Pin It
Favorite

Buzz Bin 

Makin' Us Beg for Mercy


Rap star 50 Cent was asked about his impressions of the shooting location for the upcoming film Home of the Brave. Hear what Fiddy said:


"Have any of you been to Spokane, Washington, before? Try not to ever go to Spokane, Washington. It was so quiet, when they would say 'Cut," you just wanna say, 'Wait, can we just try that one more time?' Because it's only like 6 o'clock and we were going to be there and I am going to go back to the hotel and do nothing. It worked out though, it gave me plenty of time to be focused on everything else that I had to do."





Well, Mr. Curtis James Jackson III, we sincerely hope that what you've been focused on is enrolling in drama classes -- because judging from the box office on your movie Get Rich or Die Tryin', dog can't act.





Elementary Additives


Red Robin wants kids to develop a taste for their gourmet burgers, so the company sponsors an annual contest soliciting burger recipes from elementary school students. This year, 16,000 kids sent in their ideas. Ten-year-old Anthony Graham of Spokane, for example, sent in his design for an Italian Sausage and Pepper Burger, with thin-sliced sausage on a beef patty topped with saut & eacute;ed green peppers, onions and tomatoes and served on garlic toast. Anthony's recipe was one of just 50 that will be printed in next summer's Red Robin cookbook. Sounds to us as if Anthony is already way past whatever they could teach him at McDonald's University.





Doing What She Loves


Lorinda Knight and her eponymous gallery were featured in a Dec. 14 New York Times business story about turning one's passion into something profitable. If you've wanted to open your own arts and entertainment-related business and plan "to get around to it someday," then Knight could be your inspiration: She's had to dip into her savings and be very patient during the 10 years her gallery has been open, but now it's one of the mainstays of the Davenport District. Efforts like Knight's get noticed even by the East Coast cognoscenti.





Must Enjoy Vociferous Parents


Wanna be on the Spokane Public Schools board of directors? There's an opening. Get your cover letter and resume in by Jan. 5. Visit www.spokaneschools.org/board or call 354-7364.





Pulp Christmas


It's worth searching out at YouTube: adorable Yuletide figurines enacting Tarantino scenes. Our fave? A snowman and a black baby Jesus recreate the John Travolta-Samuel L. Jackson conversation from Pulp Fiction about the legality of hash.

  • Pin It

Latest in News

  • Seven Ways Drought is Impacting the Inland Northwest
  • Seven Ways Drought is Impacting the Inland Northwest

    No, it's not as bad as in California, but drought is taking a hefty toll
    • Jul 29, 2015
  • Hopeless for Heroin
  • Hopeless for Heroin

    As heroin deaths continue to rise in Washington state, what can a parent do to save a child from the depths of addiction?
    • Jul 29, 2015
  • Call Mr. Yuk
  • Call Mr. Yuk

    Gov. Inslee avoids the "poison pill"; plus, pushing back against empty Kickstarter promises
    • Jul 29, 2015
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Moscow ArtWalk 2015

Moscow ArtWalk 2015 @ Downtown Moscow

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays. Continues through Aug. 31

All of today's events | Staff Picks

More by n/a

  • Iron Upgrade
  • Iron Upgrade

    The new one is smart and funny and action-packed, and it’s bigger and better and sleeker. And Downey does it again, this time ramping up Stark’s arrogant wisecracking, telling anyone who’ll listen (mostly women) that, via the creation of his powerful Iron Man suit, he’s brought years of uninterrupted peace to the world.
    • May 12, 2010
  • Seeing Gay
  • Seeing Gay

    A festival showing GLBT from all angles
    • Nov 9, 2009
  • Get Out the Vote
  • Get Out the Vote

    With all the uncertainty in the world these days, hot wings and cold beer are two things we can get behind
    • Nov 9, 2009
  • More »

Most Commented On

  • Patrolling While Black

    Gordon Grant's nearly 30 years as a Spokane cop have been affected by race, but that's not the whole story
    • Jul 8, 2015
  • Rushing's Rant

    The Airway Heights City Council has asked the mayor to resign after posting a racist Facebook message
    • Jul 15, 2015
  • More »

© 2015 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation