The Daily Populous

Saturday October 31st, 2020 night edition

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After directing Get Out and Us for Universal, Jordan Peele is set to produce a remake of The People Under the Stairs for the studio, Collider has exclusively learned.

Wes Craven directed the 1991 horror satire, which starred Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer and Ving Rhames.

The movie celebrates its 29th anniversary this coming Sunday on Nov. 1.

The latter Donald proved to be a particularly apt comparison, seeing as the Robesons also keep kids in cages.

In fact, Craven was developing a People Under the Stairs TV series for the SyFy Channel prior to his death.

Additionally, Peele continues to serve as the narrator and executive producer of The Twilight Zone on CBS All Access.

Watch the original trailer for The People Under the Stairs below, and then click here to watch the chilling black-and-white animated prologue for DaCosta’s Candyman. »

Hidden Baggage: Behavioral Responses to Changes in Airline Ticket Tax Disclosure

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We show that the more prominent display of tax-inclusive prices is associated with significant reductions in consumer tax incidence, demand, and ticket revenues along more heavily taxed itineraries.

In particular, the fraction of unit taxes that airlines passed onto consumers fell by roughly 75 cents for every dollar of tax.

These results present evidence of consumer inattention in a novel institutional setting featuring quasi-experimental variation in tax salience, economically significant tax amounts, and endogenous price responses. »

Race for Texas intensifies amid surging turnout, COVID cases

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Voters cast their ballots for the general election at Victory Houston polling station in Houston, on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020.

Texas’ heavily Latino border routinely ranks among the nation’s lowest in turnout, meanwhile, and although early voting numbers were up sharply, residents here haven’t stampeded to the polls like voters have elsewhere.

Texas’ early votes exceeded the 8.9-plus million overall votes four the election years ago by Friday morning, according to an Associated Press tally. »

Most Canadians hope for Trump defeat after insults, attacks

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TORONTO (AP) — Donald Trump called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “weak” and “dishonest” and attacked Canada’s vital trade.

The unprecedented tone of attacks on America’s closest ally the last four years left a bitter taste, and most Canadians will be relieved if Trump is defeated in the election.

“The government and the overwhelming majority of Canadians are looking and hoping for Trump’s defeat.”. »

Netflix Will Add 'Chappelle's Show' To Its Lineup In November

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But now the streaming service is adding the sketch comedy show the comedian is best known for to its comedy offerings.

It’s a fine jolt of nostalgia on a Friday morning, but it also speaks to just how well the show holds up.

But this age is one of convenience, and come Saturday binging episodes of the program has officially never been easier. »