

 

Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar) stars as the adult Beverly Marsh, multiple-BAFTA winner James McAvoy (His Dark Materials and X-Men’s young Charles Xavier) plays Bill Denbrough, and Emmy winner Bill Hader (Barry) received four separate awards nominations for his role as the adult Richie Tozier.

 

A stellar cast of youngsters reprise their roles from the first film, including Teen Choice nominees Sophia Lillis (I Am Not Okay With This), Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) and Jeremy Ray Taylor (Are You Afraid of the Dark?), MTV Movie Awards winner Jack Dylan Grazer (Shazam!We Are Who We Are), and Critics Choice’ nominee Jaeden Martell (Knives OutSt. Vincent). Bill Skarsgård (The Devil All the TimeCastle Rock) also returns in his Teen Choice-nominated role as Pennywise.

 

It: Chapter Two won four Fright Meter Awards and was also nominated for four 2021 Saturn Awards, including Best Horror Film, two 2020 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, and two IGN Summer Movie Awards. Empire Magazine calls it, “A psychologically merciless sequel,” saying, “everything here is as it should be: deeper, scarier, funnier. [Director] Muschietti in particular has stepped up, skilfully guiding us through a rollicking funhouse. It is obscenely entertaining.”

 

 


MIDSOMMAR 
| Folk horror from Ari Aster, starring Florence Pugh

 

In Midsommar, a troubled couple travels to a rural Swedish town’s fabled midsummer festival, but what begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

 

Oscar nominee Florence Pugh (Little WomenBlack Widow) stars alongside the likes of Sundance Special Jury Prize winner Jack Reynor (Strange Angel) and Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper (The Underground RailroadThe Good Place).

Written and directed by multi-award-winning director Ari Aster (Hereditary), Midsommar won five 2020 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, including Best Wide-Release Film, and 23 other accolades around the world. Earlier this year, Midsommar was also nominated for Best Horror Film by the Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Films. “If you’re looking for the scariest movie ever shot in blinding sunlight, the raw and riveting Midsommar is it,” says Rolling Stone.

Midsommar is the 44th best-reviewed horror of all time on Rotten Tomatoes, with an 83% critics’ rating. As the critics’ consensus there says, “Ambitious, impressively crafted, and above all unsettling, Midsommar further proves writer-director Ari Aster is a horror auteur to be reckoned with.”

FREAKY | Award-winning body-swap horror with Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn

 

Slasher comedy Freaky takes Freaky Friday to a whole new level when less-than-popular teenager Millie unintentionally switches bodies with the middle-aged serial killer terrorising her town. As the body count rises and the clock ticks down, Millie and her friends have less than 24 hours to stop Murder Barbie before the change becomes permanent…

 

Starring Young Artist Award winner Kathryn Newton (Big Little LiesThe Society) and MTV Movie Award, People’s Choice and Teen Choice winner Vince Vaughn (Wedding CrashersThe Break-Up), Freaky’s cast also includes Alan Ruck (SuccessionFerris Bueller’s Day Off).

Vaughn won Best Actor in a Horror Movie at the 2021 Critics’ Choice Super Awards, where Freaky was also up for Best Horror Movie and Newton was nominated for both Best Actress in a Horror Movie and Best Villain. Freaky also picked up nominations from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films for Best Horror Film, the Fright Meter Awards for Best Actress (Newton) and the MTV Movie Awards for Most Frightened Performance (Vaughn).

Produced by triple-Oscar nominee Jason Blum (Get OutBlacKkKlansman) and directed by Christopher Landon (who directed Happy Death Day and wrote four of the Paranormal Activity films), Freaky has an 83% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with AV Club saying there’s “something oddly satisfying about unmasking a slasher movie to reveal the ’80s comedy lurking underneath.” As Slate says, “As strange as it may sound, Freaky is one of the 2020 movies that comes closest to being truly feel-good.”


DOCTOR SLEEP | Stephen King adaptation, starring Ewan McGregor, from Mike Flanagan

 

Stephen King’s horror classic Doctor Sleep picks up years after the events of The Shining, as a now-adult, alcoholic Dan Torrance finds himself protecting a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

 

Doctor Sleep was nominated for Best Film, Best Actor (Emmy winner Ewan McGregor from Fargo and Star Wars), and Best Director (Mike Flanagan of Midnight Mass, The Haunting of Bly Manor and The Haunting of Hill House fame) at both the Fright Meter and the Fangoria Chainsaw awards, with Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Ferguson (The White Queen and the Mission: Impossible movies) winning Best Supporting Actress at both.

 

Doctor Sleep has a 78% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics consensus says the horror “balances poignant themes against spine-tingling chills.”

 

 

SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK | Award-winning horror, based on Guillermo del Toro’s screen story

 

From the dark imaginations of Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, The Shape of Water) and acclaimed director André Øvredal (Trollhunter) comes Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, based on the iconic book series.

 

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind but the small town of Mill Valley seems far removed from the unrest in the cities. For generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large there. In their mansion on the edge of town, Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time – stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home…

 

Nominated for Best Horror Film by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films earlier this year, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark won Best Horror/Thriller Film at the National Film and Television Awards in the USA as well as Best Creature FX at the 2020 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, among other awards.

 

 

 

THE HUNT | Controversial Blumhouse horror starring Betty Gilpin and Hilary Swank

 

Controversial horror The Hunt follows 12 strangers who wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how they got there. They don’t know they’ve been chosen for a very specific purpose – the Hunt.

 

The Hunt was nominated for Best Action Movie at the 2021 Critics’ Choice Super Awards, where Emmy nominee Betty Gilpin (GLOW’s Debbie) won Best Actress: Action, beating out co-star Hilary Swank (a double-Oscar winner for Million Dollar Baby and Boys Don’t Cry), who was also nominated for Best Villain. The Hunt was also nominated for Best Wide-Release Film at the 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, among other accolades.

 

The Hunt is directed by Craig Zobel (Westworld, The Leftovers); written and produced by the Emmy-winning team behind Watchmen and The Leftovers, Nick Cuse and Damon Lindelof; and exec produced by triple-Oscar nominee Jason Blum (Get OutBlacKkKlansman).

 

 

 

ANTEBELLUM | Slave plantation horror, starring Janelle Monáe & Gabourey Sidibe

 

Black Reel and Teen Choice Award winner Janelle Monáe (MoonlightHidden Figures) stars in the horror drama Antebellum as modern-day sociologist and author Dr Veronica Henley, who becomes trapped in a waking nightmare on a slave plantation.

 

Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe (EmpirePrecious) was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress at this year’s Black Reel Awards, as well as at the 2021 Image Awards, where Monáe was also nominated for Outstanding Actress. Monáe also won both the Courage in Acting Award and Best Female Action Hero at the 2021 Women Film Critics’ Circle Awards, while director of photography Pedro Luque (Don’t BreatheThe Girl in the Spider’s Web) was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2020 Fright Meter Awards.

 

Produced by two-time Oscar nominee Sean McKittrick (Get OutUsBlacKkKlansman), Antebellum’s cast also includes award-winning Zimbabwean actor Tongayi Chirisa (Palm SpringsiZombie).

 

New York Post calls Antebellum “a breathless watch” and Variety a “terrifying – and incredibly timely – horror movie.


HEREDITARY 
| Award-winning Ari Aster horror starring Toni Collette

When Ellen passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel increasingly terrifying secrets about her life. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.

 

Winner of 46 awards, including Best-Wide Release Film and Best Kill at the 2019 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Hereditary stars Oscar nominee Toni Collette (Unbelievable) and Alex Wolff (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), who both won Chainsaw Awards for their roles. Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne (Vikings), Golden Globe nominee Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale), and Broadway child star Milly Shapiro (Matilda) co-star.

 

Hereditary is the fourteenth best reviewed horror movie of all time on Rotten Tomatoes, where the film has an 89% score. As the critics’consensus there says, “Hereditary uses its classic setup as the framework for a harrowing, uncommonly unsettling horror film whose cold touch lingers long beyond the closing credits.”


THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS | Oscar-winning classic with Sir Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter

 

Dr. Hannibal Lecter and FBI Agent Clarice Starling remain the most iconic roles of the Oscar-winning juggernauts Sir Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster, who played them three decades ago in The Silence of the Lambs, which follows Starling as she is forced to seek out the help of a manipulative cannibal in order to track down a sadistic new serial killer.

 

The seminal psychological horror was the fourth-biggest film of 1991 and won five Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor (Hopkins), Best Actress (Foster), Best Director for Jonathan Demme (Philadelphia), and Best Adapted Screenplay for writer Ted Tally’s (All the Pretty Horses) adaptation of Thomas Harris’ best-selling novel.

 

It’s currently at #21 on IMDb’s list of the Top-Rated Movies of all-time, with an 8.6/10 score, and is Rotten Tomatoes’ 20th highest-rated horror movie of all time, with a 96% critics’ rating. Rolling Stone called it “mercilessly scary and mercifully humane at the same time,” and Boston Globe “stylish, intelligent, audacious… and stolen by a suave monster you’ll never forget.”

TRIGGERED | SAFTA-winning SA horror released internationally

 

Filmed only at night on a farm in Swellendam, Triggered is a 2021 SAFTA-winning horror movie directed and co-written by Alastair Orr (Axis Mundi).

 

The explosive horror follows nine former high school friends who celebrate their five-year reunion camping in a forest. Terror strikes when they wake up with suicide bombs strapped to their chests, all with varying times on their countdown clocks… and the only way to survive is by “stealing” time from one another.

The ensemble cast includes Reine Swart (SAFTA and AMAA-nominee for Siembamba), Liesl Ahlers (Friend Request), Russell Crous (The Watch, Escape Room), SAFTA winner Craig Urbani (Isidingo) and multi-award-winning actor Sean Cameron Michael (Black Sails,Fried Barry).

“It’s engineered to shock, but it’s so successful in its gore-soaked ambitions – right up to its fittingly explosive climax – that a franchise surely beckons,” says Radio Times.

 

 

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS | Starter horror for teens, from Eli Roth

 

Ten-year-old orphan Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) goes to live with his strange uncle in a creaky old house whose walls contain a mysterious tick-tocking magic. When Lewis accidentally disturbs the dead, the sleepy town comes alive with dark witchery.

 

Based on John Bellairs’ children’s book, The House With A Clock In Its Walls stars Oscar winner Cate Blanchett and Golden Globe nominee Jack Black, as well as Golden Globe winner Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks).

 

Rated 10-12PGVH, the #1 USA box office hit is the first younger-audience film from gore maestro Eli Roth (HostelCabin Fever), who’s called it a “starter horror movie.”  Slate calls it “a bullseye… perfectly balanced between funny and scary.”

 

RAGE | Star-studded local horror from 2021 SXSW winner Jaco Bouwer

 

In Rage, a group of school-leavers descend on a tiny coastal town for a celebration of their freedom. Roxy, Sihle, Kyle, Leon, Tamsyn and Neo party on the beach and drink themselves silly every night. The townsfolk, Hermien and her son Albert, are welcoming – too welcoming. During a psychedelic trip on the beach, the friends witness a disturbing birth ritual, which could be a hallucination, or not. Soon fertility figurines start to appear at random places, and what is supposed to be the best holiday of their lives turns to horror as the teenagers are picked off one by one.

 

Rage is directed by Jaco Bouwer, a multi-award-winning theatre director who was SAFTA-nominated for Dwaalster and earned global acclaimed for his next horror, Gaia, which won the cinematography award at SXSW 2021 and has an 83% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

 

Nicole Fortuin (Indemnity, Flatland) stars as Tamsyn, with The Girl From St Agnes’ breakout stars Jane de Wet (Griekwastad, Moffie) and Tristan de Beer (Raised by Wolves, Alles Malan) as Roxy and Kyle. The cast also includes two-time Silwerskerm winner Carel Nel (Gaia, Dwaalster); two-time Vita winner Lida Botha (4 Mure); Shalima Mkongi (Isithembiso, Keeping Score); Fiesta, Kanna and Fleur du Cap nominee David Viviers (Kanarie, Tali’s Baby Diaries); and Sihle Mnqwazana, who co-wrote and acted in The Fall, a New York Times critics’ choice play.

 

Rage has been hailed as ‘briljant’ (Son), “hair raising” (Daily Sun), “gripping” (IOL), “scary as hell” (9Lives), “quite stunning and brilliantly filmed” (Channel24), and “genuinely creepy… one of the best attempts at the genre ever made in this country” (Fortress of Solitude), with Daily Maverick saying it will “scare the living daylights out of you.”

 

DANIEL ISN’T REAL | Award-winning psychological horror starring Patrick Schwarzenegger

 

As a child, Luke witnessed something terrible, something only his imaginary friend Daniel could help him through. Now a troubled college freshman, Luke is struggling to cope, until his best friend turns up once more. But Daniel is dangerous, and he’s already inside Luke’s head…

 

Winner of both Best Feature and Best Director at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival and nominated for Best Limited Release Film at the 2020 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Daniel Isn’t Real stars Miles Robbins (Mozart in the JungleHalloween) as Luke, in a performance that won Best Actor at Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival. Daniel Isn’t Real has an 82% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics consensus says, “Daniel Isn’t Real, but the smart, stylish fun waiting for genre lovers in this well-acted suspense thriller is completely genuine.”

 

Arnie’s son Patrick Schwarzenegger (Midnight Sun) plays Daniel and the cast includes Black Reel and Empire Award nominee Sasha Lane (UtopiaAmerican Honey); Satellite Award nominee Mary Stuart Masterson (For LifeBlindspot), Chukwudi Iwuji (Designated SurvivorWhen They See Us); and SXSW Gamechanger Award winner Hannah Marks (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency).

BLADE (BOXSET) | Classic vampire horror with Wesley Snipes

 

Calling all Blade fans – Marvel recently gave us awesome news: production is due to start next year on the revival of Blade, with double-Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (Green BookTrue DetectiveRamy) as the iconic vampire hunter.

 

So what better way to celebrate Halloween than a weekend binge with Wesley Snipes in the cult comic book trilogy BladeBlade II, and Blade: Trinity, all written by David S. Goyer (The Dark KnightBatman BeginsDark City), who directed the third instalment.

 

The franchise grossed over $400 million worldwide, with double-Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of WaterPan’s Labyrinth) helming the sequel and a supporting cast across the series that includes Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds, Emmy nominee Jessica Biel (The Sinner), Oscar nominee and Grammy Lifetime Achievement winner Kris Kristofferson, Hellboy star Ron Perlman, The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, and Dominic Purcell (Legends of TomorrowPrison Break).

 

CAN’T SLEEP? THAT’S JUST THE MOVIES

Showmax is also home to a wide-range of hit horror shows, from brand-new hits like Chucky S1 to Emmy winners like Lovecraft Countryand The Walking Dead to Emmy nominees like What We Do In The Shadows and American Horror Story: Apocalypse to Stephen King adaptation The Stand. For more options, just check out the ScareMax row on your Showmax homepage.

 

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Joseph Arning makes top 10 finalist for YouTube original series, Instant Influencer

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Joseph Arning is a Ghanaian-American multimedia artist and Influencer makes top 10 finalist for YouTube original series, Instant Influencer, season two!

 

He was born in Germany and raised in Ghana, Kenya, and the United States. His mother is a United States Army Veteran who exposed him to a variety of cultures at a young age.

Joseph uploaded his first video to the platform YouTube at the age of eight, which was brand new at the time. By 11 years old he would then go on to experiment with stop motion animation and create short videos with his friends.

Throughout high school, he would make short videos documenting his life and hobbies on Instagram and YouTube. He used a social media as a way to connect with people during the loneliest times of his life. Joseph uses his art as a way to share his experiences and connect with people from all around the world. He believes that his art and videos are a medium to bring people together and connect through shared experiences.

In March of 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown, he spent most of his time uploading videos of his art process to the platform TikTok. These videos were extremely successful and received 100 million views by the end of the year. By January of 2021, he gained over 300,000 followers and counting.

In April 2021 he uploaded his audition video for the YouTube original series Instant Influencer and was chosen as one of the 10 finalists. The show premieres on October 27 and artists from all over the United States will be competing for a chance to win the grand prize of $100,000.

Joseph Arning is a senior at Rutgers University where he is completing his degree in Health Administration, Digital Communication, Information, and Media. He continues to pursue his education while maintaining his platform of over half a million followers.

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Who wears the crown? Miss Malaika 21 finale this Saturday!

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It’s Showtime as Ghana’s biggest and inarguably the most respected pageant, Miss Malaika Ghana, the 19th edition, climaxes this Saturday 30th October at the Grand Arena (AICC) (more…)

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Urgent: Uplift your Fashion Sense this Holiday Season By Adding 10 Outfits to Your Closet

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Men often get a bad rap for being less fashionable than women, and it is their fault since most men don’t even try to look stylish. You wouldn’t see a man reading about changing fashion trends like women do because men tend to be conservative in their clothes. This is the reason why we see more women in fashion shows than men.

However, it is equally important for men to look stylish and present their A-game in fashion just like women. Men need to understand the importance of style, men who strive to dress better bring out their best and encourage other men to look as classy as them.

The only situations in which we see most men being dressed well are either attending a formal occasion or going out on a date. They do this because not only do they want to impress other people, but they also want to strengthen their confidence. However, things have changed since the pandemic, the fashion world has completely changed, and men now understand the importance of looking good more than ever.

Holidays and Men’s Fashion

The pandemic taught us to live to its fullest and always present ourselves in the best way possible, and since the holiday season is just around the corner, there could be no better time to bring out our best style. This holiday season dressing well can become an essential aspect for men from all over the world, and if you are a man, you too will get a chance to look dapper holiday occasions such as Christmas, New Year, and thanksgiving.

Since you would have a packed schedule and so many essential commitments where you would want to look chic, we have prepared a guide that will help you add ten-holiday outfits that will make you look contemporary.

  1. A Weather-ready Parka with Slim Fit Bottoms

Since winters are almost here, most of our outfits would consist of excellent layering items that would keep us warm during this festive season and help achieve that voguish look. A Parka was initially made from seal skin and is still used for warm and safe hunting in Arctic temperatures, but many things have been trending no matter how non-conventional they were initially.

A Parka comes in numerous styles, but the ones that would look best on you this winter season are the minimalist ones and those with clean lines. The best thing about a parka is that you can stuff a pile of sweaters and scarves beneath a parka, and no one would notice.

A parka comes in different sizes, but the ones that are classier than the rest is the one that ends just above your waist. The most suitable clothes with a parka would be a turtleneck, a scarf, slim-fit jeans, and thick worker boots.

  1. Winter Coat and Fit Bottoms

This outfit is for people who want to look brighter and sharper than everyone else in the room. The outfit is straightforward to carry as all you need is a winter coat that is neither too big for you nor too short; the coat wouldn’t only provide a classy look and help you combat the cold. It would be best if the skin is waterproof as you would be facing wet conditions during this winter season.

Beneath the coat, you can wear a long-sleeve t-shirt for added protection and because the tee will stick to your body much better. Below those skin-fit jeans are vital because they make your legs more visible and provide a sharp look; in the end, you would be walking on snow and need something waterproof.

  1. Denim on Denim

Denim jackets look incredibly cool on men, but there could be no better combo than a denim jacket with denim jeans. Although a denim jacket would not suit sub-zero weather conditions but still in chilly weather, it can give you a sleek look.

A denim top with a denim bottom goes perfectly when the bottom is of a darker shade, and the top is of a lighter shade. A dark base helps make your body look slimmer, and a light top can help you draw attention to yourself.

  1. The Work from Home Outfit

During the pandemic, the virus forced the world to work from home, and during these work hours, everyone had to attend zoom meetings. These zoom meetings would only show our tops, and most people took advantage of this as they wore shorts and sweatpants with their dressy tops.

Wearing a WFH outfit this holiday would let you be relaxed yet comfortable; you can wear any shirt or sweater with a relaxed-fit chino instead of sweatpants. The chino would give you a relaxed look, whereas the top would define your style. The thing goes on with this outfit, but the outfit gets a little more polished as people would see us entirely from top to bottom.

Since you keep it relaxed at the bottom, you can wear sneakers and joggers for a simple style.

  1. The Winter Workout Outfit

During this holiday season, owning a winter workout outfit is a must for most men. The purpose of a workout outfit is to make you look fit and to be extremely lightweight. Since the holidays would be in the cold season, you wouldn’t have to wear shorts to replace them with leggings. The top would consist of an excellent graphic t-shirt and a stretchy and lightweight puffer jacket.

  1. The All-White Look

An all-white outfit is considered boring, but that is because most people don’t know how to carry it. It would be best to try to incorporate different textures since a monochromatic look can turn boring; you should also try to break it up with accessories such as scarves and add neutrals. The best combination in an all-white look includes a white coat, formal white trousers, and white shoes. White represents perfection and cleanliness, and there could be no better time to express such things than a holiday.

  1. The Christmas Party Outfit 

The Christmas party is one of the most significant events of every holiday season. What could be better than a classy Christmas outfit with a primary red sweater, blue jeans, and brown Chelsea boots? The red sweater is one of the main things you can wear this holiday and especially on Christmas; the sweater should also have some exciting designs and textures so you can attract people and stand out from other men.

  1. A Leather Jacket with Literally Anything

A leather jacket has been the oldest and most versatile piece of clothing ever to exist, this classy and timeless fashion staple can make anyone look good, and you can pair it with anything. Adding a leather jacket to your wardrobe this winter season would mean that you can have a rugged and manly style at every party and every occasion.

One fantastic thing about wearing a leather jacket is that you can also wear custom leather jackets with different styles and graphics. A tailored coat would define your style and separate you from everyone in a unique way.

  1. The Safari Park Look

This holiday season, you can do something different as the safari park look would help you achieve a quirky look. This outfit would look the best during the daytime, to achieve this look you can wear a double pocket shirt and it would be best if it’s green. Below that, you can wear a rolled-up beige chino and a pair of casual shoes. You can also enhance this outfit with dark-colored scarves and hats.

  1. The Athleisure Wear

This holiday outfit is a must for your wardrobe as it has been trending for a long time now; the word Athleisure comes from athletic and leisure, and the purpose of this outfit is to involve both aspects in an attire. This outfit has gained immense popularity because it allows you to look fantastic and feel comfortable at the same time.

Adding an Athleisure outfit to your wardrobe for holidays means that you will feel more active and healthy when you wear it. You can wear an overcoat with relaxed sweatpants and sweatshirts.

Final Note 

These were some of the best holiday outfits that you can add to your wardrobe. However, it is not mandatory that you strictly follow these outfits. All you need to do is to keep practicing and wear costumes that would represent your style.

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What Are the Best Dipping Sauces for Your Burger King Chicken Nuggets?

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If you do a survey or check online reviews regarding the chicken nuggets from Burger King, you won’t really find too many people saying it’s the absolute best. It’s not that bad, but plenty of other brands offer better chicken nuggets.

What it is, however, is affordable. On average, the Burger King 10 pc. chicken nuggets cost $1.54 only, and that’s an extremely low price. When you consider that a 4-piece order of chicken nuggets here cost a reasonable $1.26, then the math doesn’t make sense. That means 8 pieces cost $2.52, but order 2 more pieces and you reduce the price.

Some pundits say that Burger King actually takes a short-term loss for each order of the 10-piece nuggets, simply to attract more patrons to their restaurants. Once they’re there, then they would have to order more from the menu, and those items are more profitable. And if these visitors happen to order the addictive Whooper, then Burger King has another loyal fan for life.

But the Burger King Nuggets are a lot better when you combine them with the right dipping sauce. There are only 6 dipping sauces available, so you won’t be overwhelmed with too many choices. It won’t take you too long to find out which dipping sauce matches your taste.

Which ones should you try first? Here is the list of Burger King dipping sauces, listed according to good they are (at least, on our opinion).

BBQ

This dipping sauce is a classic for a reason, and just about every fast-food joint has its own version of it. It’s hard to beat when you get the formula right, and Burger King clearly knew what it was doing when they came up with their deep brown version of the BBQ sauce.

At first taste, it’s sweet. Then you get that strong, aftertaste of smoke that seems to urge you to get another nugget and dip some more into this sauce. It’s like eating a single potato chip—you just want more after each bite.

Obviously, it’s not exactly a unique flavor, but the Burger King version of the BBQ dipping sauce is just about perfect. Try this one first, and then compare the others to it as you go through all the dipping sauces. You just may find that this first dipping sauce is the right one for you.

Buffalo

This ranking may seem surprising for some people, who have tried the Buffalo dipping sauces from other fast-food restaurants. The problem is that in those places, their Buffalo dipping sauce seems like it’s the worst option among their dipping sauce line up. They’re not that good.

But they’re good if you get the dipping sauce from Burger King. In fact, many say that this bright orange sauce is their favorite.

That color is the result of mixing several hot spices together, using a creamy base. The end result is a Goldilocks-blend of vinegar and spiciness. It’s just right.

Sure, the heat of the spices is there. You’ll notice it, though it’s not really that strong. But it’s not too weak that the tangy vinegar taste can just overcome it. it’s a perfect balance. Try it, and the Buffalo may just end up as your favorite as well.

Honey Mustard

This is a reliable sauce that rarely offends anyone—most people will say it’s good. Kids love it because of the sweetness, and admittedly some adults may find it a bit too sweet. But that level of sweetness actually makes a good match with the somewhat sour taste of the mustard. It’s another example of a good “sweet and sour” pairing.

It’s perfectly fine, though not many will regard this as their favorite. It would have been a bit better if it had some spiciness to bring to the party. In any case, it’s still good.

Zesty

It’s a creamy sauce with a somewhat orange-y hue, and it’s very creamy. The taste is somewhat hard to describe, admittedly. Even after several dips into the sauce, and it’s still not easy to find the right words for it. The closest we can come close to describing this is to say that it’s somewhat like Thousand Island dressing, but with a small spicy kick in the end that tastes like horseradish.

Yep, the Zesty dipping sauce is great for those who are feeling brave. Who know, maybe you can describe it better than we can.

Sweet and Sour

Not all that many people are impressed by this, even though is certainly looks great. It has the sweetness, but not enough of the “sour” factor. It tastes dull after all the other options, but maybe you’ll have a different opinion.

Ranch

Somehow, this tastes just like all the other Ranch dipping sauces that the other fast-food joints offer. It’s not bad, with the tang of the creamy buttermilk pairing nicely with the garlicky taste. But it’s just your regular Ranch dipping sauce.

Final Words

Yours is the only opinion that matters here, so start trying out all these dipping sauces!

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