Daily Archive: June 25, 2013

    Tyler Perry Makes Another Generous Donation

    Maverick filmmaker Tyler Perry, who has become an industry unto himself, was responsible for a lot of smiles recently at Finland Middle School in Columbus, Ohio. Perry, who was born Emmitt Perry, Jr. in New Orleans and now lives in Atlanta, showed up at a school concert unannounced and handed over a check in the amount of…

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    Detroit Fireworks PANIC

    As is tradition, the annual International Freedom Festival fireworks show over the Detroit River Monday evening was spectacular. And as is, unfortunately, becoming a tradition, people literally panicked at the prospect that someone could have been shot at the fireworks. Even though no shots were actually fired and, but for an isolated incident…

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    Zimmerman Attorney Don West Opens Trial With Knock-Knock Joke (Video)

    Opening statements from the defense in the trial of George Zimmerman, charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, began with a knock-knock joke. Zimmerman’s attorney Don West opened the closely watched trial with what he considered a pretty funny joke to the jury. After telling the jury not to hold …