Scrap’Iron clunky sequel is mostly sloppy seconds


If the original was a well-oiled fun machine with Robert Downey Jr. as the rare un-anguished superhero who actually reveled in his powers, the overblown “Iron Man 2” finds our hero clanking his way through tedious subplots and a talky script that’s dangerously low on Tony Stark’s trademark quips. This megabucks sequel will likely reapContinue reading “Scrap’Iron clunky sequel is mostly sloppy seconds”

Whitney Houston: Too Soon


Money makes the world go round, and Whitney or her management team should cancel whats left of her tour.   The clues were there in the beginning , her performances on the morning shows promoting her album was poor.   The nerves, the insecurities were evident. Drugs, heroin and crack cocaine nearly destroyed Natalie Cole , before she soughtContinue reading “Whitney Houston: Too Soon”

Sandra & Debbie 50 years apart.


I never get caught up in the lives of celebrities, from Tiger Woods, to  Angelina Jolie, who cares?  People fall in love and get their hearts broken every day.  So why am I touched by Sandra Bullock’s heartbreak? Perhaps because she wasn’t your typical  Hollywood movie star.  In the 16 years (since Speed) we haveContinue reading “Sandra & Debbie 50 years apart.”

The best and the WORST


Pinky up, I can honestly say, I don’t buy any of those tabloids, The National Enquirer, The Globe, that line the checkouts. I would never waste my cash my hard earned Robert Denerios. But, I have spent many minutes reading them in the checkouts. from time to time I have stepped out of line toContinue reading “The best and the WORST”

Fashion Sacramento: (the clubs) The Best and the Worst of 2009


Black is New York’s signature color, no city in america comes close to matching the cities style subway to Bus ,New Yorker’s own full length mirrors.  On the west coast its San Francisco.  For years, sports professionals turned to Rochester’s big and tall for style.(the store now owned by Casual Male XL )can be now  found throughout the country.Continue reading “Fashion Sacramento: (the clubs) The Best and the Worst of 2009”

Review: Aura Ultra Lounge (Silver Legacy Casino) Reno


Before the late 1950s, Reno was the gambling capital of the United States. Long before the economy started to fade Reno as gaming destination was on the skids.    Many familiar names, Hilton, Virginian, Comstock, Sundowner ,Fitzgerald and  more have closed.,others like the huge MGM resort changed names. Indian Casinos are all over Northern California.  MostContinue reading “Review: Aura Ultra Lounge (Silver Legacy Casino) Reno”

Stockton California——-Valley Superstar?


EVERY city and town has the potential for greatness.  Most towns begin on paper,  an outline of what their community will look like.  Through time, the plans are altered, often to make way for the new demands of the city. As the city grows, planning departments are added to manage that growth, these professionals adviseContinue reading “Stockton California——-Valley Superstar?”

THE VIEW FROM SACRATOMATOVILLE ( MTV Music Video Awards)


The 2009 MTV “Music Video Awards——— The View From Sacrotomatoville JURASSIC SHOE’S ? Djimon Hounson & Kimora Lee Simmons Beyonce- Serving Legs Lady Gaga                            Mae West Amber Rose (wasn’t she on Star Trek?) Kanye West (Butching it up) with Amber Rose “This is NOT a weave” Cassie Yeah, I’m hott- Next Question? Keri Hilson IsContinue reading “THE VIEW FROM SACRATOMATOVILLE ( MTV Music Video Awards)”