Over the past few years, the photogenic, oft-shirtless star of epic duds like Fool’s Gold and Surfer, Dude has undergone a stunning transformation into one of the most exciting and unpredictable character actors in Tinseltown. Film writers have dubbed it the McConaissance, and right now, the 43-year-old Texan is firing on all cylinders. Last year, he turned in several wildly disparate performances in a coterie of acclaimed indie films, ranging from a deranged murderer who makes poor Gina Gershon fellate a fried chicken drumstick in Killer Joe to an over-the-hill male stripper with a pair of ass-less leather chaps and a dream in Magic Mike. The latter turn earned him an Independent Spirit Award and many felt warranted an Oscar nod. … [Read more...] about Matthew McConaughey In ‘Dallas Buyers Club’: From Bongos to Oscar Contender
Wershe’s association with the Curry brothers enabled him to make connections in the drug underworld. One of those “connects” was a suburban man named Art Derrick who owned a small fleet of aircraft which enabled him to bring drugs from Miami to Detroit easily and quickly. Derrick was the weight man Wershe aspired to be. It was Derrick who gave Wershe the nickname White Boy Rick. In a sworn affidavit before he died from complications of drug abuse, Derrick said he had two customers named Rick. One was black, the other white. To avoid confusion between the two, Derrick says he called the black customer Maserati Rick for the car he drove and nicknamed Wershe White Boy Rick for his age and race. Narcs heard Derrick refer to White Boy Rick and the nickname soon found its way to a local TV news reporter working the police beat. When Wershe was eventually arrested headline writers fell in love with the nickname and used it often. … [Read more...] about Is Cocaine Legend White Boy Rick Serving Life for Busting Crooked Cops?
Granada (14-1, 0-1) absorbed its first loss Tuesday when Robby Beasley went for 25 points, leading Dougherty Valley (12-2, 1-0) to a 75-68 road win. Aidan Sevilla added 19 points and Ryan Beasley 16 for the winners, helping to offset a game-high 34 by Landon Wiedenfeld for Granada. … [Read more...] about Newest S.F. Prep Hall class has an affinity for basketball
According to state patrol, deputies responded to a disturbance north of Martha Lake along Meadow Road. That evolved into a chase that ended near SR 522 and Northeast 195th Street. A deputy rammed the suspect's car, sending it into a ditch, according to scanner audio. … [Read more...] about Shooting In Woodinville Involves Snohomish Deputies
"This is an ongoing active murder investigation for the King County Sheriff's Office. Detectives are interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence and reviewing evidence for DNA analysis," King County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said in a statement released Friday. … [Read more...] about Jamie Haggard Murder: Missing Mother’s Remains Found