Vacationeers talk “It’s A Disaster” movie at Comic Con 2012

The Vacationeers were part of the most fun interview I’ve ever done in my life, and I’ve done quite a few of them. The seemingly free-form, but really structured, talk…

Associated Press Borys Krawczeniuk Calls White Supremacist Group “White Rights Group”

The Associated Press’ Borys Krawczeniuk, a writer with the Times Tribune of Scranton, Penn, called an obvious white supremacist group called the European American Action Coalition, a “white rights group”…

Usian Bolt Visited By Swedish Women Olympians; LeBron James Rejected By Lauren Perdue

“Usian Bolt Visited By Swedish Women Athletes; LeBron James Rejected By Lauren Perdue” – that tells you all you need to know about the difference between American and European /…

Oakland Lake Merritt / Adams Point Plagued By Fake Cal Trans Intruder

This is a message that appeared on the Adams Point Yahoo Message Board: I have lived in Adams Point for 13 years. I reported suspicous activity Friday morning to the…

Lauren Perdue Rejection Of LeBron James Loved By White Supremacists

When USA Olympics Team Swimmer Lauren Perdue rejected Miami Heat and USA Dream Team Olympics Basketball Member LeBron James when he asked her to dinner in the dining hall, I…

Theater Shooting Gunman White Male With 9-11 Tatoo – CNN

I’m watching CNN where a man just interviewed, and who’s name is Manwari Kalika (spelling check needed) said that the gunman who opened fire and shot 20 people, killing seven…

What it Means to Get Older – To Me…

Happy Birthday Zennie! Hope you have a fabulous day. This piece is for your “Zennie62 Blog Action Day” and as you wished, here are my thoughts on getting older… You…

Oakland News: Kaplan Calls De La Fuente “Serious Challenger”; Joel Young For D3 Council?

The latest Oakland News is that on her campaign website, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan already calls her new challenger, Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente, a “serious challenger” and…

San Francisco Herb & Natural Food Company Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall

The San Francisco Herb & Natural Food Company, a firm that creates herb products, is embroiled in an unfortunate situation that’s caused it to recall its food products. On July…

James Holmes: Colorado Movie Massacre Gunman Domestic Terrorist Debate

James Holmes is a domestic terrorist, but would you believe there are people who argue, with anger that the Colorado Movie Massacre gunman is not a domestic terrorist? Before we…

Comic Con 2012: IT’S A DISASTER Is Rachel Boston and Erinn Hayes New Movie

IT’S A DISASTER. Well, not really at Comic Con. I was given the pleasure of previewing a new movie by the LA comedy group called The Vacationers, called IT’S A…

Tim Burton And “Frankenweenie” At Comic Con 2012 Hall H; Walt Disney Pictures

Tim Burton, the famous and famed producer and director of iconic movies like Batman, is coming to Comic Con 2012 to present his upcoming 3D black-and-white stop motion-animated science fiction…

Gwyneth Paltrow Thought She Was Black, Used N-Word; Paris Hilton Reflection

Gwyneth Paltrow did something Paris Hilton has never done. Even as Ms. Hilton has been called a racist by some for allegations that she used the n-word to talk about…

Oakland News: Oakland’s Sexually Diverse Election Race

Oakland probably has the most sexually diverse election race ever. What if I told you that in the District Three Race for Oakland City Council, two of the leading candidates…

Rand Paul Calling Obama “Gayer” Is Out Of Line

Rand Paul says that President Obama “could not be gayer” in expressing support for Gay Marriage, and himself sounds funny doing so. But the fact is Senator Rand Paul, the…

Jessica Dorrell: Why Christianne Harder Is Wrong About Women

Jessica Dorrell. Now, you have an idea that pops in your brain when her name’s mentioned. Jessica Dorrell. For Christianne Harder, who was one of 159 applicants for the position…

Jessica Dorrell’s Sleeping With Petrino Got Her Job Over Better Ex-Atlanta Falcons Player

(Note: In case you are just coming into this story, here’s some video background:) UPDATE: Petrino Will Not Challenge Firing; Dorrell Placed On Leave The Jessica Dorrell / Bobby Petrino…

John Derbyshire Is The Face Of Modern Racism

UPDATE: John Derbyshire Fired By National Review. The National Review Columnist penned a vile, racist variation of “The Talk” – the conversation Black parents have with their kids about how…

Petrino 911 Call : Jessica Dorrell And Bobby Petrino Refuse Help

Well, Jessica Dorrell And Arkansas Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino were really trying to cover the tracks of their little Sunday bike trip. The Arkansas State Police released the 911…

Web 2.0 Summit No-Go For 2012. I’m Trying To Cry…

2012 will see the Web 2.0 Summit, that small conference that Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle expertly established to become a kind an annual bellweather of where tech was going.…

Why Is “Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope” So White?

Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope is a movie this blogger’s received email after email about, and friends and acquaintances have said “You have to see this!” And so…

Will Etch A Sketch Gaffe By Eric Fehrnstrom Hurt Mitt Romney?

Etch A Sketch is popular again. The latest American political news has Mitt Romney Campaign Advisor Eric Fehrnstrom making a statement that some think could cost Romney the race to…

Oakland News: Wild Nightlife Scene, Gang-Rape Of Alley Patron?

That has to be the most shocking title you’ve ever seen me post. Come to think of it, it’s shocking even if you’ve read my blog for the first time.…

Davy Jones Dies: The Monkees Star And “The Monkeemobile”

Davy Jones passing at 66 years old brings up a lot of memories for this fan of the singing group ‘The Monkees.’ Yes, there goes another signpost on The Zeitgeist.…

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 In Viola Davis Honor, To R.I. Library

Call it nice timing, but the day after Meryl Streep won Oscar: Best Actress in an upset over Viola Davis, it was announced that Streep’s foundation Silver Mountain Foundation for…

Meryl Streep Aside, Viola Davis Should Have Won The Oscar

Some aren’t going to like this, and I don’t care that I may or may not be preaching to the choir, but Viola Davis, who played ‘Aibileen Clark’ in The…

Oscars 2012: Success

Your Ad Here Oscars last night were just beautiful, it’s so great to see how beautiful everyone gets and all the marvelous dresses that people go out and get for…

Oscar Saturday: On The Red Carpet Before The Academy Awards

Hollywood, CA (And thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) Oscar stands ready for what should be a rather predictable Academy Award ceremony Sunday. But, predictability…

Rick Santorum Had Dinner With White Supremacist

Rick Santorum Had Dinner With White Supremacist – Earlier this week, I focused on GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum’s “problems with Black people” as I called the video and blog.…

Jeremy Lin: Can’t Escape Race, No Matter What – by William Wong

As uncomfortable as it is, we can’t escape the hyper-sensitive topic of race in the otherwise giddy and uplifting Jeremy Lin story, or Linsanity, which roars along more than two…

Academy News: AMPAS 94 Percent White, 77 Percent Male

Just one week before The 84th Academy Awards, the shame of the The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS) totally-not-diverse membership was tossed before its collective feet Sunday,…

Am I Linsane? You betcha! – William Wong In Jeremy Lin Fan Club

Yes, I am Linsane, which means I am a member of the Jeremy Lin Fan Club, perhaps the fastest growing entity worldwide over the past 10 days or so. Before…

Oakland Robbery In Adams Point, Car Break-Ins At Trader Joe’s / Walgreens

A simple email making the Internet rounds characterizes just how dangerous the really nice area of Adams Point can be, and the adjacent neighborhood of China Hill, where the Trader…

Channing Tatum Hosts Saturday Night Live, With Man-Love Overtones

From the opening monologue to a segment where he plays a man-in-drag-loving Tom Brady, Channing Tatum played host to Saturday Night Live with a hilarious agenda of showing his male…

Don Cornelius, Creator Of Soul Train, Dead At 75

This news is sad and the story behind it even sadder: Soul Train creator Don Cornelius died of an apparent suicide, and the worst news is his son found him…