Coming To America

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We’re Finally Getting a 'Coming to America' Sequel and It Sounds Rad as Hell

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, and James Earl Jones are all reprising their roles.
River Donaghey
4.9.19
movies

'Coming to America' Was the Immigrant Story My Family Needed

The 1988 comedy became my family's favorite movie because it reminded us of our struggle to succeed in the United States.
Irina Gonzalez
6.26.18
we saw this

How Dizzee Rascal Won New York City by Preaching Grime's Old Testament

The MC's first ever live performance of 'Boy in da Corner' in full marked another step forward for grime's acceptance in America.
Alex Robert Ross
5.9.16
Travel

Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them About American Culture

"I had not seen or even heard of braces before coming to America. Several kids I knew had braces, and they looked like robots."
Serena Solomon
4.11.16
Words

East German Melodic Techno Star Marek Hemmann is Coming to America

We got some words and an exclusive playlist from the bespectacled maestro.
Jemayel Khawaja
1.9.15
Film

Here's the Tumblr Cataloging Art in Film

Art directors and set designers work hard to create the paintings and sculptures featured in movies and TV. Martin Cole curates their in a brilliant blog called Art In Film.
Beckett Mufson
11.6.14
Interviews

Kate Nash: Remembering the Little Things

The British singer-songwriter tells us how her record label broke up with her over text message, and how sometimes you forget to pay the water bill.
Caitlin White
7.29.14
Motherboard Blog

Expect Fukushima's Radioactive Ocean Plume to Hit the US Next Year

There will be a “measurable increase in radioactive materials,” but the concentration will be well below safety levels by that point.
Ben Richmond
8.28.13