Archive for the ‘Gossip’ Category

News Day Tuesday: Elect Bruno Five-0

September 21, 2010

Wow, lots of big Hawaii news as of late. From the election results, to Bruno Mars getting busted for cocaine, to the premiere of Hawaii Five-0. Thought it might be time to dust off “News Day Tuesday” for all y’all to sound off on some of these topics. Holla!

* Election Results?
– Pretty much went how I thought it would.

* Bruno Mars?
– Pretty disappointing. I was interesting in trying to line him up for an interview, but not so much anymore…

* Hawaii Five-0?
– I unfortunately had plans last night and missed it, but hope it does well for the sake of the state. Will definitely try to catch the next one.

* Top Chef?
– I know, I know, it’s not really Hawaii related and the season is already pau, but you guys always seem to wanna talk about it so hear ya go! LOL!

P.S. In case you missed it: Scenes from the Rice Fest! 😉
P.P.S. Here’s Mars’ latest single: Just the Way You Are. Good shtuff nonetheless. 😛


Bruno Mars – “Just the Way You Are”

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Celebrities Who Could Use Plastic Surgery

January 22, 2010

So the latest gossip these days (or so I hear) is about Heidi Montag’s/Pratt’s plastic surgery craziness, where she apparently underwent 10 surgeries during the fall, completely changing her look. (You can Google it later at your leisure cause it’s probably in the “NSFW” category 😛 ).

On that note, the “Fave Friday” topic of the day is: Celebrities Who Could Use Plastic Surgery (or maybe even a list of those who shouldn’t have gotten plastic surgery? 8) ). I know there are tons of ’em out there, but the only one I can think of, off the top of my head, is: Barbra Streisand. I’ll leave the rest for you to list below. 8)

Others like DJ Qualls, Steve Buscemi, and former NBA star Sam Cassell qualify, but to me, they are quirky and endearing, and that “different” look is what makes them unique and stand out.

What I can’t stand is when a celebrity is obviously ugly, but yet arrogant and overconfident (i.e. Usher). I know, I know. I know nothing about him on a personal level and it’s shallow for me to come to a crass judgment based simply on what I see, but sorry Usher, you make the list. *grin*

  • Barbra Streisand
  • Usher

Wotchu tink?

Talk to me!
* What other celebrities/athletes would you like to see go under the knife.
* Am I the only one upset over NBC’s ridiculous buyout of Conan O’Brien? I am soooo boycotting Jay Leno now!
* Are you ready for some football? Who you rootin’ for this weekend? Jets, Colts, Vikings, or Saints? Wouldn’t a Colts/Saints Super Bowl be pretty nuts?
* What did you think of the NBA All-Star Voting results?
* Does anybody really care about Tiger Woods in the sex rehab clinic?
* Any A.I. (American Idol) chatter out dea?
* Gooooo Bows! Think they got a shot against #1 WAC ranked La Tech?

Shoots den! Have a great VH07V Friday and an even greater weekend. See you on da flip side! 🙂

Fave Five Friday – Celebrity Photo Opps

August 14, 2009

I’ve never been a fan of autographs. It’s too easy to forge, and, unless you can verify it and possibly even sell it for a premium, to me, it’s worthless. Celebrities are humans too. Some piece of paper with their chicken scratch on it doesn’t hold much weight. That’s just me.

But, as girly/kiddie as it sounds, what really gets me charged is getting a photo with said celeb. I value this the most because it has significance to me and me alone. I don’t care if it’s worthless to anyone else and ruined cause my ugly mug is in the photo, it’s just good kine fun and proof – in that particular moment in time – that I was there and actually met somebody I could tell a story about.

This past weekend in Philly, I had a blasty blast. Not only did I get that interview with Bruddah Shane, I was also able to sneak in some photo opps with “stars” from the MMA world, thanks to our awesome seats at UFC 101 the night before! Peeps like:

Cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran

Stitch caught the same flight as us from Vegas. Cool guy!
“Stitch” caught the same flight as us from Vegas. Cool guy!

UFC President Dana White

UFC President Dana White taking the time to greet his fans
UFC President Dana White taking the time to greet his fans

Fighter Frank Trigg

Newly signed UFC fighter (again) Frank Twinkle Toes Trigg. Why does Bari look so upset?
Newly signed (again) UFC fighter Frank “Twinkle Toes” Trigg. Why does Bari look so upset? 8)

Referee Mario Yamasaki

Referee Mario Yamasaki kept coming into the stands for some reason. I caught him after the event was pau
Referee Mario Yamasaki kept coming into the stands for some reason. I caught him one quick one after the event was pau

Phillie All Star Shane Victorino

Me and Bruddah Shane in the Phillie dugout after our interview
Me and Bruddah Shane in the Phillie dugout after our interview

Which led me to this week’s Fave Five question. Which 5 celebs would you most like to have a photo with? If photos ain’t your bag, you can use autographs for your list.

  1. Flavor Flav – OMG! He’s so flamboyant and out there! This would be the funnest photo, like EVER! LOL!
  2. Mr. T – see above! Seems like a nice, humble guy too.
  3. Kimbo Slice – he’s crazy intense, but seems like a cool, mellow cat, outside the ring. I give him mad props for starting from scratch in the coming season of the Ultimate Fighter!
  4. Michael Jordan/Tiger Woods – gods in their respective games, though I’m not sure how good/genuine their personalities would be.
  5. Hugh Hefner – no words necessary! LOL!

I’m sure I’m missing a lot more, so lemme hear it. Send over your list of celebs you’d like to get a pic with/meet/get an autograph from.

Some celebs I forgot to mention were those that would bring the most cashola to my pocket (when sold to the tabloids). *grin* Maybe a scandalous shot with Jon or Kate, or both? Or Brangelina? Or even the Octo-mom? Is she even relevant anymore? 😛

Anyway, I digress. Have fun with this list on your T.G.I. Friday y’all!

Happy VHO7V Friday and have an awesome weekend k? Shoots!

(Editor’s note: Don’t get me wrong. I ain’t no celebrity stalker/groupie type, as the pictures above may make it seem. LOL! If I had to stand in line and wait a couple hours for one photo, I wouldn’t do it. These just so happen to fall into place a-ight? 😛 )

Chris Brown’s Video Apology

July 23, 2009

I know, I know, it’s like 3 days after the fact, but I already had some blogs queued up yo. Cut me some slack. 😛

Anyway, if you didn’t already catch this, here’s Chris Brown’s video apology to Rihanna and his fans. Since it’s Survey Thursday, let’s list some questions for you to answer at the bottom…


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4SD6oBvbKY

Talk to me!
* Do you believe him?
* Do you care?
* Well scripted by him or his PR people?
* Once a beater, always a beater?
* Is growing up in an abusive home an excuse?
* Too little, too late?
* How would you have handled this if you were Chris?
* What would you do if you were Rihanna?
* What would you do if you were Rihanna’s parent?
* What would you do if you were Rihanna’s next boyfriend?
* Interested in Chris Brown’s career going forward?

Fave Five Friday: Reality Show Couples

June 26, 2009

So it was recently reported that Jon and Kate Gosselin have filed for divorce. Gee, who saw that one coming?

Along those lines, we’ll go with that theme for this week’s Fave Five blog: Fave Five Reality Show Couples. I needs ta be honest though. I’m more excited to fill out the least fave list. Let’s see what we come up with shall we?

Fave Five Reality Show Couples:

  1. Flavor Flav + Anyone– you gotsta love his passion and honesty for trying to find true love on “Flavor of Love.” And, although he’s admirably decided to stay with his baby’s mama following the 3rd and last season, a part of me still wants him to keep going. Can’t get enough of that guy man! LOL!
  2. Travis Barker + Shanna Moakler – although they’ve had a lot of drama following them in the news, I was a fan of their show “Meet the Barkers” back in the day.
  3. Nick Lachey + Jessica Simpson – how can you not like both of them? They seemed to be nice peoples, at least individually… Maybe their life timing was just not right? I secretly wouldn’t mind seeing them get back together and film another season of “Newlyweds”. 8)
  4. New York + Tailor Made – I don’t really like Tailor Made, but he and New York (Tiffany Pollard) were like the most unlikely of couples, so “I Love New York” was just fun to watch. Like a train wreck I couldn’t look away from. 😛
  5. Jeff Conaway + Vikki Lizzi – one word: dysfunctional. Not sure why I wasted hours of my life watching “Celebrity Rehab” but they were also fun/ridiculous to watch.

Bottom Five Reality Show Couples:

  1. Spencer Pratt + Heidi Montag – these two are number 1 on the hated list and won’t ever get overtaken. Why does anyone even care what they’re up to? I have no clue. Gotta hand it to Spencer for his decent marketing skills though.
  2. Jon Gosselin + Kate Gosselin – again… who cares!?
  3. Britney Spears and Kevin Federline – ditto
  4. Christopher Knight + Adrianne Curry – again…
  5. Audrina and Justin-Bobby – need I say more?

If making your list proves too challenging, feel free to just dish/vent about any of the above (or others you love/despise).

Happy VHO7V Friday y’all! Have a good weekend! I’m off to Alaska (Bon Voyage!), but be sure to check in for some exciting blogs ahead:

* Monday, June 29“BJ Penn Answers Your Questions! [Video]”– Remember the questions you guys submitted for BJ Penn last month? I caught Bruddah BJ on tape answering those questions! This one will be promo’d on the front page of the physical paper as well. Support the ’tiser and pick up a copy k?
* Tuesday, June 30– Sistah NeedaHobby holds it down with a blog of her own called “Is It Any Wonder?”, featuring convo and video clips of those one hit wonders we love from yesteryear.
* Wednesday, July 1 – A special edition of “Where In Hawaii Is Edward Sugimoto” is all queued up for y’all! 8)
* Thursday, July 2tita leerz represents with her amusing blog: “Family Reunions: Characters Wanted”
* Friday, July 3 – takin’ a break since it’ll be a holiday for most of us anyway. Happy 4th of July!
* Monday, July 6– props to sistah skycastles (who was originally scheduled for the 29th) for closing out the guest blogging week with a bang with her “Name That Tune Summer Redux” blog.

Support your fellow WWE community peeps and comment away a-ight? Have a good one y’all! See you next month! 🙂

R.I.P. Michael Jackson

June 25, 2009

It has been reported by numerous news sources that the King of Pop has died of cardiac arrest…

WOAH!

Never Judge a Book By Its Cover

April 14, 2009

Here’s what’s hot on the web right now: a shocking video of Susan Boyle and her Britain’s Got Talent performance. Props to kuya.d for the link.

OK, no more words. Just watch the video and I’ll meetcha at the bottom.


If the volume is too low, click here for the official version (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY) (I know, I know, it wouldn’t let me embed the official version)

What’d you think? Pretty touching eh? If I weren’t such a robot, I probably would’ve shed a tear or two. 😉

Talk to me!
* What did you think?
* Did you cry?
* Did it teach you the valuable “Never Judge a Book By Its Cover” life lesson? 8)
* Have you ever judged a book by its cover and got surprised in your own life?
* When people judge you before really knowing you, are you motivated to prove them wrong?

In the news
* Longtime Phillies announcer Harry Kalas dies at 73 (as first reported yesterday by MakiSushi)
* Mel Gibson’s Wife Files for Divorce
* Phil Spector found guilty of 2nd-degree murder
* Former pitcher Mark ‘the Bird’ Fidrych dies at 54
* Adult film star Marilyn Chambers dies at 56
* Hannah Montana earns $32M at box-office

Fun Day Monday: Bill or Barack?

March 23, 2009

I know, I know, this one’s kinda old news, but it was recently forwarded to me again and it’s priceless! Hopefully there are some of you out there who are seeing this for the first time. It’s friggen hilarious! Poor poor Billy boy! 😦

Thankfully, this never happened to me, but I did kiss hair instead of a cheek before.*blush*

My friend Grant once said he doesn’t like to kiss anyone after me because it’ll be like he’s kissing me indirectly. LOL!

The absolute worst is when you see somebody waving at you and you wave back, only to realize that they were waving to the people behind you!!! I hate that! Grrrrr!

Talk to me!
* Did this “diss” ever happen to you?
* What’s the worst “diss” ever?
* Can you think of any other kissing mishaps?
* Got a fun week in store? Share, share!
* Who you takin’ in the World Baseball Championships today? J-Town or K-Town?

Happy Fun Day Monday y’all!

News Day Tuesday: Kitchen Fire 411

March 17, 2009

A-ightchall, here’s a little 411 on how to deal with grease fires in your kitchen. Logic tells us that we should shoot down a fire with water, but in the case of grease fires, the WORST thing to do is to use water. This is due to the fact that when the water comes in contact with the superheated grease, it will immediately vaporize, expanding and carrying more grease particles with it, causing the rate of combustion to dramatically increase and flare up.

Now some of you may already know this, so please bear with us. This is for those of us not yet in the know, and that’s the hope of today’s blog: to help educate our WWE `ohana and keep us all (and our neighbors) safe.

Check out the video below let me/us know what you think.

Here’s a link to a more graphic, to-the-point video. (WARNING: Very Graphic, chicken skin kine)

If talking about grease fires is not your bag on this News Day Tuesday, feel free to dish on any of the topics below, the ones that will inevitably be suggested by kuya.d and tita leerz folks 😛 or any other topic you wish.

* Latest on Anna Nicole / Howard K. Stern
* Your March Madness Brackets
* Whether or not you wore green today *grin*
* Lindsay Lohan’s latest troubles
* John Mayer & Jennifer Aniston’s break up… Again
* Birth of twin baby boys to Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson
* Report of Donte Stallworth’s hitting and killing a man with his car
* Dancing with the Stars last night
* NBA’s ridiculous decision to release green, shamrock/clover infested L.A. Lakers apparel (ala rival Boston Celtics)
* Upcoming June 24 release of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”

In other news, shmall kine plug, but if you or anyone you know is interested in a cleanly kept, white, 2000 Toyota Corolla LE (Kelley Blue Book entry says $5,770, but you can ask for the WWE special 😛 ), let a brutha know. Bonus points for those who can guess where in Hawaii this is. LOL!

2000 Toyota Corolla LE For Sale
2000 Toyota Corolla LE For Sale

* 2000 White Toyota Corolla LE
* 4 cyl, 1.8 Liter
* Automatic Transmission
* Air Conditioning
* Power Steering
* Power Windows
* Power Door Locks
* Tilt Wheel
* AM/FM Stereo
* Dual Front Air Bags
* 80,400 Miles
* Tinted (legal)
* After market car alarm installed from Security Alarm Shop
* Covered Parking
* Driven by non-smoking female
* No car accidents
* Regularly maintained
* 2000 model has a Timing Chain (not timing belt). Good for the life of the engine.
* Oil just changed last month
* Tires just changed last month

* Passenger inside door handle needs to be replaced ($20 or so?)
* Rear passenger side window needs to be fixed ($100 or so?)
* Slight dings on body, but nothing major
* Minor paint-level rust line on bumper

Everything else is running perfectly. Great, dependable, clean, durable car from a quality manufacturer. Driven with a lot of TLC.

Happy St. Patty’s day y’all!

Top Chef…Go!

March 5, 2009

Sorry gangy. Been pretty slammed lately. Dis going be one quick one, but I promise to be back with a vengeance tomorrow.

Lots o’ stuffs going on in the world:

* NFL: Terrell Owens gets cut from the Cowboys (Ed’s notes: damn diva!)
* Entertainment: Chris Brown charged with 2 felonies (Ed’s notes: did you see Rihanna’s face!?)
* Entertainment: Much anticipated Watchmen movie coming out (Ed’s notes: can’t wait!)
* MMA: UFC 96 Jackson vs. Jardine happenin’ this Saturday (Ed’s notes: Gooooooooo Rampage!)
* Tech: Facebook mimics Twitter (Ed’s notes: interesting…)
* TV: Tonight, the American Idol judges will pick the final 3 to make the Top 12 of season 8 (Ed’s notes: I really want Anoop Desai, Matt Giraud, and Ricky Braddy, but I think Megan Corkrey will slip in there somehow)
* WWE: Had a pretty cool, laid-back interview yesterday with Jason “Mayhem” Miller (Ed’s notes: article coming soon!)

But most importantly, at least for you WWE peeps,

* TV: The Top Chef reunion show was last night! Haha!

Let’s talk about any of the above or…

“Top Chef…Go!”
(I told you I would do it leerz! 😛 )