Wednesday, August 6, 2008

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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

My Headlines

This is Talk-arama, but as it turns out I haven't been doing that much talking over here, so I decided I'd share just a few of the things I'vebeen talking about elsewhere. Coming soon, a new sporadic column for my rantins bout stuff called I'm just sayin... . I don't know what I'll riff on but it'll be something. In the meantime...

Fears About Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer Re-Emerge
Dr. Ronald Helberman has reignited the debate about whether cell phones cause a significant increase in the occurrences of cancer.
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Danield Collins Sentenced to 18 Months for Forcing His Daughter to Stab the Family Kitten
Danield John Collins, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for forcing his daughter to stab the family's kitten.
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Nikki Blonsky, Star of "Hairspray," and Father Involved in Altercation at Turks and Caicos Airport
Nikki Blonsky, her father, Carl and Bianca Golden join the celebrity mug shot brigade.
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Shia LaBeouf: Arrested, Charged with DUI; Undergoes "Extensive" Hand Surgery
Shia Labeouf of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" and former Disney star was arrested and charged with DUI. Labeouf is only the latest in Hollywood to experience what seems to be a Hollywood, rite of passage; being arrested for DUI.
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National "Hug Your Kids Day". Find an Activity in Your Area
"Hug Your Kids Today!" started as a result of a project Michelle Nichols had undertaken to honor her young son, Mark, who,in July 1998, died suddenly of brain cancer. She offers her hard won insights on parenting and "work-life" balance and the importance of "hugs".
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Mary Sikes, 70, Graduates from Lone Star Law Enforcement Academy; Will Serve as a Reserve Deputy
Finally completing her life long dream of being a law enformcement officer, 70 year old Mary Sikes became the oldest woman to graduate from Lone Star's Law Enforcement Academy.
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11 Starbucks Close in Houston
Though 11 Starbucks have closed in the Houston area, don't despair. There are still plenty to quell any caffeine jones you might have.
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Saturday, July 19, 2008

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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Renee Olstead, Lauren from Still Standing a Fantastic Singer

Who Knew? Obviously someone did since she''s all over Youtube. She is a fantastic jazz singer. Rather than trying to explain how good she is, I will include some of her work from youtube

Monday, June 30, 2008

Blog of the Week

I happened upon this blog when I was checking my Entrecard advertisements. This is funny stuff. Check it out. It's not necessarily for the faint of heart but proves everyone needs to be able to laugh at themselves.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Goodnight George

Yesterday we lost, in the words of "Elizabeth Kelly", one of my co-Content Producers over at Associated Content a cunning linguist. George Carlin had been enamored with word since he was a child. As he explained it in one of the last interviews he did on 20/20, his mother instilled his love of words. His mother would send him to get her a paper each day and when he returned, she would introduce a word to him. The first word he remembered learning was peruse. He came in with the paper and she said she was going to peruse it. He didn't know what that meant so she sent him off to check the dictionary. the next day, he broought the paper and used the word he learned. Something along the lines of 'here's the paper for you to peruse." His mother then said, 'thank you, I think I will take a cursory glance and off he went to check under the c for cursory and so it went.

The love of words is a love I share with George Carlin and I was always fascinated by his comedy routines, not just because of the humor but because of his grasp of the language and his use of it to speak the truth despite the consequences. The first book I ever owned was a small wire binder of dictionary pages and I remember fondly finding 'pitome'in the dictionary. This started a love affair for me with words.

Mr. Carlin you will be missed.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Welcome To Talkarama

Howdy!!! Welcome to Talkarama. This is my 'see I was just saying blog'. I'll post a variety of different things here, but Ill try to keep them topical and current. Product reviews and information on the latest and the greatest along with my personal vice,entertainment news. I know it's trivial but I love to find out what's going on with the hot and happening as well as the d-list denizens of the original H-Town, Hollywood. Obviously there aren't a lot of posts yet and as I am a prolific blogger, if I'm not posting here, rest assured I'm posting somewhere so feel free to check out my other blogs. First of, please let me apologize for any and all ltypos up front. I can all but guarantee that I will make a number of them While I am a stellar speller, I am not a great typist.

Below is a list of my blogs. Check'em out and let meknow what you think, I love feedback. Some are updated more frequestly than others but I will eventually get around to getting them all done.

Manifest Mindset
AC Gazette
Tales From My Grayspace
Teen Help Site
The Gas Saver

Thanks for coming by, I appreciate each and every one of you and I look forward to a long and interesting friendship.

My best to you,