The Wela Whip - The Genie Is Free, What Year Is It? Cold Hard Cash Made By Ice, The $200,000 Club, The Modern Hippie



The Genie Is Free, But The World Is Lost This one hits hard. For some reason the loss of Robin Williams stings more than other recent celebrity losses. It's probably because we grew up watching him in so many wonderful movies like Hook, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Birdcage, Patch Adams, Jack, Jumanji, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society, Good Morning Vietnam and many more. His comedic way was unique and at times strange, but that’s what made us laugh and why we loved him. Farewell kind soul, you will be missed! See Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien's stirring farewells here. Read More

What year is it? In Ferguson, Missouri last Saturday an unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot in the middle of the day by a police officer. The police department claims that the officer was attacked by the man while witnesses say otherwise. While police remain vague on the details, protests (and some riots) have taken place all week, and not just in Ferguson. The military (and Obama) have gotten involved. How is it that it's 2014 and we're still having these issues? Read More

Cold Hard Cash Made By Ice Have you been challenged to an #icebucketchallenge? If you haven't, you surely have seen others put to the test. The challenge is meant to bring awareness to ALS (also known as Lou Gherig's disease). The cause has benefited as the challenge has gone viral (just open your Facebook newsfeed). The national ALS association and affiliated chapters have raised $6 million since late July. During the same period last year they only raised $1 million! Ice is cold, but a great cause is on fire with donations & awareness! Read More

The $200,000 Club This is yet another club that Warren Buffett joined (or created) the other day. Shares of his infamous stock Berkshire Hathaway (which is a company that owns other companies like Geico, Dairy Queen, Heinz, Fruit of the Loom, Net Jets and more) eclipsed $200,000 per share! So, what is it? Is it a share of Buffett's company or a house?! We know it's not Buffett's house, since he was recently listed as the third wealthiest person in the world with a $65.3B net worth. Read More

The Modern Hippie Avicii is the new Paul McCartney. Okay, not really, but EDM (Electronic Dance Music) is taking over. Young people are flocking to EDM just like our parents flocked to the Beatles. Like the hippies of the past, these kids are enjoying the shows on drugs, but different ones from our parents. Weed seems to be out and more powerful drugs are in… causing concern. The new hippie isn't chillin… they seem to be electric. Read More