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Spike Lee To Direct James Brown Movie

Written by Editors on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Brooklyn born Spike Lee, the director most recently known for the crime thriller "Inside Man," starring Jodie Foster and Denzel Washington, will team with producer Brian Grazer to release a biopic focused on the life of James Brown. The team had already secured official rights to the project as well as all James Brown’s original [&hellip
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Thank You For Not Choking

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Mayor Bloomberg’s anti-smoking campaign that has had many hacking, black-lunged New Yorkers complaining has yielded the billionaire an end-of-the-year feather in the cap. The city’s health department now reports a decline in smoking-related deaths from about 9,000 in 2001 to around 8,100 in 2005. So the next time you curse the city for not allowing [&hellip
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More Un-Friendly Fire

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Filed under: Right problem, wrong solution, we have the naming of Gerald Nelson to the coveted (according to NYPD folks) position of Brooklyn North Borough Commander. Nelson, an African-American member of the force, has been on the force for roughly 33 years and, shazam!, suddenly he gets a major promotion in the midst of one [&hellip
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Pay Per Squat

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Yes, soon you too will be able to pay big money to pause from running around Manhattan wearing out your credit card to enjoy the pristine confines of one of 20 new pay toilets coming to the city! The city hopes to score about $1 billion in revenue from your poo and tinkle needs over [&hellip
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