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Jack Nicholson And Dustin Hoffman Oscars Presenters

As this blogger’s just hours away from jetting off to Los Angeles for the 85th Academy Awards,(follow Zennie62 on Twitter and check out Vidoco, too!) more news comes in from the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman will present on this year’s Oscar telecast. Jack Nicholson And Dustin Hoffman […]

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Joe Jones: Ex-LAPD Officer’s Manifesto In Wake Of Christopher Dorner

Joe Jones is another African American ex-LAPD Police Officer who wrote his own Facebook-based manifesto in the wake of the Christopher Dorner incident. Jones was an LAPD cop for nine years, working patrol in what is called the Wilshire West Valley and West Los Angeles LAPD divisions, before retiring in 1998. While he writes of […]

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Christopher Dorner Shot By Police Sniper? KETK’s Neal Barton Catching Heat

Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD officer who went AWOL and racked up a serial-killer-level body count of cops and family relations, was said to have been shot by a San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Office Sniper. Here’s the initial gunfight from my vlog: That news comes from Neal Barton of KETK out of Tyler, Texas and via […]

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Christopher Dorner Looks Like LL Cool J & American Idol Castoff; LAPD Problem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KavKPY-bfKo In LA, the Los Angeles Police $1 Million reward for Christopher Jordan Dorner has caused about 600 tips – none right to date. Dorner looks like any bald, husky, black man – like Grammys host LL Cool J or Michael Lynch, the American Idol castoff. Now the LAPD has made it dangerous to be […]

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Frank Ocean And Chris Brown Brawl Update

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kntdgefhjS0 In the wake of a dumb brawl that could see Chris Brown doing jail time for a probation violation, the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Office wants to talk to both Frank Ocean and Chris Brown. Moreover, according to Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Office spokesman Steve Whitmore, “Chris Brown is a named suspect in a […]

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Oakland City Council Approves Bratton Contract At 2:17 AM

Arlington, VA – Thanks to Sean Maher, from the City Of Oakland’s press information office, this media release has the details behind last night’s Oakland City Council meeting and the vote on the contract to hire the controversial William Bratton as a consultant to the Oakland Police Department: The vote on the Strategic Policy Partnership […]

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Is Chief William Bratton The Answer For Oakland’s Police? MOBN

Oakland is bringing in William Bratton as a public safety consultant.  Bratton made his name nationally as New York City police commissioner. During and after his tenure, New York significantly increased police staffing and experienced an unprecedented—and continuing—reduction in violent crime. After New York, Bratton came to Los Angeles, first as part of the federal monitoring team for […]

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The Academy’s E-Voting Problem: Oscar Nominations Voting Extends January 4

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has what could only be called a “Votergate” problem. First, the main news is that the Oscar Nominations Voting Period has been extended to January 4th (press release below). Second, according to Deadline.com, a number of Academy members were having problems adjusting to a new online voting […]

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Jack Klugman Passes: The Odd Couple Legend And New Yorker

Even though he was born in Philadelphia and passed away in Los Angeles, Jack Klugman’s someone I always associate with New York City. The reasons are simple: his role as Oscar Madison, the sloppy, smart but everyman sports writer friend and roommate to Felix Unger, expertly played by the late Tony Randall. Klugman’s ties to […]

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Academy Awards: 282 Movies Eligible For Best Picture

There are 282 movies eligible to be nominated for Best Picture at the 85th Academy Awards. According to The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to be eligible for 85th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a […]

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Academy Awards Nominations, Electronic Voting Opened Monday

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards opened Monday, and that included the first time use of electronic voting for the 5,856 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Academy Members will have until 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, January 3, 2013, to vote electronically or mail in a paper ballot. Any paper […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber’s Partner, Sued By AZA For “Call Me Maybe”

If you regularly follow Zennie62.com to the Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party, you certainly remember Aza the singer and actress repped by Ed Lozzi of Edward Lozzi & Associates. Here’s AZA, of the album Aza Highspeed in this blogger’s video: AZA claims that Carly Rae Jepsen and her business partner, producer, and talent agent […]

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George McGovern Passes At 90: Liberal Lion, Almost President

George McGovern has died. This blogger just got the email alert from CNN, which stated: Former U.S. Sen. George McGovern has died, according to a family statement. He was 90. You just can’t distil a person’s life into once sentence like that, especially not George McGovern’s life. What is best remembered about Mr. McGovern is […]

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The Kim Kardashian effect: America's obsession with beauty

www.drchristinavillarreal.com American media has had a long love affair with capturing and promoting images of feminine beauty. While trends in beauty have shifted along with fashion through the decades, one thing remains constant: American women want to keep up. I’ll refer to this pursuit of beauty as ‘The Kim Kardashian Effect’ as a way to […]

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Tony Scott Committed Suicide After Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Tony Scott reportedly killed himself after being diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer. The brother of Prometheus director Ridley Scott, and the director of some of this blogger’s favorite movies including Top Gun and Crimson Tide, and a known adrenaline junkie, for some strange reason felt he could not go on living according to numerous reports. […]

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Oakland Hopping On Friday In Uptown

Since I found myself in Oakland for a weekend rather than Georgia, Chicago, Las Vegas, or Los Angeles, and on the first Friday of the month of March, I took a late night (10 PM) visit down to Uptown Oakland. It was packed with people. What was most fun to learn was the number of […]