"I'll do what I have to do." -- Tim Russert 1950-2008

How sad is it that Tim Russert collapsed and passed away while on the set of NBC's Meet The Press? I remembered walking past a television monitor in an upscale establishment and happened to see the breaking news of his death. I immediately was like, WHAT!? I was in complete shock. As I exited the establishment I saw some of the same "upper class" folk whom I passed upon entering and asked them if they were they aware of Tim's death. A couple of them immediately responded "yes" and began to elaborate. I immediately interrupted them and was like, "WHAT!? And none of you decided to tell me? I cared about Tim too!" This is the man that had enough guts to pose one of the toughest questions to the first black president of America: Did you sleep with her? "I did not have sexual relations with that woman," Bill responded (while pointing that darn finger). My prayers go out to the Russert family.

Speaking of NBC, I'm sorry, but we gotta to talk about the legendary Hulk. Nope, it's not Hogan, it's the green guy. I mean, seriously, did you really expect for YOUR Host of Hosts to give his two-cents on the Hulkster and his whole family situation here on the Experience? Hasn't every news "ratings hungry" station covered it enough? I mean seriously, by the time I submitted the Experience, it would've been heavily edited so much that it would read something like a book of praises to the icon that taught us to eat our vitamins, say our prayers and believe in the big Hulkster upstairs. Now is truly the time for the Hulk to lean on those very words he made famous. My prayers go out to him and all involved.

This past weekend I went to see The Incredible Hulk and I gotta tell ya that it was far better than the one they released more than five years ago. I was just happy that the Hulk wasn't taller than a two-story house and that he wasn't jump-gliding from one city to the next. How ridiculous was that? My favorite part of the movie was at the end before the credits rolled; Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), walked in and basically said, "I'm getting the band together." So it kind of got me thinking …

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky, think about it every night and day, please don't lock the cell door and throw the keys away" ... Well, that's not exactly the way it was written, but I can't help but think that there would've been spoofs all over the Web of one of his most famous songs, "I Believe I Can Fly," had the self-proclaimed "Pied Piper" of R&B, R. Kelly, been found guilty of his recent trial accusations. Ya know what, this is one that even I'm not gonna touch upon. I will say, however, that my prayers go out to him (especially HIM, seriously) and all involved.

Last but not least, "Mo Money, Mo Money, Mo Money." That was a phrase made popular by two characters on the classic fox sitcom, In Living Color. However, that seems to be the attitude that my homie Vince McMahon has adopted as it appears he'll be giving away mo money on the next edition of Raw. But speaking of the term "Mo Money" and two characters and even the word giving, I don't recall giving one of my most notable moves/finishers to Cryme Tyme member Shad. But wait, they steal everything they want, correct? Well here's a lil' memo to Shad: The next time you decide to steal a move from the Black Pope, make sure it's one that you can at least do half-way decent! The Black Pope Has Spoken!

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