Lollapalooza 2020 lineup announced… yes, festival is still happening but will be for live webcast only…

The lineup for the iconic Lollapalooza festival has been revealed. The show is still going this year but it will be for live webcast only. It will take place in Chicago in a 4 day festival run but it will all be virtual on youtube for free.

While I’m not interested in watching it all but I will catch Metallica and Paul McCartney probably. Maybe I’ll catch the Cure and Jane’s Addiction as well but the rest of the lineup? No thanks!

Lollapalooza Goes Virtual July 30-Aug. 2 On YouTube With Live Sets, Classic Headliners & Michelle Obama

Anyway, I’m sure this festival will be full of liberal politics all over. I’m sure there will be plenty of Trump bashing by the speakers and there will be lots of BLM stuff definitely. I don’t think I’ll listen to Michelle Obama and Mayor Lightfoot talk ’cause all they’re gonna do is spew a bunch of left-wing political bullshit. This festival is obviously trying to get Biden more voters since it’s trying to get you to vote.

Like I said, I’m not interested in watching it all but I’ll try to catch a few bands this weekend. I’ll definitely catch Metallica and Paul McCartney, though. I’m sure Sir Paul is mostly gonna be playing Beatles songs and maybe some of his solo stuff… I’m sure Paul is gonna kill it like always.

Yeah, live music is struggling right now but ya gotta keep the live music going somehow. These bands & artists are probably fed up with staying home all the time and they gotta be out there playing. This is their only opportunity.

I wish bands and artists would keep politics out of music, though. There’s no need to. Just shut up and play.

Kev

Bret “The Hitman” Hart… Montreal Screwjob incident… just some thoughts…

So over the summer during this covid-19 pandemic, I’ve read a few wrestling books to do more research and learning about the controversial wrestling incident that went on between Bret The Hitman Hart vs. Shawn Michaels at Survivor Series 1997 ppv. One book I’ve read was Bret Hart’s “Hitman – My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling” and the other book I’ve read was “The Death of WCW” by R.D. Reynolds and Bryan Alvarez. Both of those books were really good and they both talked about the “Montreal Screwjob” a little bit.

To those of you who don’t know anything about the Montreal Screwjob, well let me break it down to you to tell you what it’s all about. The controversy revolves around Bret The Hitman Hart, Shawn Michaels and WWE owner Vince McMahon. Bret and Shawn Michaels not only had an on screen TV feud for years, they also hate each other in real life as well. They had both an on-screen and off-screen feud. Bret won the WWE/WWF title at Summerslam 1997 and Bret signed a contract to WCW and was about to jump ship to there. This got Vince all worried and didn’t want Bret to bring the WWE title to WCW and Bret said he wasn’t gonna do that, it wasn’t his plan. Hart was set to defend the title against Shawn Michaels at Survivor Series 1997. McMahon originally wanted Bret to lose the title to Shawn at Survivor Series 1997 but Bret wasn’t going for it since he didn’t want to lose in his home country which makes sense. In a meeting… Bret, Shawn and Vince agreed that Bret would retain the title at Survivor Series 1997 by disqualification and Bret would lose the title or forfeit later on.

When it came to Survivor Series 1997 night where the match was taken place, Bret vs. Shawn match started. A little later in the match Shawn put Bret in his well-known finisher the Sharpshooter which is a submissive finisher. All of a sudden, Vince comes out to the ring and orders Earl Hebner to ring the bell which causes HBK Shawn Michaels to win the WWE title by submission.

It is called a “screwjob” ’cause Bret got screwed by McMahon. Vince promised Bret that he would retain the title by disqualification but Vince decided that HBK Shawn Michaels would win the WWE title on the last minute.

After that, this angered Bret so much… spitting Vince in the face at ring side and then Bret started destroying things. Bret even punched Vince in the face and knocked him out backstage. Vince and Bret feuded in the media for a long while but later on, they ended up burying the hatchet for good. Bret wanted to bury the hatchet with Vince ’cause he didn’t WWE burying his legacy and Bret wanted to be remembered. Bret got into the WWE Hall of Fame finally in 2006 and WWE made a DVD for him.

In the aftermath of the Screwjob incident, this lead to Vince’s iconic feud with Stone Cold Steve Austin and forced Vince to perform on television as this evil owner bad guy. This is what brought Mike Tyson in to feud with Stone Cold, though.

The Montreal Screwjob incident is the most talked about controversy in wrestling and is still being talked about even after all these years. I can see why Bret is so brutally honest when it comes to the wrestling business ’cause after that, he didn’t want to be screwed over ever again like that. He didn’t want to lose in his hometown of Canada and Vince forced him to lose. After reading Bret’s book (which is very good and definitely one of the best wrestling books I’ve ever read), I’m totally on his side.

People are saying it was a work but I don’t think it was. If it was then it would have been the greatest work of all time and it would be so hard to plan. Kevin Nash said it was a work but watch Bret Hart’s response in the video here:

It was a real incident that angered Bret for many years. Later in the years though since Vince and Bret buried the hatchet, they continued the “Screwjob” incident on WWE TV so they can have a closure which they did real good.

This makes me want to watch “The Wrestling With Shadows” documentary which is about Bret Hart but I didn’t know where to watch. I found out you can watch the documentary in it’s entirety on youtube so I’ll watch it on youtube this weekend.

Bret was always very protective of his career and his legacy and after the Montreal Screwjob incident, I can understand why. Bret may have buried the hatchet with McMahon but I don’t think he’ll ever bury the hatchet with Shawn. Bret will always have pure hatred for Shawn since Shawn himself was in on the whole “screwjob” thing. I think Shawn just wanted that WWE title and got what he wanted.

Bret is definitely one of my favorite wrestlers of all time, though. He is one of my top 10 favorites.

Kev

Kanye needs to leave the Kardashians before they destroy his life… they are cancerous…

Man, I am so sick of this… whenever Kanye has a “right-wing” opinion on something like his support for Trump… Kanye’s been leaning toward the right more and more even though he claims he’s independent. Kanye publicly voices support to Trump all the way up to when he decided to try and run for president of 2020 which he just dropped out of very quickly. In the press, Kanye claims he’s done supporting Trump and removing the MAGA hat but I don’t buy it. I think those Kardashians are doing everything they can to make Kanye drop support of Trump and they were successful this time, maybe?

According to the reports, they say Kanye has so-called “controversial” opinions like anti-abortion and anti-gun control… sure enough, people scream that Kanye has bi-polar disorder just because he expressed a right-wing opinion.

I remember when Kanye first came out as a Trump supporter, he started getting a lot of support from the Trump base and then Kanye disappears from the media for a long while. There were worries that those Kardashians are controlling him with everything they can get. Kanye comes back out of hiding and found “Jesus” meaning that he found religion and is a born again Christian now.

https://www.elitedaily.com/p/kim-kardashians-instagram-addressing-kanye-wests-mental-health-asks-for-compassion-29665633

I don’t think there is anything wrong with Kanye at all. He is 100% fine and perfectly sane, the way I’m seeing him. He’s actually a pretty smart guy… those Kardashians are no doubt die-hard lefties and being the snowflakes they are, they can’t stand it when Kanye has some right-wing opinions. So each time when Kanye wants to express some right-wing views, the left wants to think he has “bipolar” disorder? Fucking unreal.

Kanye needs to divorce Kim K. before she ruins his life… look where Kim K’s ex-husband Kris Humphries ended up, remember him? She only wanted his money after 72 days of marriage.

Those Kardashians are evil and cancerous. Kanye should have never associated himself with them to begin with. It was a mistake of him getting romantically involved with her.

Maybe Kim K. is just upset that Kanye dropped out of the presidential race ’cause she wanted to be first lady? If Kanye hung on with his election bid, she wouldn’t have came out with that stupid statement and accused him of having bi-polar disorder. She’s just a lefty-snowflake who doesn’t like him having right-wing opinions.

He’s allowed to have right-wing opinions if he wants to. I thought this was the United States of America???

Kev

Why live wrestling shows with an actual crowd is important…

Yeah, even through this dumb covid-19 pandemic which is still going on, I still watch my wrestling. I try to keep up with RAW, NXT, Smackdown and the ppvs. In the beginning, the WWE started to have shows with no crowd at all. Now they brought back the live crowd but at a small capacity. The only problem with that, though, the live crowd with a small capacity are mostly wrestlers from NXT… and they are starting to bring back actual WWE fans too.

Even though the WWE are trying to bring back the fans, watching wrestling is still hard to watch and pretty boring. I just continue to watch wrestling ’cause there’s nothing better to do at night, ya know? Most of my TV watching is always at night. I never watch TV and streaming services during the day.

Anyhow, live wrestling in huge arenas full of fans is very important ’cause that’s what the wrestling business perform these shows for to begin with… they do these shows for the fans. That’s why these guys do what they do, perform for the fans. Fans in the crowd are important to wrestling shows ’cause it helps make the show feel a lot more lively, you get what I mean? It’s important for wrestlers to get over with the crowd whether they are heels or babyfaces. In wrestling terms, a heel means the badguy wrestler and babyfaces mean the good guy wrestler aka the hero. It’s important for wrestlers to perform for a live crowd so the crowd can boo the heels and cheer the babyfaces. Sometimes in wrestling it isn’t always like that, though… sometimes the crowd does cheer the heels whenever they like him and boo the baby faces. Examples of crowds cheering the heel wrestlers would be Triple H and Stone Cold Steve Austin when they started out as heels but fans started cheering for them… examples of fans booing the babyfaces would be John Cena for sure. Even though, John Cena was always a good guy, fans would boo him anyways. It’s fun to hear the crowd reactions ’cause it’s interesting to see them being honest on who they like and who don’t like. They also boo Roman Reigns even though he’s a babyface wrestler.

Listening to the crowd during wrestling shows, it’s the crowd that helps keep the matches exciting. There’s nothing like it when you see two wrestlers in the ring when they take a swing at each other with their arms and the audience goes “Oooooh”, “aaaaaah”, each time… and whenever a wrestler takes a nasty bump, they’ll chant “holy shit” or “this is awesome”.

Admittedly, I miss the live crowd during wrestling shows. When this covid-19 bullshit is all over and done with, I’m sure WWE will go back to doing shows at arenas and do their Wrestlemanias at stadiums. I miss all that myself but they’ll get back to all that. We just gotta wait longer, I guess.

I don’t know why non-wrestling fans criticize wrestling. I think it’s so much fun to watch, in my opinion. I’ve been a wrestling nerd my whole life, ever since I was a kid and still am a lover of wrestling today. Who are my favorite wrestlers you may ask???

Well… my all time favorites… I’ll have to go with Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Warrior, Owen Hart, CM Punk, Jericho, Randy Savage aka the Macho Man and Undertaker can get thrown in the list for sure. Also, Bret Hart.

As for today’s favorite wrestlers in today’s industry, I’m gonna go with AJ Styles, Bray Wyatt, Finn Balor and Aleister Black. I would also pick Asuka from the women’s division.

Sure, the WWE is not the best anymore like it used to be in the 80’s and 90’s but I just continue to watch ’cause I respect the industry.

Kev

Martial arts and film icon, Bruce Lee died 47 years ago today…

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47 years ago today, martial arts and film icon, Bruce Lee mysteriously passed away. Yes, Bruce’s death was definitely mysterious ’cause nobody knows what really happened to him.

On July 20th, 1973 before he mysteriously died all of a sudden, he was actually okay ’cause he was in Hong Kong, about to have dinner with George Lazenby and Raymond Chow to discuss Bruce’s next film. While Bruce was fine that day, he had seizures and headaches in the past before. That day on July 20th later on, Bruce complained of a headache and had an actress friend Betty Ting give him painkillers while Bruce was at her house. Later that evening he went to lay down for a nap and never woke up ever since then. All happened at Betty Ting’s home.

Was it the Equagesic painkillers that killed him? The toxicology reports stated that he had a lot of it in his system but that still didn’t mean the drugs killed him, though. There were no external signs of injury but he had severe brain swelling. Lee’s death was ruled “death by mis-adventure” but it doesn’t add up.

I’m sure there are tons of conspiracy theories floating around and of course, lots of theories that Bruce was murdered. I’m sure his friend Betty Ting is getting blamed the most for his death, though ’cause she was the last one with him before he died.

The Mysterious Circumstances Surrounding Bruce Lee’s Death

I am a massive Bruce Lee fan. Loved him in all those martial arts action films… I’ve seen “Enter The Dragon” too many times. The “Chinese Connection” and “Way of the Dragon” (the one with Chuck Norris) are also favorites of mine as well.

As for his death, you just never know but it would be nice to get some real answers after 47 years.

He was definitely an important figure in America and all around the world. His movies are still extremely popular even to this day after all these years. I still love to watch his movies when I can.

Rest easy, Bruce. You’re not forgotten and Brandon is not forgotten either, his death was tragic too.

Kev

#JaliekRainwalker is not forgotten, never have, never will… Jaliek’s life matters…

 

 

It is getting close to 13 years since Jaliek Rainwalker has been missing from my hometown of Greenwich. Jaliek is still missing even to this day. The case is still open… the case is still alive and well. In other words, the investigation is still on going. If you think the Jaliek Rainwalker missing child’s case is gonna go away, it won’t. It’s not gonna go away until Jaliek is found whether he’s dead or alive and every person responsible locked up.

I can go on all day about the facts and circumstances surrounding the case but to keep a long story short, watch the Vanished video I posted above to give you an idea of this story.

A couple of wacky adopted parents just kill a child and then dump his body somewhere… yet they continue to live their lives… all smiling and enjoying their happy family… while the rest of us are investigating the case on our own and trying to figure out the truth. Jaliek’s adopted family are all on social media but they don’t bring up his name. Don’t ask for the public’s help but instead all of them including the other kids in the family continue to post selfies of themselves smiling instead of looking for Jaliek when they should be. Their lawyer says in the press that they’re looking for him but don’t believe those lies… they aren’t looking for him at all. That’s because they know what happened to him and know what they did to him. Stephen and Jocelyn both know what they did to Jaliek but they aren’t talking and not cooperating.

Almost 13 years… and Stephen and Jocelyn still not locked up. Still out in Vermont living their happy life with their happy family. Stephen not on social media but the rest of the family is.

What I love even more is that the old 11 Hill St. home where Jaliek disappeared from is no longer owned by the Kerr family and it’s been quietly sold 2 years ago to new people that the Kerrs are associated to. The Hill St. home has now been turned into an art gallery which is disgusting really.

I’ve been fighting for Jaliek and following this case ever since it happened. This case never left my mind and I’ll never stop losing hope.

What would it take to find Jaliek? That’s all we want, really. Most of us believe that the adopted father, Stephen killed him ’cause if you watch the video above, you can’t help but think that’s probably what happened. The guy is an animal and a weirdo, his wife is just as bad. They want to say that they’re innocent and they maintain it but they haven’t proved their innocence yet. No evidence of Jaliek being alive either and no evidence of him being a runaway.

It doesn’t matter how long ago it happened… Jaliek needs his justice. His body/remains needs to get found so his true caring family can get proper burial. You can’t just kill a kid, throw him away and move on with your life as if it didn’t happen. Not gonna happen and we’re gonna make sure they don’t get away with it.

While most of us are investigating and trying to figure things out on our own, we’re doing it all “legally”, of course and the police wants our help anyways. They appreciate it, they really do.

Justice for Jaliek will happen one day but the sooner the better, though. There will be plenty of trolls that will attack us for accusing the adoptive father and they side with him but we won’t rest until Jaliek is found, no matter what anyone says or thinks. He needs to be found.

I’ll never give up on Jaliek. I’ve been a loyal supporter of his since day 1 and I’ve fought so hard for him. Trying to keep the investigation alive and help give Jaliek a voice.

Kev

 

RIP: Naya Rivera 1987 – 2020…

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I don’t know much about the show “Glee” and never seen it and don’t plan to but the death of Naya Rivera is definitely hearbreaking. She was too young and she’s got a 4 year old son who is going to grow up without a mother.

This could be a big time wake-up call to all you swimmers out there. It doesn’t matter the skill level of a swimmer you are. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or expert swimmer… something like this could happen to anyone.

The reports aren’t saying anything about what happened out there. She was probably a good deep swimmer which was why she didn’t wear a life-vest… she probably didn’t think she would need one but reading about Lake Piru, it definitely looks dangerous out there. Lake Piru had many deaths and accidents there in the past. Being way out in the lake is very deep, you can’t touch anything… she was probably struggling and went out of breath. Even at lakes can have really strong waves due to strong wind. Not sure how windy it was when that happened to her. Doing a little reading on Lake Piru, it’s a very dangerous lake and from the pictures I’ve seen, looks kind of scary out there too. I can see how it took the police forever to find her…. glad they did, though and now her family can give her proper burial real soon.

I feel bad for her kid, though. He’s only 4 and think what he went through being alone on that boat.

It’s always sad when a young talent dies. My heart goes out to her family and her 4 year old.

Kev

RIP Kelly Preston: 1962 – 2020…

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It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many.  My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while.  But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. All my love, JT

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John Travolta is going through another tragedy in his life. The actor himself announced the sad news that his longtime wife and actress, Kelly Preston died after two long years of breast cancer. The couple married in 1991… they had three children together but one of his kids Jett Travolta died at 16. John’s first wife, Diana Hyland also died of breast cancer in 1977.

Kelly is best known for starring as one of the female leads alongside Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire”.

Sad news. John may be devastated and hurt but at the same time, she’s no longer suffering. My heart goes out to him and his surviving kids.

Kev

 

 

Naya Rivera found??? Police discovered body in Lake Piru… identity not yet revealed…

A body was discovered at Lake Piru in California this morning, a lake where “Glee” star Naya Rivera suddenly vanished. It is not yet known whether or not the body is Naya herself… the body could end up being someone else ’cause like I said before, Lake Piru is a huge lake and I’m sure there are dead bodies all over the place. Swimming accidents happen all the time and there are many reasons why there are bodies all over lakes/oceans and rivers… not just accidents but people hide bodies to get away with murder as well. Although, I do know that Naya’s disappearance is probably nothing criminal… it was probably an accident.

The body found could be her but could also end up being someone else so we’ll just have to wait, I guess. It’s very likely could be her, though. When someone dies in a body of water, they don’t stay in one place… they float somewhere else and that’s what happened with Naya. That’s what made her hard to find but it’s pretty likely they just found her. We just gotta wait for exact identity.

Body Found in Search of Lake for ‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera

Kev

Prayers to Naya Rivera, hope they find her whether she’s dead or alive…

I’ve never watched the show “Glee” before and never really was a fan but I hope they find Naya Rivera. The Glee star went swimming out at a lake in Southern California on a rented boat with her 4 year old son. It was just her and her son on the boat from the looks of things. He was wearing a life vest but she wasn’t. She rented the boat in Lake Piru in Ventura County. Keep in mind, this is a “lake”, not an ocean. Looking at pictures of Lake Piru in google images, it’s an extremely HUGE lake, I mean really huge. It may look like an ocean but not really. I can see why it would be dangerous out there.

Naya and her 4 year old were probably spending the day swimming out in the lake. Reading the article, her and her son were swimming together… her son got back into the boat but she didn’t.

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/glee-actress-missing-presumed-dead-after-renting-boat-on-southern-california-lake-sheriffs-department-says

I’m sure she was a really good swimmer but somehow she couldn’t make it back on the boat.

The authorities, searchers and divers were trying to find her all day but still there are no signs of Naya. She just disappeared… poof just like that. I hope they find her alive but like most everyone, I think she died by drowning. Her body is probably deep underwater somewhere. Maybe her body got caught under plants underwater or caught under huge rocks which will make it hard to find her.

Who knows, though… maybe she actually made it out alive and is lost out in the woods and make it back to her son but if she’s still alive, she would have went back to her son a lot earlier so she probably didn’t make it.

She needs to be found either way, though.

I hate when tragedies happen like this… ya know, swimming out in the ocean, lakes and rivers may sound like a lot of fun but at the same time it can be very dangerous. It can even be dangerous to expert swimmers so if you’re an expert swimmer don’t ever think you’re tougher than water.

I hope they find Naya ’cause she’s a beautiful young lady. Prayers go to her, her 4 year old and her family. I’ll be keeping an eye on this story.

Kev

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