My heart is actually in pain as I look over the pathetic assortment of movies that came out this summer. As a fan of film, a tear rolls down my cheek looking at Alice in Wonderland 2, Ice Age 5 and a remake of Ghostbusters. Reports noted that a $100 million remake of Ben-Hur only made just over $11 million in its opening weekend. But...
gigi hadid, vogue, olympics
It is hard to believe that Vogue, a publication most known for being on trend, could so miss the mark. The cover of August issue of Vogue features the beautiful and athletic Gigi Hadid, however it is called the Olympic issue, why did the editors not choose to go with a female athlete? Hadid does have an Olympic pedigree as her...
I watch the BET Awards every year for several reasons. First,  the musical tributes are always slammin', I can usually sing along to a few of the current performers' songs, and, I admit, someone always does, says or wears something ratchet and I want to laugh. I was prepared for all of these things when I tuned in this past...
Eric Dane, The Last Ship
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, TNT pulled its premiere of The Last Ship because violence in the show was too close to real life to be comfortable to air. TNT postponed the premiere because it depicted violence in a nightclub. And in the wake of Orlando, the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, I...
WARNING: Spoilers ahead for the latest seasons of The 100, Person of Interest, Empire and The Walking Dead. Social media is back in a frenzy after the latest death of a lesbian character on television this week. Samantha Groves or “Root,” became the victim of a sniper bullet in the latest episode of Person of Interest. Played by Amy Acker, Root was...
Tonight comes the long-awaited reboot of a culturally significant story, Roots: The Saga of an American Family. A tale imbued in history, with memorable characters and enduring themes. A narrative said to have impacted millions of lives globally.  This story, first published as a novel in 1976, graced the nonfiction section of book shops and spent 22 weeks on...
The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has been nuts so far. Loose wheels, which happen when all the lug nuts on the wheel aren’t tight, have been a major topic this season. NASCAR owner-driver Tony Stewart recently made headlines when he commented on the subject and was fined for doing so. Loose wheels and lug nuts are being discussed...
If you thought corsets died in the nineteenth century, you are sadly mistaken. Over the past couple of years, the corset has made a comeback. This time it is disguised by the name "waist trainer." Waist trainer companies say that the product gives women their desired shape and waist size just simply by wearing it regularly. They are modern corsets...
Even when you think things are looking up, they go completely wrong. That seems to be the standing theme of Grey’s Anatomy. Currently on season 12 and having over 260 episodes, Grey’s Anatomy has been on the air a lot longer than most television shows. While most fizzle out after a while, Grey’s is still hanging on, or at least it...
Kehlani Parrish's recent suicide attempt for the most part sparked concern, worry and sympathy. Sympathy from every one except singer Chris Brown who went on a Twitter rant against Kehlani, calling her out for her rumored infidelity to boyfriend Kyrie Irving (who is reportedly a friend of Brown's) and accusing Kehlani of faking a suicide attempt to get attention....