Articles by: lawavestaff

Timberlake takeover

09/24/2013 5:19 pm0 comments
Justin Timberlake fans take over Hollywood blvd.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

Justin Timberlake is about to take over Hollywood and … if the triple threat’s latest hit is any indication … he’ll be using “Mirrors.” Timberlake … who follows in the footsteps of Sir Paul McCartney as part of Jimmy Kimmel’s end-of-summer concert series … is expected on stage next to the Hollywood Roosevelt [...]

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How to cut your kids’ cell phone addiction

09/23/2013 5:42 pm0 comments
Kids and cell phones


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      By Kelly Wallace CNN     Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She’s a mom of two girls and lives in Manhattan. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter.   (CNN) [...]

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Michael Jackson’s mother has standing to collect damages, judge rules

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Michael Jackson’s mother has standing to collect damages, judge rules

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Jurors in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial have one less question to decide after the judge issued a partial directed verdict in favor of Jackson’s mother Friday. Katherine Jackson has standing to seek damages against concert promoter AEG Live [...]

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Michael Jackson statue not a thriller outside London soccer stadium

09/22/2013 3:53 pm0 comments
Michael Jackson statue not a thriller outside London soccer stadium

The Brits may count themselves as some of the most ardent Michael Jackson fans — tragically, London’s The 02 Arena was to be the site of his farewell tour — but some lovers of the national game might beg to differ. On Thursday, Premiership club Fulham, F.C., which plays at [...]

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Marketing guru Robert Wagner joins LA84 Foundation

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Marketing guru Robert Wagner joins LA84 Foundation

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Purists may still believe that sports are played for the love of the game, but these days just about every level within any given competitive endeavor has a marketing appeal to it and therefore business strategies come into play. That was underlined this week when [...]

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‘For Better or Worse’ cast tout new season on the Oprah Winfrey Network

09/18/2013 6:58 pm1 comment
‘For Better or Worse’ cast tout new season on the Oprah Winfrey Network

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Having debuted and then been renewed on TBS, one hoped that Tyler Perry’s sitcom “For Better or Worse” had been given a severe creative shot in the arm now that it is part of the Oprah Winfrey Network. But at the risk of offending its [...]

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Wanda Sykes’ comedy tour takes in her life

09/17/2013 3:34 pm0 comments
Wanda Sykes’ comedy tour takes in her life

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer It may be a bit of bad luck or comic schadenfreude, but the good people of Connecticut are about to be entertained by one of America’s funniest Black comics. Earlier this month Dave Chappelle verbally nuked Hartford — claiming he wouldn’t be sad if North [...]

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Gamers gear up for ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

09/16/2013 7:50 pm2 comments
Gamers gear up for ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

By Doug Gross, CNN When players get their hands on “Grand Theft Auto V” on Tuesday, the gaming world will get another titillating dose of the sex and violence that has come to define the series in the eyes of millions — many of whom have never played it. Early [...]

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What do furs, the king of pop, and Bruce Lee have in common?

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Jesse Jackson, Jr. personal items auction

  By CNN’s Bryan Koenig   (CNN) — In addition to a 30-month prison sentence, former Democrat Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will now get to watch from afar as an auction sells off some items he forfeited when he pled guilty to misusing campaign funds. According to a release from [...]

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‘SNL’s’ ‘Weekend Update’ finds new co-anchor

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SNL's Cecily Strong

By Breeanna Hare CNN   With Seth Meyers preparing to leave “Saturday Night Live” next February to take over NBC’s “Late Night,” the long-standing sketch comedy is tapping fresh talent. Seth Meyers gets ‘Late Night’ host gig In order to ease the transition, particularly on Meyers’ staple “Weekend Update” sketch, [...]

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