Vin Diesel Promises Chase Scene on Space Highway for Fast 7

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As the cramped US Airways flight lands at LAX, I am at the tail end of a journey that started in the dark cells of Guantanamo Bay and would soon take me to the most unlikely following destination: the penthouse suites of the Roosevelt Hotel, where I have been invited to an exclusive press junket for Fast and Furious, Part Seven. I throw on my sunshades as I adjust to the sunlight and the overwhelming glitz that is LA. “Are you on the list?” asks a shrill anorexic-looking young lady at the Roosevelt Hotel. She stands in front of a…

Gay Basketball Association Holds First Ever Draft Pageant

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When Reese Price set out to end his career in Washington as a political consultant, all his friends and allies thought he had lost it. Price had spent over a decade becoming known as the “magic crowd consultant” who made both Democrats and Republicans look good in photographs. So there was much talk about town when he decided he wanted to start the first national basketball league for gay athletes and gay teams: the Gay Basketball Association, or the “Gay-B-A” as Price insists on calling it. Standing in the bleachers at the San Francisco Oracle Arena, watching the crowds pour…

Recession ROCKS Gotham: Why Would Anyone Want to Live in Such a Broken City?

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Gotham City is a city that knows violence.  Over the past few years the city has suffered a constant barrage of daily violence and terrorist attacks, including a massive citywide nerve gas attack, a ruthless gang of violent thugs in clown suits, and even a nuclear bomb.  All of this has made it America’s most violent city, aside from Detroit.  But despite this, local citizens seem unfazed. Gotham is simply “awesome” according to Brad Cargolis, a local college student.  “It’s like living in a freaking movie or something.  It totally sucks to have all of the random gunfire and explosions…