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Whicker: Terance Mann reaches peak, brings Clippers close to another

It takes about 15 minutes, depending on the line, to ride to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Terance Mann needed less than a second to scale its NBA equivalent. He didn’t do it for the view. He did it at the end of a disjoined Clippers possession late in Wednesday’s fourth quarter, in which the shot clock narrowed the viable options to one. He had to climb Rudy Gobert, the Frenchman known as the Stifle Tower. Nothing much was riding on this. The Western Conference semifinals were tied 2-2, and Kawh...
Tags: Utah, Milwaukee, Sports, Kodak, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jazz, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Buffalo, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Brooklyn Nets, Florida State


Clippers coach Tyronn Lue proving as good as advertised at game of adjustments

When the Clippers introduced Tyronn Lue as their next head coach, Steve Ballmer said he especially was impressed by the coach’s reputation as a thinker and a tinkerer. “Not that I’m an expert in game management and Xs and Os,” Ballmer, the Clippers’ owner, said last October. “But all of our staff says Ty sees the game as good or better as anybody that you’ll ever meet, which I think is awesome. “I tell you,” Ballmer added, “Ty’s my kind of guy. He wants to move, move, move, learn new things, abs...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Steve Ballmer, Nba, Jazz, Dallas, Espn, Salt Lake City, Jackson, Rudy, Staples Center, Mitchell, Royce, Alexander


Clippers, down 2-0 to the Utah Jazz, have issues on both ends

SALT LAKE CITY — The last time the Clippers fell behind 2-0 in a playoff series, back on May 25, they made it a point to express their unwavering confidence. Reggie Jackson wore a T-shirt adorned with a happy face to his virtual postgame news conference and signed off that night by saying: “No worries. Remember, no worries!” Clippers Coach Tyronn Lue also was unequivocally calm, shrugging off the Clippers’ first two losses at Staples Center: “I am not worried about it,” he said. “You gotta win f...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jazz, Dallas, Espn, Salt Lake City, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Mitchell, Alexander, George, Utah Jazz


Alexander: Clippers’ task is not impossible, but it’s not easy

There are parallels, and there’s one important difference. The Clippers are down 2-0 in a series, again. They’re playing a team with a dynamic player who demands special attention, again. This time they’re coming home after losing two on the road, but those losses were to the team with the NBA’s best regular-season record. They do have a one-game winning streak at Staples Center, and the odds are it’s going to sound like a library compared to what they’ve faced in Salt Lake City this week, which...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Steve Ballmer, Nba, Jazz, Espn, Salt Lake City, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Memphis, Staples Center, Rajon Rondo, Mitchell, Alexander


‘It’s cooler to hang Lennon’s guitar than a Picasso’: pop culture wins out at auctions

Sales of items from celebrities such as Janet Jackson and K-poppers BTS are trending – and reframing what goes under the hammerIs celebrity merchandise the new Monet? Auction houses are in flux, with more and more pop culture items being sold under the hammer for six and seven-figure sums.Last month, Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills hosted a three-day auction of Janet Jackson’s personal belongings, including some of her most iconic stage outfits. Buyers included Kim Kardashian, who snagged Jac...
Tags: Art, Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, Instagram, Film, Los Angeles, Life and style, World news, US news, Culture, Art and design, Pop and rock, Beverly Hills, Jackson, Nirvana


Judge tosses lawsuit of man who alleged molestation by Michael Jackson

By ANDREW DALTON LOS ANGELES — A judge on Monday dismissed the lawsuit of a man who alleged that Michael Jackson sexually abused him as a boy. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark A. Young granted the Jackson estate’s request to dismiss the suit brought in 2013 by Wade Robson. The judge said two Jackson entertainment corporations targeted by the lawsuit had no legal duty to protect Robson from Jackson. “There is no evidence supporting plaintiff’s contention that defendants exercised cont...
Tags: Music, Hbo, Lawsuit, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Child Sex Abuse, Gavin Newsom, Andrew Dalton, Robson, Los Angeles County Superior Court


The Evolution of Dance from 1950 to 2019: A 7-Decade Joy Ride in 6 Minutes

I see Michael Jackson as a dance style, okay? — Ricardo Walker  Ricardo Walker and his Crew’s The Evolution of Dance, 1950 to 2019 will make you regret every minute spent hugging the wall in middle school. The breakneck, 6-minute romp led by dancer, choreographer, and Michael Jackson impersonator Ricardo Walker, not only showcases the all-male Brazilian crew’s talent, it makes a strong case for throwing yourself into some serious dance floor silliness. The Crew, formed by a mutual pa...
Tags: Google, Music, Beyonce, College, James Brown, Dance, Katy Perry, Vogue, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Drake, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Richard, Tom Jones


Gruppenchats waren noch nie wichtiger als zu Corona-Zeiten

ImDezember 2020 war Martha krank und nervös. Sie war so nervös, dass es sie krank machte. Nein – sie war krank und das machte sie nervös.  Martha hatte einen Husten und leichtes Fieber. Corona jährte sich zu diesem Zeitpunkt schon bald zum ersten Mal; kein Wunder also, dass sie sich direkt Sorgen machte, sich das Virus eingefangen zu haben. Sie hatte große Angst vor den Folgen dieser Krankheit – aber auch davor, in ihrer WhatsApp-Gruppe dafür verurteilt zu werden.  Früh im letzten Herbst s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Pakistan, Jackson, Welt, Kontakt, Martha, Morgen, Montag, Corona, Bett, Hilfe, Fatima, Familie, Sie, Dann


Man Kills Baby Mama’s Daughter, Mother, Brother & Cousin After Argument Over Her Stimulus Check

An Indianapolis woman was shot and her 7-year-old daughter, mother, brother and cousin were killed over the weekend after an explosive argument with her child’s father over her stimulus check. According to Fox 59, the shooting suspect, 25-year-old Malik Halfacre, had demanded that Jeanettrius Moore—a mother of two young daughters, one of whom she shares with Halfacre—give him half of the $1,400 stimulus check she received for their daughter, a request that she refused. “He wanted some of Jean...
Tags: Murder, Crime, News, Guns, Indiana, Indianapolis, Fox, Jazz, Jackson, Johnson, Gun Violence, Anthony, Moore, Malik, Lorenzo, Ran


Clippers put Luke Kennard on standby

LOS ANGELES — Before he’d even played an official minute in a Clippers uniform, the team signed fourth-year guard Luke Kennard to a four-year, $64 million contract extension on Dec. 21 (of which $56 million is guaranteed and another $8 million is incentivized). By mid-February, Kennard found himself having a conversation with Clippers Coach Tyronn Lue about platooning with Terance Mann, the multi-positional second-year player. “It can go back and forth,” Lue said Sunday, via Zoom video conferenc...
Tags: Utah, Boston, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Williams, Nba, Jazz, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, Luke, Clippers


Clippers hope for reinforcements in rematch with Jazz

The good news for the Clippers is that they won’t have to wait long for another shot at trying to solve the thousand-piece puzzle that is the Utah Jazz. The even better news is that they could have some of their own pieces back on Friday to help do it: Paul George (bone edema right toe) and Nicolas Batum (concussion) have been upgraded to questionable after missing their past seven and two games, respectively. Kawhi Leonard (left lower leg contusion) also is considered questionable, as he was be...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jazz, Jackson, Rudy, Reggie Jackson, Mitchell, Paul George, PAUL, Clippers, Mike Conley, Serge Ibaka, Patrick Beverley


Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Question about Suhr guitars signed by John

Author: Electricmetal84 Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:02 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 2 Drew7 wrote: It's possible he had a hand in building it - it's a small team compared to something like Fender or Jackson - but you can also request John (or, presumably, anyone else around the shop, though I imagine that's a lot less commonly requested) sign the guitar when you place a custom order. Very cool and good point. I got lucky with this one because it has a 16" radius which I lo...
Tags: Music, John, Jackson, Topic Replies, Suhr


Suhr Guitar Talk :: RE: Question about Suhr guitars signed by John

Author: Drew7 Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:42 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 1 It's possible he had a hand in building it - it's a small team compared to something like Fender or Jackson - but you can also request John (or, presumably, anyone else around the shop, though I imagine that's a lot less commonly requested) sign the guitar when you place a custom order. _________________"They can kill you, but the legalities of eating you are a little dicier." - David Foster Wallace
Tags: Music, John, Jackson, Suhr


Top 10 Super Bowl halftime shows of all-time

The Weeknd is set to play the halftime show at Super Bowl LV on Sunday afternoon, and if you think we accidentally left a letter out of his name, well, this might not be the halftime show for you. It is, however, a bold, modern choice for the National Football League, picking the alternative R&B artist born Abel Tesfaye to perform when the hometown Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the reigning champions Kansas City Chiefs in the big game. While The Weeknd is a big star, he’s not as huge as the typical ...
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, NFL, Sport, Daft Punk, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Bruno Mars, Diana, Miami


What Rhymes with Hamilton?

I can't begin to tell you how much I miss making musicals. It's like someone cut a leg off.The only way I can keep my sanity during the Great Pandemic is to write about musical theatre. If I can't direct musicals for awhile, at least I can still do research and lots of pondering. I spent last year creating some really fun musical theatre novelty books -- a horror anthology, a Christmas carol collection, a children's book (that's not just for kids), and a "civilian's guide." And it was only last...
Tags: New York, Washington, France, Theatre, America, Rap, Harvard, Britain, Hip-hop, Ben Franklin, Broadway, Jackson, Madison, Hamilton, Lin-manuel Miranda, Thomas Jefferson


Daddy’s Hangout 2020 NFL Divisional Round Predictions

First off, congratulations to Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide on winning the national championship. The Tide defeated Ohio State to capture their 13th title and the 7th for Saban. As far as the NFL, we all can agree with their first ever Super Wild Card weekend. My record was 4-2 this past weekend as we Saw some upsets. The first loss came when the Rams went to Seattle and beat the Seahawks. Los Angeles frustrated Russell Wilson the entire game and Jared Goff proved his toughness. The ...
Tags: Minneapolis, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Steelers, New Orleans, Jazz, Aaron Rodgers, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Brady, Nfc, Buffalo, Kansas City Chiefs


Peter Jackson Gives Us an Enticing Sneak Peek of His Upcoming Beatles Documentary The Beatles: Get Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UocEGvQ10OE The legendary acrimony of the Beatles’ break-up comes through in Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s 1970 film Let it Be, which documents the recording of their last studio album and their famous rooftop sendoff concert, joined by keyboardist Billy Preston. Things got so tense that George Harrison left the band during the sessions. He later called them “the low of all time.” Lennon went further: “hell… the most miserable sessions on earth.” Though some of t...
Tags: Google, Music, Film, College, George Harrison, Yoko Ono, Paul Mccartney, Jackson, Rolling Stone, Peter Jackson, Ringo Starr, Ringo, Mccartney, Lennon, Peter, Facebook Twitter


Peter Jackson Gives Us an Enticing Glimpse of His Upcoming Beatles Documentary The Beatles: Get Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UocEGvQ10OE The legendary acrimony of the Beatles’ break-up comes through in Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s 1970 film Let it Be, which documents the recording of their last studio album and their famous rooftop sendoff concert, joined by keyboardist Billy Preston. Things got so tense that George Harrison left the band during the sessions. He later called them “the low of all time.” Lennon went further: “hell… the most miserable sessions on earth.” Though some of t...
Tags: Google, Music, Film, College, George Harrison, Yoko Ono, Paul Mccartney, Jackson, Rolling Stone, Peter Jackson, Ringo Starr, Ringo, Mccartney, Lennon, Peter, Facebook Twitter


The Number Ones So Far

In January of 2018, I was killing time at the gym while my kids were finishing up a swimming class, and I was idly clicking around Tom Ewing’s Popular, a writing project that’s been going on for well over a decade. Ewing has been writing funny, incisive, personal reviews of every song ever to hit #1 on the UK charts, and it’s been one of the best things on the internet for a long time. I found myself wondering about #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, our own American pop chart. Was there a lis...
Tags: Music, UK, Abc, Wikipedia, John Lennon, Best, Dolly Parton, John Oates, Elton John, Paul Mccartney, Smokey Robinson, Elvis Presley, Miami, James Taylor, Lists, Jackson


Outkast Released Stankonia 20 Years Ago Today

Outkast is known as one of the greatest hip hop duos to ever pick up a mic. Big Boi and Andre 3000 haven’t put an album out as Outkast in about 15 years. Till this day, they are still recognized as a pair of the best to ever do it in hip hop. 20 years ago, Outkast released their fourth album, Stankonia. Six years prior, they blessed the world with the Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik debut project. The platinum selling debut made them into instant stars and they introduced the world to the Good...
Tags: Music, Albums, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jackson, OutKast, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, Stankonia, Outkast Released Stankonia, Stankonia Stankonia, Intro Gasoline Dreams ft Khujo, Erykah Badu Drinkin


Eddie Van Halen, an appreciation: The musician remade the guitar and made it the star

Eddie Van Halen, the Pasadena kid who ruled the late ’70s and ’80s as the era’s premier guitar god, was that rare musician whose signature style and sound you knew the instant you heard it. And like a rock ‘n’ roll god, Van Halen, who died on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 65, and his music won’t ever really die, not as long as the work he unleashed on stage and in the studio lives on. Related: Eddie Van Halen, guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, dead at 65 Most of his greatest works were made with Van ...
Tags: Music, Valerie Bertinelli, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Brooke Shields, Things To Do, Soccer, Richard Linklater, Jackson, Pasadena, Michael Jackson, Keanu Reeves, Panama, Eric Clapton, Van Halen


Neu auf Netflix: Auf diese Serien & Filme kannst du dich im Oktober freuen

Die Tage werden kürzer, die Filmabende länger!Gibt es etwas Schöneres als es sich an kalten, verregneten Herbsttagen zusammen mit seinen Lieben auf dem Sofa gemütlich zu machen und einen Film zu schauen? (Also abgesehen davon, den kompletten Sonntag mit dem Laptop im warmen, kuscheligen Bett zu verbringen, natürlich.) Eben. Und deswegen stelle ich dir heute mal wieder Filme und Serien vor, die in diesem Monat auf Netflix landen. Also zück schon mal dein Smartphone und trag direkt ein paar Filmab...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, Mexico, Kentucky, France, India, David Letterman, Spain, Chicago, Rebecca, Colombia, Netflix, Brooklyn, Egypt, Marseille


10 Fun Facts About The Super Bowl

We can’t discuss the Super Bowl without touching up on what happened last season, and what’s expected for the games to come! Since the Kansas City Chiefs victory against the San Francisco 49ers at the Super Bowl LIVE event, a few things have changed. The global pandemic, for example, has affected everyone and everything, including the world of sports. Which meant that football teams would regularly meet up to practice and learn and discuss new formations on the field was unable to. Instead, mo...
Tags: Washington, Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders, NFL, San Francisco, Jazz, Kansas City Chiefs, Jackson, Wall Street Journal, New York Jets, Baltimore Ravens, Don, Packers, Springfield, Lisa, Tiffany Co


John McNally's Playlist for His Story Collection "The Fear of Everything"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Roxane Gay, and many others. John McNally's story collection The Fear of Everything is poignant, absurd, funny, and sad, often at the same time. Pete Fromm wrote of the book: "Like the magician in the first story of The Fear ...
Tags: Music, Florida, Hbo, Texas, Colorado, Chicago, David, Nashville, John, Lafayette, Jackson, Santa, Janis Joplin, Tom Jones, Michael, Pittsburgh


Das steckt hinter deinem Wunsch, dich jetzt sofort tätowieren lassen zu wollen

In der ersten Woche ihrer Quarantäne stellte Tammy Hong fest, dass sie genau an diesem Punkt schon mal gewesen war. Nicht im Sinne davon, durch eine weltweite Pandemie an ihr Zuhause gebunden zu sein, aber das damit einhergehende Gefühl der Angst, Unruhe und Depression kannte sie nur gut. „Ich habe extreme Schwierigkeiten damit, mich an neue Situationen zu gewöhnen. Anfangs kam ich gar nicht damit klar, von zu Hause aus zu arbeiten“, sagt sie. „Meine geistige Verfassung hat mich schon einige Bez...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Maryland, Washington, Beverly Hills, Jackson, Hayao Miyazaki, Bild, Himmel, Corona, Juli, Stefanie, Essen, Wunsch, Boden


NFL Star DeSean Jackson Proposes to Longtime Girlfriend & Mother of His 2 Sons Kayla Phillips

DeSean Jackson is kneeling … but for a VERY different reason. The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver just proposed to Instagram model Kayla Phillips, his longtime girlfriend and the mother of his sons, and she said yes! Video surfaced Wednesday (Aug. 19) showing Jackson, 33, on bended knee in front of Phillips, 29, at an indoor golf spot. “You guys are the first to know, I haven’t posted on social media or anything, but yeah, I’m getting married,” Phillips said in the clip as she showed off her e...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Pop Culture, Jazz, Philadelphia Eagles, Hitler, Jackson, Proposals, Auschwitz, Phillips, Jerusalem Post, DeSean Jackson, Kayla


15 Essential Black Liberation Jazz Tracks

As black Americans fought for equal rights in the 1960s, music reflected their calls to action. In jazz, that meant sounds that were spiritual, boundary-pushing and celebrated blackness.
Tags: News, Jazz, Singer, Black People, Jackson, Sanders, Northern, Sonny, Pharoah, Gil, Hal, Nineteen Hundred Sixties, Sun Ra (1914-93, Nineteen Hundred Seventies, Sharrock, Scott-Heron


George Floyd’s 6-Year-Old Daughter & Her Mother Demand Justice for His Murder in Emotional Press Conference

George Floyd’s daughter and her mother appeared at a press conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday (Jun. 2) and demanded justice for his brutal and sudden death at the hands of police. “I’m here for my baby, and I’m here for George, because I want justice for him,” Roxie Washington said through tears while making her first public statement since Floyd’s May 25th killing. “He was a good man … no matter what anybody thinks, he was good. And this is the proof,” Washington said as her and Floyd’s daugh...
Tags: Videos, Crime, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, Nba, Jazz, Police Brutality, Houston, Jackson, George, Floyd, Gianna, MPD, Hennepin County Medical Examiner


50 Cent on love, cash and bankruptcy: ‘When there are setbacks, there will be get-backs’

Curtis Jackson was shot nine times before becoming one of the world’s biggest rappers. He discusses growing up, getting rich and the art of the hustleCurtis Jackson has downsized. The rapper/actor/businessman, better known as 50 Cent, used to live in a palace of a house formerly owned by Mike Tyson. Not any more. He has been in self-isolation for six weeks and is more than happy to make do with a three-bed apartment (on four floors, mind) in New York. He can’t remember when he was last in one pl...
Tags: Music, New York, Rap, Culture, Hip-hop, Mike Tyson, Jackson, 50 Cent, Da Club, Tyson, Curtis Jackson


The 2019-2020 Broadway Cast Albums: A Listening Guide

A listening guide to the cast albums, playlists and video footprints left behind by 18 Broadway and Off Broadway musicals.
Tags: Music, News, David, Broadway, Theater, Jackson, Elliott, McPherson, Jeanine, Marianne, Conor, Byrne, Tesori, Michael R



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