What’s the Opposite of the Sunken Place?
With Get Out being among the most nominated films at this year’s Academy Awards, Jordan Peele wants to know. To break it down, Peele’s phenomenal directorial debut is nominated for Best Picture and Original Screenplay. Peele himself is up for Best Director, while Daniel Kaluuya received a nod for Leading Actor.
“I just spoke to Daniel,” Peele tweeted Tuesday after nominations were announced. “You know when you’re on the phone trying to disguise the sound of an ugly cry? I failed at that.”
*Sniffling* We’re holding back some tears ourselves. Check out the rest of the nominees here.
New Childish Gambino’s on the Way. Bless the Heavens.
Though the possibility of new music was initially up in the air, Variety reports that Donald Glover has signed a new deal under RCA Records, with a new record slated for “later this year.”
RCA Chairman/CEO Peter Edge called Glover “undoubtedly one of the most talented, multi-faceted, young entertainers of this era,” sharing that the RCA team is “excited to join forces with him and Wolf + Rothstein to usher in the next phase of Childish Gambino’s musical career.” Glover added that “it was a necessary change of pace.”
We’re not sure what we’re more hype about. This, or Atlanta returning in March.
So About Those West Coast Tsunami Warnings.
According to the New York Times, tsunami advisories put in place after an 7.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the Gulf of Alaska have now been lifted. Advisories included San Francisco, whose residents were warned by authorities of the possibility of evacuation. The United States National Tsunami Warning Center stated on Tuesday morning that while a tsunami did occur, it “no longer poses a threat.” The earthquake was first reported at 12:31 a.m. local time.
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