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Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Marquez 4

It has been quite some time since I’ve watched a boxing match. If I remember correctly, the straw that broke the camels back was the Pacquiao vs Bradley fight on June 9, 2012, where Manny lost the fight and his WBO Welterweight belt. It was a shameful outcome and confirmed my dislike of what was happening in the world of Read more…

Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Marquez 4 Posted In: Sports
Kevin Clash - Elmo Puppeteer

A Sad Day for Sesame Street

The story of Kevin Clash, the voice and puppeteer of Elmo and some other Sesame Street characters has been floating around for a little while now and while I was aware of it, I really dug into it after hearing a debate on local talk radio. The debating question was, “Will you take away or banish Elmo from your children’s Read more…

A Sad Day for Sesame Street Posted In: News
GSP ices his face after his fight in UFC 154

GSP Retains His Championship Belt

After a 19 month layoff from the octagon, Georges St-Pierre took on a challenger with a great amount heart; Carlos Condit.  The card fight as a whole was ok, with the co-main and main events highlighting the night, as it should be.  The co-main event featured Johny Hendricks, introducing Martin Kampmann to a left-hook that puts people to sleep.  Kampmann Read more…

GSP Retains His Championship Belt Posted In: Sports
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The Champ Gets Animated

An animator named Steven Evangelatos has produced an amazing rendition of The Champ audio bits. The Champ is hilarious on his own, with just the audio, but thanks to Steven and his amazing skills, he brings The Champ to life. A definite, must see! Hopefully one day, when you’re really, really bored… You’ll bless us with some more videos from Read more…

The Champ Gets Animated Posted In: Humour
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Barack Obama – 4 More Years!

After a difficult campaign, I am very happy to see that America had their hearts and minds in the right place and voted for Barack Obama again, after a difficult 4 year, first term.   He’s the right man for job, no matter what kind of spin the Republicans, Tea Party and bonehead Donald Trump try to say about him.  Read more…

Barack Obama – 4 More Years! Posted In: General · Politics
UFC 100

This Is It! – UFC 100

July 11th, 2009 is a major date in the mixed martial arts world, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship 100 will unfold. I started watching the UFC from the first event on  November 12, 1993 and became an instant fan.  It was raw and brutal violence back then, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission fighting, dominated the earlier events. I can still Read more…

This Is It! – UFC 100 Posted In: Sports
Young Michael Jackson

The loss of the King of Pop – Michael Jackson

It’s a sad day for the millions of Michael Jackson fans, from all over the world.  At age 50, Michael Jackson went into cardiac arrest at a rental home in Los Angeles, California. He wasn’t breathing upon arrival of paramedics and was in a coma at the  hospital. He died shortly afterwards. Say what you want about Michael and his Read more…

The loss of the King of Pop – Michael Jackson Posted In: Music · News
Natalie Brown

Natalie Brown – Random Thoughts

The internet can truly be a beautiful place. While jumping around from site to site, I found myself on iseecolor.com and was drawn to the intriguing photo you see to the left.  After being taken to her profile, I realized that she is a recording artist and listened to her auto-play of tracks…  I was impressed.  In today’s world, everyone Read more…

Natalie Brown – Random Thoughts Posted In: Music · On Blast
Blu Cigs

BluCigs offer a tolerable second-hand vapor.

Everyone knows that smoking is a pretty bad idea, but millions of people all over the world do it everyday, disregarding all of the surgeon general and public health notices that it leads to cancer and other serious health problems. I am not a smoker. I have never smoked, never tried it, was never interested or even curious, but the Read more…

BluCigs offer a tolerable second-hand vapor. Posted In: Health · Product Reviews
Creative Imagery

Video by Creative Imagery Toronto.

It’s taken her a little time, but a very good friend of mine has stretched her entrepreneurial legs and cut her first video project, a promo video for the rock band, Bombs.  Congratulations!   Lianne Gesior has been a student and fan of the graphic and video editing world for a long time, but felt she didn’t have the skills Read more…

Video by Creative Imagery Toronto. Posted In: Business · On Blast
Ezine Articles

Expert Author Status – Ezine Articles

It has been a couple of weeks now, but I received an email notifying me that I had achieved “Expert Author Status”.  I must say it was pretty neat receiving recognition like that.  I try share things and people I find interesting, on the internet and in day-to-day life.  In my writing, I always try to be fair and treat Read more…

Expert Author Status – Ezine Articles Posted In: Blogging
Machida KO's Evans

Machida KO’s Evans at UFC 98

Lyoto Machida made Rashad Evans pay dearly for his slow-start tendencies. Lyoto’s Karate background, stance and skills continue to make him a difficult opponent to deal with, as his 14-0-0 record shows.  It only took 2 rounds for Machida to breakdown Rashad Evans with his fantastic accuracy and quick strikes.  They say speed kills, but all of the speed that Read more…

Machida KO’s Evans at UFC 98 Posted In: Sports
Take A Stand

Take a "Stand" with Tavis Smiley

I just received word that Tavis Smiley has produced and directed his first feature film: Stand, although I haven’t seen it yet.   If you don’t know Tavis Smiley, he is the host of his own syndicated radio show and television show on PBS.  Quite a few years back, Tavis was the anchor on BET’s News Program and it was obvious Read more…

Take a "Stand" with Tavis Smiley Posted In: News · On Blast
NBA Dunk of the night.

The NBA – It’s Fantastic!

Only 4 teams left and it’s time for the real basketball that only played at playoff time in the NBA and by "real" I mean defense is being played.  So let’s map this out: Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers I would love Orlando to win the whole thing, but I’m not sure they can Read more…

The NBA – It’s Fantastic! Posted In: Sports
Old man Nick.

Nobody Saw Nick… Or Did They?

Picture this… It’s 94F/34C degrees and quite humid.  There is an old man walking and struggling to do so and it appears that he is trying to flag down passing vehicles for help. I am riding my bike on the opposite side of the road, approaching him.  I notice that there is a police officer with his radar gun in Read more…

Nobody Saw Nick… Or Did They? Posted In: General · Health
Basketball coach, Chuck Daly

Chuck Daly Passes Away At Age 78

It is a sad day for basketball players, fans and the general population of Detroit, Michigan. NBA Hall of Fame coach, Charles Jerome Daly (aka: Chuck Daly) died this morning, at his Jupiter, Florida home with his family by his side.   Daly had been battling pancreatic cancer, but succumb to the disease on the morning of May 9th, 2009. I Read more…

Chuck Daly Passes Away At Age 78 Posted In: News · Sports
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Pound-for-Pound Pacquiao KO’s Hatton

One of the many "rights" Manny Pacquiao delivered to the face of Ricky Hatton on May 2, 2009.  Manny Pacquiao was the favorite in this light welter-weight fight since he dismantled Oscar De-La Hoya in a previous bout.  Pacquiao has certainly become a ring tactician, with speed, power and overall ring generalship and control of his opponents.  But not many Read more…

Pound-for-Pound Pacquiao KO’s Hatton Posted In: News · Sports
Swine flu overload

It’s The Flu – You Swine!

The recent outbreak of the Swine Flu does have serious implications if things are not handled properly, but the barrage of media attention it’s getting is driving people into a panic.  As serious as the Swine Flu can become, I don’t think people realize that over 200,000 people get the flu virus every year and 36,000 die from it.  Those Read more…

It’s The Flu – You Swine! Posted In: Health · News
Barack Obama

The 100 Days Overkill of President Obama

April 29th has been a hell of a day, with every news network killing themselves with the 100 day milestone of President Obama.  Don’t get me wrong, I like Barack Obama and what he stands for, but I do not recall all these daily milestones for any other president, but I guess things in our society have become so "instant" Read more…

The 100 Days Overkill of President Obama Posted In: News · Politics
Rock The Food Share

Rock For FoodShare with The Boss!

An old school friend, Robyn, brought the cause FoodShare Toronto to my attention.   There are many causes all over the world, but to help others, I think you first have to have a strong foundation and that starts with making sure all local people especially children have the opportunity to receive healthy food.  FoodShare has teamed up with Bruce Springsteen Read more…

Rock For FoodShare with The Boss! Posted In: General · Music
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