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Thread Of African Movie Posters Is All We Need Today

Thanks to Twitter user, @Retr0Joe, for bringing African movie posters into the spotlight -- we can comfortable say this is the best thing we've seen all day.

The artist behind these magnificent artworks is Daniel Anum Jasper. D.A. Jasper has been a pioneer of Ghana movie poster painting since the 1980s. You can see more of his work on Instagram

What an amazing day to be alive. 

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Twitter Thread Reveals The Bizarre Genius Of Painted African Movie Posters

We've seen some funky movie posters from the Soviet Union and Poland, but Twitter user @Retr0Joe managed to completely overshadow both with his thread of hand painted African movie posters. Apparently, due to licensing issues, some African movie theaters would hire artists to paint the promotional posters for their theaters. Most of these artists were completely ignorant of the film plots, so they'd have to fake it. And apparently that means a lot more guns, a lot more violence, and unexpected cameos from Michael Jackson. And if these aren't enough for you, there are tons more to be found in the thread.

African movie posters that are hand painted due to licensing issues, space jam, mrs doubtfire, jurassic park, michael jackson | tweet by Retr0Joe thread African Movie Posters Due licensing and printing costs, some African theaters gave task artists paint posters movies being shown Some artists had no reference movie they drawing so some just guessed Here are my favourites.. SPACE JAM MICHAEL JORDAN BUGS BUNNY badly drawn characters movie poster
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20+ Fantasy Memes That Are Out Of This World Funny

Fantasy Object-Labeling memes took over our timelines earlier this year, handling subjects both cliche (millennials and avocado toasts) to intensely relatable (eating cheese out of the bag at 3 am). Here's another batch of the best.

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Dude Trolls Obvious Scammer In An Act Of Satisfying Heroics

You don't have to be a Boomer to be targeted by scammers from Africa. When this dude was messaged on Facebook by a suspicious profile, he decided to have a little fun with his new friend "Lisa." We're glad he did.

Funny texts between Facebook scammer and a dude trolling them.
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20+ Fantasy Memes That Are Out Of This World Funny

Fantasy Object-Labeling memes took over our timelines earlier this year, handling subjects both cliche (millennials and avocado toasts) to intensely relatable (eating cheese out of the bag at 3 am). Here's another batch of the best.

memes made out of object labelling fantasy paintings
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47 Dank History Memes That'll Make You Feel Like A Scholar

If you didn't pay much attention during history or hate reading dumb books, these memes might help you seem smarter. They won't help you write an award-winning essay, but they might help you in random conversation or when you're trying to impress someone who is only moderately intelligent. So who said memes have no educational value?

Funny dank history memes.
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Lots of Lions

Lions: the most majestic creatures in the animal kingdom. Fierce, caring and playful, lions are the animals we all admire and fear a little. Continue reading to see beautiful pictures of lots of lions. 

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No Elephants Have Been Killed By Poachers In Africa's Top Wildlife Park For Over A Year

This is an extraordinary triumph! One of the largest wildlife parks in Africa, Niassa Reserve, is marking a complete year without finding a single elephant found killed by poachers. The last time an elephant killed by poachers at the Niassa Reserve was May 17, 2018. This incredible turnaround is largely due to the more assertive police force, patrolling, and response by air, according to New-York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. 

A year ago, James Bampton, county director with the Wildlife Conservation Society, estimated that there were less than 2,000 elephants remaining in Niassa, and now with a preliminary analysis of date from a survey in October, Mr. Bampton indicates there are about 4,000 elephants in the reserve! 

Mr. Bampton told ABC News that the elephants in the reverse "stand a genuine chance for recovery."

See some images of the gentle giants below!

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