"Your gain is my pain" versus "Your pain is my gain." My analyses of envy, jealousy, Schadenfreude, pity, etc. Related articles Saturday Night at the Oldies: Rodney King and Henry Hill In Praise of Schadenfreude
Celebrity Rehab has had its fair share of drama throughout its run on VH1. With a grand total of five deaths — Mindy McCready, Jeff Conoway, Rodney King, Mike Starr and Joey Kovar — and their repercussions, it seems Dr. Drew doesn’t want to deal with it any longer. The TV Doctor said: “I don’t have any plans [...]
Today in 1992, Rodney King said, "Can we all get along?" SPOILER ALERT: We can't.
Fuse Washington Hey! It's Rodney Tom with Fuse Washington's "official" oil portrait of "King Tom" in Olympia this January. This week I just had to get some Rodney Tom rage out of my system. Satisfying, yes. But Fuse Washington has been...Show More Summary
KOIN-TV is reporting that prospects for CRC funding being passed by the GOP-controlled Washington State Senate appear to be dimming, as two influential members of that body--Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, and Majority Leader Rodney Tom, D-Medina, have indicated they likely will not support the project. Show More Summary
The Shining has had quite the resurgence in the past few months. Rodney Ascher’s Room 237 is certainly one factor. Another, bigger motivator is Stephen King himself, who is currently working on a Shining sequel novel called Doctor Sleep. Warner Bros., which owns the rights to the Stanley Kubrick film, surely sees this as a perfect time [...]
Room 237 is in many ways the ultimate movie-geek movie, in which six superfans of Stanley Kubrick's Stephen King adaptation The Shining expand upon their theories as to what the subtext really i...
Stanley Kubrick’s assistant on The Shining recently described Room 237 as “pure gibberish.” The documentary by filmmaker Rodney Ascher takes a look at the numerous theories that have surrounded Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel. Although many people have subscribed to these ideas over the years, Stanley’s assistant on the horror flick thinks the [...]Show More Summary
Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made the '90s truly awful was its music. Tha...
The 20 Worst Albums Of The '90s: 20-11 Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made...
Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made the '90s truly awful was its music. That...
Mariah Carey’s 2013 album, so far unnamed, will have the help of top producers including The Dream, Hit Boy, Big Jim Wright, and Rodney Jerkins, according to an interview with Gail Mitchell for Billboard. The Love King musician The Dream is known for co-writing big popular hits like Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on [...]Show More Summary
On Sunday, a few hours after he was found dead in his California swimming pool at age 47, Rodney King—a central figure in the 1992 Los Angeles riots—began trending on Twitter. News of King's death was quickly followed by a related, if disturbing, Twitter trend: "Who is Rodney King?" "Who is Rodney King?" Briauna Mariee, [...]
He was, by every account, both a cop killer and a killer cop, and even in death, he might end up shaking the LAPD like no one since Rodney King.
The bad old days of the LAPD, the department behind the Rampart Scandal and the Rodney King beating, were supposed to be behind us. But lingering suspicion among Angelenos that the LAPD is still a fundamentally racist, corrupt organization has spilled out into the open in the wake of the Christopher Dorner case. [ more › ]
The Charles Dorner manifesto has been dismissed by the Los Angeles Police Department as the self-serving ramblings of a murderer, but at least one of the claims of the rampage shooting suspect appears to check out. Dorner is accused of going on a rampage after being fired for the LAPD. He claims that his firing [...]Show More Summary
Last week on PFT Live, a former hard-hitting safety from the Patriots (Rodney Harrison) said that one of the things the Patriots need is a hard-hitting safety. Enter Ed Reed? Peter King of SI.com said during Sunday night’s Pro Bowl pregame on NBC that the Ravens safety most likely will hit the market in March,…
I always considered Rodney King’s plea to be underrated. Can’t we all just get along? It seemed heartfelt, a plea for emotions to calm tempers and cool rhetoric. The L.A. riots and their aftermath needed something to calm people. Even if you don’t agree that King helped, he didn’t make it worse. The situation prompting his comment [...]
Dr. King's emphasis on self-reliance and empowerment for low-income people made it possible for someone like me to start a small business. My new dream is to build a business that will solve a problem in my community while creating jobs for people.
Save the Tarpon recently posted this telling picture of Silver King Entertainment/Professional Tarpon Tournament Series partner Rodney Taucher stepping on a dead tarpon that was later linked to the Women's PTTS tournament. Further evidence you should join some of the biggest names in angling and sign Save the Tarpon's petition to end the PTTS.