Friday, September 17, 2010

President Obama’s hot new children’s book

President Barack Obama has another bestselling book to his credit without going on a promotional tour or doing any of those author interviews. In fact the picture book, “Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters,” doesn’t hit store shelves for another two months, but it’s already a hot seller. President Obama was inspired to write the book by his daughters, […]
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Reggie Bush and that tarnished Heisman Trophy

  A lot of chatter on the Internet and in the media about New Orleans Saints Running Back Reggie Bush’s decision to forfeit his 2005 Heisman Trophy. This is a big deal, not just for USC and  Southland football fans. The former USC tailback is the first player to give up the Heisman in its 75 year history. The award is considered one of the top honors in […]
Monday, September 13, 2010

ShowBiz Bits:The Video Music Awards rock and a new film tops the Box Office

Lady Gaga night at the 2010 VMA ceremony  Lady Gaga wore the most outrageous outfit to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles last night. The 24-year-old singer went on to win 8 awards – a record for the VMAs.  However, the appearances by Kanye West and Taylor Swift probably produced the most drama. Last year, West interrupted Swift’s […]
Saturday, September 11, 2010

“Rock What You’ve Got”– A celebrity daughter tells it like it is

Another member of the Schwarzenegger family is gearing up for a publicity blitz. Katherine Schwarzenegger is the 20-year-old daughter of Actor/Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and former TV Journalist/Author, Maria Shriver. The USC student is set to go on a promotional tour in the next few weeks for her first book, “Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer […]
Wednesday, September 8, 2010

ShowBiz Bits: A replacement for Larry King announced, “The Hunger Games” connects with book buyers and Hollywood & George Clooney is at the top of the Box Office

TV reality show judge wins Larry King’s job The British Talk Show host-turned- “America’s Got Talent” Judge, Piers Morgan, is Larry King’s replacement. Rumors about the deal have been in the wind for weeks. Today CNN made the official announcement.  Earlier this summer, King announced he would be retiring from his high-profile interview program, “Larry King Live,” this fall, after 25 years. Deadline.com has […]
Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Another Mega Millions rollover & a Burbank player wins a lottery prize

A Fantasy 5 lottery ticket bought in Burbank hit the jackpot! That ticket was purchased  for yesterday’s game at Tip Top Liquor & Jr. Market, 2501 West Victory Boulevard.  The ticket is worth  $295,490. The winning numbers are  20, 39, 19, 1, and  17.       In the Fantasy 5 game, the jackpot starts at $50,000 and goes up from there […]
Saturday, September 4, 2010

Lottery officials waiting for two Southland Mega Millions winners to claim their prizes

Two lucky lottery winners could have a whole lot more green in their bank accounts  and wallets to celebrate the Labor Day Holiday. If only they had cashed in those winning lottery tickets. California Lottery officials say there’s a Mega Millions ticket purchased about a month ago at the Lorena Market, 3360 East Olympic Boulevard in L.A. that has all but […]
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

ShowBiz Bits: A statement from the Discovery Channel about that tragic gunman-hostage drama & “Takers” keep a grip on first at the Box Office

Discovery Channel real life hostage drama The Discovery Channel is dealing with a real crime scene at its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Earlier today suspected gunman, Radical Environmentalist, James J. Lee, reportedly took three hostages at the network’s building. The standoff ended when Lee was apparently shot and killed by SWAT snipers and the hostages freed. Previously, Lee reportedly shopped a reality TV project […]