Con Artist Entraordinaire – Tarek Andreas Salcedo

  Tarek Andreas Salcedo, his crimes, his cohorts and his sins. The documents stack up high and the story is too long to tell in entirety. What we have is a fascinating story of deceit, a trail of purposefully failed companies and financial disasters that leaves you gasping for breath. The staff, investors, creditors and [...]

Traditional Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes

  This recipe originates in the Dauphiné (duh) Region of France. For all the elaboration and specialization that’s usually involved in French cuisine, this is a fairly simple, off-the-cuff, set-it-and-forget-it (unless it starts burning) kind of recipe.   Let’s cut to the chase, shall we? Or in the case, let’s cut to the potato.   [...]

Russell Crowe’s Illustrious Off Screen Career

Russell Crowe Hero or Wanker

  There’s probably no other actor in the world who is more respected for his work, yet disliked for his off screen persona than Russell Crowe. His characters are wildly varied, richly detailed, and interesting to watch; his performances are artistic and eloquent, often with a stroke of real genius. But when the camera stops [...]

Chicken fillet mignon on parsley mashed potato with blue cheese

Chicken fillet mignon on parsley mashed potato with blue cheese and green beans

  First, we’ll do the chicken. Cook the fillets on a heavy skillet, in a light oil, over high heat. A sprinkle of rosemary and a pinch of salt and pepper before cooking infuses a great flavor. First, saute the chicken till just barely cooked. Add a bit more seasoning, then fry the fillets for [...]

Hiking Washington State

Roosevelt Elk in Olympic National Park Washington

  Some of the most beautiful scenery in the U.S. can be found in the state of Washington, a diverse region with coastline and mountain geography. The best way to appreciate the visual beauty and experience the fragrant forests and waterways is by hiking one of the many overland trails. From day hikes to backpacking [...]

Only One Day in Paris

Grand Opera in Paris

  Having only one day in Paris would be a bittersweet experience. On one hand, you’re in Paris. On the other hand, you’re only in Paris for one day and there is just too much to see in Paris. You can’t even see the Louvre museum in one day.   If I had only one [...]

North Korea Official Website $15

North Koreas sad website

  As North Korea never goes out of style as being a source for warranted ridicule here at CitoNews, we have more.   A close inspection of the communist country’s office website has revealed it is driven by a template purchased online for $15.  The site maker then just fills in the blanks.  Thanks to [...]

Mel Gibson Rants … Again

Angry Mel Gibson

  WARNING: Some Mel Gibson language may offend     Writer Joe Eszterhas has released a recording of apparently Mel Gibson ranting like a crazed animal.  Eszterhas claims the recording was taken at Mel’s home in Costa Rica in December 2011.   Starting with Gibson rambling at Eszterhas over the manuscript for The Maccabees. “Why [...]

Mexican Dreams: A Vacation South of the Border

ancient mayan ruins of tulum in Mexico

  Thinking about a Christmas getaway or spring break in Mexico but you’re not sure where to go or what to do? Mexico is a land of diverse people, places, and things to see; there is something for everyone!   For those who seek physical challenge, adventure, and thrills, there are beaches, mountains, canyons, jungles, [...]

Three Ways to Make a Bloody Mary

bloody mary - don't forget the ice

  Let’s consider the hangover a challenge!   So you are a little balance impaired, having problems with zippers, and you left your shoes…where? Never mind. Don’t try to speak until you peel your tongue from the roof of your mouth. I promise you, it is NOT the end of the world, and you most [...]