Happy Social Media Day! #smday

Social Media Day is today! It’s the invention of the blog Mashable, and has taken on a following and actually became a happening as Mashable’s readership has grown. The website…

Godzilla To Appear At Comic Con 2012

Godzilla To Appear At Comic Con 2012? Yes! And Zennie62 will be there, thanks to Tout.com! Remember my 2010 interview with Godzilla producer Brian Rogers at The Variety 3D Summit?…

Roger Corman And William Shatner At Comic Con 2012

Roger Corman And William Shatner At Comic Con 2012? This is going to be exciting! Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage…

MTV’s Teen Wolf At Comic Con 2012

MTV’s hit show Teen Wolf will be at Comic Con 2012! Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage of the largest celebration…

Comic Con 2012: Firefly, Joss Whedon, Dark Matters, John Noble, And Fringe

Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage of the largest celebration of the popular arts for the third straight year (and with…

Zennie62 On YouTube Tops 39 Million Views

After six years and over 2,000 videos covering politics, news, sports, tech, pop culture, and everyplace from The Oscars to The Super Bowl and the Democratic National Convention, as well…

Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes Divorce; Tom Caught Cheating?

Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes divorce after five years of seemingly blissful marriage starting in November 2006 in Italy – “TomKat” is no more. Maybe call it “TomNoKat.” At any…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Invites Councilmembers To Mua For Drinks; Budget Items

Oakland Mayor Quan tried for a Kumbaya moment Thursday June 28th, and got it, to a degree. And that after a Wednesday July 27th press conference that went badly off…

Leigh Steinberg, Doug Thornton On “Buehler’s Day Off” Show, Zennie62 Guest Host

On Tuesday, July 3rd, from 1 PM to 3 PM, Super Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg will join Zennie Abraham, Executive Producer of Zennie62.com and guest host of Julie Buehler’s “Buehler’s…

Nora Ephron Passes At 71: Film Maker Made “When Harry Met Sally”

Nora Ephron, who’s work was so well-known and made such a lasting mark on American Culture, passed away today at 71 years old. Ms. Ephron will be known for many…

Affordable Care Act Constitutional Says U.S. Supreme Court

On Thursday, June 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court, on a 5 to 4 vote, declared The Affordable Care Act, or what some call “Obamacare,” constitutional. The lead decider was Chief…

Oakland Councilmember Reid’s 16-Minute Tirade Against Mayor Jean Quan #Oakland

Here’s the video – a classic: For the record, Larry Reid is the President Of The Oakland City Council and after his initial reaction to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s claim…

California Transportation Commission Staff Threatens $242 Million For Oakland Army Base

The Oakland Army Base Project that was approved by the Oakland City Council via a first vote on the enabling ordinance, is not out of the woods and on to…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Disastrous 100-Blocks Press Conference – Full Video

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan returned from a trip to Brazil and in general a number of travel obligations that kept her out of Oakland far more than she was in…

Yammer Issues Statement On Microsoft Acquisition

Yammer – the first Twitter-competitor to fail to be Twitter – was just purchased by Microsoft, who announced the deal as if capturing a prized wild animal. Yammer is an…

Oakland City Council District 3 Race: Sean Sullivan, Ken Pratt, Lynette Gibson McElhaney

This video was made on the evening of the June 12th Oakland City Council District Three Candidates Forum. This blogger was fresh in town from what was my fifth trip…

Lolo Jones Wins Olympics Team Spot For 2nd Time; Press Conference

Lori Lolo Jones is Olympics-bound! Des Moines Iowa’s Lolo Jones secured her second straight spot on the U.S. Olympics team, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon Saturday, when she finished…

The Lakeview School Occupy Oakland Sit-In Issue: Two Videos

Now that the The Lakeview School Occupy Oakland Sit-In Issue has subsided a bit, it seems, it’s time for a review. Last week, and earlier this week, a group of…

LeBron James, Miami Heat NBA Finals Win Gets Zennie62 Guest Host On Julie Buehler Show

The dramatic Miami Heat NBA Finals win over the Oklahoma City Thunder gets me, Zennie Abraham, Zennie62, the spot of guest host on the new Palm Springs Radio Show Buehler’s…

LeBron James Gets His Ring: Miami Heat Are NBA Finals Champs

LeBron James finally will get his ring! The Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121 to 106 Thursday night, blowning OKC out of American Airlines Arena, and possibly setting…

NBA Finals Live Stream Game 5 Thunder At Heat On Now!

The NBA Finals live stream is on now here at Zennie62.com. And what may be the final game of the series pitting the Oklahoma City Thunder versus the Miami Heat…

Sarah Palin Is Right About New Media, Citizen Journalism (Shock!)

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (many quickly forget that she was an elected public official before she went rogue) is certainly not presidential material, but she does get social media…

Social Media, Celebs, Blogs: Jessica Northey, Zennie Abraham On Tonya Hall Radio

Today at 8 AM to 9 AM, Jessica Northey, a spunky, connected, Arizona-based celebrity radio host and Founder of Finger Candy Media, and Zennie Abraham, the Executive Producer of Zennie62.com…

Hosni Mubarak Rumors Fly: Dead, Or Off Life Support, In Coma?

Hosni Mubarak: whatever is happening to the former leader of Egypt, it’s clear that he’s not in good health. But is he dying, or dead? Some reports have him in…

President Obama Leads 13 Points In Poll; Mitt Romney “Out Of Touch”

President Barack Obama has his largest lead in the race for re-election versus Republican Challenger Mitt Romney. According to Bloomberg, American President Obama leads by 13 points, 53 percent to…

Kate Upton In GQ Magazine Tops Google Trends, Again

Kate Upton, the New York-based fashion model and current Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Cover Model who’s the best example of the idea that sex sells, can’t help being a top…

YouTube Livestream Embed Does Not Work For Le Web

If YouTube wants to be the dominant player in providing livestream service over USTREAM.tv, it’s got to get its act together with respect to embedding its livestream video – something…

Le Web London 2012 Live: Robert Scoble Talks The Public Life

(YouTube Livestream embed isn’t always reliable.) At Le Web, Tech Blogger Robert Scoble talks about the advantages of a ‘public life’ or so called because he shares a lot of…

Oakland Army Base Project: Oakland City Council Approves Plan

The Oakland Army Base Project – the long-dreamed of plan to redevelop a long-dead 366-acre land assembly that was once the home of the U.S. Army for the San Francisco…

NBA Finals, Miami Heat v. Oklahoma City Thunder On Livestream, Major League Soccer Video Updates

Zennie62 has the NBA Finals, Miami Heat v. Oklahoma City Thunder, on livestream below at 5 PM PDT, as well as Major League Soccer highlights. The NBA Finals, Miami Heat…

AMPAS News: Academy Hires Jasmine Madatian To Replace Leslie Unger

AMPAS, the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has finally hired a replacement for the last communications director, Leslie Unger, who was released last fall in what Deadline’s Nikky…

Joe Tuman On The GS Warriors, Oakland, Rebecca Kaplan At Large, And Mayor Quan

For Oakland politicos, Joe Tuman has become a household name. The San Francisco State Professor and San Francisco CBS Channel Five Political Commentator made a name for himself in 2010…

Ross Mirkarimi Interview With SF Sheriff Suspended Due To Claim Of Domestic Violence

Ross Mirkarimi, the long-time San Francisco progressive politician who, after being termed out as District Five Supervisor, was elected to be San Francisco’s Sheriff, only to be suspended from his…

Chris Brown, Kevin Durant, US Open 2012, Tiger Woods, Powerball – Google Trends

Chris Brown, Kevin Durant, US Open 2012, Tiger Woods, Powerball and Matt Cain are the Google Trends for the week. And considering that Google’s killed the ability to know what…

Oakland News: BART Fire Arson?; Joe Tuman v. Rebecca Kaplan No More

At 2:15 AM Thursday Morning a massive fire broke out at Mandela and 7th Street right next to the West Oakland BART Station. The fire spread to other buildings and…