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Donald Trump calls Meryl Streep 'overrated' after her Golden Globes speech

During an acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Meryl Streep addressed President-elect Donald Trump.

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"An actor's only job is to enter the lives of people who are different from us and let you feel what that feels like, and there are many, many performances this year that did just that," she said. "There was one performance this year that stunned me. It sank its hooks in my heart. Not because it was good. It was because it did its job. It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter. Someone he outranked in privilege, power and the capacity to fight back. It kind of broke my heart and I still can't get it out of my head because it wasn't in a movie. It was real life."

Trump denied making fun of journalist Serge Kovaleski during a 2015 rally, but was highly criticized for flailing his arms and mocking Kovaleski.

Streep also referenced Trump's proposed plan to build a wall between Mexico and the U.S. and to ban Muslims from the country, as well as his previous demands for President Barack Obama's birth certificate.

"Amy Adams was born in Vicenza, Italy. And Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem," she said. "Where are their birth certificates? And the beautiful Ruth Negga was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, raised in London -- no, in Ireland I do believe -- and she's here nominated for playing a girl in small-town Virginia. Ryan Gosling, like all of the nicest people, is Canadian, and Dev Patel was born in Kenya, raised in London, and is here playing an Indian raised in Tasmania.

"Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners. If we kick them all out, you'll have nothing to watch but football and Mixed Martial Arts -- which are not the arts."

In response, Trump took to Twitter Monday, calling the actress "overrated" and "a Hillary flunky." 

Trump asserted "for the 100th time" that he did not ridicule Kovaleski.

Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017

Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him.......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017

"groveling" when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017

College Football Playoff Championship 2017: What time, what channel, who is playing

The College Football Playoff National Championship game is set for Monday night with No. 1-ranked Alabama taking on No. 3-ranked Clemson in what looks to be an exciting match-up.

It will be a rematch of last year’s championship game. Alabama goes into the game undefeated – the same as Clemson did last year. Alabama won last year’s game by five points, 45-40.

Here’s what you need to know about tonight’s game.

Who is playing?

The University of Alabama from the Southeastern Conference plays Clemson University from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

What time does the game start?

Kickoff is at 8 p.m. ET Monday.

Where is it being played?

Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

What channel is it on?

ESPN will broadcast the game.

Can you watch it online?

Of course. You can catch it on WatchESPN.

Who are the coaches?

Nick Saban coaches Alabama, and Dabo Swinney coaches Clemson.

Who is favored to win?

Alabama is favored to win by 6 points.

Have these colleges ever won a National Championship?

Alabama has won 16 of them – Saban has four championships at Alabama; Clemson won one championship in 1981.

How much are tickets going for?

As of Monday morning, tickets on the ticket-selling website Stubhub were listed from $1,750 to $18,691. The $18,000 tickets are for lower-level sideline tickets. 

Fun facts:

  • Clemson’s coach’s name is pronounced Dab-o Swee-nee. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama.
  • According to The Weather Channel, at game time in Tampa the high will be 67 degrees, the low 50. There is a zero percent chance of rain. Winds will be northeast at 5-10 miles per hour.

  • Alabama quarterback, Jalen Hurts, is a freshman at the school.

  • Clemson’s quarterback, Deshaun Watson, has played in three bowl games, including last year’s championship game, and was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.

  • Monday’s game marks the first time two teams will met for a rematch of a Division 1 College Football Championship since the title game was introduced at the start of the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) era in 1998.

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Manuary 2017

Roger & JP’s 9th Annual Manuary Celebration is shaping up to be the best Manuary ever and we want all Long Island guys to join the festivities. Here’s what Manuary 2017 has in store for you! /events/roger-manuary-wild-game-party/kZ2JHNm6lMCGSh1ra6CCXP/ Roger & JP’s Manuary Wild Game Party- In true Manuary fashion, we’ll be rolling out wild and exotic meats, along with Open Bar and NFL Playoffs on the Big Screens. Get your tickets now or get left out! Manuary Steak Night- Special thanks to the Bohlsen Restaurant Group for once again hosting this Manuary favorite: Roger & JP’s Manuary Steak Night! Every Tuesday night, a group of lucky guys will join Roger & JP for steaks and lots of laughs at great Bohlsen restaurants, including Tellers and Prime. Manuary Grand Prix- New for 2017: Your shot to join Roger & JP at Pole Position Raceway in Farmingdale for a night of High-Octane Racing, plus a Post-Race Happy Hour at Changing Times Pub. Shooting Range Outing- A Manuary Favorite Returns: Join Roger & JP, along with Renaissance Firearms Instruction, and shoot unique and classic firearms a Dark Storm Industries in Oakdale. Boom!Of course, there’s more in store for YOU this Manuary. Listen to 102.3 WBAB and follow WBAB on Facebook and Twitter for Manuary Updates. https://www.polepositionraceway.com/ http://changingtimespubs.com/ https://www.dark-storm.com/

Hops and Props Craft Beer Festival

WBAB Presents: Hops and Props Craft Beer Festival  The only Beer Festival that includes three floors of Craft Beer, food, entertainment and decades of Aviation History! Saturday, February 11th at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City.     • VIP Session: 6-7pm   • Regular Session: 7-10pm Tickets are limited to enhance your experience.    • VIP Tickets: $85 in advance    • General Session Tickets: $65 in advance  $20 designated driver tickets available. Free Parking Available.  For more Hops and Props Craft Beer Festival info and to purchase tickets online, visit HopsAndProps.com.   21+ ONLY permitted inside event. Proper I.D. required (License or Passport)   ** NO I.D. = NO ENTRY ** CLICK HERE to win a pair of tickets to Hops & Props, courtesy of Cassone

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