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19

Aug

LEGENDARY ANNOUNCER DON PARDO DEAD AT AGE 96! (VIDEO: WEIRD AL “I LOST ON “JEOPARDY”)

You may not know his name, but you have certainly heard Don Pardo’s voice before. Pardo, who spent decades as the announcer for shows such as “Jeopardy” and “SNL” before retiring, has died at the age of 96. Rather than bore you with a clip of him at one of the shows that made him famous, we decided to share one of our favorite clips of Pardo portraying himself in Weird Al Yankovic ’ s spoof tribute to the game show where your answer is in the form of a question! Mr. Pardo, we’ll tell you what you’ve won: a well-earned eternal rest….and our gratitude for your memorable voice! Sleep well…

12

Aug

FULL EPISODE: 90’S GROUP HI-FIVE IS “UNSUNG”

11

Aug

Robin Williams Dead at 63 

Wow. The Associated Press, Entertainment Weekly, and other outlets are reporting that Oscar Winning actor and comedian Robin Williams died today at the age of 63 of an apparent suicide. While reps for Williams wouldn’t confirm rumors of suicide as the cause, they did say in a statement that he had recently been battling severe depression. Williams still has four more new trips to the screen coming, as he completed work on the third installment of the “Night At the Museum” movie series and three other projects. Williams was 63 years old. Click the title to read the report from EW.

07

Aug

NICK CANNON, MEGAN FOX & WIZ KHALIFA PLAY PICTIONARY ON “FALLON”

What’s better than watching a game of Pictionary? Watching a celebrity game of Pictionary! Click the television to watch part one of this hillarious game of Pictionary from Wednesday’s “Fallon”. To watch part 2, click here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLf2STSVIq4&list=UU8-Th83bH_thdKZDJCrn88g

04

Aug

SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO TEAM ONE SERIES AWAY FROM MAKING HISTORY AS FIRST ALL-AFRICAN AMERICAN TEAM TO GO TO LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES!

One of the things that has angered Chicagoans  the most about President Obama’s time in office is the media’s exaggeration of the violence in the United States’ third largest city.  Many have drawn a portrait of the Windy City as the murder capital (wrong!)  where visitors can expect to be shot on it’s South and West sides unprovoked (again, wrong!), as its residents are poor and violent, with no interests other than drugs and gang activity.  What the media won’t report with as much enthusiasm, however, is that the Jackie Robinson West Little League Team from Chicago’s South Side became Illinois’ state champions in Little League baseball last week!  If they win their current series, they will also be the first team from Chicago (of any color)  to head to the LLWS in THIRTY YEARS!!!  They are currently in Indianapolis where, if they continue to win, they will be until August 9th, where they can win a bid to the LLWS in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  Good luck, team!  If you want to donate to these kids that are doing something positive, click the picture to learn how.

SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO TEAM ONE SERIES AWAY FROM MAKING HISTORY AS FIRST ALL-AFRICAN AMERICAN TEAM TO GO TO LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES!

One of the things that has angered Chicagoans the most about President Obama’s time in office is the media’s exaggeration of the violence in the United States’ third largest city. Many have drawn a portrait of the Windy City as the murder capital (wrong!) where visitors can expect to be shot on it’s South and West sides unprovoked (again, wrong!), as its residents are poor and violent, with no interests other than drugs and gang activity. What the media won’t report with as much enthusiasm, however, is that the Jackie Robinson West Little League Team from Chicago’s South Side became Illinois’ state champions in Little League baseball last week! If they win their current series, they will also be the first team from Chicago (of any color) to head to the LLWS in THIRTY YEARS!!! They are currently in Indianapolis where, if they continue to win, they will be until August 9th, where they can win a bid to the LLWS in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Good luck, team! If you want to donate to these kids that are doing something positive, click the picture to learn how.

JANET JACKSON TO NEW ALBUM RUMORS (VIDEO FLASHBACK: JANET TALKS MAKING THE “JANET.” ALBUM & FILMING “POETIC JUSTICE”)

The internet went crazy late last week when, in an interview with Barefoot Sound, vocal producer and engineer Ian Cross announced that Janet Jackson was working on her first album in six years. Janet herself gave fans a “hol’ up” when, in response, she tweeted “If there is a new project, you’ll hear it from my lips.” Awww COME ON, JANET!!! Put us out of our misery, already! While we’re waiting for her to make the rumors official, Janet fans can appreciate the video above, where Janet discusses the making the “Janet” album and why she took her now-famous role in the John Singleton movie “Poetic Justice”. J Lo. fans, if you look closely, you’ll catch a glimpse of her as one of Ms. Jackson’s dancers in the footage!

CICELY TYSON TALKS ABOUT HOW SHE INSPIRED THE NATURAL HAIR MOVEMENT & WHO SHE ANGERED IN THE PROCESS! (VIDEO)

In the early 60’s, iconic actress Cicely Tyson made the daring move of cutting her hair into a natural style right before auditioning for a role on the television show “East Side/West Side”, knowing that her teeny weeny afro might not be acceptable to the powers-that-be. Little did she know that her natural, and later her cornrows would inspire a huge natural hair movement, and infuriate hairstylists all over the country!!! Click the television to see a clip from her episode of “Oprah’s Master Class” where she explained how and why she did it, and how the people whose reaction she feared most responded!

FORMER NBA BALLER ANTOINE WALKER TALKS GOING BROKE AND WHY EVELYN LOZADA LEFT!

Thirteen year NBA veteran Antoine Walker has been pretty open when he talks about how he went from signing a $100 million contract when he entered the league to going virtually broke, but he’s been pretty mum about his ten year relationship with former fiance’, “Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada - until now. Click the television to hear him say if money was the cause of their final break, and to also talk about his documentary, “Gone in An Instant”, which has been getting great early reviews and is set for release next year.

31

Jul

ROBBERS CATCH A BEAT DOWN FROM CONVIENCE STORE CLERK WHO DOES MMA!

Three robbers got more than the money that they came for when they went to rob a convience store. The three spotted a convience store clerk walking out of his store with a bank deposit bag and immediately robbed him. When the man’s coworker spotted the three men jumping his coworker, he immediately ran out and started beating the three crooks down AT THE SAME TIME!!! The three then tried to run off and, while two got away, they left the third, who’s injuries left him moving too slow to get into the getaway car!!! He was held until police arrived, and then charged with robbery. Click the television to watch the beatdown caught on camera!

..AND, BABY MAKES 4: ALICIA KEYS IS PREGNANT!

While we were busy chasing actress Zoe Saldana and singer Kelly Rowland around to see if she had little buns in the oven, multi Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys and her producer hubby Swizz Beats have been flying under the radar with baby news of their own! Keys let the cat out of the bag today with this post to her Instagram account.  No word yet in when the baby’s due, but this will make baby #2 for Keys and #5 for Swizzy! Congrats to the pair!

..AND, BABY MAKES 4: ALICIA KEYS IS PREGNANT!

While we were busy chasing actress Zoe Saldana and singer Kelly Rowland around to see if she had little buns in the oven, multi Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys and her producer hubby Swizz Beats have been flying under the radar with baby news of their own! Keys let the cat out of the bag today with this post to her Instagram account. No word yet in when the baby’s due, but this will make baby #2 for Keys and #5 for Swizzy! Congrats to the pair!