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Seeing the Space Shuttle fly over Los Angeles, CA the other day was one of the most memorable experiences I think I’ll have in my lifetime. I love Los Angeles, and I love the chaos that comes with this city. Sure, the traffic can be a royal bitch, but at least I get to live through some pretty memorable events in history and will have that to look back on when I’m older. This video is an awesome time-lapse that shows Endeavour‘s journey through the streets of LA. So rad!
Great News SoCal: Pot Ban Lifted After Impassioned Plea From Cancer Patient, Councilman Bill Rosendahl
Obviously, this doesn’t help the federal crack down on medical marijuana dispensaries, but it does show that Californians are willing to work at a state level and attempt to keep the dispensaries open and the regulations more clear.
In a faint and gravelly voice, Los Angeles Councilman Bill Rosendahl delivered an impassioned plea Tuesday asking his colleagues to lift the ban on pot dispensaries, asking them: “Where does anybody go, even a councilman go, to get his medical marijuana?”
Minutes before the council voted 11-2 to rescind its recently passed ban on storefront pot shops, Rosendahl said the council’s decision had created “a very emotional moment” for him. Rosendahl has been battling cancer for the past three months and relying on medical marijuana during that time.
“On the 20th of July, I had an MRI that was very, very serious. And the bottom line on that was, they didn’t give me much time to live. And I said, ‘No, no no no, I’m not ready to go. I certainly want to live a long time,’” said Rosendahl, who has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments and relying on a walker to move around in recent days.
Rosendahl, 67, said he began taking medical marijuana a decade ago to manage his neuropathy, a stinging pain in his feet, taking it “occasionally at night.” But on Tuesday, he put the issue in the context of his battle with cancer, which has made it difficult for him to speak above a whisper.
“If I can’t get marijuana, and it’s medically prescribed, what do I do?” he asked his colleagues.
Rosendahl criticized President Obama’s handling of the issue and spoke against some of the recent federal raids of dispensaries. And he said Los Angeles should work with state lawmakers to make California law regulating medical marijuana clearer.
I really never thought I would see a music video, starring an 83-year-old man who is rapping about still being able to “do it”. Our generation is fortunate enough to be blessed with these random gems thanks to the wonderful internet. And to think, I use to just chat with strangers in chat rooms, which was far less entertaining.
The one and only Kwayzar, is at it again, with his first hit single “I Can Still Do It” Coming out of Southern California, Kwayzar is 83 and still driving the girls crazy. He’s got the internet going wild. Holla at a playa. Follow @KwayzarTheSeer
Beat produced by Scotty Chevelle
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Filmed and edited by @CodyKlintworth
Starring Kwayzar, the world’s only and oldest cyber rapper
Film model : Crystal Moxy
Seeing as I’m in love with almost every video that either Willam or Rhea has been in, I was waiting for this one. And they managed to pull off my favorite video thus far. It is incredibly entertaining and definitely done well! Enjoy!
The newest video for Willam and Rhea Litré’s panty-dropping, leg-spreading new single Let’s Have a KaiKai.
Los Angeles, CA – 9/4/2012 – Recording Artist, Actress and star of RuPaul‘s Drag Race, Willam releases “Let’s Have A KaiKai” with West Hollywood‘s Fiercest Diva and TranzKuntinental Bandmate, Rhea Litré. “Let’s Have A KaiKai” is a parody of Scissor Sisters hit single “Let’s Have A KiKi” released on the “Magic Hour” Album. Willam says, “As part of my volunteer efforts with the LA Gay & Lesbian Center, I’ve been big broth…sistering youngsters who may or may not have some major prostititutional leanings in their past. Rhea Litre and I wanted to show them that sex, including the once taboo “KaiKai,” is OK and is nothing to be ashamed about, especially when it’s used as a tool to get drink tickets. This is their song -The ones in the askew wigs at Donut Time or spitting as they emerge from behind Shakey’s Pizza with a fellow queen. Say it with me- LET’S HAVE A KAIKAI.” The song was approved by the Scissor Sisters’ frontman himself, Jake Shears, when he visited the videos set. Willam adds, “The fact that we weren’t being sued was great but the surprise visit made this kaikai even more satisfying.”
“KaiKai” was written by, Rhea Litré, Willam Belli and Mike Munich. “Let’s Have A KaiKai” was produced downtown in Los Angeles by Markaholic. Bongos By: Francisco DeCun (Tru Cisco) The Music Video was Directed By: Shawn Adeli at Robertson Nightclub in West Hollywood and features some of LA’s top Drag Queens like, famed Porn Director and DJ, Chi Chi Larue. Other Drags included: KiKi Xtravaganza, Anderson Brooks, Allusia, Misty Violet, ChaCha Cache, Mercedez Elektra among others.
When asked why there was no real KaiKai in the Music Video Rhea adds, “We didn’t want to make everyone throw up or ‘DieDie’, this is a fun video and party song that we wanted everyone to actually dance to and enjoy. The Production of both the song and the video speaks for itself. Lets take it to the Dancefloor #AweYeah.”
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Caine Monroy is a 9-year-old boy who wanted an arcade, and instead of waiting for it to come to him, he built it… from cardboard. His dad has a used auto parts store in East LA and has provided the space that Caine needs to run his arcade. For awhile he had few customers, but since Nirvan came into his life, everything has changed. This young man is smart, creative, eager, motivated, and very hard-working. It is so nice to see someone recognize this boy for what he’s accomplished and shared it with the world who can also appreciate all of his effort.
- Imagination is an Amazing Thing (cc-chapman.com)
- Caine’s Arcade (kottke.org)
- See a Flashmob Visit a Kid’s Cardboard Arcade In ‘Caine’s Arcade’ (multiplayerblog.mtv.com)
- 9-Year-Old’s DIY Cardboard Arcade – This Will Make Your Day (craftzine.com)
- Great video about Caine’s Arcade (geekwithkids.com)
- 9-Year-Old’s DIY Cardboard Arcade Gets Flashmobbed (makezine.com)
The impressive part of Jeremy Lin is he’s doing all this with his eyes closed
Okay, while I may not have been the one to originally state this fact, I do agree that this is rather hilarious. And please don’t bombard my comment feed claiming that I’m a racist, because despite what you may think, I simply have a sense of humor. Also, I don’t take this literally and don’t think that Jeremy Lin is running around during an NBA game with his eyes shut, that would just be stupid.
Some fun facts about Mr. Lin:
1. born in Los Angeles on August 23, 1988 to Taiwanese parents who immigrated to the U.S. in the mid-1970s
2. graduated from Harvard University in 2010 and didn’t receive an athletic scholarship (Ivy League schools don’t offer any)
4. In December, 2011, Lin signed on with the Houston Rockets, where he played 7 minutes in two pre-season games. Before the start of the season, the Rockets waived Lin from the team. The NY Knicks picked up the 23-year-old shortly after to serve as a backup for Toney Douglass and Mike Bibby.
5. On February 4th, 2012, Lin was finally able to play and scored and incredible 25 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists — all career highs in a 99 – 92 Knicks victory over the NJ Jets.
- WATCH: Fallon’s Ode To Jeremy Lin (huffingtonpost.com)
- Iman Shumpert Was Going To Use Jeremy Lin As Dunk Prop (rantsports.com)
- What if Jeremy Lin Wasn’t an Asian? (sports-central.org)
- Knicks radio announcer disciplined for Lin remark (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
- Jeremy Lin – the Harvard graduate taking the NBA by storm with the New York Knicks (telegraph.co.uk)
You often hear stories of crackheads and/or other drug addicts offering themselves up in exchange for some product (crack, meth, etc.), and assume that they must be incredibly desperate to stoop so low. Well, Burbank police encountered a woman who was more addicted to chicken mcnuggets than any drug on the market. In fact, she was so desperate for some nuggets that she was offering BJ’s in exchange for the delicious chicken.
Khadijah Baseer of Los Angeles reportedly opened customers’ car doors in the drive-thru of McDonald’s on the 1700 block of Olive Avenue about 11 p.m. Wednesday, asking for free chicken McNuggets in exchange for sexual favors, Officer Joshua Kendrick said.
A man told police Baseer approached him but he refused the offer.
Baseer simply wanted to eat some nuggets (which are incredibly cheap by the way) and suck some dick, but now she’s been arrested for suspicion of prostitution. While this may seem like I support hooking, I just think if you aren’t making over $10 then it really shouldn’t be considered prostituting. Who knows, maybe she just loved to suck the peen before eating the chick.
This particular McDonald’s happens to be right around the corner from my work and I’m a little pissed I didn’t know about the chicken for BJ operation before Baseer was busted. This really could have been a wonderful employment opportunity for me…
- Woman offered sexual favors for Chicken McNuggets, police say (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
- You Can’t Be Serious: California Woman Offers Sexual Favors In Exchange For McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets (bossip.com)
- How Far Would You Go For Chicken McNuggets? (stylecaster.com)
- What Chicken McNuggets are really made of… (chickennuggetsandelmo.com)
- Woman Allegedly Offered Sexual Favors In Exchange for Chicken McNuggets (laist.com)