Meet Hollywood Rainmaker Kevin Allyn
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Meet Hollywood Rainmaker Kevin Allyn

When celebrities or VIP’s need a rainmaker in Hollywood, Kevin Allyn is the one to call. Starting in his early 20's, Kevin managed Jack Lalanne, built his product line, executive produced the Jack Lalanne show,…

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From Humble Beginnings to Great Success
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From Humble Beginnings to Great Success

by Barbara Katz Barbara Bouchey describes her beginnings as humble: and indeed they were. She was raised in a low-income housing project in South Troy, New York, known as “The Projects.” Barbara’s mother died unexpectedly…

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Spotlight on Tolga Katas
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Spotlight on Tolga Katas

Tolga Katas was conceived in a palace and was born on June 5, 1966 in Istanbul, Turkey to Erol and Nursal Katas. At the time, Erol was an interior designer for palaces and elite hotels…

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Freedom Downtime – The Story of Legendary Hacker Kevin Mitnick
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Freedom Downtime – The Story of Legendary Hacker Kevin Mitnick

Can you launch a nuclear missile by whistling into a payphone? The unofficial story of Kevin Mitnick, possibly the first citizen in American history to be jailed without a bail-hearing. He went to jail for…

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Steve Wozniak Corrects Inaccuracies About Jobs Movie
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Steve Wozniak Corrects Inaccuracies About Jobs Movie

Steve Wozniak was disappointed that the characters were misportrayed, the evolution of Steve Jobs was missed – he was not the digital visionary or leader until later years. Steve Jobs was fired from Apple for a reason,…

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Kevin Mitnick Interview on Steven Colbert
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Kevin Mitnick Interview on Steven Colbert

Kevin Mitnick speaks about his past and his book, Ghost in the Wires, to late night talk show host Steven Colbert. The Colbert Report Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on Facebook

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Legendary Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on Why the Capacity for Boredom Is Essential for a Full Life
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Legendary Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on Why the Capacity for Boredom Is Essential for a Full Life

“Boredom … protects the individual, makes tolerable for him the impossible experience of waiting for something without knowing what it could be.” When was the last time you were bored — truly bored — and…

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The Psychology of Your Future Self and How Your Present Illusions Hinder Your Future Happiness
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The Psychology of Your Future Self and How Your Present Illusions Hinder Your Future Happiness

Ths is an RSS Feed from www.brainpickings.org, written by Maria Popova “Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Philosopher Joshua Knobe recently posed a perplexing question in contemplating the nature of…

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Media Mistake: Brian Mulligan on Bath Salts – A Story Mistold
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Media Mistake: Brian Mulligan on Bath Salts – A Story Mistold

Media icon Brian Mulligan was lucky to be alive after brutality at the hands of the LAPD. This is Part 1 in a series about how far the LAPD will go to influence the press…

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The Invisibles: Moving Vintage Photos of LGBT Couples in the Early 20th Century
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The Invisibles: Moving Vintage Photos of LGBT Couples in the Early 20th Century

Archival images — sometimes poignant, sometimes playful, invariably tender — of gay and lesbian couples privately celebrating their love in an era that denied it. Any form of excess can usually be traced to the…

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Anna Deavere Smith on Discipline and How We Can Learn to Stop Letting Others Define Us
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Anna Deavere Smith on Discipline and How We Can Learn to Stop Letting Others Define Us

“What you are will show, ultimately. Start now, every day, becoming, in your actions, your regular actions, what you would like to become in the bigger scheme of things.” “Discipline,” the late and great Massimo…

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The People v. Charlie Beck: An Indictment of Five Years of LAPD Abuse
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The People v. Charlie Beck: An Indictment of Five Years of LAPD Abuse

Shortly after LAPD Chief Charlie Beck submitted formal notification of his intent to serve another, 5-year term atop the United States’ third largest police force, the sycophantic, Los Angeles media – long-storied and ever-faithful propagandists…

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Lola Blanc’s Dreamy New Song – Shangri La
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Lola Blanc’s Dreamy New Song – Shangri La

Lola Blanc dropped a buzz track for her fans, and she reaches some pretty high notes. The raven-haired singer and songwriter continued to craft mischievous, unapologetic pop while in Hollywood, infusing her music with a…

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Topher Adam, the Tim Burton of Fashion
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Topher Adam, the Tim Burton of Fashion

Topher Adams, founder of Dark Beauty Magazine, isn’t your run-of-the-mill magazine editor or fashion designer. His magazine is exploding, his art, graphic design, and photography have an international fan-base, and he was recently crowned Mélange’s…

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History of the World Wide Web
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History of the World Wide Web

The students from the Computer Club at NCP Charter School in Texas, found our web site and suggested that Technorazzi add a page to this site about the World Wide Web. 

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Jamillette Gaxiola photographed by Tolga Katas
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Jamillette Gaxiola photographed by Tolga Katas

‘Back Together’ On The Dancefloor: Annie Drops New Single Off Upcoming EP
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‘Back Together’ On The Dancefloor: Annie Drops New Single Off Upcoming EP

Norwegian electro-pop artist Annie is gearing up for the August 5th release of her forthcoming ‘A&R‘ EP with longtime collaborator/producer Richard X. (Annie and Richard, A&R… see what they did there?) Hot off the upcoming…

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‘Somebody Loves You’: Betty Who Drops New Live Performance Video
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‘Somebody Loves You’: Betty Who Drops New Live Performance Video

Bubbly Australian pop star-in-the-making Betty Who released her first live performance video today for “Somebody Loves You,” filmed recently in NYC at Pianos. Primed for the summer, the track is a bouncy 80′s-flavored synth-pop jam…

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Teenage Tragedy: Natalia Kills Debuts ‘Saturday Night’ Video,
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Teenage Tragedy: Natalia Kills Debuts ‘Saturday Night’ Video,

Natalia Kills debuted the music video for “Saturday Night” today, the sweeping, beautiful, heartache-filled new single from her highly awaited forthcoming album, ‘Trouble.’ The immensely personal clip is rife with hard-hitting recreations from Natalia’s childhood.…

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Dancehall Queen: New Music Video From Elliphant
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Dancehall Queen: New Music Video From Elliphant

A swaggering fusion of 90′s freestyle, funky flavored tropical dancehall, and pounding house music marks Swedish electro babe Elliphant’s latest summer single, “Music Is Life.” And today the artist has dropped the brand new music…

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My Possession: New Lyric Video From the Green Children
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My Possession: New Lyric Video From the Green Children

I’m typically not the biggest fan when it comes to lyric music videos. But when it comes to LA-by-way-of-Europe electronic duo The Green Children, everything they touch is magic, including their enchanting new lyric video…

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So Special: Anjulie Drops Synthy New Summer Cover
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So Special: Anjulie Drops Synthy New Summer Cover

Canadian pop star Anjulie recently dropped an electrified cover of The Pretenders’ 1980 hit “Brass In Pocket (I’m Special),” flipped and called “Give It To Me.” Updated with throbbing dance beats and spaced-out 80′s synths,…

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Tall Queen ( Sophia Casanova ) photographed by Tolga Katas
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Tall Queen ( Sophia Casanova ) photographed by Tolga Katas

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Lola Blanc as Snow White, photographed by Tolga…
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fairytalemood: Lola Blanc as Snow White, photographed by Tolga…

Model Johnna Bell photographed by Tolga Katas as the new face of…
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Model Johnna Bell photographed by Tolga Katas as the new face of…

Model Johnna Bell photographed by Tolga Katas as the new face of Rain Cosmetics

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Descend ( Series ) 
Photographed by Tolga Katas
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Descend ( Series )  Photographed by Tolga Katas

LAPD Officer James Nichols
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LAPD Officer James Nichols

LAPD Officer James Nichols has been in the news a lot later, suspected of extortion, police brutality, and rape - yet he still has not been charged or fired from the LAPD.

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David Tupaz – Destiny in Fashion Design
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David Tupaz – Destiny in Fashion Design

Meet Fashion Designer David Tupaz Some might say that Las Vegas fashion designer David Tupaz was born with a silver medallion in his mouth. Or that high-society couture was his destiny, his birthright. 

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Kevin Allyn Assembling Greatest Business Minds
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Kevin Allyn Assembling Greatest Business Minds

Last month the SK3 Group, a publicly-traded company (SKTO) that provides licensing, management, and logistic services to medical cannabis collectives made an unlikely announcement. They hired non-pot-smoking Hollywood rainmaker Kevin Allyn as Chairman of the Board…

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Judge Bans Airing of Lifetime TV’s Chris Porco Movie
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Judge Bans Airing of Lifetime TV’s Chris Porco Movie

In an emergency appeal, the cable network blasts a judge for an “unprecedented” injunction that it says will cost millions of dollars, harm its brand and represent a disaster to free speech.

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Fashion Creativity in Dubai
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Fashion Creativity in Dubai

A beautiful feature on The cARTel by Hello middle East! — with Shub Qureshi, Sam Rushforth and Peter Richweisz. Located in the heart of Dubai’s Arts hub and district Al Serkal Avenue, The cARTel is…

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Journalist responds to hacking charges
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Journalist responds to hacking charges

A Reuters editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a Los Angeles Times story issued a comment to refute the charges.

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Baby Wakes Up & Freaks to Gangam Style
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Baby Wakes Up & Freaks to Gangam Style

Baby Amanda was sleeping peacefully in the car through the other songs, but when her favorite song came on, she started rocking those legs like you’s never seen!

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Voices for Dignity
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Voices for Dignity

Christine Marie Katas launches VoicesforDignity.com, an awareness campaign and web site offering technology, information, resources, photography and other tools to help bloggers and activists raise their voice against human trafficking, domestic violence, and other exploitations. 

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Meet the PR SheDevil of Silicon Valley
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Meet the PR SheDevil of Silicon Valley

Donna Loughlin "Powers" is a professional jet-setter-slash-serial-schmoozer and PR industry veteran. Among other things, her monikers include the “PR She Devil” of Silicon Valley and beyond, having ushered in five IPOs and taking hundreds of…

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Massive Attack: Discover the Electronic-Pop Styling of Banks
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Massive Attack: Discover the Electronic-Pop Styling of Banks

Trip-hop returns in 2013, and it returns in the form of gorgeous LA-based singer-songwriter Banks! Banks, who has been slowly circulating the blogosphere over the past few weeks, is still fairly underground, so there’s not…

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‘Dream’ Girl: Marina & the Diamonds Debuts Lavish New Video
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‘Dream’ Girl: Marina & the Diamonds Debuts Lavish New Video

Marina and the Diamonds is gracing fans once again with a visual from her album ‘Electra Heart,’ this time with the lavish video for her operatic, dreamy track “The State Of Dreaming.” In the ravishing…

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Photography – Model Raquel Tait
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Photography – Model Raquel Tait

  Raquel Tait from Las Vegas, Nevada. Photographer Tolga Katas, set design Ronn Orr.

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CEO Puts Accent on Love
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CEO Puts Accent on Love

Have you ever been charmed by someone with an accent? You’re not alone. Dale Ballard, CEO and founder of eGlobal Mashup LLC, created a dating site for people like himself who were attracted to singles…

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