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Why Television Is Trouncing Film at Major Media Companies

Why Television Is Trouncing Film at Major Media Companies | steveberke | Scoop.it

Movies are fast becoming the ugly stepchild for major media companies, while television continues to be the cash cow that drives profits.

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A Big Mistake In Obama's War on Medical Marijuana

A Big Mistake In Obama's War on Medical Marijuana | steveberke | Scoop.it

For over a year now, the Obama Administration has been steadily escalating its assault on medical marijuana. What was already a mess has been getting worse from one week to the next, and each new attack revives the question of whether the feds have finally taken things too far.

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Dead Toddler Reanimates at Own Wake to Ask for Some Water, Then Re-Dies

Dead Toddler Reanimates at Own Wake to Ask for Some Water, Then Re-Dies | steveberke | Scoop.it

Two-year-old Kelvin Santos was declared officially dead after succumbing to pneumonia at Aberlardo Santos Hospital. The family held an open-casket wake later that same day, inviting relatives to pay their respects.  Then, just one hour before the funeral, the boy unexpectedly sat up and asked his father if he could have "some water."

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Cats away! Artist turns his dead pet into flying helicopter after it is killed by a car

Cats away! Artist turns his dead pet into flying helicopter after it is killed by a car | steveberke | Scoop.it
Artist Bart Jansen decided to turn his cat Orville, named after the famous aviator Orville Wright, into a permanent piece of artwork by transforming him into a flying helicopter.
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USC's Steve Johnson wins 2nd straight NCAA singles tennis title - Tennis - SI.com

USC's Steve Johnson wins 2nd straight NCAA singles tennis title - Tennis - SI.com | steveberke | Scoop.it

The tournament's No. 1 seed ended his college career with 72 consecutive victories, finishing the season 32-0. 

 

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A User's Guide To Smoking Pot With Barack Obama

A User's Guide To Smoking Pot With Barack Obama | steveberke | Scoop.it
Barry was quite the accomplished marijuana enthusiast back in high school and college. Excerpts from David Maraniss' Barack Obama: The Story dealing with the elaborate drug culture surrounding ...
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Ex-USC recruit exonerated on rape conviction

Ex-USC recruit exonerated on rape conviction | steveberke | Scoop.it
The rape conviction of once-promising California prep football star Brian Banks has been vacated following his accuser's recantation.
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Unknown Aussie breaks record for fastest serve three times in same match (?)

Unknown Aussie breaks record for fastest serve three times in same match (?) | steveberke | Scoop.it
Australia's Samuel Groth, ranked No.340 and best known in tennis circles for being the ex-husband of tennis player Jarmila Groth, set an unofficial ATP record last week when he hit a serve 164.3 mph at a challenger event in … Continue reading →...
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Columbia University janitor graduates from ivy league school after 12 years

Columbia University janitor graduates from ivy league school after 12 years | steveberke | Scoop.it
His graduation with honors capped a dozen years of studies, including readings in ancient Latin and Greek...
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Thanks to Jorge Gonzalez, Miami Beach Is Now Dade's Most Corrupt Town - Miami News - Riptide 2.0

Thanks to Jorge Gonzalez, Miami Beach Is Now Dade's Most Corrupt Town - Miami News - Riptide 2.0 | steveberke | Scoop.it

"For a long time now, money has talked at city hall, not the people who live in this city," Buchanan said. "As long as the millionaires and the European developers are the priority, it doesn't matter who's running this place. It's not paradise for the people who live here."

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Florida finds nearly 2,700 potential non-U.S. citizens on voting rolls - Florida - MiamiHerald.com

Florida finds nearly 2,700 potential non-U.S. citizens on voting rolls - Florida - MiamiHerald.com | steveberke | Scoop.it
The state has found thousands of potential non-U.S. citizens on voting rolls and an analysis indicates a third could have voted in previous elections.
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Why Television Is Trouncing Film at Major Media Companies

Why Television Is Trouncing Film at Major Media Companies | steveberke | Scoop.it

Movies are fast becoming the ugly stepchild for major media companies, while television continues to be the cash cow that drives profits.

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Bloomberg Backs Plan to Limit Arrests for Marijuana

Bloomberg Backs Plan to Limit Arrests for Marijuana | steveberke | Scoop.it

Under Mr. Cuomo’s proposal, the state would downgrade the possession of 25 grams or less of marijuana in public view from a misdemeanor to a violation, with a maximum fine of $100 for first-time drug offenders.

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3 Years After Taxpayer Bailout, Bank of America Ships Jobs Overseas

3 Years After Taxpayer Bailout, Bank of America Ships Jobs Overseas | steveberke | Scoop.it
Bank of America, which last fall announced plans to lay off 30,000 workers, is about to go on a hiring spree—overseas.
America's second-largest bank is relocating its business-support operations to the Philippines. The move, which includes a portion of the bank's customer service unit, comes less than three years after Bank of America received a $45 billion federal bailout.
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Naked man killed by Police near MacArthur Causeway was ‘eating’ face off victim - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

Naked man killed by Police near MacArthur Causeway was ‘eating’ face off victim - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com | steveberke | Scoop.it
One man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after he was attacked and his face allegedly half eatten, by a naked man on the MacArthur Causeway off ramp, police said.
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Chef Serves Up Own Genitals At Banquet (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Chef Serves Up Own Genitals At Banquet (GRAPHIC PHOTOS) | steveberke | Scoop.it
This chef's got balls. Mao Sugiyama, a self-described "asexual" from Tokyo, cooked up, seasoned and served his own genitalia to five diners at a swanky banquet in Japan last month, Calorie Lab reported.
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The Vetting - Exclusive - Obama's Literary Agent in 1991 Booklet: 'Born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii'

The Vetting - Exclusive - Obama's Literary Agent in 1991 Booklet: 'Born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii' | steveberke | Scoop.it
Breitbart News has obtained a promotional booklet produced in 1991 by Barack Obama's then-literary agency, Acton & Dystel, which touts Obama as "born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii."...
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The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon

The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon | steveberke | Scoop.it
This is what I see when i think about higher education in this country today: Remember the housing meltdown ? Tough to forget isn’t it. The formula for the housing boom and bust was simple. A...
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15 year anniversary of downtown Miami Tornado

15 year anniversary of downtown Miami Tornado | steveberke | Scoop.it

Coolest video ever.  Look as it goes down the Venetian Causeway.  

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Daniel Chong, University of California student left in a holding cell for 4 days, files $20M claim against DEA - Crimesider - CBS News

Daniel Chong, University of California student left in a holding cell for 4 days, files $20M claim against DEA - Crimesider - CBS News | steveberke | Scoop.it

Chong had been picked up in a drug sweep but was never arrested or charged. He spent four days forgotten in the windowless cell before Drug Enforcement Administration agents opened the door.

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What We're Really Talking About When We Talk About Hillary Clinton Without Makeup

What We're Really Talking About When We Talk About Hillary Clinton Without Makeup | steveberke | Scoop.it

For men who believe that a woman is only as valuable as she is interesting to their dicks, exposing a woman for being imperfect or or somehow sloppy — think STARS WITHOUT MAKEUP! photospreads or accidental boob flashes — means that they've once again denigrated a woman in the way that most matters to her.

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