Fun Flashback Friday: The History of “Baywatch”

TweetIt’s going to be a Memorial Day weekend at the box office beach with “Baywatch “starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Zac Efron.  It is a big-screen adaptation of the widely popular 1990s action-adventure series starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, who will be making cameo appearances in the film. Once the world’s most-watched show, “Baywatch” debuted on NBC in 1989, but drowned after one season.  However, thanks to the Hoff, it was revived a year later into syndication, where it became a guilty pleasure with its simple premise: MitchRead More

Movie Review: “Batman & Bill” original documentary from Hulu

Tweet Part of the legend of Batman is that he’s the world’s greatest detective.  Another part of the legend is that Batman is more than a symbol as well as a mask.  What else?  The legend of Batman was inspired by two legendary masked crime-fighters: Zorro, the Fox who marked his sword of justice for all as the original Caped Crusader, and the Shadow, the original Dark Knight who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of all men. While he has been considered to be an urban myth, BatmanRead More

Fun Friday: Official first trailer of Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’

TweetThe battle of New York made Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Black Widow into a team of ‘Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ known as Marvel’s The Avengers.  Now comes ‘The war for New York’ that will make Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist into ‘a team’ called Marvel’s The Defenders – loosely on the word ‘team’ for a quartet of loners, outsiders, rebels, and renegades. Here’s the line-up: Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox): the ‘blind ninja’ attorney who made a difference in Hell’s Kitchen as the loneRead More

Original Taco Bell restaurant from Downey, CA heads south to Irvine headquarters

TweetIRVINE, Calif. — Glen Bell opened The first Taco Bell restaurant on March 21, 1962 in Downey, Calif. Two years later, a Los Angeles police officer opened the first franchise in Torrance. Taco Bell grew rapidly with 100 restaurants in 1967. There were 325 locations by 1970 and the chain was purchased by PepsiCo in 1978. The Downey Location was nicknamed “Número Uno” or number one in English. It closed in 1986 but the building housed other Mexican restaurants thereafter. The restaurant served it’s last meal in December 2014. TheRead More

WATCH: The Original Taco Bell Restaurant “Numero Uno” arrives in Irvine, CA

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Taco Bell corporate headquarters in Irvine, Calif. The original Taco Bell restaurant nicknamed “Numero Uno” (No. 1 in English) was saved from the wrecking ball due to a successful social media campaign #SaveTacoBell. It was moved from it’s original location on Firestone Blvd. in Downey, CA to the company’s headquarters in Irvine on the night of Nov. 19. The building served its last meal in 2014. What’s next for Numero Uno? I’m told it will be moved to the backside of the Irvine officesRead More