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  • Election Coverage via ROKU

    11/06/2016 12:06:11 PM PST · by madison10 · 18 replies
    Self | 11/6/2016 | Maddie10
    Just set up ROKU TV, could someone advise as to the best station to get good, fair elections coverage. I have to dig so deep into the channels to find conservative TV. Thanks.
  • Actor Tony Burton, ex-boxer who played Apollo Creed trainer, dies

    02/26/2016 8:37:56 AM PST · by DemforBush · 11 replies
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | 2/26/16 | N/A (Reuters)
    Reuters) - Tony Burton, a former boxer who portrayed Apollo Creed's trainer in six of the "Rocky" movies, has died at age 78 after a long illness...
  • Sylvester Stallone on Donald Trump, Republicans and Running for Office

    01/09/2016 12:40:18 PM PST · by EveningStar · 38 replies
    Variety ^ | January 8, 2016 | Ramin Setoodeh
    ...Although [Sylvester Stallone has] been called a Republican, for supporting John McCain's 2008 presidential run, Stallone says he's not a member of the GOP. "May the best fighter win," he said. "I don't think you can be totally one-sided forever. Then you close your mind to all sorts of possibilities. It's just, 'Who comes along better at that time for what the planet is going through?' Right now, it's pretty confusing on every side." What does he think of the Republican frontrunner? "I love Donald Trump," he said. "He's a great Dickensian character. You know what I mean? There are...
  • Sylvester Stallone May Finally Win Oscar for Playing Rocky Balboa in “Creed”

    11/25/2015 1:54:57 PM PST · by be-baw · 61 replies
    Showbiz*411 ^ | November 25, 2015 | Roger Friedman
    ... Stallone [was] nominated for Best Actor for playing "Rocky" in 1977. (Peter Finch won for "Network.") He has never been nominated since then. But his work is so good now as the boxing coach for Jordan's Adonis Creed, Stallone is very likely to sweep in and surprise everyone. (This would be bad news for the many other potential nominees from "Spotlight" and other films.) "Creed" is a total hit, a must see movie for Thanksgiving weekend. Coogler is 29 years old and this is second movie, after the wonderful "Fruitvale Station" Not only has be brought Jordan over from...
  • Tourists get knockout photo of Sylvester Stallone atop 'Rocky' steps

    01/21/2015 6:23:47 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 18 replies
    wptv West Palm Beach ^ | 1-21-15 | n/a
    <p>PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A group of tourists who ran up the "Rocky" steps got a knockout photo at the top - a selfie with Rocky himself.</p> <p>Peter Rowe said he and two friends had just finished racing up the staircase at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Saturday when they saw Sylvester Stallone.</p>
  • Motorist: 500-pound moose 'fell out of the sky'

    05/12/2009 1:58:47 PM PDT · by decimon · 72 replies · 2,996+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 12, 2009 | Unknown
    > Bailey said the driver, who was under the bridge when he spotted the falling moose, was "pretty excited about it." >
  • VIDEO: Watch the moment an ex-world champ called Rocky KOs abusive man

    09/23/2013 2:13:42 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 24 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | march 8, 2013 | Mike Dawes
    Of all the people this unfortunate man could have picked a fight with, he just had to chose a former world champion. Minding his own business, Rocky Lockridge, who in his prime beat Roger Mayweather, uncle of Floyd, to win the WBA super-featherweight title, is approached by a man shouting abuse. He faces up to the former boxer while onlookers attempt to persuade Lockridge not to take action. But he ignores them and delivers a left-right combination which leaves his aggressor out cold.
  • Boxer Tommy Morrison of "Rocky V" fame dies at 44

    09/02/2013 10:33:49 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 57 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | September 2, 2013
    Tommy Morrison, the former heavyweight champion who stood toe-to-toe with Lennox Lewis and George Foreman and later tested positive for HIV, died Monday. He was 44... He was a prodigious puncher whose bid to fight in the 1988 Seoul Olympics ended at the hands of Ray Mercer, who later dealt Morrison his first professional loss. He had a starring role in "Rocky V" alongside Sylvester Stallone. And perhaps most memorably, Morrison tested positive for HIV when the virus still carried a significant stigma, only to declare later the test was false...
  • Yo, Audience! Get Ready For Rocky The Musical

    04/28/2013 9:48:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    ap ^ | April 28, 2013 4:44 PM
    ... Producers said Sunday they plan to get Rocky up and punching at the Winter Garden Theatre by February following a successful debut in Hamburg last fall. Based on the Oscar-winning 1976 film, the musical features a score by Ragtime veterans Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and a story by Thomas Meehan, who wrote The Producers and Hairspray. Originally written in English but translated into German for its world premiere and billed as Rocky: Das Musical, the show is produced by Stallone and Stage Entertainment USA. ... The musical stays close to the film, which charted the rise and romance...
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle - Election Parody

    11/05/2012 3:58:51 PM PST · by bigbob · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jun 18, 2008 | RetroHeroes
    When Badenov is good enough! Join Rocky & Bullwinkle in another hilarious parody.
  • Bennett plans write-in for 11th Congressional seat (Michigan alert)

    06/03/2012 9:39:52 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 14 replies
    WLNS Channel 6 ^ | June 1, 2012
    A former state senator from Canton Township wants the 11th Congressional District seat currently belonging to Republican Thaddeus McCotter. Republican Loren Bennett tells the Detroit Free Press Friday that he is planning to run as a write-in candidate. He was in the Michigan Senate from 1995 to 2002.
  • Rare Albino Squirrel Spotted by Photographer in Ramsgate Park

    04/24/2012 9:23:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    This is Kent ^ | Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    AUTHOR Eric C Bartholomew has photographed lots of animals elephants, tigers, wild boar but none were as tricky to capture as Thanet's albino squirrel. The 67-year-old scribbler, of St Lawrence Chase, Ramsgate, spotted the white wonder in a park close to Ramsgate's Royal Esplanade on Monday, April 16. Wildlife experts estimate that the odds of a pure white squirrel being born are one in 100,000. Mr Bartholomew, a safari lover, chased the rare rodent around the park for 20 minutes before he got his shot at about 7am. He said: "I was in the right place at the...
  • Fearless Squirrels Invade Qns. Co-Op

    04/24/2012 9:31:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 16, 2012 | DAN MACLEOD and CYNTHIA R. FAGEN
    They are marauding gangs of troublemakers who set fire to cars, cut electrical wires and cause power outages, evading capture by scaling walls and climbing trees. But while the Queens co-op residents being terrorized by the daredevil vandals say they know exactly who their tormentors are, they insist that theyre helpless in stopping the crime wave because the suspects are sex-happy squirrels. Its like Occupy Wall Street here, lamented Bob Friedrich, president of the under-siege co-op at Glen Oaks Village. Its gotten worse in the past six months. Were getting calls that they are in peoples apartments.
  • Ivan Drago Hates Socialism

    03/23/2012 11:09:59 AM PDT · by OddLane · 5 replies
    MK Hammer Time ^ | March 23, 2012 | Mary Katharine
    Ivan Drago. He was the soulless, socialist automaton of our 80s imagination, threatening to smash Americas Apollo Creedian hubris under his monstrous fists. This week, the man who played perhaps the most iconic Communist character of 80s cinema (Sorry, moustachioed dudes of Red Dawn) reflected on why he left his home country for America in an interview with Adam Carolla. Swedish-born Dolph Lundgren, already a karate champion, came to America as an engineering student. Somewhere between MIT and martial-arts tournaments, he became a body guard for Grace Jones, was photographed by Andy Warhol, and got cast as a virtual unknown...
  • Guess Who's Getting Antsy About Santorum...

    02/24/2012 9:32:47 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-24-12 | Jared H. McAndersen
    I had a feeling a year ago that Santorum would end up a real contender, and now Obama has unleashed the hounds on him. I'm not necessarily endorsing him. However, I can't help but admire a man left for dead politically 6 years ago, by both sides, rising to the precipice of front-runner status. Hit him with your best shot, Mr. President...
  • The Rocky Hora Chanukah SING ALONG! The Shlomones

    12/18/2011 11:13:38 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/18/11 | The Whatsup Band
    The same video captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing and karaoke
  • The Coupon Whisperer: Rocky Couponing

    01/03/2011 5:21:47 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 46 replies
    The Coupon Whisperer ^ | January 3, 2011 | PJ-Comix
    ONE-TWO! ONE-TWO!ONE-TWO!ONE-TWO! ONE-TWO! ONE-TWO! ONE-TWO! ONE-TWO! ONE-TWO!LEFT-RIGHT!LEFT RIGHT!LEFT-RIGHT!LEFT-RIGHT! LEFT-RIGHT! LEFT-RIGHT! LEFT-RIGHT! LEFT-RIGHT! LEFT-RIGHT!Combination after coupon combination! Getting strong now Won't be long now Getting strong now Yeah, baby! Today to an outside observer I probably appeared like some ordinary shlub obsessed with coupons walking up and down the aisles of Walgreen's. However, in my own mind I was the ROCKY of couponers scoring hit after hit on deal after deal. They just kept coming one after another. FREE Omega Factor 3 which yielded Register Rewards to get me FREE SalonPas Arthritis Pain Patches which yielded me Register Rewards to...
  • Studios 'court Glee creator' for Rocky Horror Picture Show remake

    10/19/2010 6:11:10 AM PDT · by tlb · 28 replies
    Guardian ^ | 19 October 2010 | Ben Child
    It holds the record for the longest theatrical release in history, having never left cinemas since its 1975 debut. Now the Rocky Horror Picture Show could be set for a new lease of life after it was reported that studio heads are courting Ryan Murphy, creator of the TV series Glee, to take charge of a remake. Murphy has met with studio executives at Twentieth Century Fox offshoot Fox 2000 to discuss the project, but has not yet committed. He recently shot a Rocky Horror-themed episode of Glee, which is due to air in the US on October 26. The...
  • U.S. Rep. Peters trails in latest tracking poll

    09/16/2010 7:44:58 AM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 30 replies
    Oakland Press ^ | 9-15-2010 | Charles Crumm
    Republican challenger Rocky Raczkowski has the lead over first-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Gary Peters in the 9th congressional district, an independent weekly tracking poll released Wednesday indicates. The automated poll conducted Sept. 13 of 300 likely voters in the 9th congressional district and 400 likely voters statewide has Raczkowski at 45 percent and Peters at 40.7 percent with 10.3 percent undecided. The poll was conducted by The Rossman Group in partnership with Team TelCom. Kelly Rossman, CEO and founder of the Lansing-based Rossman Group, says Raczkowski is benefiting from the sour mood of voters towards Congress. "It's no secret that...
  • The LEFT thinks the "Yo Rock" is too patriotic?

    08/23/2010 8:07:14 AM PDT · by JNRoberts · 20 replies
    O'Reilly Factor ^ | 8/20/10 | Bill O'Reilly/Sly Stallone
    Sylvester Stallone responds to Liberal attacks