Spike Lee’s first love has a clearly always been basketball. His infatuation with the sport and specifically Micheal Jordan played out on the big screen in his 90’s classic “Do The Right Thing” and the groundbreaking “its gotta be the shoes” Nike commercials. And although he’s a diehard Knicks fan like my man Dos Un, he totally respects the court gangsta of one of the game’s elite, Kobe Bryant.
So although his choice to document Kobe in his… Continue
However people may perceive him, to many he will always be one of the greatest boxers ever.
'Tyson' is acclaimed indie director James Toback's stylistically inventive portrait of a mesmerizing Mike Tyson. Toback allows Tyson to reveal himself without inhibition and with eloquence and a pervasive vulnerability. Through a mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs, a startlingly complex, fully rounded human being emerges.… Continue
Inside Prince George's County police headquarters yesterday, a squad of homicide detectives and nearly a dozen other senior investigators moved into a separate office and began poring over two recent cases that were suddenly the department's top priority.
Not far away, in a quiet neighborhood near FedEx Field, all anyone talked about was the possibility that the cases - two double homicides - were connected, that someone is killing… Continue
To readers of this blog, the fact that rape of women in the U.S. military is rampant should not be news. But just in case you needed more evidence, HuffPo has information on new figures that have just been released.
The Pentagon said it received 2,923 reports of sexual assault across the military in the 12 months ending Sept. 30 2008. That’s about a 9 percent increase over the totals reported the year before, but only a fraction of the crimes… Continue
We are used to female recording artists being linked to certain types of products. Clothing lines, hair care products, make-up, perfume but how about video games?
Beyonce seems to be breaking some new ground as she’s inked a deal with Nintendo to help promote their new game Rhythm Heaven and the new DSi handheld console. The deal resulted in a TV commercial that shows a unglamed up Beyonce rocking sweats and socks while giggling and laughing as… Continue