Monday, February 23, 2009

President Asks Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) a Question - He Swoons

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) has a playful exchange with President Obama and Obama scores the PR points. I think that's why Obama decided to have this form of what could be called "Question Time" as it's done in England.

Slumdog Millionaire Oscar Party February

This is the part held on Sunset Blvd to celebrate the movie "Slumdog Milionaire" and it's eight Academy Awards including Best Pciture.

Slumdog Millionaire Oscar Party February

This is the part held on Sunset Blvd to celebrate the movie "Slumdog Milionaire" and it's eight Academy Awards including Best Pciture.

'Slumdog' Rules Oscars With 8 Prizes

From the AP: The AP's Alicia Quarles and Marcela Isaza discuss the most memorable Oscar moments, including "Slumdog Millionaire" taking the best-picture Academy Award and seven other Oscars.

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Red Carpet Oscars 2009 Interview

OSCARS 2009 BEST ACTOR Sean Penn In Pressroom

Sean Penn talks about bringing Harvey Milk to the screen and he future of human rights in America.

Tilda Swinton Is All Smiles Leaving The Oscars

Penelope Cruz Waves Her Oscar In The Air

Penélope Cruz - Performance by an actress in a supporting role speech

CATEGORY: Performance by an actress in a supporting role
SPEECH BY: Penélope Cruz
FILM: "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"


This is not going to be 45 seconds, I can say that right now. Has anybody ever fainted here? Because I might be the first one. Thank you so much to the Academy. I want to share this with my fellow nominees and

with the amazing ensemble of actors that I had the privilege to work with in this movie. Thank you, Woody, for trusting me with this beautiful character. Thank for you having written over all these years some of the

greatest characters for women. And I cannot talk about great female characters without thanking my friend Pedro Almodóvar for having made me part of so many of his adventures. Thank you, Bigas Luna, Fernando

Trueba, for giving me my first movies. Thank you, Harvey Weinstein. I wanted to dedicate this to my parents and to my brother and sister, to my friend Robert Carlo, who is not with us anymore, and to everyone who

has helped me from the beginning and you know who you are and I thank you from my heart.

I grew up in a place called Alcobendas, where this was not a very realistic dream. And I, always on the night of the Academy Awards, I stay up to watch the show and I always felt that this was, this ceremony was a

moment of unity for the world because art, in any form, is and has been and will always be our universal language and we should do everything we can, everything we can, to protect its survival. So I thank you so much

and I have to say something in Spanish, because everyone?

[Speaks in Spanish.]


Really? Slumdog Millionaire?

Slumdog Millionaire has won Best Motion Picture but that doesn’t mean it needs to be remembered as the best film of 2008. Forrest Gump won in ’94 and now most seem to prefer Shawshank Redemption. Watch Slumdog again. Question why the movie starts with a cheesy Who Wants To Be A Millionaire question and ends with its equally cheesy answer.

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BREAKING NEWS: Raiders Release Safety Gibirl Wilson

A shocking move today, as the Oakland Raiders cut ties with not only disgruntled receiver Ronald Curry and defensive end Kalimba Edwards, but their former strong safety Gibril Wilson...

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BART holdup victim grabs knife, kills robber

A 23-year-old visitor from the East Coast had just gotten money from an ATM when he told his friend on a cell phone that he had a bad feeling about two men approaching him at the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland.

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If AP Is Suing Bloggers Who Use It's Hot News? How Does It Explain YouTube?

The AP has a provision for one to use it's videos on their blogs.  We use that here.   But does that mean we're going to have to worry about the Associated Press suing us for using videos they posted and allowed us to use on YouTube?  It seems like they could try, and lose at , doing that.

Pay attention to this AP v. All Headiine News case because a kind of argument like that is being advanced by the same AP as above.  They can't win and All Headline News should file a motion for the judge to toss the case on the grounds that they can't win it.

Stay tuned.