Nooz Now

December 12, 2022 Edition

Friends, Followers, and Fans, Good Morning! It’s 12:54 AM here, and I can’t believe I’m still awake. I’m your host Francis Joseph LaManna, and welcome to the December 12, 2022 Edition of Nooz Now.

Let’s get into it..

๐ŸˆNCAA- In the wild world of college football, bowl season is almost upon us. In descending order, the top 4 teams in the nation are: (4)Ohio State, (3)TCU, (2)Michigan, and (1)Georgia. Bowl season kicks off officially with the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, December 16th at 11:30 AM with Miami OH and UAB. Michigan and TCU will play in the Fiesta Bowl at 4:00 PM on December 31st. At 8:00 PM it’s the Peach Bowl, and we’ll get to see the top ranked Bulldogs play the Buckeyes. This 2022 college football season was a good one. Go Buckeyes!

๐Ÿ€It looks like Russia released Brittany Griner. I had this strange feeling, and this is just my opinion, but the thought did cross my mind that Griner’s arrest had nothing to do with weed. What if Russia got tired of the United States giving money and guns to Ukraine, and Russia decided to grab Griner as a prisoner of war? Probably not, but you never know. I noticed that anyone who has something negative to say about Griner’s release is either being called a racist or a republican. From what I’ve seen, none of it has to do with race. Some people wanted to know why there wasn’t the same push or urgency to bring home members of our military who were in the same situation. Others wanted to know why so many American citizens are not only in jail, but serving unusually long sentences for marijuana related offenses. I encourage everyone to keep asking questions and continue calling out the injustices when you see them. Anytime you make a valid point or speak the truth, you will without a doubt be verbally attacked and insulted. Our government is pushing the legalization of marijuana, but someone forgot to tell the cops.

๐Ÿ›Karen Bass was just sworn in as the mayor of Los Angeles. She’s a former Democratic congresswoman and speaker of the California State Assembly. I guess it was important for The Week dot com to tell the world she was black, and the second black person to hold the position. Hey World! I just want to let you all know…she’s black! And not only that, but we’re keeping track. She’s the second black! Speaking of politics, I guess Donald Trump is running for president again in 2024. He’s white. In case you didn’t know, he’s white.

๐Ÿ‘How about Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis? He was a finalist for Time’s 2022 Person of the Year. That’s awesome and well deserved. That man battles a corrupt system, and this new fascist takeover between wealthy government officials and corporations. He continues to carry out the will of the Floridians and there should never be a problem with that. I just read an article about a man named Kent Stermon. Stermon, who was influential within the republican party, and a big time donor and ally to Ron DeSantis, was found dead. Initial reports say suicide, but that’s under investigation.

๐ŸŒ”Tonight’s moon will be lit at 85% and in the astrological sign Leo. There’s a new moon coming up in Capricorn on December 23rd, and that new moon cycle will carry us through the New Year.

๐ŸŒžCurrently, the sun is on the 20th degree of Sagittarius.

Alright everyone, I’m going to bed! Good Night!

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Nooz Now

October 27, 2022 Edition

Welcome to the October 27th 2022 edition of Nooz Now! I’m your host Francis Joseph LaManna, and I hope everyone is doing well. Let’s get into the Nooz shall we?

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Kanye West. Kanye has been in the news an awful lot lately, and I do agree with a lot of the stuff he’s talking about. After seeing sponsors and social media platforms cut ties with him, the deeper message to all this is evident. Now, I must say, Kanye has done a good job at maintaining his freedom and not allowing himself to be controlled by the powers that be, but what he’s showing us is that at certain levels when money and fame is involved, you’re expected to act a certain way and support certain things. When you don’t, well, you’ll lose sponsors and social media platforms will block you. It’s a shame. Howard Stern referred to him as Hitler, and I’d like to comment on that. I think Kanye is far far ahead in his thinking, and when you’re as far as he is, most people aren’t ready for what you’re talking about. He’s not wrong, he’s just really pushing the pace into future with some independent thinking, which causes people to either cling to what have and always known, or give it up and move forward. As far as the White Lives Matter t-shirts; I mean, I don’t really know. There’s a lot of white people who are really upset, which is comical to me, but I feel like until someone comes out with and All Lives Matter t-shirt, we’re still playing this white/black race thing. He refers to all people as human beings, a species of human beings, so to emphasize White Lives Matter is a little hypocritical.

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Charleston White. ๐Ÿคฃ I don’t mean to laugh, but the range of responses he gets on social media is hilarious. If you want to talk about someone who has been speaking a lot of truth while turning the narrative on its head, it’s Charleston White. I get it, I understand the youngsters don’t like the ratting, and they don’t like having the cops called them, but he seems committed to making “the neighborhood” a safer place. He wants to take back his community, and that’s where we all need to start. Strong families, strong communities, and you know the rest. Like I said, he’s speaking a lot of truth, and it’s truth people need to hear, but of course, a lot of people don’t like hearing the truth. I think he’s doing a good thing and I think he makes sense. In order for people to move forward they must give up the past and distance themselves from the people who are chaining them to it.

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Tonight, the moon is a waxing crescent illuminated at 10%. We just had a brand-new moon on Tuesday, October 25th in Scorpio, which partially eclipsed the sun. That means a new moon phase is now beginning and it coincided with the sun’s ingress into Scorpio. The moon is in Sagittarius this evening, and the mutable fire of Sag gives us that controlled rage so to speak. The energy is emotional, yet adaptable. Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter and home in the 9th House. The 9th house is the house of higher thinking and philosophy. It controls higher education and long-distance traveling. The moon here is stirring up the subconscious, and what comes to the surface is a new way of approaching things. Sometimes, despite the labor, and the continuous loss, we maintain our stubbornness. Sagittarius represents many things, but it’s a freedom loving and adventurous sign. Get out of your comfort zone and get going! Right now, while the moon is a waxing crescent, the energy is action oriented. If you’ve been thinking about taking a trip or applying to college, do it. If you’ve been stuck on something, take a break. Get out and enjoy the night air, I might be exactly what you need to return to the grind with fresh perspective.

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The 2022 NCAA College football season has been exciting. Week 9 kicked off yesterday with the game between Virginia Tech and (24) N.C. State. N.C. State barely squeaked past the Hokies winning by one, 22-21. Tomorrow, (meaning Saturday because it’s 12:35 AM here) it’s the number two Buckeyes against the thirteenth ranked Nittany Lions, (9) Oklahoma State versus (22) Kansas State, top ranked Georgia is playing the unranked Gators, and the 7 o’clock game between (19) Kentucky and (3) Tennessee should be a good one. Clemson, TCU, Michigan, Ohio State, Georgia, and Tennessee are still undefeated!

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Halloween this year falls on a Monday. As a kid still in school and young enough to dress up and go out to trick or treat for candy, I loved it when Halloween fell on Saturday. That meant mischief night was on Friday night, and you could dress up and go out for candy Saturday night. It was the best weekend! Well, not this year kids. October 31st is next Monday, and your mischief night is probably going to be called off early because you have school the next day. HaHa. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Let’s see, what else is going on? Elon Musk has officially taken control of Twitter. And yes, he fired some people.

Mount Edgecumbe is a volcano near Sitka, Alaska. For the last 800 years it has been asleep, but several earthquakes in the area earlier this year has scientist thinking it’s about to wake up! RUNNN!

According to USA Today, Indiana is the least expensive state to live in, followed by West Virginia, Iowa, Missouri, and Tennessee.

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Thank you for visiting Nooz Buffet and checking out this edition of Nooz Now! Have a wonderful day tomorrow. It’s Friday!!

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Nooz Now

September 23, 2022 Edition

๐ŸŽ†I knew the 4-year anniversary for N.B. was coming up soon, but I wasn’t sure of the exact date. I’ve been celebrating the entire month of September, but today I received the congratulations notice from WordPress. So, there you go! September 23rd is our official anniversary date.

๐Ÿ†’Yesterday, was the first day of fall, and to be honest, you could feel a change in the atmosphere since at least a week ago here on the eastern side of the U.S. That heavy humid summer air finally broke and gave way for a much cooler and breezy feel. No complaints here! I welcome the Fall season with open arms.

โ™ŽHappy birthday to all the Libras. I used to say “happy birthday season,” but that phrase was overused and played out so fast. Now, I just say happy birthday, and it’s just as good. The sun entered Libra yesterday, and currently, it’s on the 1st degree. Libra is a cardinal air sign, and it’s the seventh sign of our zodiac, which means naturally, Libra is home in the 7th House.

Libra is widely known for its symbol, the Scales. The Scales symbolize balance and harmony. Venus, the Goddess of love and beauty is the ruling planet. 6 and 9 are lucky numbers for Libras, and Friday is their lucky day.

Popular Libras: Sean Connery, Jesse James, Cardi B, Rocky Marciano, Sophia Loren, Racquel Welch, Arnold Palmer, Will Smith, Bruce Springsteen, and Usher.

๐ŸˆIt’s only the 4th week of the 2022 college football season, but this weekend is important. First, we have the battle between two undefeated teams; (5)Clemson is traveling to (21)Wake Forest. You see the rankings there, and both teams are 3-0.

Next, 2-1 Florida will visit 3-0 Tennessee. Florida comes into this game ranked 20th, and Tennessee at number 11, and it’s obviously important for both teams to win this. The Volunteers would like to head into week five with four wins, and a win against the Gators will be quite impressive, but for Florida, it’s a must win. It’s hard to come back from a 2-2 start.

And finally, the Badgers are travelling to Ohio to play the undefeated Buckeyes. Wisconsin is 2-1, and Ohio State is 3-0 and ranked 3rd in the country. It’s a similar situation between these two Big Ten teams like the one we just talked about with Florida and Tennessee. Ohio State wants to continue winning, but Wisconsin needs a win to stay afloat in the conference.

This will be one of those weekends in college football that we’ll look back at six weeks from now and say, “Week 4 was pivotal.” It’s a make or break week and several teams are at the crossroad.

๐ŸŒ˜ Our beautiful satellite, the Moon, is lit at 5% tonight. It’s a waning crescent, and in two more days on the night of the 25th, we will have a brand-new moon in Virgo! You couldn’t ask for a better way to start the Fall. With new moon in the sign associated with wheat and the harvest, we’re right in sync!

๐Ÿ“—For those who weren’t aware, Smorgasbord 3 Prophecy and Poverty is complete. This is my third complete manuscript, and I’m still shopping for a publisher. I truly enjoyed writing this one, it’s 60,000 words, and by far, it was the most involving in terms of research. I will keep you in the loop with that, and if you haven’t picked up Smorgasbord A Collection of Thoughts Experiences and Stories, or Smorgasbord 2 Catch Up and Relish, then please do. Both are available in paperback and e-book form.

๐ŸŒŽYou’re going to love this. Lets go back to 2020. The American citizens were getting impatient during the Pandemic Lockdowns. Our economy was taking a hit as people were out of work, and small business owners were losing something they spent their entire lives building. The people had enough and took to the streets to protest. We were winning. People from all races and backgrounds were uniting as Americans and exposing the government overreach.

Then, all of a sudden in May, a man named George Floyd gets murdered by 3 police officers. Violence, rioting, and crime plagued the United States for almost the next seven months. Supposedly, that murder took place in Minneapolis, and I say supposedly because a lot of people expressed their opinion that George Floyd was never murdered. It was said, that that murder was a staged event perpetrated by the powers that be to regain control.

A lot of people will say bullshit, but for one, we were a nation that was finally coming together. We finally put aside our differences, united, and took aim at what our government was doing to us. United we stand, divided we fall, and we know the powers that be don’t want a unified America.

Well, two days ago, I watching the music video for Drop The World, a hip hop song by Lil Wayne and Eminem. I saw the video a thousand times. If you haven’t seen the video, there’s what looks a riot going on. A city is in shambles as people are running around frantically. There’s fire and chaos. People are looting and rioting as Bird Man looks down on the city from a safe spot high above the action. Anyway, I notice for the first time two days ago, while Lil Wayne is rapping in the street, the number 621 is displayed behind him. It’s real big too, you can’t miss it.

After doing my own research because I had a feeling, I discovered 621 is the area code for Minneapolis. That song came out in 2009. That was 11 years before the George Floyd riots began in Minneapolis.

So, if you don’t think George Floyd was used in some way to kick start a riot, on purpose, for the purpose of progressing an agenda by an establishment who brings order out of chaos, you might want to reconsider. It’s foreshadowing and predictive programming.

In the song, Lil Wayne said, “I know what they don’t want to tell you. I hope you’re heaven sent and you’re hell proof.

Aright, that about does it for this session of Nooz Now. Thanks for visiting, thanks for reading, and don’t forget to follow us!

As Lil Wayne would say, I’m gonna hop up in my spaceship and leave earth mother fucker! I’m gone!

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Nooz Now

Saturday September 10, 2022 Edition

Good Afternoon! Today is Saturday September 10th, and this is Nooz Now Session 10.

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐ŸปI don’t know, I guess Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump were friends at one time. There are lots of pictures of them laughing it up and having a good old time. When questioned about it, Clinton basically said they weren’t “come over my house and help me figure out my life kind of friends”, but they were friends. Then, all of a sudden, Ivanka, according to Chelsea, went to the Dark Side. IDK what that means, but.. who else would sleep with Chelsea Clinton? ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿคฃ

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There’s so much going on in the world of hip hop. Last night, I learned who Little Nas X was, and to my credit for being late on this one, I grew up during the generation when Nas was a rapper so Little Nas X, because of his name, was flying under my radar. Anyway, I wanted to say there are some things he says that I agree with and some, well, I think he’s a little off. Without getting into everything, I did want to say that he does have a point with what he’s saying about men who are gay and black. And that’s because the mainstream for years only popularized being gay with being white. There are certain things people in general have a hard time accepting, and that’s because of the way our culture has been influenced over the years. With black men and hip hop specifically, the image has always been tough, gangster, and all about woman. There is, to an extent, an attempt to control the narrative and continue perpetuating certain images we’ve grown accustomed to seeing. But hey, what we’re seeing here is good. It’s change, it’s breaking through barriers, and it’s changing the culture. Either way, the public is going to be brainwashed, but it’s probably good to change things up once in a while. Keep rockin’!

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Yo! WTF is going on with this smash and grab stuff? I’ve been watching videos of young kids walking into liquor stores, electronic stores, supermarkets, 7-11’s, and anywhere else you can think of, and taking whatever they want while destroying the store in the process. I almost felt bad for these store owners because they’re in a terrible situation. No one wants to risk their lives especially if their products are covered under insurance, but they don’t even want to call the cops because according to them, the cops are letting the looters go. What?! No one gets in trouble for theft anymore? Larceny? Grand larceny? I mean, it’s funny to watch sometimes, but what kind of message are we sending our youth if there’s no punishment for breaking the law?

๐Ÿš—Speaking of insurance, what’s going on with car insurance? There are plenty of drivers out here who are experiencing the same thing-frustration and aggravation. There was a time when drivers were rewarded for maintaining a good driving record and avoiding tickets, but now we’re seeing our monthly costs increasing by almost $50 in some cases. Why? Well, I’m going to tell you. The problem is that there are more people than you think who are driving without car insurance and getting into accidents. Of course, because there’s no control over this, good honest people end up paying the price, and it’s getting expensive! SMH!

๐ŸˆToday in college football, (24)Tennessee and (17)Pitt is coming up at 3:30 PM, and the kickoff for (20)Kentucky and (12)Florida is at 7:00 tonight. Right now, Ohio State is up on Arkansas State Rd Wolves 31-9, 3qtr., and (1)Alabama and Texas are tied at 10!

Alright everyone, enjoy the rest of your day. Thank you for visiting Nooz Buffet and thank you for checking out Nooz Now Session 10!

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Big Ten Football

The NCAA College football season has begun, and I thought it’d be a good idea to reacquaint ourselves with the confusing split between teams in the Big Ten Conference. So, here it is.

BIG TEN

EAST
Indiana 1-0
Penn State 1-0
Maryland 1-0
Michigan 1-0
Michigan State 1-0
Ohio State 1-0
Rutgers 1-0
WEST
Northwestern 1-0
Iowa 1-0
Minnesota 1-0
Wisconsin 1-0
Illinois 1-0
Purdue 0-1
Nebraska 1-1
Big Ten Football Conference

If you look at the chart, you can see by the records that every Big Ten team has played at least one game so far in this 2022 season. Nebraska is the only team to have played two games, and Purdue is the only team in the conference without a win.

Week 1 comes to an end tomorrow when the final game is played between Clemson and Georgia Tech, and then week 2 action picks up again next weekend, Saturday, September 10th.

Big Ten Showdown

Tonight at 8 o’clock the Ohio State Buckeyes will meet the Minnesota Golden Gophers. It’s the first game of the season for both teams. The Buckeyes represent the Big10 East and the Gophers the West. Minnesota has been competitive, and I expect them to throw whatever they can at CJ Stroud (OSU QB). There hasn’t been much talk about Ohio State’s ground game, so I’d like to see what that’s all about; I’d also like to see how Minnesota game plans for that tough defensive front of Ohio State. Ohio State is on the road tonight.

Alright Everyone! Enjoy the game!

Buckeye Football & Big 10 Clarification

No doubt, this has been a strange NCAA college football season from a scheduling standpoint, but the Ohio State Buckeyes will begin their 2020 season tomorrow afternoon against Nebraska. I’ve been a little thrown off myself-and a little frustrated, but here’s the scoop. It’s the 8th week of the NCAA College Football season, but for the Big 10, it’s only week 1. Technically speaking of course.

Tomorrow, Saturday, October 24th at 12 noon, Ohio State and Nebraska will kickoff. Next Saturday, the Buckeyes travel to State College, Pennsylvania for a night game against Penn State.

In August, Big 10 Commissioner Kevin Warren released a letter stating that all Big 10 Fall sports would be cancelled this season, but obviously that’s not the case. Wisconsin and Illinois play tonight, which is officially the Big 10’s opener, and all 14 Big Ten teams will play this weekend.

As far as predictions go, Athlon Sports Online has Ohio State winning big. The Buckeyes are a 26 point favorite, and that’s partly because Ohio State has beaten Nebraska by 40 or more the last three times they’ve met; the other reason is because Ohio State is just that good, and they’re home.

The rest of the conference looks like this:

Saturday, October 24th

Rutgers at Michigan State, kickoff at 12 Noon

Penn State at Indiana, Kickoff at 3:30

Iowa at Purdue, Kickoff at 3:30

Michigan at Minnesota, Kickoff at 7:30

Maryland at Northwestern, Kickoff at 7:30

I would think we could toss National Rankings out the window since some teams are playing more games then others (I mean, you would think), and by more games I don’t mean one or two. Clemson, for example, played four games already. If Big 10 teams are only playing conference games this season then, well, you get the point. The inconsistencies in scheduling have caused all kinds of concerns. Think about it. As much as we think we know about Ohio State or any other Big 10 team, we won’t know anything until this weekend has come to pass.

Okay everyone! Enjoy your weekend.

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NCAA College Football Week 4

I know I know, I’m a little late, but I have to be honest. This whole COVID thing had me almost giving up on this NCAA college football season, but after this weekend-college football is back baby!

If you’ve been following Table Seven then you know we put in some serious work covering the NCAA college football 2019/2020 season, but here we are; it’s week 4 of the 2020 season, and the K-State Oklahoma game revived me. For the second time in two seasons, the Kansas State Wildcats upset the Oklahoma Sooners. This year the Wildcats were unranked, while Oklahoma was ranked 3rd nationally. Kansas State rallied from a 21-point deficit, and ended up winning the game by 3. The final score was 38-35.

(5)Florida 51 Mississippi 35

(13)UCF 51 East Carolina 28

(8)Auburn 29 (23) Kentucky 13

(21)Pitt 23 (24)Louisville 20

(8)Texas 63 Texas Tech 56

Mississippi State (1-0) beat LSU (0-1) today 44-34. Mississippi QB K.J. Costello was 36 for 60, and threw for…get this…623 yards and 5 touchdowns! Yes, he threw for 623 yards against the 6th ranked Tigers.

Teams in the Big 10, Mountain West, Mid-American, and Pac-12, have not yet played. It looks like we’re in for a wild season, but at least we have a season. Having said that, I do agree with teams and players that decided to opt out this season.

Alright everyone, stay tuned.