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It's off to D23 Expo we go. 
The Weekly Forekast 
Monday, August 19th, 2019

The Disney Mega Convention

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🐭 D23 Expo 2019

The annual D23 Expo, AKA "Comic-Con a la Disney" runs this Thursday to Sunday in Anaheim. The conference of course brings tons of Disney related news with it, including new details on a Marvel dedicated section in the theme-park, perhaps a new Star Wars trailer, and more details on Disney+. Here's a look at everything to expect at D23 from Gizmodo

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🔥What's Trending This Week?

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🌍 G7 Summit
This Saturday the G7 members head to France to tackle a host of issues, including inequality across areas like healthcare and education. The group's made up of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US.  

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💽 Taylor Swift's New Album
T-Swift is back with a "love letter to love". Sure. Here's the leaked tracklist for any Swifties who just can't wait.  

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📷 World Photography Day
Snap one for the 'gram today. Give yourself your own "Best Picture of the Year" award and share the photo on social media. So you say you don't take new photos? Go follow Nat Geo on Instagram for a little inspiration. 

What Else is Happening?

🎮 Gamescom 2019
The annual video game event kicks off in Germany this week, though be sure to check out the news before the event as the big companies usually hold press conferences the day before.  Many of the presentations will be available to watch live online.

🎸 Academy of Country Music Honors
The Honors ceremony highlights special honorees and winners in categories not broadcast live during the annual ACM Awards show, which took place in April.  Some of the special honorees this year includes Brooks & Dunn, Rodney Crowell, and Miranda Lambert.

🚀 SpaceX Starhopper and Soyuz 60S Test Flights
There’s a couple of test flights this week including an Uncrewed Soyuz 60S Launch to International Space Station as well as a SpaceX Starhopper Test Launch.  The Soyuz launch will be testing the new 2.1a booster while the SpaceX launch will test an early prototype of the company's Mars-colonizing Starship vehicle.

🎥 Ready or Not Premieres
The Summer Blockbusters may have come and gone, but if you’re into horror movies Ready or Not looks to keep the summer fun alive.  Samara Weaving plays a young bridge who must survive her in-laws in a deadly game of hide and seek.

🍽 National Waffle Day
At Forekast, we like to people-watch at our quarterly waffle house meetings, and we’ve noticed there’s two kinds of waffle eaters out there.  Ones that fill each waffle square individually with syrup, and the ones that don’t understand how to eat waffles.

⭐ The Best of the Rest

Check out the Forekast website for all the events we couldn't fit into this newsletter.  Below are some other fund events we don't want you to miss:

This Tuesday is National Radio Day which celebrates radio especially the stations that focus on local service.

This year marks the 115th anniversary of the invention of the Banana Split, celebrate by having one on National Banana Split Day.

On National Cuban Sandwich Day, watch Jon Favreau’s movie, Chef, where he makes among other things delicious Cuban Sandwiches in his food truck.  He also makes an amazing grilled cheese sandwich for his son, but we'll save mentioning that for National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.

Daffodil Day is an annual campaign by Australia’s Cancer Council to raise life-saving funds for world-class cancer research.

It’s National Whiskey Sour Day this week, send us your favorite places that serve this famous cocktail.

Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.

You're All Caught Up! 

Be sure to let us know on Twitter if you see any big events coming up in the future. 

👋See You Next Week!


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