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"Famine," the third of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the black horse upon which it rides. The food shortages are at a critical level, as if the black rider has swept through the country and demolished our fields and supplies.
A stipulation in a contract (of an actor, director, etc.) intended to ensure that a film's cast and crew is representationally diverse. The term gained widespread attention when actor Frances McDormand used it in her Academy Awards acceptance speech in 2018. Several prominent actors that I represent have insisted upon inclusion riders in their recent contracts in order to guarantee that there will be more diversity on set.
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"Death," the fourth of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the pale horse upon which it rides. The shadow of the pale ride is looming over the country as the death toll continues to climb.
"War," the second of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the red horse upon which it rides. If this conflict escalates, I worry that we will see the red rider sweep through our country sooner than later.
"Conquest" or "Pestilence, the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the white horse upon which it rides. The way this horrible disease has ravaged the countryside, it's like the white rider is here among us—a terrifying thought.
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