"...as human beings we are capable of making sense of situations based on the thinnest slice of experience."
Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point.
COME ON, LEBRON!: The Thin Slices staff is made up mostly of Lebron James fans and as big-time athletes go he has one of the most likeable images. Sure there was the whole "I don't shake hands" thing after the finals with Orlando, but we'll give him a pass on that. But confiscating the tape of himself getting dunked on by a college guy at a skills camp? That's lame, Lebron. Loosen up, buddy, and have some fun with it. (RL)
BACK TO CAMP: The news is out that Toledo girl Alyson Stoner will be back on the Disney Channel next year for Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam with the Jonas Brothers. In case you've already forgotten about the first installment, here's a refresher. (RS)
NEW POTTER: The early returns on the new Harry Potter movie, which premiered in Britain are positive. Looks like the kids get tangled up in some hormonal moments that give the film a lighter feel than a few of its predecessors. The movie opens in Toledo Wednesday, July 15. (RL)
SURREAL: Michael Jackson's death has sparked court filings, weird accusations, and almost endless critical appraisals of his work. The Internet is overflowing with stuff and here are a few examples that can send you off into endless Michael searching. Start with the latest on his memorial service, which is Tuesday. And finally, here's a Chicago columnist who jumped into the fray when he wrote about why he didn't like Jackson. (RL)
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