Homeless Man Offered A Job By the Cleveland Cavs

5 January 2011 at 2:57 pm (Entertainment, Life, News, Raves, Sports, Televison) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )


I’m a bit late on this but this is a brief interview with a man claiming to have a God-given voice for radio and it’s not just a claim … it’s a FACT. His name is Ted Williams, he is currently homeless. Here he explains his life story briefly in just under a minute.

The video on YouTube has garnered over 4 million views in just over 24 hours. Talk about viral! Amazing!

Since the video made its way around the world, I’m happy to report that Ted has received an offer of not just a full-time job but also a mortgage on a home by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The story is below:

Ted Williams, a homeless man who is the subject of viral video that has captivated the internet at large, has been offered a full-time job and a mortgage on a home by Quicken Loans Arena and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

A woman named Tracy, representing Quicken Loans and the Cavaliers, called WNCI 97.9 on Wednesday morning and made the offer. CNBC’s Darren Rovell confirmed the authenticity of the offer on Twitter. Williams was inundated with offers throughout his appearance, so there is no word whether the offer has been accepted or signed at this point.

Williams story became a viral sensation on Tuesday with the original YouTube clip reaching more than four million views in 24 hours. He was found by a Columbus Dispatch reporter on the side of the road, using his incredible voice to collect money on the street. You can watch the original clip here.

The Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena are offering voiceover work in radio and television along with a new website launch that will require voiceover work from Williams.

You can hear the interview with Ted Williams on WNCI by clicking here.

The Cavaliers offer does not figure to be the last one that Williams receives. According to Rovell on Twitter, NFL Films is looking to contact the man dubbed the “Homeless D.J.” about work. Williams is also sorting through numerous opportunities for other appearance on national TV and radio, which could result in further offers in the days to come. [Source]

I can only imagine if this all works out a movie on this mans’ life will soon follow. I love GOOD news like this. It lifts my spirits and reiterates that there are still good and deserving people in this world. God bless him.

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Kanye West – Power (SNL Performance)

3 October 2010 at 1:00 pm (#Kanyeshrug, Entertainment, Heavy Rotation, Music, Televison, Videos) (, , , , )


JUST in case you missed it 😉

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NBC’s The Event

21 September 2010 at 10:23 am (Entertainment, Televison) (, , , , , )


The Event, premiered on NBC last night at 9pm, and I’m already hooked.

Here’s a synopsis of the program:

The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker (Jason Ritter, “The Class”), an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila (Sarah Roemer, “Disturbia”), and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.

Sean’s quest will send ripples through the lives of an eclectic band of strangers, including newly elected U.S. President Elias Martinez (Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, “In Treatment”); Sophia Maguire (Emmy Award nominee Laura Innes, “ER”), who is the leader of a mysterious group of detainees; and Leila’s shadowy father (Scott Patterson, “Gilmore Girls”). Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind.

It reminds me of a perfect mix between Lost and 24 (both shows of which I loved and will sorely miss this Fall).  It stars Jason Ritter (the son of the late John Ritter), Blair Underwood (who looks kinda rough yet is aging well, if that makes sense – lol), Laura Innes and Lisa Vidal just to name a few. I’d been amped for this premiere for a few months ever since someone put me on to the trailer via a message board earlier this summer.  I REALLY enjoyed the pilot and already can’t wait for next Monday. PLEASE watch this if you haven’t. I’m sure you’ll like it.

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Vote For Landlord & Juice On MTV

27 June 2010 at 1:48 pm (Campaigns, Entertainment, Funny Things, Local Events, Raves, Televison, Toronto Life, Videos) (, , , , , , , , )


MTV CANADA LINK: http://casting.mtv.ca/promote.php?p=577

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @Kamakacci_Juice <== I have NO idea why it says “us” but only Juice’s twitter is listed. Let me go get Landlord’s … poor ting ==> @landlordd

AND CHECK OUT THE NEW MTV CANADA CASTING CALL VIDEO ” LANDLORD & JUICE ” OF DEADSTOCKTORONTO — SUPPORT THEM !

watch the youtube videos:

(offical video)

(landlord & juice fat boys)

and join the fanpage :

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Landlord-Juice/123270457712838?ref=mf

MTV CANADA (WE NEED OUR OWN REALITY SHOW) <== THEY REALLY DO

::: all info provided by Juice’s Facebook  (except Landlord’s twitter – smh) :::

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Genuine Heroics

12 February 2010 at 12:24 am (Life, News, Televison, WTF!?) (, , , , , , , , , , )


Talk about adrenaline … wow … AMAZING clip. I just saw this on CTV News not even 5 minutes ago and immediately had to search and post.

I don’t know many people that would risk their lives like this to save that of a perfect stranger’s. WOW! This gentleman deserves ALL the accolades he will surely receive.

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I’m Hyped

16 January 2010 at 3:06 pm (Entertainment, Raves, Televison) (, , )


Beginning: Sunday. January 17. 2010 … Two Nights. 4 hours. Be there. 9/8 central on Fox.

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Brittany Murphy Dead At 32

20 December 2009 at 3:10 pm (Beauty, Health & Fitness, Celebrity, Entertainment, Movies, News, Televison, WTF!?) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )


Brittany Murphy died early this morning after she went into full cardiac arrest and could not be revived, multiple sources tell TMZ.

She was 32.

A 911 call was made at 8:00 AM from a home in Los Angeles that is listed as belonging to her husband, Simon Monjack, the Los Angeles City Fire Department tells TMZ.

We’re told Murphy was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Murphy starred in such films as “Clueless,” “8 Mile,” and “Don’t Say a Word.”

Story developing …

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Top Christmas Gifts For 2009.

19 December 2009 at 5:07 pm (Family, Life, Movies, Music, Product Reviews, Sites To Check For, technology, Televison) (, , , , , , , , , , )


If you are having a hard time buying for that special someone on your list … or even just a SOMEONE then fear no more. I usually find it extremely hard to buy for my mother. She’ll usually give me the “Oh you don’t have to get me a thing, baby” speech but when I dig and pester enough, there are always a few things she’d LIKE to have. I wish she was easier to buy for. It’s not because she’s picky or ungrateful. She’s just the opposite. If I got my mom a bag of soil she’d smile delightedly and state she could plant flowers in the Spring even though gardening isn’t her thing and never has been. She’s just happy and grateful for anything and it’s this fact that makes her so hard to buy for. I always want to get her something she will ACTUALLY like and find useful. Not something for the house but for HER and other than the usual perfume, CD’s or robes and pajamas staples, she rarely lists off things for herself. I was perusing the web and there was a great site I came across for the Top Gifts of 2009. Have a look! We’re getting down to the wire, folk. Only 5 1/2 days left! Personally I’m completely enchanted by the Kindle reading device. It’s pricey as all hell but it’s something I’m thinking of buying for myself. This site has everything from shopping for newborns and toddlers to the avid reader and gamer. There’s something for everyone!

Top Christmas Gifts For 2009

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Shane Sparks Charged With Felony Child Molestation

18 December 2009 at 11:12 pm (Celebrity, Entertainment, Music, News, Oh You So Nasty!, Televison, WTF!?) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )


These are THE worst kinds of allegations to harm any celebs career (paging Pleasure P). I’m thoroughly disgusted of course but all the same I’m interested to know why its taken the alleged victim 15 years to come forward. I’ll have my eye on this story as it unfolds. I’m a huge fan of Shane’s work … this is depressing.

Los Angeles police arrested “America’s Best Dance Crew” judge Shane Sparks (born Melvin Shane Sparks), Friday morning (December 18) on a felony warrant and charged him with eight counts of felony child molestation. He is being held on $590,000 bail.

According to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Sparks, 40, was taken into custody at around 8 a.m. PT on Friday on a felony warrant charging him with molestation that began in 1993 and allegedly continued until 1997.

Sparks, whose age was listed as 40 in the arrest warrant, was charged with six felony counts of committing a lewd act on a child, identified by her first name and last initial as being under the age of 14, “with the intent of arousing, appealing to, and gratifying the lust, passions and sexual desires of the said defendant and the said child.” The alleged incidents are said to have occurred between July 1, 1994 and August 1, 1994, December 1, 1994 and August 3, 1995, August 4, 1995 and April 30, 1997 and April 4, 1995 and April 30, 1997.

He was also charged with two counts of oral copulation of a person under the age of 16 by someone over the age of 21 for incidents that allegedly occurred between April 4, 1995 and April 30, 1997 and August 4, 1995 and April 30, 1997.

KTTV Fox News 11 in Los Angeles reported that the victim was one of Sparks’ dance students at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles.

MTV had no comment on the arrest, and a rep for Sparks told MTV News that no comment was available at press time.

Cincinnati-born Sparks has worked with Brandy, Aaliyah, Monica and Lindsay Lohan and was nominated for an Emmy for his choreography on “So You Think You Can Dance.”

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Oprah Winfrey To End Her Show

19 November 2009 at 8:14 pm (Entertainment, Family, Life, News, Televison) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )


The media mogul Oprah Winfrey will end her iconic daytime talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in 2011 as she prepares to start a cable channel of her own.

A spokeswoman for Ms. Winfrey’s production company confirmed Thursday evening that Ms. Winfrey will make the announcement on her program on Friday. The plans were first reported by WABC, the ABC station in New York City.

“The sun will set on the Oprah show as its 25th season draws to a close on September 9, 2011,” WABC said.

In a statement, CBS Television Distribution said, “We have the greatest respect for Oprah and wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavors. We know that anything she turns her hand to will be a great success. We look forward to working with her for the next several years, and hopefully afterwards as well.”

Ms. Winfrey, 55, informed her talk show staff of the decision on Thursday afternoon. The news immediately rattled the television world, which had expected that she would make a decision about the fate of her program by the end of the year.

After her broadcast talk show winds down, Ms. Winfrey will concentrate exclusively on her forthcoming cable channel, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. The channel is a joint venture between her production company and Discovery Communications. Getting the channel off the ground has proved challenging amid management turnover and an uncertain advertising climate.

OWN will have its premiere on cable in January 2011, according to a person with knowledge of Ms. Winfrey’s decision who insisted on anonymity. That timeline will theoretically give Ms. Winfrey about nine months to promote her cable channel on her existing show.

“The Oprah Winfrey Show” remains the most successful talk show in syndication, reaching about seven million viewers a day. It has been vital to the success of ABC, whose local station group has been the primary home of the show since it started in syndication in 1986.

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