Facebook Live is the new key witness to crime


By: Danny Cevallos\CNN Legal Analyst The torture of a special-needs teen that was streamed on Facebook Live has raised new questions about the use of social media platforms to spread videos glorifying abuse and humiliation. This tragic incident might cause some to demand that social media companies such as Facebook do more to police andContinue reading “Facebook Live is the new key witness to crime”

Another One For Sacramento


Sometimes you have to leave home to appreciate home.   The unfortunate violence in Milwaukee last weekend reminded me of a strange night in Milwaukee a few years ago. Milwaukee lives in the shadow of Chicago.  Much like Sacramento and San Francisco. It was a weekend with friends ,this was my second visit to MilwaukeeContinue reading “Another One For Sacramento”

French restaurants where your looks decide your seat


Two trendy Parisian restaurants have been accused of seating guests according to how good-looking they are to raise the tone of the establishments By Henry Samuel(UK Telegraph) Paris Two trendy Parisian restaurants have been accused of seating guests according to how good-looking they are to raise the tone of the establishments.Former hostesses have claimed thatContinue reading “French restaurants where your looks decide your seat”

Kanye West making record executives crazy?


Kanye West is driving Island Def Jam executives “crazy” with last-minute changes, a new producer and legal issues over his new album, “Yeezus.” Sources exclusively tell us that last week — just two weeks before the album drops — West brought in legendary producer Rick Rubin to help lay down additional tracks for the record, and Def JamContinue reading “Kanye West making record executives crazy?”

Stockton’s Bad Rep


What does The City of Stockton and Lindsay Lohan have in common?   Anytime they’re in the press, its bad press.   For Stockton, that means someone was robbed, or murdered.  Good news is in short supply in this city of three hundred thousand.     Last Sunday my friends and I toured the city.Continue reading “Stockton’s Bad Rep”

The mother and son election, is only a moment away


Tomorrow, April 9th  is election day  in Dixmoor, Illinois .   Two of the four  candidates share the same name, Casey.  Wendy and her son Randall are one of four candidates vying for the mayor of Dixmoor.  Dixmoor, is 23 miles south of Chicago and home to 3600 residences. Randell lives with his mom,  Randall Casey’s father is Donald Luster,Continue reading “The mother and son election, is only a moment away”

It’s cold in Sacramento and its getting on our nerves……


We don’t scrape ice off our  car window’s in Sacramento…… It’s barbaric!  We don’t know how and we don’t wanna know!   People who live in Montana or somewhere in New England scrape ice, we’ve seen it on TV.    They have this archaic device that requires a physical effort… Dubya  Tee F !!!!!   This isn’t coolContinue reading “It’s cold in Sacramento and its getting on our nerves……”

Rich and Poor Living Side by Side?


  On the corner of Larabee and Division Streets in Chicago, a woman named Andrea stands in front of her home, a quasi-public housing development with a surreally pristine, Ikea-esque veneer. We’re only steps from where, in 1997, 9-year-old Shatoya Currie was raped and nearly killed at the Cabrini-Green housing projects, the last of which was tornContinue reading “Rich and Poor Living Side by Side?”

Facebook video leads to teens’ murder arrests


A teenager charged with the fatal beating last week of a Chicago man had a video of the attack on his cell phone when arrested Saturday, a video he also posted on his Facebook page, prosecutors said Monday. Malik Jones, 16, allegedly was playing a game called “pick ’em out and knock ’em out” whenContinue reading “Facebook video leads to teens’ murder arrests”

Let’s assume the Chipmunks turned Edward Brown on -So much so, he got naked in the front row of the theater?


New word (created here) Animationphile:  Individuals who are turned on by animation: This new word  might explain the actions of  Chicago native Edward Brown . On the 29th December, Mr Brown, (Ed to his friends) bought a ticket to the 4pm screening of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked at the Classic Cinema at the suburban North Riverside Park Mall..Continue reading “Let’s assume the Chipmunks turned Edward Brown on -So much so, he got naked in the front row of the theater?”