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Talk in the Raturday Night Café and the Google search it inspired.

Click to enlarge and clarify...Here's a link to last night's café."Marriage is the death of hope" brings up webpages that purport to quote Woody Allen. I'm dubious. "Marriage is the death of romance" gets me to some boring relationship advice plus the assertion that it's the translation of a Chinese proverb:I'm dubious. It used to be very common to hear characters on TV (often in ads) say "Ancient Chinese wisdom" (in a fake Chinese accent) followed by something in the form of a proverb (almost a...
Tags: Google, Hope, Marriage, Law, China, Atlanta, George Carlin, Paris, Boxing, Theater, Jackson, Woody Allen, Muhammad Ali, Fake, Ali, Evey

Gregg Popovich says Colin Kaepernick will be celebrated like Muhammad Ali one day

"(Kaepernick) was very courageous in what he did. He did it for the right reasons," Popovich said Wednesday.
Tags: News, Colin Kaepernick, Muhammad Ali, Gregg Popovich, Kaepernick, Popovich

Gregg Popovich believes Colin Kaepernick will eventually be celebrated like Muhammad Ali

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich believes former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be celebrated in time. Popovich believes people will one day view Kaepernick the way they view Muhammad Ali, according to Marc J. Spears of ESPN. Popovich also compared Kaepernick to Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American track athletes who raised their fists in protest during the 1968 Olympics.
Tags: News, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco, San Antonio Spurs, Muhammad Ali, Gregg Popovich, Kaepernick, Popovich, Marc J Spears, Tommie Smith, John Carlos

Sponsored: New champ sought for onetime home of Muhammad Ali

The boxing legend bought the home in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1979, around the time of his first retirement.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Muhammad Ali, Explore, Hancock Park, NWhomes

The homeless boxer who once took on Muhammad Ali

Former Dutch boxing champion Rudi Lubbers, who lost to Muhammad Ali on points in a 12-round heavyweight fight in Jakarta four and a half decades ago, is back on his feet again after taking one of the heaviest punches of his life. Megan Revell reports.
Tags: News, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Jakarta, Megan Revell, Rudi Lubbers

Today in History for January 17th

Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower farewell address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born;Muhammad Ali born.            [Author: AP]
Tags: Japan, News, Ap, Benjamin Franklin, Muhammad Ali, Eisenhower, Warsaw, Al Capone

Louisville Renames Airport After Late Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali

The renowned boxer and humanitarian advocate traveled the world but always credited his hometown in Kentucky. He died in 2016.(Image credit: The Ring Magazine/The Ring Magazine/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Kentucky, Muhammad Ali, Louisville

Louisville renames airport after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville visitors will fly "like a butterfly" after the city renames its airport after hometown great Muhammad Ali.
Tags: Cnn, Muhammad Ali, Louisville

Louisville to rename airport for Muhammad Ali

Officials announced Wednesday that Louisville's international airport would be renamed after Muhammad Ali.            [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Muhammad Ali, Louisville, Louisville Courier Journal

Muhammad Ali’s name to go on airport in Kentucky hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s Kentucky hometown will honor the late boxer by renaming its airport for him. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority’s board voted Wednesday to change the name to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Ali would have turned 77 Thursday. He died in 2016. Ali’s widow, Lonnie Ali, said in a news […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Sports, Nation, Muhammad Ali, Ali, Louisville, Ky AP, Lonnie Ali, Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport Ali

Whicker: Manny Pacquiao has a tight schedule, but retirement isn’t on it

LOS ANGELES — Justin Fortune is Manny Pacquiao’s conditioning man. His biggest task is to dispel boredom. Not Manny’s, but his. “He’s run the same (deleted) hill for 15 years,” Fortune said one recent day at Wild Card Gym. “I say, Manny, don’t you want to change it up a little bit? He says, no, I’m fine. Okay, whatever.” Pacquiao turned 40 in December. At times he has seemed to run over the hill. When he lost to Jeff Horn in 2017, it seemed as if this glistening boxing saga, about the kid who us...
Tags: Senate, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Queensland, Michael Jordan, Manny Pacquiao, Ufc, Las Vegas, Muhammad Ali, Fortune, Floyd Mayweather, Cassius Clay, Manila, Pacquiao

No One Was More Surprised About Lady Gaga Losing Than Glenn Close

'Twas the collective gasp heard 'round the world: Lady Gaga lost. Our monster mother, lady and savior, was snubbed the Golden Globe for Best Actress in A Motion Picture Drama for her role as Ally Maine in A Star Is Born.But while fans may have dislocated jaws in surprise, no one was more shocked than the winner: Glenn Close, nominated for her role in Björn Runge's The Wife, based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer about a wife who has spent the last 40 years of her life devoting herself to being the ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Disney, Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, Muhammad Ali, Golden Globe, Glenn, Meg Wolitzer, Todd VanDerWerff, Hayley Mills, Kathryn VanArendonk, Bjorn Runge, Glenn Close GoldenGlobes

‘I Am The Greatest’: A Powerful Marketing Secret That Shouldn’t Be Secret

Be like Muhammad Ali and people will never forget that you are the 'greatest' in your niche as an attorney.
Tags: Law, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Stachenfeld, Boutique Law Firms, Lawyer Marketing, Power Niche Marketing

This Week In Trailers: Slut in a Good Way, Ruben Brandt, Collector, Stand Up and Away! With Brian Regan, New Year, New You, Float Like a Butterfly

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we steal some art, keep our comedy clean, get in the ring with a woman who’s ready to box,, make some deadly New Year’s resolutions ...
Tags: Movies, This Week In Trailers, Movie Trailers, Muhammad Ali, John Cena, New Year New You, Frances, Regan, Billy Elliot, Brian Regan, Movie Marketing, Secret Life of Pets, Sophia Takal, Collector, Aube, Milorad Krstic

UAE Peace Forum is Just the Tip of the Iceberg of Some American Muslim Ulema Undermining Their Followers

Ed. Note: We understand that this is a matter of current public debate, MM welcomes opeds of differing points of view. Please use this form. On December 5th, 2018 the government of the United Arab Emirates sponsored the “Annual Conference of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies” in Abu Dhabi. The forum began in 2014 as a means of countering the effects of the Arab Spring, in which young people living under tyrannical regimes around the Arab world clamored for a life of democracy, fr...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, Texas, Op-ed, Iraq, Israel, Religion, Uncategorized, Barack Obama, World, Fbi, West, United States, Egypt, South Africa

Flames’ Giordano Proving Worth as One of NHL’s Finest

The Calgary Flames continue to be one of the league’s hottest teams and a familiar figure is playing a vital role when it comes to their tremendous success so far this season. For the past several campaigns, the Flames’ blueline has been spearheaded by the steady presence of veteran warhorse Mark Giordano, and just like a fine wine, the captain appears to be getting better with age. Giordano has taken his already impressive all-around game to another level this season and is finally starti...
Tags: Usa, Russia, Toronto, Sport, Canada, Hockey, NHL, Muhammad Ali, Calgary Flames, Calgary, Ottawa, Minnesota Wild, Philadelphia Flyers, Carolina Hurricanes, Dougie Hamilton, St Louis Blues

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 15, 2018 — A nostalgia feast

East Dover VT village c.1911 The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 15, 2018 It’s a celebration Brunch! It’s a feast of nostalgia! This time of year is always a big one for our family, with birthdays and anniversaries galore, as well as the usual holiday gatherings. But this year is even more special, because it was forty years ago, on December 16, 1978, that this happy picture was taken at our wedding in Baldwin, Maryland. We honeymooned in Colonial Williamsburg. I also became a pastor that ...
Tags: Japan, UK, Microsoft, Religion, San Francisco, Indiana, Indianapolis, Jimmy Carter, Dallas, Ohio, Shirley, Annie, Woody Allen, Muhammad Ali, Yankees, Vermont

Zelda, where are you?

I would walk ten miles on my hands and knees Ain't no doubt about it baby it's you I aim to please I'd wrestle with a lion and a grizzly bear It's my life baby but I don't care Ain't that tuff enuff Ain't that tuff enuff Ain't that tuff enuff Ain't that tuff enuff For you baby I would swim the sea Nothing I'd do for you that's too tuff for me I'd put out a burning building with a shovel and dirt And not even worry about getting hurt Ain't that tuff enuff Ain't that tuff enuff Ain't that tuff enu...
Tags: Muhammad Ali, Zelda, Empire State Building, Ain, Kim Wilson Tuff Enuff

Acceptable Racism

Hundreds of protesters gather in the Gaslamp area to display their thoughts about Donald Trump's presidential campaign at an anti-Trump demonstration. U.S.A. –-( How appropriate would it be for a major publicly held American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? (In the interest of brevity, I shall list only four.) “The world could get by just fine with zero black people.” “It's kind of sick how much jo...
Tags: South Korea, Guns, Washington Post, America, Racism, South Africa, Fox News, The New York Times, University Of California Berkeley, Racist, Muhammad Ali, Donald Trump, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Harvard Law School, Sarah Jeong

Antoine Fuqua Adapting Caleb Carr’s The Devil Soldier

Antoine Fuqua adapting Caleb Carr’s The Devil Soldier Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer 2, The Magnificent Seven, Training Day) will produce and possibly direct The Devil Soldier, an historical-action epic based on Caleb Carr’s (The Alienist) best-selling novel, Deadline has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; gptAds = PB.gptAds || {}; var opts = {"asBool":false,"adUnit":"\/4403\/cr\/comingsoon\/ros","adDiv":"pb_prebidjs_300x250_a","sizeStr":"[[300, 250]]","mappi...
Tags: Movies, China, Crimea, Muhammad Ali, Central America, Ward, Garibaldi, Antoine Fuqua, Death Row Records, Manchu, Fuqua, ComingSoon, Movie News, Caleb Carr, The Devil Soldier, Frederick Townsend Ward

Racism — It’s Everywhere! It’s Everywhere!

Racism U.S.A. –-( It's sobering how much race dominates the public discourse today. But as long as we're discussing stereotypes, we should note that leftists and elites are the ones obsessed with race, not the flyover Neanderthals to whom they impute this evil. Give it a rest, eggheads.Leftists can scarcely discuss any issue without injecting this toxicity. They imagine it everywhere — the ubiquitous boogeyman that validates their perpetual vilification of conservatives. (Note: I...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Racism, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Donald Trump, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, HARRIS, Bulls, Larry Bird, Apollo Creed, White Privilege, Sonny Liston, Bill Laimbeer, Gun Rights News

John Cena to receive SI’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

WWE superstar John Cena is the recipient of this year’s Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. The award, which was announced Thursday, is given each year to an athlete or sports figure who embodies the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy while using sports as a platform. Cena will receive the award at the Sportsperson […]
Tags: News, Sports, Muhammad Ali, John Cena, Cena

12 museum and gallery exhibitions in Southern California this December

LOS ANGELES COUNTY Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection Go behind the art and science of jewelry designer Paula Crevoshay’s sparkly creations. When: Opens Dec. 7 and runs through May 12, 2019 Where: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles Admission: $5-$12, free for members and children age 2 and under Information: Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido The fates of two heroines from classical mythology are explored through a...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Visual Arts, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Andy Warhol, Theater, Muhammad Ali, Origami, Southern California, Robert, San Bernardino, Helen, Cal State San Bernardino

Deontay Wilder wants fans to see ‘body on the canvas’

Honestly, just love the way heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder carries himself. He’s not the most technically sound fighter in the world, but he is a destroyer and he lets us all know that in no uncertain terms. During his opening monologue for a recent conference call, Wilder was in rare form. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. “It’s going to be an amazing fight while it lasts,” he said of his Dec. 1 title defense aga...
Tags: Hbo, England, Russia, Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Brooklyn, Showtime, Manny Pacquiao, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Muhammad Ali, MMA, Floyd Mayweather, Wladimir Klitschko

Weekend Round-Up: Explaining CIA Disguises, Behind Hockney's Portrait Of An Artist, And Rare Shots Of Muhammad Ali

The week's can't-miss stories from around the web.
Tags: Watches, Cia, Muhammad Ali, Hockney

Lens: Louisville and Muhammad Ali: A Rare Look at a Hometown Champ

A new book shows the unmatched trust and connection photographers at the Louisville Courier Journal had with their city’s most famous son: Muhammad Ali.
Tags: Photography, News, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Newspaper, Ali, Louisville, Muhammad, Courier Journal, Ky, Louisville Courier Journal, Louisville (Ky, The (Louisville

3 art shows opening in Southern California this weekend, Nov. 16-18

LOS ANGELES COUNTY Joni The photographs of Norman Seeff, whose forthcoming book “Joni Mitchell: Sessions,” are included in this gallery show and sale. When: Nov. 16-Nov. 25 Where: Morrison Hotel Gallery at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, 1200 Alta Loma, West Hollywood Admission: Free Information: 310-881-6025 Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings In this first major international survey of the photographer’s work, the Getty Center features 110 haunting images – some previously never-before-published – that...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Visual Arts, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Theater, Muhammad Ali, Joni Mitchell, Southern California, Luke Cage, Sally Mann, Barbara, LACMA, Mann, UCR

Theater review: At the Taper, ‘Valley of the Heart’ has highs and lows, finds the sweet spot

Sweet, timely and picturesque, “Valley of the Heart” tells of an earlier chapter in in American history when our nation behaved badly. From writer-director Luis Valdez comes this tale of two immigrant families — one Japanese and one Mexican — living in the then-agricultural town of Cupertino during World War II. Ichiro Yamaguchi (Randall Nakano) arrived in California’s Santa Clara Valley from Japan and established life for himself and his family on a farm he owns. He and his wife, Hana (Joy Osma...
Tags: Japan, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wyoming, Muhammad Ali, Cupertino, Pearl Harbor, Bay Area, Southern California, Valley, Benjamin, Paula, Hana, Thelma

Sneaker marketplace GOAT announces an AR-centric Black Friday giveaway

Black Friday giveaways have become a tradition for online sneaker marketplace GOAT. Today it’s announcing the details of this year’s campaign, which will be its first to incorporate augmented reality. Director of Communications Liz Goodno described this as “the largest digital sneaker event of the year.” The company says it will be offering more than 1,000 prizes, including sneakers like the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Shattered Backboard, KAWSx Air Jordan 4 Retro Black, Pharrell x BBC x NMD Huma...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Mobile, Ecommerce, Apps, New York, Advertising Tech, Los Angeles, Bbc, Augmented Reality, Muhammad Ali, Pacific, Goat, Moscone Center, Democratic Republic Of Congo, George Foreman

Theater review: At the Pantages, ‘A Bronx Tale’ of good and bad is both

If its title sounds familiar, that’s not from extreme popularity of any one version of its story. It’s because this show has been resurrected in various mediums, now landing at the Pantages in the national tour of its musicalized form. Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale” began as a solo show in 1989, premiering in Los Angeles and moving to off-Broadway.  A 1993 film adaptation, directed by and starring Robert De Niro, followed. The solo show stepped onto Broadway in 2007. Disney veterans Alan Menk...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Broadway, Robert De Niro, Bronx, Muhammad Ali, Southern California, Sonny, Jerry Zaks, Glenn Slater, Joan Marcus, Kirk Douglas, Chazz Palminteri, Alan Menken, Lorenzo