RESIDENT GAMER: ‘Video Games Live’ showcases one of gaming’s best traits – Monitor

Academy Awards Hall of Shame: Worst Oscar dresses of all time – New York Daily News

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Best Oscar dresses of all time – New York Daily News

Best Oscar dresses of all timeNew York Daily NewsFrom Gwyneth Paltrow’s pink princess dress in 1999 to Audrey Hepburn’s white floral gown in 1954, see the most stunning Oscar dresses…

Racial barriers still hold back Hollywood’s black talent – Reuters

ReutersLOS ANGELES Feb 25 (Reuters) – When Halle Berry and Denzel Washington won the best-acting Oscar categories and Sidney Poitier was honored with a lifetime achievement award in 2002, the…

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates…

Shaker Heights donates used rescue squad vehicle to East Cleveland – The Plain Dealer

Shaker Heights donates used rescue squad vehicle to East ClevelandThe Plain DealerSHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — In a move that isn’t necessarily altruistic, Shaker Heights is giving an $8,500 gift to…

Miley Cyrus Kisses Katy Perry, Sings With Flaming Lips at Los Angeles Concert … – Billboard

Billboard“You guys don’t have any idea what the fuck is going on right now, do you?” Miley Cyrus queried the crowd at Los Angeles‘ Staples Center as she performed The…

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will revealed, wanted son to grow up in NYC – Fox News

Fox NewsMay 19, 2002: From left, Adam Sandler, director Paul Thomas Anderson, Emily Watson and Philip Seymour Hoffman pose for photographers during a photocall for their film “Punch Drunk Love”…

Americans Querrey, Sock Lose at Delray Beach – ABC News

ABC NewsSpaniard Feliciano Lopez rallied past American Sam Querrey in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Monday night. The sixth-seeded Lopez, who last played this event when…

British-Swiss company buys Dallas Comic Con on eve of move to Dallas … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)C2′s been putting on Dallas Comic Con since October 2002, when some 5,000 attendees went to the Plano Centre to get their lightsabers and blasters signed by…

Hall of Fame inductees at a glance – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeDERRICK BROOKS — Linebacker (1995-2008 Tampa Bay Buccaneers; 14 seasons, 224 games). First year eligible . . . Elected to 11 Pro Bowls . . . In 1997, led…

Recap: Boston vs. Florida – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comBoston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Panthers goaltender Tim Thomas’ return to Boston did not go according to plan. Thomas gave up six goals on 41 shots in Florida’s 6-2 loss to…

Indian media: Rahul Gandhi’s words – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia in India are analysing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s first major TV interview ahead of the general elections. Mr Gandhi is leading the party’s ‘ campaign for the…

India Leader Singh to Step Down After Election as Gandhi Rises – Businessweek

BusinessweekIndian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he’ll step aside after 10 years in office if his party retains power in elections due by May, setting the stage for the younger…

Was shaken to the core by 2002 Gujarat riots, Modi says for the first time through … – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesBJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has for the first time shared his side of the Gujarat 2002 riots, saying he was “shaken to the core” by the mindless…

Oakland’s Hottest Women: Britney Spears

Oakland’s known for many things, but keeping inventory of its hottest women isn’t one of them. It should be. Oakland’s got to get over its focus on news about crime,…

Boise State hires Arkansas State coach Bryan Harsin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBoise State has hired Arkansas State coach Bryan Harsin, a person with knowledge tells USA TODAY Sports. Harsin, 37, went 7-5 last season in his first year as a…

Nina Davuluri Wins Miss America: Racists Show Rampant Mental Illness

Nina Davuluri won the Miss America crown on Sunday, becoming the first Indian American to be so honored. That’s should be a cause of celebration, but in America’s complex society,…

President Obama Appoints Cynthia Akuetteh Ambassador To Gabon

President Obama announced several key appointments this week, and foremost was the selection of Cynthia Akuetteh to the position of Ambassador To Gabon. Here’s that news, and the President’s press…

Ravens Bolster Offense With Veteran Players

Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome didn’t waste any time adding veteran reinforcements to the offense. Sunday he signed wide receiver Brandon Stokley and agreed to terms with tight end…

IAWTV Board Of Directors: Vote For Zennie Abraham

This video is a follow-up to my statement entered in my run for one of five open IAWTV Board Of Directors seats. Here’s the statement I left online: Greetings IAWTV…

Serena’s French Becomes Twitter Trend

Serena’s French is so good now, it’s being praised on Twitter, and to such an extent that “Serena’s French” hit number 7 on the Twitter Trend list just now. All…

Serena Williams Beats Maria Sherapova, Wins French Open 2013, Twitter Reaction

Serena Williams beat Maria Sherapova in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, to take the 2013 French Open. And while Maria Sherapova worked to make a game of it, really, it was…

NFL Draft 2013: Austerity Economics Reflected In Picks

The NFL Draft 2013 reflects the overall Worldwide economic policies best described in one word: austerity. In an era where adjusted-for-inflation incomes are less than they were 20 years ago,…

PetroEcuador 226 Oil Spills In 2005: Wikileaks Cable | Chevron Ecuador

PetroEcuador’s oil spill problems and lack of financial resources to fix its own leaky oil production system have not be talked about in the Chevron Ecuador case. But the Wikileaks…

Ravens Flacco Honored to Play NFL Great

Life is good for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. He led his team to a Super Bowl win, was named MVP, received a five-year contract for $120 million and now…

Jim Brown, Reggie Rucker: Cleveland Browns On Football Reporters BTR Tonight

Jim Brown. The very name says greatness in pro football. Jim Brown will be joined by Browns WR Legend Reggie Rucker #33 and both will bring their timeless insights on…

AutoReturn Implements Cloud-Based Technology

AutoReturn, the towing company that has been featured in this space before, is announcing a new cloud-based municipal operations technology called ARIED Online. Here’s the full press release: AutoReturn, the…

Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Aaron Rogers Calls Decision “Terrible” – Update

According to ESPN Wisconsin, Aaron Rogers, who left Cal-Berkeley for the 2005 NFL Draft and The Green Bay Packers, and was the second example of Cal’s now former Head Coach’s…

Texas A&M Beats Alabama; ESPN Avoids Showing Aggies Black Coach

On Saturday, the 15th ranked Texas A&M Aggies walked into the home of The Alabama Crimson Tide, the six-time-straight national champions, and Number One Ranked Team, and beat them in…

Cal Football: Jeff Tedford’s 1st Game v. Baylor, 2002, Contrast To Washington Lost

Washington beat Cal 21 to 13 Friday night, thus giving this blogger zero bragging rights to Washington alum Hope Solo, and adding to an already frustrating-to-watch Cal Football Season. But…

Neil Marshall Signs to Direct Treasure Island Prequel for Starz

The newest Starz TV series will not be short on talent in front of the camera or behind it. “Black Sails” will debut on the premium cable channel in 2014…

NFL Hall Of Fame 2012 Class Installed Saturday

The 2012 NFL Hall Of Fame class was installed last Saturday at the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The 2012 class includes Willie Roaf, Jack Butler, Dermontti…

Oakland A’s – NY Yankees Series Draws 106,142

The Oakland A’s – New York Yankees four game home stand at The Oakland Coliseum did more than show the young A’s are on track for the playoffs, it showed…

Comic Con 2012: Growth And Change At Comic Con

Comic Con Week is underway, and between today and Wednesday morning, when this blogger arrives in San Diego, it will all rise to fever pitch levels. This is the third…