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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall Effort Officially Dead Says Gene Hazzard

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan can rest now. The effort to recall Mayor Quan is officially dead (along with the website photo that gives her green lipstick) according to its originator, Oakland’s long-time enabler Gene Hazzard. Gene sent a text pointing this blogger to his official website called “removejeanquan.com” and two letters posted on Friday May […]

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Beastie Boy Died: Adam Yauch (MCA) Of Oscilloscope Laboratories Had Salivary Gland Cancer

When I learned that Adam Yauch, best known as one of the Beastie Boys, passed away at 47, and after a three-year-long battle with something called Salivary Gland Cancer (that people reportedly get when they’re over 55), I remembered that he was the co-founder of Oscilloscope Laboratories. So with that, I watched Bellflower. While that […]

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On "Fifty Shades of Grey" And Discovering One's Sexuality – Dr.Villarreal

The wildly popular New York Times bestselling series Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James has garnered fans from all walks of life, becoming the fastest selling book of 2012.  The series centers around a young, impressionable woman who falls for a troubled, domineering older man, and aims to find out whether he is capable […]

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Junior Seau Found Dead: NFL Linebacker Dies Of Apparent Suicide

Junior Seau Found Dead. Unbelievable. When this blogger thinks of Junior Seau, words like “macho” “hitter” “player” “linebacker” and “Charger” come to mind, for I can’t think of the man they called “Junior” as anything other than a San Diego Chargers player, even though he played for the Miami Dolphins and then the New England […]

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2012 NFL Draft And Social Media: Zennie62 On Tonya Hall Radio Tuesday Morning

The 2012 NFL Draft is history, and while “Draftniks” are grading how NFL teams did, this blogger’s looking at how the NFL itself performed in social media. This blog post is both in preparation for, and will serve as kind of a primer for, a Tuesday morning radio show talk on The Tonya Hall Radio […]

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NFL Draft 2012 Mr. Irrelevant: Paul Salata Calls Chandler Harnish, QB Northern Illinois; ESPN Fans Boo?

Chandler Harnish, QB Northern Illinois, is the last pick of the NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, and 2012’s Mr. Irrelevant! When Paul Salata appears to end the NFL Draft each year (Zennie62 coverage sponsored by Tout.com), you know it’s time for Mr. Irrelevant. And this year was no disappointment. Paul, ever dapper in his […]

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Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio Wants Colt’s Jim Irsay Off Twitter

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio Wants Colt’s Jim Irsay Off Twitter Twitter has certainly changed the way people converse, creating access to previously distant celebrities and notaries. And more importantly, the media has had to adjust accordingly, deciding how the social medium is navigated. Some see Twitter as a threat, others as a tool. For […]

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Cal’s Mitchell Schwartz, Bryan Anger, Mychal Kendricks, Marvin Jones, NFL Draft (ed); Michael Calvin Next?

Mitchell Schwartz, Mychal Kendricks, Marvin Jones represent for Cal Football! (So far!) While The Stanford Cardinal had several players go in the top rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft, from Quarterback Andrew Luck, the first player taken overall, to Tight End Cory Fleener, who will join Luck at Indianapolis, rival California players and Cal fans […]

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NFL Draft 2012 2nd And 3rd Round Recap: Fleener Joins Luck In Indy

The NFL Draft 2012 started with an interesting development: after St. Louis opened with the selection of Appalachian State’s Brian Quick (which was a head-scratcher choice over Ga Tech’s Stephen Gill), the Indianapolis Colts followed by snatching up Stanford Tight End Cory Fleener. Now, Fleener is re-united with his Cardinal teammate, the first pick of […]

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America’s Cup, San Francisco: Mayor Ed Lee Welcome, Pier 27 Construction For Spectator Village Begins, Digital Sailing

America’s Cup San Francisco fever starts! The first blush of San Francisco’s excitement for the 2013 America’s Cup was made evident today as hundreds of fans and dignitaries joined in celebrating the ceremonial signing of the agreement for the City to host the America’s Cup in 2013, complete with popping champagne corks, the America’s Cup […]

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NFL Draft 2012 Recap: Jacksonville, Dallas, New England, Cleveland, And Trades

NFL Draft 2012 1st Round was definitely the wildest one this blogger has experienced in eight years of covering the NFL Draft. The full recap is below, and includes about 16 “froms” – that means trades. So including trades that were done before the draft started, and ones made during last night’s first round, there […]

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Baltimore Ravens Trade NFL Draft 2012 First Round Pick

The first round of the NFL draft was interesting with countless trades and some surprise picks. The Baltimore Ravens foes made it clear that they want to stay competitive by filling in holes and drafting players that will boost their rosters. With two picks in the first round, the Cleveland Browns selected RB Trent Richardson […]

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NFL Draft 2012, Mock Draft 2

This second 2012 NFL Mock Draft for Zennie62.com (Zennie62 coverage sponsored by Tout.com) is a variation on my original combination of which top players this blogger thinks each NFL team will take, and who they should take. In this case, the Vikings at #3 pick in the 1st round are shaping up to be the […]