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Willy Da Funky Kid – “Buzz Lightyear” Prod. By Crank Lucas (Video)

Out of Copenhagen, Denmark up and coming Hip Hop artist Willy Da Funky Kid drops visual to his new single “Buzz Lightyear” produced by Crank Lucas.  Follow him on Instagram @wdfk_willydafunkykid.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Lucas, Copenhagen Denmark, Willy Da Funky Kid

The rise of Jake Paul, the YouTube megastar whose home was raided by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation

Jake Paul is a 23-year-old YouTube star who got his start on video-sharing app Vine. The former Disney Channel actor has nearly 20 million subscribers on YouTube, where he posts vlogs and pranks. Paul married fellow YouTuber Tana Mongeau in 2019, but it was later revealed that the marriage was fake.  The FBI raided Paul's Calabasas, Calif., mansion on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into "criminal acts" regarding Paul's May visit to a Scottsdale, Arizona, mall, an agency spokespe...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, White House, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Fbi, Arizona, Nba, Vine, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Coo, Disney Channel, Lucas, Forbes

Special raises $2.26M to build a subscription platform for online creators

Special is a new startup offering online video creators a way to move beyond advertising for their income. The service was created by the team behind tech consulting and development firm Triple Tree Software. Special’s co-founder and CEO Sam Lucas told me that the team had already “scrapped our way from nothing to a seven-figure annual revenue,” but when the founders met with Next Frontier Capital (Next Frontier, like Special, is based in Bozeman, Montana) they pitched a bigger idea — an app whe...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Mobile, Verizon, Apps, Hollywood, Media, Montana, Funding, Silicon Valley, Special, Patreon, Lucas, Bozeman Montana, Next Frontier Capital, Sam Lucas

Thursday Thinkpiece: Ross Mackay–A Brilliant Criminal Lawyer

Periodically on Thursdays, we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please let us know via the site’s contact form. Ross Mackay: A Brilliant Criminal Lawyer Author: Jack Batten ISBN: 9781988824390 Publisher: Durvile Publications Page Count: 288 Publication Date: August 1, 2020 Regular Price: $29.95 Excerpt: Chapter 20 ...
Tags: England, Law, Toronto, America, Canada, Eddie, University of Toronto, Ross, Lucas, Hills, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Abbott, Don, Everett, Williston

How The Trump Admin Sowed Mass Confusion With ‘Operation Legend’

On July 8, the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri found out in a tweet that his city was the focus of a major new federal law enforcement initiative. In fact, just a day before Kansas City was named the first participant in the federal-local effort dubbed “Operation Legend,” the U.S. Attorney for Missouri’s Western District had reached out to the mayor’s general counsel, Jane Brown, and asked whether the city was interested in additional federal resources to help fight violent crime.  Within...
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Milwaukee, Dhs, Chicago, Portland, Kansas City, Seattle, Cleveland, Donald Trump, Ny, Doj, Justice Department, Fox Business Network, Milwaukee Police

The Quarantine Stream: ‘American Graffiti’ May Be a Studio Movie, But It’s George Lucas’ Indie Gem

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: American Graffiti Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: American Graffiti is a classic coming-of-age story set against the 1960s backdrop of hot rods, drive-ins and rock n’ roll. Set in Modesto, California, the film follows an ensemble of students enjoying their final night as high school seniors before they each go their...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Indiana, Teen, Roger Ebert, Universal, George-Lucas, Lucas, Northwest Indiana, Midwestern, American-Graffiti, Modesto California, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream, Universal Lucas

A winning photo from a contest highlighting the best iPhone photography was taken on an iPhone 4 — a phone that's more than 10 years old (AAPL)

One winning photo in the 2020 iPhone Photography Awards was captured using the iPhone 4, a phone that launched 10 years ago. The winning photo was taken by photographer Omar Lucas, who captured the first place prize in the awards' "People" category. The iPhone 4 had a single 5-megapixel camera and was the first iPhone to come with FaceTime. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You don't have to upgrade to the latest iPhone to take prize-winning photos, it turns out. The winner...
Tags: Apple, India, Trends, United Kingdom, Peru, Facetime, Cnet, Lucas, Samsung Galaxy, Aapl, Dimpy Bhalotia, Artyom Baryshau, Omar Lucas, FaceTime Visit Business Insider

Wonya Lucas Named President, CEO of Crown Media Family Networks

Crown Media Family Networks, the parent company of cable channels Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama, has named Wonya Lucas as its new president and CEO. Most recently the president and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, overseeing its NPR and PBS outlets, Lucas’ attention will now be focused on growing Crown Media’s […]
Tags: News, Npr, Pbs, Lucas, Hallmark Channel, Wonya Lucas, Wonya Lucas Named, Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Trump Trashes Dems While Describing Fed ‘Surge’ To Chicago, Albuquerque

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he’d be expanding a federal “surge” of law enforcement into two cities, Chicago and Alburquerque. But the President couldn’t help but turn the announcement into a political attack. “Other cities need help,” he said. “They need it badly. They should call. They should want it. They are too proud or they are too political to do that.” Referring to “sanctuary cities,” whose local law enforcement limits cooperation with ICE, Trump condemned “deadly p...
Tags: News, America, Dhs, Fbi, Chicago, Portland, Homeland Security, DEA, New Mexico, Kansas City, Illinois, Donald Trump, Doj, Black, Lucas, Albuquerque

Snap turns on Minis, bite-sized third-party apps in Snapchat

A set of mini apps has gone live on Snapchat platform, marking the beginning of a new chapter for Los Angeles-headquartered firm as it aims to emulate aspects of the popular Chinese “super-app” model. Unveiled last month, Snap Minis are lightweight, simplified versions of apps that live within Snap’s Chat section. These apps — built with HTML — are designed to improve engagement among users by enabling them to perform a range of additional tasks without leaving Snap app. Four of the seven “Mi...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Messenger, UK, China, India, Los Angeles, Tech, Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, Tencent, WeChat, Coachella, Lucas, Paytm

The top streaming TV shows on services like Netflix, HBO Max, and Disney Plus this week

Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Fans are anticipating the return of Netflix's "Umbrella Academy."  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix recently dropped a trailer for season two of its hit comic-book series "The Umbrella Academy" and fans can't wait for the show to return. Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-...
Tags: Disney, US, Trends, Bbc, Gotham, Netflix, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Gotham City, Rotten Tomatoes, Lucas, Boston Globe, Harley, Barbara Gordon, Dave Filoni, Geralt

In Publishing, ‘Everything Is Up for Change’

A wave of deaths and retirements prompted publishers to name new leaders. Now the industry is in a rare moment of transformation that promises to influence the books put out into the world.
Tags: News, Davis, Black People, Penguin Random House, Hiring and Promotion, Alice, Lucas, Minorities, Co, Dawn, Henry, Sonny, Lisa, Dana, Carolyn, Inc

Photos: Rose Parade grand marshals through the years

Tournament of Roses Parade Grand Marshal Gina Torres during the 131st Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA., on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade Grand Marshal Grand Marshal Rita Moreno, waves to the crowd during the parade in Pasadena, CA., on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Rose Parade Co-Grand Marshal Laurie Hernandez and her s...
Tags: News, Colorado, Disney, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Nasa, Carol Burnett, Soccer, Ohio, Roy, John Wayne, Annie, Ken Burns, Angela Lansbury

21st Century Spielberg Podcast: Steven Spielberg Returned to the Great Adventure with ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ and ‘The Adventures of Tintin’

(Welcome to 21st Century Spielberg, an ongoing column and podcast that examines the challenging, sometimes misunderstood 21st century filmography of one of our greatest living filmmakers, Steven Spielberg. In this edition: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Adventures of Tintin.) May, 1977: George Lucas had fled to Hawaii. Star Wars, Lucas’ new film, had just arrived in theaters and would eventually be on its way to becoming one of the first blockbusters – something n...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Podcasts, Mac, Time, America, Indiana, Features, Fbi, Hawaii, Ford, Andy Serkis, James Bond, Dreamworks

Lucas Oil Outdoor Line including Gun Oils Sign Rep Groups for Midwest & South Central

Lucas Oil Outdoor Line including Gun Oils Sign Rep Groups for Midwest & South Central Corona, CA – ( – Lucas Oil Outdoor Line, makers of the best quality outdoor industry lubricants and cleaning products available, is pleased to announce their newest rep groups for the Midwest and South Central territories of America. Lucas Oil Outdoor Line has signed Ferguson-Keller  and Frontier Sales & Marketing Group to represent the territories in the central part of the United States. Fergu...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Minneapolis, US, Law Enforcement, United States, Gear, Lucas, Charlotte, Midwest, Forrest, Lucas Oil Products, Katy Texas, Lucas Oil, Lisa Marie, Shooting Industry News

Correcting the Record on the North Carolina Veto Override Vote

North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools, iStock-884214706 U.S.A. –-( A recent article I wrote on the veto override vote in North Carolina characterized the vote as Rogue Republicans and Democrats Join Forces to uphold NC Governor Veto of Gun Reform.  I have been informed that was a misleading headline. I was correct on who voted which way, as far as the sources I used (Legiscan, Ballotpedia and the NC legislative site), which were lin...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Davis, North Carolina, Lucas, PAUL, Cooper, NC, John Richardson, Gun Rights News, Grass Roots North Carolina, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing

The San Francisco tech CEO who was filmed in a racist rant against an Asian-American family has resigned

The tech CEO who was filmed berating an Asian family with racist remarks has resigned, per a report in the San Francisco Chronicle. The move comes after the executive, Michael Lofthouse of Solid8, was filmed saying "Trump gonna f--- you" and "you f------ Asian piece of s---" in a video that has since gone viral. According to Solid8's Linkedin profile, the company employs 2 to 10 people, and its primary address is listed at 650 California Street in San Francisco, an address also listed as a WeW...
Tags: Usa, UK, California, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Kelly Clarkson, Monterey, Lucas, Trump, San Francisco Chronicle, California Street, Chronicle, Carmel Valley, Lofthouse, Emma Jones

Free and Herezie Present the Latest Film for the New Freebox POP

French telecommunications brand Free appoints creative hot shop Herezie to sign a campaign launching its new Internet box: the Freebox POP. An ode to pop culture that sticks in your head. Aimed at its young and tech-savvy audience, the campaign is an ode to pop culture, celebrating the new Freebox with the light-hearted, offbeat and roguish tone that characterizes the brand.Beyond ensuring that the name of the new Freebox sticks in everyone’s heads, the TVC highlights the main strengths of the n...
Tags: Technology, Free, France, Advertising, Lucas, Charlotte, TVC, Axelle, Fary, Gambi, Herezie, Freebox, Ladj Ly, Magali, Dimitri BoudnikoffAccount, Adrien Lagier

Akron Arts Community Remembers Nightlight Cinema Cofounder Rob Lucas

The cofounder of Akron’s Nightlight Cinema passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Rob Lucas was heavily involved in Akron’s film community. He helped to create the Nightlight in 2014 , drawing on a love of cinema and community. Steve Felix, who cofounded the Nightlight, met Lucas in 2007 while working at the Akron Film Festival. “So he was always just able to meet people and talk to them about what they were interested in, because he likely had a story to match, and was a great l...
Tags: Lucas, Akron, Case Western Reserve University, Rob Lucas, Abigail Bottar, Akron Arts Community, Steve Felix, Pathogens and Immunity Felix

Graphic: The Fish Tank with OJ McDuffie & Seth Levit | A Miami Dolphins Podcast

One of the more outspoken and boisterous players to don a Dolphins uniform in the past 25 years, Ray Lucas' story always comes back to his native Harrison, New Jersey. A heavily recruited high school athlete, Lucas turned away the suitors
Tags: News, Dolphins, New Jersey, Lucas, Harrison, McDuffie, Seth Levit, Miami Dolphins Podcast, Ray Lucas

Two Chefs Moved to Rural Minnesota to Expand on Their Mission of Racial Justice

Mateo Mackbee and Erin Lucas left Minneapolis for a small central Minnesota community, where they are using their restaurant, bakery and farm to promote diversity and teach children about food.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Restaurants, Restaurant, Chefs, Black People, Lucas, Black Lives Matter Movement, Erin Lucas, Minn, Mateo, Agriculture and Farming, Relocation of Business, Cooking and Cookbooks, Race and Ethnicity

North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools

North Carolina Governor Vetos Volunteer Security in Churches Co-Located with Schools, iStock-884214706 U.S.A. –-( On 2 July, 2020, the Democrat Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, vetoed Bill H652, also known as “The Second Amendment Protection Act”. From the Bill: AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS A CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN PERMIT MAY CARRY A HANDGUN ON EDUCATIONAL PROPERTY THAT IS THE LOCATION OF BOTH A SCHOOL AND A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND TO ENACT THE 2ND AM...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Bill, North Carolina, Gun Laws, Lucas, General Assembly, Cooper, Democrat Party, North Carolina General Assembly, Roy Cooper, North Carolina House, North Carolina Senate

How Francis Ford Coppola’s Early Work Inspired George Lucas – and Led to ‘Star Wars’

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars , a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition:  The Rain People (1969) and Filmmaker: a diary by george lucas (1968)) In order to dive deeper into the films and filmmaking techniques and style of George Lucas, it’s practically required to dive into the early work of Francis Ford Coppola.  “The way I make movies I learned from Francis,” George Lucas said in a 1977...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Features, United States, Francis, George Lucas, Warner Brothers, Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Gordon, LA Times, Lenny, Natalie, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Coppola

Willow 2: Ron Howard Reveals the Status of Disney+’s Potential Series

Willow 2: Ron Howard reveals the status of Disney+’s potential series In recent Q&A event by The Bearded Trio, when asked about the previously announced spinoff series for the iconic 80s’ film Willow, Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard honestly answered that he can’t really reveal any big announcements about the potential series but he did confirm that the sequel is still currently in development. “Well, if I say anything too concrete it’s gonna go viral because anytime I say anything about ...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Wales, Disney, TV News, Streaming, George Lucas, Ron Howard, Lucas, Willow, James Horner, Howard, Joblo, Warwick Davis, Movie News

Nice Guy Rian Johnson Has Nice Things to Say About the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels

While I don’t know Rian Johnson personally, I think I’m safe in assuming he’s a nice guy. He would have to be – after The Last Jedi came out, Johnson’s Twitter account was bombarded with angry people bemoaning how different his Star Wars movie was. And rather than telling everyone to go pound sand – which is probably what I would’ve done – Johnson has remained polite and even respectful about the entire thing (probably because he knows deep down that he made one of the best Star Wars movies eve...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Johnson, Lucasfilm, George-Lucas, Rian Johnson, Lucas, Star-Wars, Nice Guy Rian Johnson Has Nice Things

Rian Johnson Praises George Lucas’ Work on Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

Rian Johnson Praises George Lucas’ Work on Star Wars Prequel Trilogy It seems that director Rian Johnson is one of the biggest fans of the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In a recent back-and-forth on Twitter, Johnson praised George Lucas’ work on the story about Anakin Skywalker’s transformation into Darth Vader. According to Johnson, the prequel trilogy was way ahead of its time, especially as far as the VFX department goes. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Johnson, George Lucas, Rian Johnson, Lucas, Anakin Skywalker, Anakin, ComingSoon, Movie News

Lawyers Petition to Spring Asylum Seekers From Detention Amid Houston COVID Surge

As Texas faces a massive surge of COVID-19 cases and increasing criticism from public health experts for having opened too early and too quickly, Houston has been at the forefront of the outbreak. Hospitals in the state’s most populous city are quickly running out of beds—including Texas Medical Center, the largest hospital in the world, where ICU beds were at more than 99 percent normal capacity on Thursday—as the number of confirmed cases in the state have begun an “exponential rise.”Public he...
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, United States, Honduras, Houston, Guatemala, Cuba, Lucas, Trump, U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Corley, Daily Beast, Conroe, Texas Medical Center, Gibson Dunn Crutcher LLP

Indiana: Important Self-Defense Bill Passes Legislature, On to Governor

Indiana passed an important self-defense bill, now it moves on to the Governor.  IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( April 22nd, both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly voted to concur with the amendments made to House Bill 1284 during the conference committee process.  HB 1284 has been amended to now include many important concepts from HB 1643.  House Bill 1284 will now go to Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk for his signature.  Your NRA would like to thank Representative Jim Lucas (R-69)...
Tags: Guns, Indiana, Lucas, Nra, Jim Lucas, IMG, Ben Smaltz, Indiana General Assembly, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Eric Holcomb

Photos: Fathers are honored on their day in Southern California

Fathers young and old enjoyed time with family on Sunday. Our photographers captured some of their moments. Juan Gabriel Dorantes plays with his granddaughter Gabriela, 4, in the surf in Redondo Beach on Sunday, June 21, 2020. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Salvador Ramos hangs out with his daughter Ariana, 3, at the Redondo Beach Pier on Sunday. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds David Bagdasarian a...
Tags: News, Holidays, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Local News, Black Lives Matter, Black, Aidan, Lucas, Southern California, San Bernardino, Bowie, Don, Cooper

2 Arrested In North Sacramento Shooting, Robbery; Victim In Critical Condition

NORTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two people were arrested in connection to a shooting and robbery in North Sacramento that left a man in critical condition, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department announced on Saturday. The shooting happened at around 2:15 a.m. on Thursday in the 4400 block of Greenholme Drive. The victim was located at the scene with a gunshot wound to the upper body and remains hospitalized in critical condition, authorities said. Their identity has not been released. Investigato...
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