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Saturday December 12nd, 2020 morning edition

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But thanks to DVDs (and Turner Classic Movies), she will remain a dimpled, curly-topped 5-year-old for generations to come.

We hope you enjoy these stories about the life and career of Shirley Temple Black.

Gertrude Temple, Shirley’s mother, already had two sons by the time she was expecting Shirley.

Gertrude was a frustrated dancer herself, having grown too tall as a teen to become the ballerina she longed to be.

Shirley was walking by age 13 months, and at age two she tapped her feet rhythmically to music, so the next step for any Hollywood hopeful was dancing school.

There were two such boxes on the Baby Burlesks sound stage, but only one was used for sound mixing.

She went to to work as the Ambassador to Czechoslovakia and as the U.S. Chief of Protocol—the first woman to hold the position. »

Walt Disney World will digitally add masks to guests not wearing them in ride photos: Report

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If you visit Walt Disney World, you’ll be wearing a mask one way or another.

Disney World has allegedly updated how it handles people not wearing masks on rides, by digitally adding the facial covering to rogue guests in the photos that can be purchased afterward.

Previously, Disney World would not allow those without masks to see or purchase their photos taken during rides. »

Concert Industry Lost $30 Billion in 2020

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UPDATE: Based on information provided by Pollstar, a previous version of this article stated that the North American concert industry lost more than $30 billion in 2020 — Pollstar later corrected that statistic to be the global concert industry.

The global live events industry lost more than $30 billion in 2020 due to the global pandemic, including $9.7 billion at the box office, according to the year-end report by live-entertainment industry trade publication Pollstar.

At the top of the year, the industry was projected to hit a record-setting $12.2 billion at the box office in 2020, but instead incurred $9.7 billion in Boxoffice losses after the industry effectively shut down completely in March. »

Disney Plus is increasing its price to $8 a month starting in March 2021

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The move comes after a lengthy presentation showing what Disney is bringing to Disney Plus in the next year.

Also, the Disney bundle — that has Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus — will see a $1 increase to $13.99 a month.

Although it seems early for a Disney Plus hike, the announcement comes in a flurry of other announcements over TV shows and movies heading to Disney Plus. »

Psychedelic drug DMT to undergo first clinical trial to treat depression

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In the first study of its kind, UK regulators have given the drug dimethyltriptamine (DMT) the green light for a clinical trial into its effectiveness in treating patients with depression.

She described the DMT psychedelic experience as being “like shaking up a snow globe” in the brain.

DMT can deliver a psychedelic experience in 20 mins, according to Small Pharma CEO Peter Rands, as well as having other “unique properties that lend itself to clinical use”. »