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Donald Cerrone: Fighters don’t get paid enough? Just sign on the dotted line

Originally posted on MMAjunkie:


While it seems fighter pay is always a hot topic in the world of MMA, at least one UFC lightweight just doesn’t understand the concern.

“I hear guys talking about they don’t get paid enough,” [autotag]Donald Cerrone[/autotag] told MMAjunkie. “If you want to just sign on the dotted line, I’ll be your huckleberry. I’m ready to go.”

Cerrone (23-6 MMA, 10-3 UFC) fought most recently at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, where he met Brazilian striker Edson Barboza in a heavily-anticipated matchup between two dynamic standup artists. It was Barboza who actually looked incredibly relaxed in the early going, and his speed appeared as if it was going to provide him a clear path to victory.

But suddenly, Cerrone landed a stiff jab that sent Barboza to the canvas. “Cowboy” seized the opportunity, moving quickly to his opponent’s back and locking in a rear-naked choke that forced Barboza…

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What’s the DEAL with Pitbull and DALE(t)?

Originally posted on SynchroMiss:

The reason I often choose the Hebrew aleph-bet to break down is because I incarnated here as a Jewish female. I was privileged to have parents who made me go to Hebrew school as a child and learn the language. At the time, I disliked attending that school because it required additional time and work on top of my regular school work. The universe puts us wherever we need to be. I would have never thought I’d be cracking codes using these symbols to help decode the matrix.

The Hebrew letter,DALEt is a scRAM-BULLed LEAD. LEAD (L/EL) = Saturn’s metal. DALEt ( ד ) looks like an “L” mirrored and flipped up. L is a representation of Saturn because it’s the 12th letter of the alphabet and 12 is half of the 24 (JuPiter) hours within…

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Snoopmonster Liberated! Twitter lets Snoopman News tweet on promise to behave

Twitter Unsuspends Snoopman News on Promise to be Good

Originally posted on Snoopman News:

Snoopmonster Liberated! Twitter lets Snoopman News tweet on promise to behave
Snoop Monster Liberated! Twitter lets Snoopman News tweet on promise to behave.

By Snoopman

11 February 2014

Snoopman News has been able to resume tweeting today, but could only do so by first promising to be good. The social media platform, Twitter, suspended Snoopman News’Twitter account on Sunday February 9, alleging the news outlet had breached it’s rules for making “multiple unsolicited mentions to other users”. (See Twitter suspends Snoopman News for soliciting news).

Twitter issued a ‘yellow’ suspension notice to Snoopman News after the news outlet had made earnest attempts to reach a global audience with the news that Lorde’s real Grammy speech had been suppressed.

Snoopman News suspended by Twitter for soliciting news
Snoopman News suspended by Twitter for soliciting news

Snoop Monster (see feature image at top), who does very little at Snoopman News, tweeted “Snoop Monster was sad, but now me happy. More tweets hum hum hum.”

While in Twitter's naughty corner, the Snoopman news room pondered what would happen to real wildlife birds if their joy for tweeting was suspended by a ranger they had never met. While in Twitter’s naughty…

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Sundance: A Filmmaker’s Mom Reviews ‘Nymphomaniac’

Originally posted on Variety:

One of the highlights of this year’s Sundance Film Festival — other than all the movies — was director Craig Johnson’s story about how he accidentally took his parents to see “Nymphomaniac: Volume 1.”

Johnson, who directed the Lionsgate-acquired “The Skeleton Twins,” attended the festival’s Tuesday night “secret” screening with his folks, only to learn the movie they were about to see was full of explicit sex — not always the most comfortable material to watch with one’s parents. He asked his mom to leave, but she wanted to stay. Variety tracked down Julee Johnson, 64, from Bellingham, Wash., to share her thoughts on “Nymphomaniac.”

First, a quick primer: “Nymphomaniac” tells the story of a woman named Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), who through various flashbacks, recounts the many sexual encounters of her adolescent years (Stacy Martin plays the younger version). The unrated movie includes full frontal nudity and co-stars Shia LaBeouf…

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Cultural Lessons of 2013: Thor is the new Superman


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Originally posted on National Post | Arts:

Steve Murray
Steve Murray

I don’t really care about Superman and you don’t really care about Superman, so why did last summer’s modern reboot, Man of Steel, upset me and others? There’s a public fondness for Christopher Reeves’ classic “aw-shucks-spandex” portrayal from 1978, but most people would agree that our modern tastes wouldn’t be too accepting of the old-fashioned flawless farmer Superman. So, yeah, he needed an update. But the resulting nihilistic dud, last summer’s Man of Steel from hollow director Zach Snyder and dark, meandering producer Christopher Nolan was as fun as a fire in a Planet Hollywood: destruction and sadness burning away any goodwill brought in through nostalgia.

We were treated to Henry Cavill’s dour Superman, raised to not help anyone, and Amy Adams’ Lois Lane, devoid of charm and saddled with clunky dialogue where she has to tell people she’s a Pulitzer-winning journalist so people will realize she’s…

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Post Mortem: Arrow Bosses on ‘Olicity’ Feelings, [Spoiler]‘s Return, Roy’s Future and More

Originally posted on TVLine:

Arrow Season 2 SpoilersWarning: The following contains major spoilers from this Wednesday’s episode of Arrow.

The twists flew as fast as the vigilante’s spears on Wednesday’s fall finale of Arrow.

While a captured Roy survived the hour (just barely), Oliver still lost someone back on the island when Ivo shot Shado.

And death kept coming as Tommy made a haunting appearance — and then Slade was revealed to be alive in Starling City and up to no good!

RELATED |The Flash Pilot Scoop

Below, executive producers Andrew Kreisberg and Greg Berlanti preview the dark times ahead and discuss Barry’s “profound effect” on Oliver and Felicity. Plus: Who will learn Ollie’s secret next?

MATTERS OF THE HEART | Barry and Felicity may have sparked, but the future Flash also did a lot in terms of scratching at Oliver and Felicity’s maybe-not-so-platonic feelings for each other. “It’s certainly something we pick up in…

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Arrow EP Shrugs Off S.H.I.E.L.D. Comparisons, Instead Hails ‘Golden Age’ of Comic Book Fare


Sexy man abs n’ nipples, or Stern, CurvaceouS #ROCKALICIOUSNESS

Originally posted on TVLine:

Arrow Versus SHIELD ComparisonsAmong the effusive reactions to Arrow‘s fall finale, one TVLine reader assigned Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to “study every episode” of The CW’s super drama over the winter break “and learn how a great comic book show is done.”

And while such comparisons have been made by others, Arrow showrunner Andrew Kreisberg doesn’t see Oliver Queen and the S.H.I.E.L.D. team as adversaries on the airwaves.

“We don’t really feel like we’re in competition with anybody else,” Kreisberg responded when I presented him with the aforementioned reader’s “homework” assignment for S.H.I.E.L.D. “We’re only trying to outdo ourselves as we move forward.”

RELATED |Where Did Arrow‘s Oliver and Felicity Land in Our Year in Review?

Kreisberg also prefers to focus on the bigger, Ben-Day dotted picture here — an overall resurgence of comic book adaptations on screens small and big. For in addition to Arrow, its…

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