Perry to take ‘Madea’ play on the road in 2010

Spike Lee is definitely not going to be attending any of these sure to be sold out shows. Quite a surprise, but I guess he is revisiting what made him a star in the first place.

via Breitbart

ATLANTA (AP) – Movie producer and actor Tyler Perry says he is taking his sharp-tongued character “Madea” back on tour.

Perry posted a message on his Web site Saturday that said he had taken some time off in the past few months “so I could spend my mother’s final days at her side.” His mother, Willie Maxine Perry, died Dec. 8 at age 64.

Perry says he will begin touring with his new play, “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” the iron-willed Southern matriarch he portrays in a wig and padded suit. She is the central character of many of his films, including “Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail.”

The actor says he is eager to have Madea on stage for the first time in five years. The first leg of the tour begins Jan. 4 in El Paso, Texas, then goes on to Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle and Portland, Ore.

Passenger tries to blow up Detroit flight

As I person who flies frequently, I think we all should be glad that he did not get a chance to hurt anybody and pull this country back into a state of  intense fear. I do not know his motivation for trying to commit this act but hurting innocent people traveling for the holiday seems to be cowardly at best. Read below:

This picture provided by J.P. Karas shows Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on the runway after arriving at Detroit Metropolitan Airport from Amsterdam on Friday, Dec. 25, 2009. A passenger aboard the plane set off firecrackers Friday, causing a commotion and some minor injuries, a Delta official said. Delta and Northwest have merged. (AP Photo/J.P. Karas)

via Yahoo

ROMULUS, Mich. – A Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane Friday as it was preparing to land in Detroit, but travelers who smelled smoke and heard what sounded like firecrackers rushed to subdue him, the passengers and federal officials said.

Flight 253 with 278 passengers and 11 crew members aboard was about 20 minutes from the airport when passengers heard popping noises, witnesses said. At least one person climbed over others and jumped on the man. Shortly afterward, the suspect was taken to the front of the plane with his pants cut off and his legs burned, a passenger said.

One U.S. intelligence official said the explosive device was a mix of powder and liquid. It failed when the passenger tried to detonate it.

“It sounded like a firecracker in a pillowcase,” said Peter Smith, a traveler from the Netherlands. “First there was a pop, and then (there) was smoke.”

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Black People Get Their Own ‘Jersey Shore’ Show : ‘One Big Happy Family’ Debuts December 29th.

I found out about the ‘One Big Happy Family’ reality show on TLC while watching another show called ‘BBQ Pitmasters’ where white people cook massive amounts of pork for hours and enter it into a tasting contest. The teaser for OBHF displays a fat, sloppy, bucket of fried chicken eating stereotypical Black family who are extremely over weight and trying to battle the bulge all the while showing how much they love each other. I have tried to to find the teaser online but to no avail I found none. That is very strange for a show debuting this week it would seem they would have some sort of promotion online.The TLC website has no trailers or teasers just a schedule of it debuting on Dec. 29th.

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Michael Jackson Sells 29 Million Albums Worldwide in Six Months

All I can say is wow! We truly lost a legend this year and will never see anyone of this magnitude again. RIP to the King of Pop!

via Hits Daily Double

MICHAEL JACKSON: The King of Pop reclaimed his crown after his death, towering over the year in music. The surreal saga began in March, when Jackson, mired in debt, accepted AEG Live’s proposal that he perform 50 shows at London’s O2 Arena, as handicappers placed odds on how many of the shows he’d actually do, or whether he’d show up at all. Continue reading

Fight over Space Jam Air Jordan’s Caught On Survelliance Footage

Air Jordan Space Jams FTW. Well at least we now know that Air Jordan’s are recession proof.




via News 10

SACRAMENTO, CA — The riot inside Arden Fair Mall caused quite a stir among those looking to purchase the new Nike Air Jordan’s.

Surveillance video from just after midnight Wednesday caught footage of the fight that broke out in the line of fans waiting for the new basketball shoes.

There were no arrests and the crowd eventually dispersed.

Many of those unable to purchase the shoes at Arden Fair regrouped outside the Westfield Downtown Plaza on K Street.

The new Air Jordan 11’s (XI) aren’t exactly new. They are a re-release of the shoes that were released a decade ago with a few small changes.

[Video] Pope gets tackled by woman at Christmas Mass (UPDATED)

Source: Breitbart

As I predicted below here is the actual video of the Pope getting pushed to the ground. This lady was really quick and could have probably done even more damage.

She is definitely in the rubber room as we speak. Somebody had to have filmed this, they are probably negotiating a price. We’ll see if anything surfaces.

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A woman jumped over a barricade in St Peter’s Basilica at the start of Pope Benedict’s Christmas Eve mass on Thursday and the pope slipped and fell, but got up and then began the service, a Vatican spokesman said.

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Former Tupac Outlaw Member Turns Muslim (Napoleon: Life Of An Outlaw)

As a big fan of Tupac and the Outlaws, I was very shocked to see the transformation of group member Napoleon into a devout Muslim. Here is the trailer to his upcoming documentary called Napoleon: Life Of An Outlaw. Looks incredible.

Napoleon: Life Of An Outlaw is an upcoming Documentary about the life of Mutah Beale, better known as Napoleon of Tupac Shakur’s rap group the Outlawz.

WTF: Mary J. Blige Punches Husband in Face at Release Party (NY Post)

WTF. I just watched the ever so sweet Mary J. Blige on the view being the perfect guest and now this? What is even more sad and shocking is that Chris Brown is now officially the poster boy for domestic violence. Read below:

via NY Post

Mary J. Blige punched husband Kendu Isaacs in the face at her record release party at club M2 Tuesday night. The singer slugged Isaacs, drawing blood, after she thought he was flirting with a waitress. “She turned to him and was screaming, ‘You’re not going to ruin my night,’ ” our witness says. “They got up in each other’s faces before someone tried to separate them, at which point she shoved the guy aside, pulled back and popped [Isaacs] in the face.” The source said Blige, Isaacs and their entourage were whisked through a door to the attached club Pink, which was closed. Our witness relates, “She was yelling at him, ‘What are you gonna do, Chris Brown me?’ Four of her bodyguards and two of the club’s kept them apart.” Isaacs was kicked out. Blige went to the bathroom to fix her hair and makeup, but soon fled, creating an uncomfortable scene for partygoers Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Busta Rhymes. Her rep said only, “People lie and don’t know what they’re talking about.”

Bernie Madoff Beat Up in Jail?

Well it seems that Bernie got his head handed to him in jail. The inmates obviously don’t like people who steal.

via Huff Post

Sources told WTVD, the ABC affiliate in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, that the convicted Ponzi schemer had facial fractures, broken ribs and a collapsed lung and was discharged from Duke two days ago. Officials at the Butner federal prison, where Madoff is serving a 150-year sentence, would not confirm the report.

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Balloon Boy Dad Gets 90 Days Jail

via USA Today

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — “Balloon boy” dad Richard Heene was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in jail for his part in the October hoax that transfixed the nation. His wife received four years of probation.

Judge Stephen Schapanski placed him on four-years probation and postponed the sentence until Jan. 11. Thirty days will be served in the jail, and 60 days may be served at night, if he is working during the day.

He also received four years of probation and was ordered to pay as-yet unspecified restitution.

Heene choked back tears and apologized before the judge: “I do want to reiterate that I’m very, very sorry,” he said.

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Exclusive: Quebec Nordiques Custom New Era 59/50 Fitted

Rock-N-Jocks drops another N.H.L. fitted with this just released Quebec Nordiques Custom New Era 59/50 Fitted. This fitted is all green with an all light pink bill. The embroidered nordiques logo on the front of the hat is in light pink, white, and green. The back of the hat has the embroidered Nordiques logo in light pink, white and green. It is just limited to 30 total pieces. The only place you will find this hat in the world is only at www.rocknjocks.com

[video] TV talent show exposes China’s race issue

Source: Bossip

This beautiful young woman has got her first taste of racism, and hopefully she will be am example to the young people in China who will not carry around the the racist ideologies of their parents and grandparents.

Born and raised in Shanghai by her Chinese single mother, Lou Jing, a half African-American half Chinese aspiring singer, experienced very little discrimination during childhood. However after she appeared on the Chinese reality television show called “Let’s Go! Oriental Angels,” Lou Jing gained national fame and notoriety — largely for her skin color.

Bossip has more of this story and the racist comments said after her appearance on this ‘American Idol’ type show for young girls.

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Crazy lady arrested for threathening First Lady

Okay she wanted to do harm to our First Lady and decides to call the Secret Service to tell them of her plans? Definitely crazy and deranged.

via Newser

(Newser) – A woman has been arrested in Hawaii after telling the Secret Service she planned to “blow away” Michelle Obama, officials revealed. Kristy Lee Roshia, 35, was charged with threatening a family member of the president and assaulting a federal agent after her weekend arrest within two miles of the Kailua house where the Obamas plan to vacation this week.

Roshia called the Boston office of the Secret Service last month and vowed to kill the First Lady and Marines, AP reports. Roshia has a history of leaving rambling messages and sending letters and photos of herself to the Secret Service.

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[video] The New ‘Karate Kid’ Trailer (starring Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan)

Source: BuzzFeed

This will be a huge hit despite any bad reviews from the critics. Plus this kid Jaden has some serious acting chops and will be a bigger star than his Dad in my opinion.

The Karate Kid, directed by Harald Zwart (The Pink Panther 2), stars Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, and Taraji P. Henson. Smith plays Dre, a skateboarding video game buff who moves to China after his single mother is forced to go there for work. Unable to speak Chinese, Dre finds it hard to settle in, and gets beat up by the local bully. Chan plays Mr. Han, a maintenance man who spots his black-eye and offers to teach him both martial arts and Chinese, so he can defend against all the kung-fu students. Sony is bringing The Karate Kid to theaters starting on June 11th, 2010 this summer.

[pics] Navy releases photos of dead Mexican drug lord Arturo Beltran Leyva (graphic)

Live by the gun die by the gun. Kinda sorta looks like a movie poster. Anyway is this pic really gonna deter drug dealing?
Hit the jump to see Arturo’s last facebook pic. Warning if your skittish about dead bodies do not flip the lid below.

(Newser) – An apparently posed corpse of a shot Mexican drug lord surrounded by jewelry, blood-stained pesos and US bills has sparked complaints against security officials who critics say are adopting cartel scare tactics.The gory photograph of Arturo Beltran Leyva’s body guarded by Mexican marines in Morelos was widely published. Government officials have denied the scene was staged, but the drug lord’s pants are pulled down and different objects are seen with his body in different photos.

“The humiliated corpse, with its pants lowered, covered with bloody bills in one photo and religious objects in another, showed the typical modus operandi of narco-traffickers,” a security analyst wrote in El Mundo. “The only thing missing was a sign saying ‘so that you learn to respect’ to confirm the unmistakable stamp of an act of narco revenge. The problem is much deeper: It has to do with the absolute lack of democratic culture and respect for human rights in our country.”

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Jackson’s ‘Captain EO’ to return to Disneyland

The Michael Jackson gravy train continues (I have added  a video from the movie called Michael Jackson “We Are Here To Change The World”).

via Breitbart

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Captain EO” is moonwalking back to Disneyland.

The theme park announced plans Friday to bring back the 3-D sci-fi film starring Michael Jackson next February, over 23 years after the attraction debuted in Anaheim, Calif. The 17-minute film starred the late King of Pop as a singing-and-dancing intergalactic commander. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and executive produced by George Lucas.

In the film, Jackson leads a goofy alien and robot crew as they battle a wicked queen played by Anjelica Huston. “Captain EO” originally opened in Disneyland’s Tommorrowland in 1986 and ran for more than a decade. Identical versions later opened at other Disney theme parks. They were all closed by 1998.

Michael Jackson – We Are Here To Change The World

US Army: Get Pregnant on Active Duty Face Jail

What’s next sterilization?

via Daily Mail

A top US commander is threatening soldiers who fall pregnant on active service with jail.

Under the new policy, troops expecting a baby face court martial and a possible prison term – and so do the men who made them pregnant.

And the rule applies to married couples at war together, who are expected to make sure their love lives do not interfere with duty.

Usual US Army policy is to send pregnant soldiers home from combat zones within 14 days.

But Major General Anthony Cucolo, who runs US operations in northern Iraq, issued the new orders because he said he was losing too many women with critical skills.

He needed the threat of court martial and jail time as an extra deterrent, he said.

All troops under his command are covered by the extension to the military’s legal code – the first time the US Army has made pregnancy a punishable offence.