Archive for February 2015

My Date from Hell with the Cable Guy

My Date from Hell with the Cable Guy
By Veronica McNeal Ladies, on the heels of 50 Shades of Grey, I have to share my datemare story with you. Many years ago, the resident manger of a high-rise that I lived in convinced me to go out with the building’s cable guy. He asked me what type of movie I liked, and I... Read more »

A Chat with Kevin Costner

A Chat with Kevin Costner
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj”  Sangster- I sat down recently with one of the greatest movie icons and actors of all time, Kevin Costner. He held a private VIP roundtable lunch in Chicago to talk about his new film Black or White, in which he stars with Octavia Spencer and Anthony Mackey. Kevin is a well-respected... Read more »

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me
By Kym B. “The strongest oak tree of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” ― Napoleon Hill And... Read more »
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EBONY Magazine Top Editor Mitzi Miller Exits

EBONY Magazine Top Editor Mitzi Miller Exits
Miller Departs After Impressive Four-Year-Run Holding the Top Editorial Position at Both Jet and Ebony Magazines (press release) Mitzi Miller, editor-in-chief of Ebony Magazine, announced today that she will step down from her current role to pursue new ventures that include creating stories for television and film. This announcement comes on the heels of the... Read more »

Beware: This Red Flag Can RUIN Your Relationship

Beware: This Red Flag Can RUIN Your Relationship
By Shemeka Michelle The definition of insecurity reads “anxiety about oneself,” and that amazes me. What’s even more amazing to me is how this anxiety and lack of confidence can be transferrable in relationships. When you’re in a relationship with an insecure person, he or she may simply ask, “Where have you been?” But, in... Read more »

The One Relationship Red Flag You Can't Ignore

The One Relationship Red Flag You Can't Ignore
by Toya Nicole Anytime you enter a new relationship, whether it’s a business partnership, friendship or relationship you should always proceed with caution and be aware of any red flags. As it relates to dating, a red flag that I don’t think should be ignored is dealing with a man that has too many female... Read more »
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Valentine's Day: Best Advice for Bad Situations

Valentine's Day: Best Advice for Bad Situations
Valentine’s Day is this/close, and sometimes Cupid just can’t save the day. Love quarrels happen; mistakes are made; and unfortunately, break-ups occur as well. We’ve asked the cast of 72 Hours movie to give their best advice for those sticky situations. #72HoursMovie opens today and plays all week at these locations: Marcus Chicago Heights Cinema... Read more »

The 5 BIGGEST Myths About Singles

The 5 BIGGEST Myths About Singles
by Claire LeBlanc To celebrate the launch of Match.com’s 2015 #SinglesinAmerica study, Dr. Helen Fisher dished exclusive #SinglesInAmerica findings during a recent Livestream Event. During her presentation, Dr. Fisher exposed several myths about singles and dating. 1. MYTH: Women are more romantic than men. TRUTH: Women are the commitment-phobes, not men. Men fall in love... Read more »

Dating a Man Who's Married or In a Relationship? The Problem is YOU!

Dating a Man Who's Married or In a Relationship?  The Problem is YOU!
by Gina B. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been involved in a “men are dogs” conversation, I would be a rich woman. I’ve even initiated the diatribe – especially when I’ve felt that I had been done wrong in a relationship. If we gathered a room full of women and told... Read more »
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#HappyTBT: Common Sense is the Key to a Healthy Relationship

#HappyTBT: Common Sense is the Key to a Healthy Relationship
This blog originally appeared on March 16,2011. Happy #TBT Gina B. has invited John Fletcher (aka “Fletch”), husband of good friend and best-selling author Jen Lancaster, to guest blog on the subject of common sense — a very necessary ingredient for a healthy relationship. By John Fletcher For her humpday guest blogger, Gina B. has invited... Read more »