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Today is...

National Candy Day! 

News of the Day:

+ Sarah Michelle Gellar is back with a brand new lifestyle brand called Foodstirs. Subscribers and shoppers will get baking kits full of chemical-free ingredients, decorations, and recipes delivered right to them. Sign us up!

+ Shout out to Emojiworks for finally bringing the emoji game to our keyboards. [praise hands emoji] 

+ If you've ever wanted to scream "I volunteer as tribute" at the Capitol, Lionsgate has you covered. The company is planning on opening a Hunger Games theme park in the U.S. and China. In the meantime, amuse yourself by re-watching the latest clip from The Hunger Games' final installment of Mockingjay. 

+ The Golden Compass is getting a re-boot on the BBC. The first volume from Philip Pullman's original His Dark Materials trilogy will be turned into an eight-part miniseries. 

+ Listen to Weezer's brand new single, "Wanna Get High." The track debuted on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show and follows last week's release, "Thank God for Girls."

Deal of the Day:

The Frye Company is monogramming branded items for free at its Soho flagship store on November 5 from 2-7pm. 

Advice of the Day:

"I try to live right here, in the moment, and as long as I have the energy, I’m going to continue to create and evolve."- Erykah Badu 

GIF of the Day: