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Comedy: Woman Quits Job Via A Video Of Her Dancing To Kanye West’s “Gone” (Video)

How far is too far with all this technology we have? Hey… whether or not this is too far, it’s too funny! Check out how this woman does the modern version of “Take This Job And Shove It” set to the music of Kanye West (“Gone”).

This looks like something a cast member on HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ would do. Great commentary on valuing shallow views-over-news stances in today’s information media. BUT… if this is really real… it was risky. And it probably helped that this lady works in a field where her job will involve making engaging videos.

Last funny: Though she had an ‘anti’ go-for-the-views stance message, the clip above has over 7 million views thus proving her point of quality over quantity. It took her one quality video like this to connect with people that generated views. Haha

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Comedy: Members Of U.S. Congress ‘Representing’ In Egypt (Video)

VOTE DAMMIT! Okay… no this is not going to turn into a PSA by @ojones1 (this time). This Daily Show with Jon Stewart clip is a comedy post (but watching ELECTED members of our U.S. Congress “represent” us could send me off on a rant). What’s really funniest though is the portion BEFORE the comedians (Samantha Bee, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk) come in. Just watch…

- @ojones1

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60 Minutes: The Legacy Of Michael Jackson (Video)

It’s been four years since Michael Jackson’s passing. The late King of Pop is the subject of the above segment on CBS television’s 60 Minutes. The expose focuses on the talent he possessed (up to the end), his material possessions (all left in the warehouse), his debt (cleared by cash from investments and sales of music and other assets); with extensive conversation with John Branca, executor of MJJ’s estate.

(Damn. Michael Jackson’s estate has made $600 million in the four years since his passing. He’s the King even after going to the hereafter!)

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Teaching Old Drug Dogs A New Way To Sniff? Washington ‘Weed Heads’ Beware (Video)

In Washington state, changes in law enforcement procedures – especially allowing for legal marijuana possession and use – has come with unique challenges. Unique for now… I’m sure other states will eventually have to go through challenges like this: How do you get a dog to respond differently when sniffing for weed in Washington – to let “personal use” ride but still alert handlers to “intent to sell” situations? Some of Washington’s law enforcement agencies have an answer: Stop training drug-sniffing dogs to alert for marijuana.

“Moving forward, it makes most sense not to train dogs to alert to marijuana as that would likely lead to unwarranted investigatory detentions of people who are not breaking any law.”

- Alison Holcomb, author of Washington’s I-502 Law and Drug Policy Director for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

WHAT??!! Is that a round of applause I hear? Wait. You know I have to posit the downside on stuff like this. But I am not alone this time: My worry is ACLU’s worry. Not all law-enforcement agencies are changing procedures for training or using narcotics dogs, as the possession of marijuana is still illegal under FEDERAL law. That’s one thing, but not the MAIN thing. Holcomb has a concern that

“…narcotics dogs trained to alert for legal marijuana could extend detention and questioning beyond the scope of reasonable suspicion of a crime. This is especially worrisome because marijuana residue and odor are much more likely to be present on the state’s residents than any of the other substances dogs are trained to detect.”

Hate stop and frisk? Try stop, SNIFF, frisk, and DETAIN UNTIL COPS FIND SOMETHING TO ARREST YOU FOR.


- @ojones1

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VICE: The Harlem Globetrotters & Dennis Rodman Visit North Korea (Video)

I’ve been posting interesting stories & documentaries from VICE for a few years now. And this isn’t the first time we’ve posted their reports on North Korea, but what makes this particular trip back to North Korea wildly interesting is they’ve brought along the Harlem Globetrotters & former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman. The news that VICE was returning to North Korea & that NBA champion Dennis Rodman agreed to go with them sent shockwaves throughout the world & had everyone around the globe talking. There’s moments of hilarity in this video captured this North Korea trip but it wasn’t at all perpetuated by Dennis Rodman.  It was in the cultural differences & appearances the North Korean government was trying to keep up for their guests. Overall from watching this video of the trip to North Korea it’s clear that the Harlem Globetrotters may have left the biggest impact on this diplomatic exchange.

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MSNBC: Cord Jefferson Discusses The White Culture Of Violence (Video)

Above: Gawker’s West Coast Editor Cord Jefferson with scathing commentary on this clip of an episode of All In With Chris Hayes. Cord spoke with host Hayes about his controversial essay, the roots of White violence, and his deep ties to the White community.

‘The story of White criminal culture is not a story the mainstream media will tell you. Though once you scratch the surface, the stories are everywhere you look.’

You gotta watch!

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Questlove Speaks On The Trayvon Martin Verdict (Video)

In an interview with host Alex Wagner of MSNBC’s Now, Hip-Hop icon and co-founder of The Roots, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson declared that he was so taken aback when he found out that George Zimmerman got off (e.g. was acquitted of the murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin) that he walked off of a DJ gig in Amsterdam. He noted that “it felt like I was watching my own trial,” adding later in an Internet post that “this whole Trayvon case has taught me: you ain’t sh!t. That’s the lesson I take from this case.”

Watch the interview MSNBC interview clip above.

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Nas Speaks On CNN With Anderson Cooper On The ‘Race And Justice In America II’ Special (Video)

Last night CNN’s Anderson Cooper held a special town hall discussion called ‘Race & Justice In America II’ on his Anderson Cooper 360 show & brought along a number of commentators to speak on the issues affecting the country. Nas was the most recognizable voice in the hip hop community who added his valuable 2-cents to the discussion. Check out more from the discussion featuring commentators Charles M Blow, Andre Perry, Michaela Angela Davis, & David Webb below….

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ESPN First Take: Master P States His Opinions On Jay Z Entering The Sports Agency Business (Video)

The first rapper to enter into the world of representing pro athletes was Master P. By now everyone should be familiar with the infamous deal that former NFL running back Ricky Williams signed with the New Orleans Saints that didn’t go over well in his favor. Master P stopped by ESPN’s First Take to speak with Stephen A. Smith & Skip Bayless to give his opinion on Jay Z’s entrance into the world of sports agency. Having dealt with the ups & downs of formerly running his no defunct NO LIMIT SPORTS agency, it was interesting to see Master P choose his words carefully without being negative or discouraging even though it feels like he’s saying it may not be the best move for a few parties involved.

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Vice: Mexico’s Female Crime Journalists (Video)

In Ciudad Juarez, All of the journalists who cover politics and crime for the Diario de Juarez are women, and they have covered some of the most grotesque, brutal crimes in the world. Fearless. These ladies take it to what, in effect, is the war zone. To get the story and shed light on the horrible crime issue. Vice follows them, in and out of the killing fields and beyond to try to understand why politicians are not doing what it takes to stop any of this.

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WTF: Naked Man Attacks Riders at San Francisco BART Station (Video)


Awwww HELLLLLLL naw! Did this guy… butt azz naked… at the train station… running up on innocent travelers?? If this ends with a tasing and a beatdown, I’m not sure anyone would be surprised (or remorseful). Watch, and be stunned. The video is embedded after the jump, as it is Not Suitable For Work… for all the wrong reasons!

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Malcolm X: Make It Plain (Documentary)

Happy Birthday El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz! Thank you for teaching us to love ourselves. In honor of Malcolm X’s birthday today check out this 1994 PBS documentary entitled “Malcolm X: Make It Plain”
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Comedy: ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ on ‘Fair Play’ in the NCAA (Video)

Aasif Mandvi (staff ‘reporter’ on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) sticks it to the NCAA… in a comical way, of course. Jon Stewart’s show is about comedy first; but a lot of what’s funny on the show is true… REALLY true! Especially on this episode clip. C’mon now. You don’t think the NCAA really cares about the athletes, do you? Sure, they care about the athletes’… ability to put butts in seats, to put eyes on tubes, to put video games in kids’ XBox console… to make dollar$$$! But not about the athletes themselves. Not for real. Just watch the vid. Get ‘em Aasif!

- @ojones1
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BLITZ – 3/6/13: She Played You

Ms PacmanIce-T – “You Played Yourself”


Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Dies of Cancer At The Age Of 58

Hollywood Director Oliver Stone Calls Fallen Venezuelan President A ‘Great Hero’

Terrence Howard Praises Oprah’s ‘Tig Ol Bitties’ In ‘Dream Come True’ Movie Sex Scene

Fecal Matter Found In Cakes Sold Being By IKEA; Recall Taking Place In 23 Countries

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez: An Outsized Personality & A Domineering Figure

Big Oil, Big Ketchup, & The Assassination Of Hugo Chavez

Kanye West Calls Into Radio Station Upset Over MTV’s Hottest Emcee Rankings

How Hugo Chavez Challenged Major League Baseball’s Relationship With The Caribbean

Bill Cosby Equates Republican Racism With Anti-Civil Rights Segregationists

CNN Eliminating Black Journalists; Axes Black Commentators Donna Brazile & Roland Martin

Venezuela Expels U.S. Officials & Blames ‘Historic Enemies’ Of Inducing Hugo Chavez’s Cancer

NY Hit & Run Driver Who Killed A Family Was The Murderer Of The ‘Original 50 Cent’

An Elevator ‘Murder’ Goes Viral

ESPN Faces New Rival In August With New FOX SPORTS 1 Cable Channel

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Says He’s ‘Terrified’ A Player Will Die On The Field

Lamborghini Introduces It’s New $4 Million Dollar Super Car

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?

New Samsung Galaxy Phone Might Be Controlled By Your Eyes

9 Interesting Things About Sex We Learned Studying Our Ancient Ancestors

The World’s Tallest Hotel Opens In Dubai

Attorney General Eric Holder: In Theory President Obama Can Order Drone Strikes In The U.S.

The Death Of Hugo Chavez: The End Of The Latin American Left?

Millions Of Locusts Invade Israel

BLITZ – 3/5/13: Eyes Without Face

Eyes Without A FaceBilly Idol – “Eyes Without A Face”


12 Band Members Charged With Manslaughter In The Hazing Death Of Florida A&M Drum Major

Michael Jordan Asks An Atlanta Court To Dismiss The Paternity Lawsuit Against Him

Florida High School Student Gets Suspended For Disarming A Gunman On School Bus

Chubby ‘Batman’ Drops Off Burglar To Police Station Then Vanishes Off Into The Night

Woman Accused Of Leaving Poop In Her Former Employer’s Oven & Refrigerator

How Rappers Are Writing Off ‘Making It Rain In The Strip Clubs’ Off Of Their Taxes

Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Matt Ryan Could Cost The Team $140 Million Dollars

Pharaohe Monch’s Fears Miami Heat Vs. NY Knicks Rivalries: Lebron As MJ & Melo As Ewing?

J.J. Barea Ejected After Shoving Ray Allen & Calling Him A F*ckn’ P*ssy During Heat Vs. Timberwolves Game

Family Of Gay Mayoral Candidate In Mississippi Says He Was ‘Beaten, Dragged, & Burned’

Rapper J. Cole Says He Once Thought That Jay-Z Was In The Illuminati

6-year-Old UK Break Dancer Outshining Older Dancers Worldwide With Her Moves

Farrakhan: Whites Promote Birth Control For Black Women Because They Fear Being Minorities

Female War Vets Coming Home To Homelessness; The U.S.’s Largest Growing Demographic

Mexican Drug Lord Bounced Off Of ‘Forbes’ Top Billionaires Of 2013 List

A 500-Foot Noah’s Ark Replica Is Being Built Near Miami As A Zoo

Indian Activist On Hunger Strike For 12 Years Being Charged With Attempted Suicide

Man Puts 40-Foot Mirrored Tube Slide In His NY Penthouse

Tuskegee Airman Carjacked In Detroit In Broad Daylight

Scientists Says ‘Ice Strengthened’ Ships Will Sail Directly Over The North Pole By 2050

Training Day Director ‘Antoine Fuqua’ Believes Lil Wayne Should Go Into Acting

BLITZ – 3/4/13: Skeet Invaders

Skeet Invaders - 2Jeru Tha Damaja – “Invasion”


Lebron James Soars Above $1 Million Dollar Dunk Offers & Other Distractions

Vice President Joe Biden & Congressman John Lewise Re-Enact Voting Rights March In Selma

Fugitive Wanted For Intentionally Spreading HIV To 100s Of Gay Men In The New York Area

Scientists Says Baby Born With HIV Has Been Functionally Cured With New Treatment

The Rare Air Of Lebron James

Dennis Rodman Speaks On His Visit With North Korean Leader Kim Jung Un

How Dennis Rodman & You Too Can Visit North Korea

Mom Drowns Her Baby Boy Because He Had A ‘Small Penis’

Female Kicker’s Historic Bid To Enter The NFL Ends Painfully

Former NO LIMIT Artist ‘Mr. Magic’ & Wife Die In Car Accident; 12-Year-Old Daughter Survives

Did Black People Own Slaves?

Nicki Minaj Fires Her Stylists, Hairdresser, & Makeup Artists In Efforts To Be ‘Taken Seriously’

Keith Olbermann Wants To Work At ESPN Again

Former NFL Wide Receiver Terrell Owens The IRS Over $430,000 In Unpaid Taxes

Man Breaks Into Popeye’s To Eat 16 Pies Then Falls Asleep On The Floor Before Cops Arrive

Randy Moss Hints That He Will Not Be Returning To The San Francisco 49ers

American Cities With The Highest & Lowest Taxes

Man Fakes His Own Kidnapping To Avoid His Angry Girlfriend & Gets Arrested

Jay Leno Leaving NBC’s ‘Tonight’ Next Season?

The Biggest Misconceptions About NBA Superstars

Bill Gates Dodges Questions Of Why He Owns 500,000 Shares Of Monsanto Worth $23 Million

BLITZ – 2/28/13: Headie Murphy

Heady MurphyEddie Murphy – Party All The Time


Dave Chappelle Is Joined On Stage By Chris Rock In New York City Performance

Former MTV Music Video Director On Trial For Repeatedly Raping & Impregnating His Daughters

North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un Pictured Rocking A Dennis Rodman Jersey In The 90s

NFL Investigating Whether Draft Prospect Nick Kasa Was Asked If ‘He Liked Girls’

Gynecologist Allegedly Hid Camera Inside A Pen To Secretly Tape His Patients

Baltimore Ravens Terrell Suggs Says The New England Patriots Are Hated By All 31 NFL Teams

Larry Flynt’s Wild Life: Porn, Politics, & Penile Implants

A Kentucky Man Makes $100,000 A Year Faking As A Mentally Disabled Beggar On The Street

Stephen Curry Scores 54 Points In Warriors Loss To The NY Knicks 109-105

Korean Kids Kicked Out Of McDonald’s For Throwing A $250 French Fry Feast

How The Food Industry Manipulates Taste Buds With ‘Salt Sugar Fat’

Rapper AP.9 Claims He Has Proof He Had Sex With Ice-T’s Wife Coco & Kobe Bryant’s Wife

Is This The End Of The Core Of The Voting Rights Act?

The 25 Hilarious Strippers You Should Follow On Twitter

Former WNBA Star Chamique Holdsclaw Facing 65 Years For Alleged Attack On Her Ex-Girlfriend

Dog Accidentally Shoots His Owner In The Leg With His Own Gun

How America’s Racial Wealth Gap Perpetuates Itself

Yahoo’s New Work-From-Home Policy Has Upset Workers Everywhere

Man Unlocks The ‘Physics’ Of Separating Oreo Cookies

BLITZ – 2/26/13: Kanye Kardashian

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Janet Jackson Secretly Married Her Fiance’ Billionaire Wissam Al Mana Last Year

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West’s Provocative Cover For French Magazine L’Officiel Hommes

Jay-Z & Beyonce Allegedly Got $1 Million In Misappropriated Funds For Starving Kids In Nigeria

Former NBA Star Dennis Rodman Becomes The Newest U.S. Sports Ambassador To North Korea

Rev. Al Sharpton: The Hardest Working Man In Show Business?

Kobe Bryant Gets Multiple Shots Blocked In The Lakers Ugly Loss To Denver Nuggets 119-108

School Of Thought: When President Barack Obama Was My Professor

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Are Ready To Let The Jury Decide The Fate Of His Killer

Teen Walks 10-Miles In Snow For $7-An-Hour Job; Given Job By Owner & Double Pay

The Onion Apologizes For Vulgar & Offensive Tweet About 9-Year-Old Girl

Alabama Offers 8th-Grader Dylan Moses A Football Scholarship

Dad ‘Abandons’ 2-Year-Old Daughter In A Cold Truck While He Parties In A Strip Club

New England Patriots Sign Tom Brady To 3-Year, $27 Million Contract Extension

How Tom Brady’s New Contract With The Patriots Affects Baltimore Ravens’ QB Joe Flacco

Skull & Bones: It’s Not Just For White Dudes Anymore

African-Americans In Paris: The Black Paris History Tours

Lebron James Stages His Own Slam Dunk Contest During Miami Heat Warmups

China’s Pro Basketball League’s (CBA) Slam Dunk Contest Was A Huge Pit Of Sadness

China Is Why Gas Prices Are Going Up & Are Heading Much Higher

Why Are Gas Prices Rising So High? Blame The Refineries

Professor Accidentally Leaves Projector On While Watching Porn During Class

With Death Of Dr. Jerry Buss, Kobe Bryant Remains The Last Laker Connected To Team’s Past

BLITZ – 2/25/13: Watch Your Back

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‘Argo’ Claims Best Picture At The Oscar Awards

Cuba’s Raul Castro Says The New 5-Year Term Will Be His Last Running The Country

President Obama Meets With African-American Leaders To Address Economic Concerns

MC Hammer Pulled Over & Arrested By ‘Chubby Elvis’

The Onion Under Fire For Calling 9-Year-Old Actress A ‘Cunt’ During The Oscars

iPHone Found To Be 300% More Reliable Than Samsung Smartphones

Woman Arrested For Having Sex With A PitBull

50 Cent Tries To Plant A Kiss On Sportsreporter Erin Andrews During Nascar Race

Manti Te’o’s Sexuality Remains The Elephant In The Room For NFL Scouts

Recruited By Police & Thrown Into Danger; Young Informants Are Latest Victims Of Drug Wars

How To Post To Facebook & Twitter After You Die

Jamie Foxx Tries To ‘Holla’ At Kelly Rowland On The Red Carpet Of The Oscars

Floyd Mayweather Gets A Birthday Cake With His Face On A $1,000 Bill

FBI Battling A ‘Rash Of Sexting’, Nudity, & Wiretapping Among It’s Employees

Landlord Whips His Tenant’s ‘Bare Buttocks’ With A Belt Over A Late Rent Check

Apple Rumors: What The Apple iWatch Slap Bracelet Will Look Like

Inside The Most Expensive Home In Atlanta

BLITZ-2/15/13: Heartbreak Warfare

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Hundreds Of People Injured After Meteorite Crashes In Russia

Meteorite Crash In Russia Causes Explosions & Forces Huge Evacuations

Why Did So Many Russian Drivers Get Great Meteorite Videos?

The Family Of Emmet Till Upset About Lil Wayne’s Lyrics In New Rap Song

Rapper ‘Tim Dog’ Dead At The Age Of 46 Due To Complications From Diabetes

Man Slaps Crying Baby On Delta Flight After Yelling ‘Shut That N*gger Baby Up’

Charles Barkley Clowns The University Of Alabama Football Players That Were Arrested

James Harden Embraces His Rise As A Superstar For The Houston Rockets

Kevin Garnett Says This Will Be His Last NBA Allstar Game

The Worst Cities For College-Educated Women Trying To Find A Decent Date

CNN: Rapper Jean Grae’s 5 Meals For Single People