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Author Archives: Kacy Hintz

Kacy Hintz is a broadcast journalism major whose career goal is working in sports and particularly loves hockey.

Athletes and society; two worlds collide

The leader in Hollywood journalism launches an all new show spotlighting the lives of athletes. (Photo courtesy of TMZ Facebook)

Ever since the beginning, we were told that sports were an essential and important aspect to American society, and that was a good thing. Sports, whether team-based or individual, are a great activity for children that illuminate many benefits other than physical activity. The spirit of athletics offer many character-building qualities, ranging from fostering the development of social skills such ... Read More »

Minor league hockey ‘Reigns’ over the Inland Empire

Ontario Reign face off against the Bakersfield Condors November, 3rd 2014. (Photo: Kacy Hintz)

There’s a certain atmosphere about a hockey rink, starting with the crisp chill of the air surrounding freshly scraped ice. It’s the smell of buttered popcorn and cheap beer. Sharp specific sounds of skates cutting into the ice and pucks ringing off the crossbar. These rinks are not just places to watch hockey; they are hockey. Travel about 1,500 miles ... Read More »

The beat goes on; “NOW 52″ is released

"Now That's What I Call Music 52" album cover

Remember what you were listening to in 1998? Chances are if you were watching the right TV shows, you probably saw a commercial promising you a compilation of hits that’d never let you forget that year in music. The idea, which originated in the UK, was meant to be – and still is – as simple as it is brilliant. ... Read More »

‘On Any Sunday’ director follows in father’s footsteps with ‘The Next Chapter’

The red carpet premiere of "On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter" (Kacy Hintz)

Dozens of motorcycles roared down Hollywood Boulevard Wednesday night as enthusiasts gathered to watch director Dana Brown take a victory lap as his motorcycle film “On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter” had its premiere at the Dolby Theatre. It’s been more than 40 years since his father, Bruce, released the original “On Any Sunday,” a passionate documentary that ultimately changed ... Read More »

Point-blank with Brian Bumbery

SiLA-JO instructor and senior writer for Los Angeles Times Lorraine Ali with Brian Bumbery of BB Gun Press

Brian Bumbery likes to babysit, beg, wait and kiss ass. This top-notch publicist, who is the founder of Los Angeles-based BB Gun Press, has made a name for himself in this entertainment driven city and cut-throat industry. He hasn’t always been on top though, Bumbery has moved his way up the ranks bouncing from different agencies and labels to get ... Read More »

Pup and coming

Yoshi Cooper, Courtesy of Pup

Progressive pop-punk band Pup is not the kind of group that conjures up images of sitting around a campfire strumming an acoustic guitar while singing folk songs. The sheer aggressiveness and hefty mix of well-used gang vocals evoke a scene with one finger in the air with guitar-shredding, rambunctious shout-alongs in step. In fact, this up-and-coming Canadian band is about ... Read More »

Bono: “Oops, sorry about that”

Album artwork from U2's  latest release, "Songs of Innocence".

Were you one of the millions who stood in line for the new iPhone 6 last month? That large and more sleek design was really something, right? But then you got home, logged into your itunes and found that you had gotten more than you bargained for. A free U2 album. FREE. How dare Bono pull such a gracious act. ... Read More »

Inform, Inspire and Entertain!

Stephanie Stanton speaks to SILA students at Raleigh Studios Los Angeles Friday

“Inform. Inspire. Entertain!” – Stephanie Stanton personal mantra As part of the Fall 2014 Semester in Los Angeles Journalism Program, we are being exposed to some incredible talent ranging from all facets of the entertainment and media industry. When you’re bouncing from television executives, reporters and editors on a daily basis, it’s easy to get lost even somewhat confused on ... Read More »