When They Go Low We Go High – Michelle Obama

“When They Go Low We Go High” – Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama, first lady of the U.S.A delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention on the 26th of July 2016 which really hit home.

In an election season where regular insults between the candidates superseded real issues and policy discussion of substance,Michelle Obama’s speech was one of the highlights of the show. Continue reading

Pen Pineapple Apple Pen – Piko Taro

“I have a pen. I have an apple. Apple-pen!

I have a pen. I have pineapple. Pineapple-pen!

Apple pen. Pineapple pen. Pen pineapple apple pen”

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In 2012 Gangham Style by Psy did the rounds on social media and received an overwhelming 2.6billion views on Youtube. PPAP might just give Psy’s Gangnam Style a run for their money with over 15million views on the first week since its launch. We will have to wait and see how the video performs in the coming weeks. Regardless of whether it surpasses or not the video has certainly gotten the attention of major celebrities such as Justin Bieber who has tweeted that the clip was his “Favourite Video” on the internet.

Shane Mcmahon – WWE Superstar

“I am the Instrument of Change in the WWE”

Shane McMahon better known as Shane O Mac among WWE fans returned to WWE on February 22nd 2016. He was well received by the WWE Universe with loud cheers and chants of encouragement “Shane O Mac”. The storyline builds around Shane O Mac returning to regain control of Monday Night Raw from his Father Vince McMahon. Vince challenges Shane to a Hell in a Cell match against the Undertaker at Wrestle Mania 32 to be held in Dallas, Texas on the 3rd of April 2016. Shane accepts the challenge put forth by his father and at the final Raw prior to Wrestlemania Shane sends a message to the WWE universe and delivers a Leap of Faith to the Undertaker.

Shane Mcmahon

Connor Mcgregor – UFC Fighter

“If your Dream doesn’t Scare you, It is not Big Enough”

Connor Mcgregor, the UFC Featherweight champion along with Budweiser, the lager producer launched a commercial for the ‘Dream Big Competition’ to enable an individual in the United States to realise his /her American dream come true with a grand prize worth €50,000.  The competition closes on 24th April 2016. For more information visit the Budweiser Website.

 

 

Preston Mommsen – Scotland Cricket Captain

“Since the 2015 World Cup, I have played in one ODI match – in 12 months. So, you tell me how I’m going to improve my skills and develop as a cricketer.”

Scotland was the first team to exit the T20 Cricket World Cup at the qualifying rounds after their defeat to Zimbabwe in a Group B match. The above quote was mentioned at a post match press conference where the Scottish cricket captain looked visibility upset and pleaded for the Associate nations – Ireland, Netherlands, Afghanistan, Oman etc to be allowed to play more cricket. The ICC (International Cricket Council) in recent times had not provided sufficient opportunities or support to Association nations. The above sentiment was shared amongst other captains of Associate nations such as Peter Borren from Netherlands and William Porterfield from Ireland.

 

Donald Trump – Entrepreneur/GOP Front Runner

“Islam Hates Us”

Yet another controversial statement from the GOP Frontrunner and Businessman Donald J. Trump. Anderson Cooper interviewed Donald Trump on CNN’S AC360 where he was asked the question “Do you think Islam is at war with the west?” to which is immediate answer was “I think Islam Hates Us”. Anderson further questioned Donald Trump asking “In Islam itself?” to which he replied “You are going to have to figure it out”  referring to the media.

Interview on CNN Part 1 –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im_uLJKzs-4

Interview on CNN Part 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8zgvP4V8xE

Interview on CNN Part 3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5NGbI3snZg