Pro: There’s More Humor To Mine From Napoleon Dynamite’s Middle-America Awkwardness, Particularly As A Fledgling Adult
As noted earlier, now that Napoleon Dynamite will be well into adulthood, there’s more humor to mine from his awkward, humble-minded surroundings in this sequel. The original’s success wasn’t based solely on our geeky lead’s goofy perspective. Rather, it’s the strange Middle America environment he inhabits.
While we’ve gotten a glimpse at the adults who live inside this peculiar cinematic world, we haven’t interacted with them much. Through this sequel, which explores what Dynamite is like as a fledgling adult, we’ll get a look at the other side of the coin and see how the unsophisticated adults act with their peers in their “normal” day-to-day lives.
Personally, I’d be curious to see Napoleon returning to his high school reunion either as a new adult with something to prove or as the same dweeb he was before, while everyone he once knew has changed drastically — for better or worse.
The social media giant confirmed that the Biden-Harris administration will receive the official White House accounts, including @FLOTUS, @VP, and @whitehouse, as soon as he’s sworn in on Inauguration Day, regardless of whether Donald Trump concedes or not. (As of right now, Trump has yet to fully acknowledge Biden won the 2020 election.)
“Twitter is actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to Politico Friday, November 20. “As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this process is being done in close consultation with the National Archives and Records Administration.”
It’s important to note the @POTUS account, which has more than 30 million followers, is the official account of the President of the United States and is not the one Trump uses to tweet. Therefore, this move won’t affect Trump too much since, in the last four years, he’s been mostly tweeting from his personal account, @realDonaldTrump, which will remain his.
In fact, it seems Trump currently uses the official @POTUS account to retweet himself.
Meanwhile, Facebook will also transfer the official POTUS account when Biden takes office. “In 2017, we worked with both the Obama Administration and incoming Trump Administration to make sure the transition of their Facebook and Instagram accounts was seamless on January 20th, and we expect to do the same here,” the company told Reuters.
The news comes one week after Trump kind of admitted he lost the election to Joe Biden, but then immediately took it right back and refused to concede.
“He won because the Election was Rigged,” he wrote. Then, a few hours later, Trump added, “RIGGED ELECTION. WE WILL WIN!. He only won in the eyes of the FAKE NEWS MEDIA. I concede NOTHING! We have a long way to go. This was a RIGGED ELECTION!”
Of course, there is absolutely no evidence to support Trump’s claims that Democrats “rigged” the election.
That date didn’t work either — and Warner Bros. once again push Wonder Woman 1984 back, though with an undetermined release date. With no definitive end to the pandemic in sight, there’s been a lot of speculation in the weeks since as to what the studio’s strategy would be. Many wondered whether the movie would be pushed back to 2021 or if it would even hit theaters at all.
Rejoice: The Ulta Black Friday sale is here. The retailer blessed us with its Black Friday deals for 2020 early, and it’s better than we could have imagined. (Consider it the one high point of the year.)
The sale started online on Saturday, November 21 and in stores on Sunday, November 22. There’s a second round of deals dropping both in-store and online on Tuesday, November 24, and the sale will run the whole week while supplies last (so act fast). In true Ulta Beauty fashion, there are a few types of discounts happening here: Some products range from 30% to 50% off, some are buy-one-get-one, and some are slashed down to only $10.
It’s a bit of a mixed bag but one thing’s clear: The deals are excellent. From $10 Kylie Cosmetics products, major discounts on Anastasia Beverly Hills, and $50 blowout brushes, you’re going to want to fill your cart, and maybe even come back for seconds. While you can see the full breakdown of what’s on sale here, we went ahead and rounded up the best products to shop during the Ulta Black Friday sale, below. Thank us later.
Whether you’re looking for gifts for your fam or to replenish your own stash, winter is the time to go hard on skin care. Go for a gift set from Mario Badescu for anyone on your list, and get your routine off to a good start with $15 cleansers from Peter Thomas Roth, It Cosmetics, Dermalogica and Clinique.
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Cloud Cream Cleanser
First Aid Beauty Limited Edition Ultra Repair Cream Pink Grapefruit
Mario Badescu Hit Refresh Kit
Clinique Great Skin Everywhere Set for Combination Oily to Oily Skin
It Cosmetics Confidence in Your Beauty Sleep Night Cream
Philosophy Fresh Cream Layering Set
The Best Ulta Black Friday Makeup Deals
Part of Ulta’s appeal is that the retailer combines the best of high-end and drugstore products, and during this sale you can get both at serious discounts. Grab all Milani face products for 40% off (that’s cheaper than a coffee, people!), and select mascaras from Tarte,KVD Vegan Beauty, Urban Decay, and Buxom for just $10.
Kylie Cosmetics Skin Concealer
NYX Professional Makeup Diamonds & Ice, Please! Butter Gloss Vault
IT Brushes for Ulta Love Beauty Fully Flawless Blush Brush #227
From dry shampoos to hot tools, there are some real gems in here. How does “buy one Batiste product, get one free” sound? Amazing? We thought so too. And why not nab a $50 Hot Tools blowout brush while you’re at it…
Hot Tools 24K-Gold Charcoal-Infused One-Step Blowout
Eva Nyc Mane Magic 10-in-1 Primer
Keracolor Color + Clenditioner
Chi Star Dust 1” Digital Ceramic Hairstyling Iron
T3 Featherweight Compact Folding Hair Dryer with Dual Voltage
Matrix Total Results Mega Sleek Shampoo
Sexy Hair Strong Sexy Hair Strengthening Shampoo
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Body Builder
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The highly anticipated Amazon Black Friday deals are slowly trickling in, and true to form, they’re already some of the best Black Friday deals of 2020. The retailer giant’s sale officially kicked off November 20, bringing a bevy of not-so-casual early deals along with it. That’s right, we’re still days out from Black Friday itself, but you can already score major markdowns on top-rated brands like Le Creuset, Fitbit, Dyson. And with more deals slated to drop before November 27, you may be able to finish a significant chunk of your holiday shopping before Thanksgiving even hits.
Of course, like other mega-retailers Nordstrom and Walmart, combing through Amazon’s overwhelming archive is half the battle, so we’re doing the legwork for you. Ahead, shop the best early Amazon Black Friday deals from the likes of Samsung, Instant Pot, and Breville—and bookmark this page, we’ll be updating this list until our credit cards turn back into pumpkins.
If the Amazon Alexa, Fire Stick, and Kindle are any indication, Amazon is the place for life-changing tech products at a more affordable price point. Of course, Bezos and co. also carry top brands like Fitbit, Samsung, and GoPro because the future is now.
Sony HT-S350 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer
SAMSUNG Q60T Series Smart TV
AUKEY Wireless Headphones with Charging Case
Fire TV Stick Lite with Alexa Voice Remote
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Smart Home
From the high-end Dyson air purifier to Amazon’s cult-favorite doorbell camera, home tech has truly exploded in the five years. Upgrade your own space or gift a Ring to your fellow quarantined friends this holiday season.
Dyson Pure Air Purifier
Ring Smart Lighting
Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker
WiFi Temperature Humidity Monitor
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Smart Kitchen
Smart Home, but make it IRL. Amazon has countless cult-favorite kitchen appliances, from the Instant Pot that went viral in 2017 (and is still ridiculously popular) to countertop smart ovens that’ll cut your cook time in half—or better.
Instant Pot Duo Plus Mini 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker
Fullstar Vegetable Spiralizer
COSORI Smart WiFi Air Fryer
Breville Countertop Smart Oven
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Cookware
In addition to game-changing kitchen tech, Amazon is a treasure trove of both affordable and high-end cookware. Now’s the time to stock up on trusty brands like Le Creuset, KitchenAid, Cuisinart, Staub, and more.
Le Creuset Cast Iron Signature Sauteuse Oven
Organic Bamboo Cutting Board Set
Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Nonstick Hard-Anodized 9-Inch Open Skillet
Henckels Cutlery Paring Knife Set
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Wellness & Self-Care
Between election anxiety and the global pandemic, 2020 all but necessitates self-care. Invest in a bathtub caddy, weighted blanket, essential oil diffuser, and more ahead of winter quarantine part two.
Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Tray
YnM Weighted Blanket
Washable Face Mask
RENWER Essential Oil Diffuser & Humidifier
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Home Essentials
Amazon has been quietly expanding its home offerings for years, and in addition to stocking popular brands like Dyson and Tuft & Needle, it now has its own affordable and top-rated brand of home essentials, dubbed AmazonBasics.
Pinzon 6 Piece Pima Cotton Towel Set
AmazonBasics Wire Storage Baskets
Tuft & Needle Original Queen Adaptive Foam Mattress
AmazonBasics Wall Mounted Modern Coat Rack
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Fitness
Quarantine has made home workouts a long-term reality, and Amazon is the perfect place to stock up on the essentials. Shop exercise equipment, sports bras, leggings, and fitness tech for a fraction of the price.
Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness and Activity Tracker
Puma Classics T7 Leggings
Whatafit Resistance Bands Set
Cross Back Strappy Sports Bra
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Cleaning & Organization
Of course, Amazon has an entire section dedicated specifically to home cleaning and organization products The Home Edit experts would approve of. Shop top-rated vacuums, mops, touchless garbage cans, cabinet organizers, and more.
Küchenprofi Classic Dishwashing Brush
Bissell ICONpet Cordless Hand Vacuum Cleaner
Casabella Extendable Bathroom Scrubber
iTouchless 13 Gallon Sensor Kitchen Trash Can
Amazon Black Friday Deals: Loungewear
We all basically lived in loungewear this year, and 2021 may follow suit. Stock up on discounted robes, leggings, slippers, and more before winter quarantine part two.
The Ocean’s Eleven movies are a ton of fun. They may not be the best thing anyone involved has done, but they’re fun movies that keep your attention, probably because everyone involved is so clearly having a great time. Their attitudes are infectious, and as a viewer, you just want to be along for the ride. You can feel all those real life friendships and the care they have for each other. Plus, many of them are incredible actors with great chemistry; so, that helps too.
Thanksgiving is still a few days out, but you can start shopping the best Walmart Black Friday deals 2020 right now. With so much uncertainty in the world, one thing’s for sure: Sweet home, tech, and kitchen deals can serve as a brief escape from the madness. Not to mention, getting ahead on your holiday shopping isn’t a bad idea, and Walmart’s Black Friday sale is a one-stop-shop for getting it done. Whether you’re looking for gifts or eyeing upgrades for your own home, these slashed prices aren’t to be slept on. Get all the deets you need to know below, then shop our selection of the best Black Friday deals at Walmart.
What time does Walmart Black Friday 2020 start?
The retail giant kicked off the first of three shopping events for the Black Friday Deals for Days sale on November 4, with solid discounts on everything from smart TVs to earbuds. New deals popped up on November 7, including Dyson vacuums, Bose headphones, and Keurig appliances. The second event began on November 11, and more deals appeared on November 14. The third and final event will happen online on November 25 at 7 p.m. E.T., but keep an eye out for more new deals coming online on November 27 at 12 a.m. E.T. and in stores at 5 a.m. local time. Basically, bookmark this page (or Walmart’s landing page) and refresh it every few days to make the most of your bargain hunting.
What kind of early Black Friday Walmart deals can we expect this year?
Can I shop Walmart Black Friday deals online and in-store?
While we recommend avoiding brushing shoulders with strangers, Walmart is offering more convenient and safer ways to shop Black Friday deals in person, including contact-free curbside pickup. Shoppers who do decide to shop in the physical store will be asked to form a single, straight line to enter, and will be met with associates handing out sanitized shopping carts as well as health ambassadors who will remind them to wear a mask. Capacity will be limited to reduce congestion and promote social distancing.
But again, why not stay snuggled up on your couch with a hot cup of joe since the online deals are just as good? Walmart has some of the fastest shipping times on the internet. And if you don’t want your online finds delivered to your house, curbside pickup will be available at the majority of Walmart stores.
The best early Walmart Black Friday deals of 2020
So you’re ready to shop? We won’t hold you up with any more details on the sale, but if you have additional questions, visit the company’s Black Friday FAQ page. As we mentioned, there are seriously good discounts available across categories—so to get you started, we shopped out the best deals we’re adding to cart, below. Hop on ’em while you can, and relish the fact that you won’t be forced to wrestle with your next-door neighbor over a flat-screen TV this year.
Best Walmart Black Friday beauty deals 2020
Getting ahead on gifting? Walmart has a surprisingly good selection of beauty deals that are great for holiday surprises, from classic fragrances to lighted mirrors and holy grail makeup. Take advantage of these deals and scoop up some bargain stocking stuffers, or deck out your own vanity with top-rated hair, skin, and makeup products while supplies last.
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder
Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh Eau de Toilette
Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush
iHome Mirror with Bluetooth Audio & LED Lighting
Philips Norelco Multigroom 3000
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream
Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer
Philosophy You’re Amazing Set Gift Set
Best Walmart Black Friday electronics deals 2020
You can’t shop Black Friday like a pro without getting in on discounted electronics along the way. It’s not every day that smart TVs, speakers, Apple products, and Nintendo consoles are on sale, so use this time as a chance to upgrade your gadgets stash in a major way. Whether you’re expanding your home cinema or trying to impress the tech nerd in your life, score some of the best tech deals, below. If you didn’t get in on amazingly priced electronics, did you even Black Friday?
Apple MacBook Air
Google Nest Mini
Apple Watch Series 3
Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones II
JLab Audio Go Air True Wireless Earbuds
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1″ 128GB Tablet
Best Walmart Black Friday video games and media deals 2020
LOGITECH G920 Driving Racing Wheel
Roku Ultra LT HD/4K/HDR Streaming Media Player
Samsung 65″ Class 4K Ultra HD Smart TV
RCA 480P LCD Home Theater Projector
Harman Kardon SB 20 Advanced Soundbar
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Pair
Best Walmart Black Friday loungewear deals 2020
The holidays are nothing without cozy loungewear to hang around in all day long, especially when it comes to holidays in quarantine. Chances are you won’t be seeing every single extended family member you did in years past, so you’ve got the green light to stay in plush robes and fuzzy slippers throughout the end of the year. From faux-fur slides to tie-dye sleep sets, Walmart is bringing a stylish selection of loungewear you’ll be hard-pressed to take off.
Blue Star Clothing 3/4-Length Textured Plush Robe
Scoop Balloon Sleeve Crewneck Sweater
Sherpa Top & Multicolor Fleece Plush Bottoms Set
Tie-Dyed Short-Sleeve Elastic-Waist Pajama Set
Faux-Fur-Lined Suede Scuff Slippers
Champion Men’s Powerblend Graphic Crew
Best Walmart Black Friday kitchen deals 2020
Stress-cooking your way through the season? With more time on your hands to spend at home, now’s your chance to up your cooking skills and get familiar with appliances that will take your food to the next level. Whether you’re hosting close friends or staying in hermit mode this holiday season, you won’t want to miss out on Walmart’s offerings in the kitchen department, from top-rated air fryers to decorative food-storage sets.
Instant Pot DUO60 6-Quart 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker
Ninja Mega Kitchen Blender System with Food Processor
The Pioneer Woman Country Garden Melamine Mixing Bowl Set
Farberware 3.2 Quart Digital Air Fryer, Oil-Less
Keurig K-Duo Essentials Coffee Maker
Ginsu 5-Piece Kitchen Knife Set
Lodge Enameled Cast Iron 5.5 Quart Dutch Oven
Pyrex Glass Mixing Bowl 8-Piece Set
Best Walmart Black Friday home deals 2020
Let’s face it, we’ll be spending even more time at home until the pandemic is behind us, so why not put some extra love into your living space? Between smart TVs, vacuum cleaners, home security systems, and candles, Walmart is covering all the bases in the home department. With major discounts on speakers, streaming services, and bedding, you’ll be set with a seriously cozy nest for the cold season ahead, and your family (or roommates) will wonder what’s gotten into you (in the best way).
Mainstays Basic Bath Collection 18-Piece
Dyson V10 Total Clean Cordless Refurbished Vacuum Cleaner
Eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum
Yankee Candle Spiced Pumpkin Original Large Jar
Night Owl 8 Channel 1080p Wired DVR, 4 Wired Cameras
In addition to his extensive list of upcoming acting credits, Jake Gyllenhaal is also slated to produce a number of forthcoming films. Next, Gyllenhaal is a producer on Joe Bell, starring Mark Wahlberg, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September with its original title, Good Joe Bell. The reviews weren’t especially kind (including my own), so it’s not surprising to learn that the filmmakers are re-editing the heavily-criticized drama prior to its February 19th, 2021 release date. Additionally, Gyllenhaal is also a producer on Breaking News in Yuba County, the newest movie from director Tate Taylor (The Help), which is currently slated to be released on January 22nd, 2021.
Furthermore, Jake Gyllenhaal is also set to produce Gilded Rage, an upcoming crime drama from director Charlie McDowell (The One I Love). Certainly, even when he’s not acting, Gyllenhaal keeps himself plenty busy.
Thanksgiving may look a little different this year. But new TV shows and movies are here to bring the joy, even if you’re away from friends and family.
For some people, this week may be hard. There’s no skirting around that. Hopefully, though, you can find some happiness in this week’s slate of premieres. We kick off with a Dolly Parton Christmas movie (incredible), then a documentary on Shawn Mendes, followed by the premiere of HBO Max’s new series The Flight Attendant. And there’s way more where that came from.
Below, all the TV shows and movies to leave room for after Thanksgiving dinner:
Sunday, November 22
2020American Music Awards: Taraji P. Henson host’s tonight’s awards show, which features the most nominations from Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd. 8 p.m. ET on ABC
Dolly Parton’sChristmas on the Square: Debbie Allen directs and choreographs this musical film starring Dolly Parton and Christine Baranski. Streaming on Netflix
Monday, November 23
Shawn Mendes: In Wonder: A documentary about pop sensation Shawn Mendes, chronicling his rise and future as his next album awaits release. Streaming on Netflix
Tuesday, November 24
Hillbilly Elegy: Amy Adams and Glenn Close star in this film about a Yale Law student who returns home to examine his family’s roots. Streaming on Netflix
Happiest Season: This movie centers on Abby (Kristen Stewart), who goes to meet the family of her girlfriend Harper (Mackenzie Davis) for the holidays. The only problem? Harper hasn’t told them that she’s a lesbian, and they think Abby is just her friend…and also straight. Streaming onHulu
Thursday, November 26
The Flight Attendant: “The eight-episode dark-comedy–thriller is essentially the story of how an entire life can change in one night,” writes Glamour’s Jessica Radloff. “Cuoco plays Cassie, a flight attendant who wakes up in bed with a dead man after a luxurious night on the town—and no idea what happened.” Streaming on HBO Max
Friday, November 27
Sugar Rush Christmas: Thanksgiving is over. It’s time to really start consuming Christmas content! Streaming on Netflix