Columbus Day is a mixed bag. A lot of people like the fact that get the day off. Many others are uncomfortable or even angry with the idea of celebrating a guy who didn’t discover America and was actually a terrible human. Pacific Standard documents the history of the history, so to speak, with a piece about how historians began adjusting how we understand Christopher Columbus’ legacy.
What does it take to become a household name in 2015? Apparently becoming the so-called “biggest movie star in the world” is not enough for Chris Pratt, who gets repeatedly not recognized in a new segment from Billy on The Street. To be fair, they were only asking people on a New York sidewalk, so he may still be a household name… Somewhere.
Didn’t get enough of Nicki Minaj and The Weeknd on SNL Saturday? It’s ok. There’s more. The Weeknd released a pair of remixes of “The Hills,” one featuring a verse from Minaj, the other with a couple from Eminem.