Archive for 2012

Best Christmas Songs Of All Time

Best Christmas Songs Of All Time
While working at the radio station today, (yes, this is the not so glamorous side of Broadcasting) I was reminiscing with my co-workers about my childhood during Christmas and how my favorite musical artist around Christmas time was,  wait for it…. BING CROSBY I am not sure how I even discovered Bing or what it was about him that... Read more »

Exclusive With The Impossible Director Juan Bayona

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Having the chance to see the movie The Impossible first hand during the Chicago Film Festival, I felt honored to have the chance to speak to  Juan Bayona, the director of the newly released film starring Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts. The film tells a heartfelt account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in... Read more »

Now Introducing: Clif Ellis Prominent New Fashion Figure

Now Introducing: Clif Ellis Prominent New Fashion Figure
In my field coming across an abundance of photographers isn’t an extraordinary day, what is extraordinary… is finding a photographer as talented as Clif Ellis. Clif Ellis is a Chicago native and self taught Photographer, Director, and Designer with an extensive background in graphic design &  directing. Clif is more than a triple threat, he’s a... Read more »
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Steve Harvey Hosts Turkey Give And Mentors Chicago Youth

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This weekend Steve Harvey, newly-nominated People’s Choice Awards nominee (for “Favorite New Talk Show Host”), TV host of the hit daytime talk show Steve Harvey,  and top-rated radio host and author – hosted a packed weekend of service and mentoring impacting Chicago teens and families. Held at Chicago State University, the Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend for Young... Read more »

Adding Fashion To Dance

Adding Fashion To Dance
The River North Dance is dancing it’s way into the Fall with their November 16th -17th Engagement at The Harris Theater.   The performance features two world premiere pieces, one a solo work by Nejla Yatkin, that uses a dress with a 30 ft train throughout the entire work. Nejla has a multi-cultural background, she’s  from Berlin, Germany... Read more »

Tamera Mowry & Adam Housley Welcome Baby Boy

Tamera Mowry & Adam Housley Welcome Baby Boy
Actress Tamera Mowry, from 90 sitcom Sister, Sister, welcomes her first child with her husband Adam Housley. According to MyStyle.com, Aden John Tanner Housley  was born Monday night at 9:45p in Los Angeles, nearly two weeks after Tamera’s due date of October 30. The baby boy weighed in at 9 lbs, 5 oz. “Adam and I feel very blessed to... Read more »
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Waiting For The Announcement of Your New President Is Worse Than.....?

Waiting For The Announcement of Your New President Is Worse Than.....?
……..I would say those dreaded results from the doctors office. ……..Waiting in the unemployment line. …….Or waiting to win the lotto. What ever you can compare it to, I am happy to know that I am not the only one who gets stressed out on Election Day. My stomach hurts, I go through emotions of... Read more »

Election Day Blues

Election Day Blues
Let the Voting, Election Day Blues Begin…. (B.B. King Fire Up The Guitar)  Why does it seems like voting has become harder than taking a calculus test hungover?  It seems like a very simple process becomes a calculated mess. This morning colleagues of mine went in the polls to vote and experienced some machines not working properly, machines completely... Read more »

Movie Review: Flight Starring Denzel Washington

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FLIGHT starring Denzel Washington opens in theaters worldwide today, but I got a sneak peek of the film last night. This movie centers around an airline pilot who saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling. Without giving too much of the film away, I must say that I enjoyed this movie …... Read more »
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**Win** Tickets To See FLIGHT Starring Denzel Washington!!!

**Win** Tickets To See FLIGHT Starring Denzel Washington!!!
The movie FLIGHT starring Denzel Washington will be hitting theaters on November 2nd. However, I am going to give you a chance to see the movie before it’s released to box offices across the globe. FLIGHT is about an airline pilot who saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling. In... Read more »
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