By Daniel DeMarco |Features Editor| While waiting for the show to begin, I ask my cousin Jesse Rojas, “How many people here do you think have no idea what they are getting themselves into?” My cousin laughed and looked around the venue and said, “I’m sure there are a few.” He defiantly stands in the face of the mainstream with middle fingers in the air while more known comics get labeled as “offensive,” “uncensored,” “shocking,” “profane,” or “vulgar,” but stand-up comedian Doug Stanhope puts them to shame Doug Stanhope performed at the legendary comedy club, The Comedy Store, in Los Angeles on August 21 as part of his “Last Gasp Tour,” the first night of two that he would perform … [Read more...] about Comedian Doug Stanhope still amongst the elite
By Shanieka Perrier |Staff Writer| What is so suspicious about iced tea and a bag of skittles? A 17-year-old boy holding only those items and wearing a “hoodie” was shot and killed ion Feb. 26 in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman after he saw the boy walking around in his neighborhood and found him “suspicious.” I believe that Zimmerman brought this situation upon himself. According to the LA Times, he was instructed to go home and let the police handle the situation. In my opinion he acted purely on suspicion and ignored the police, as though he was above the law. I have a problem with Zimmerman never initially being arrested. There was a dead body … [Read more...] about Skittles are suspicious?