Archive for May 2014

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"
By Zondra Hughes Christopher Nolen’s star studded romantic comedy 72 Hours will start filming locally in June. In 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) was living the good life with a beautiful wife and dream job- until one day he wasn’t. With his health taking the back burner in his... Read more »

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"
by Gina B. I have a confession to make:  I live a double life. If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I’ve been a dating columnist for some time through multiple channels, with my column – The Gina Spot – in Tribune’s RedEye being the most recent prior to being an... Read more »

“HELP! My Husband is Bisexual”

“HELP! My Husband is Bisexual”
By A Comeaux Oh the summer secrets and inbox tales… In true A Comeaux fashion I obliged a great debate on twitter regarding sexual fluidity. I understand the attraction of one human to another and when we’re open, that barrier of a gender line is blurred. A woman can find another attractive without being a... Read more »
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Blogapolooza: That Time When I Was a Michael Jackson Impersonator

Blogapolooza: That Time When I Was a Michael Jackson Impersonator
By Zondra Hughes June 25, 2009, I was in the Water Tower with colleagues shopping for a birthday watch for myself. Breaking news appeared on the television screen that Michael Jackson had a heart attack, and without warning, I just cried. Everything in me shut down. I was in a state of shock because, like... Read more »

Video: Maya Angelou and Common

Video: Maya Angelou and Common
By Zondra Hughes In my former life, when I was the national deputy editor for Rolling Out, my boss Munson Steed and I met with Maya Angelou and Common to discuss the state of Black men and family. This was one of the most memorable moments in my career as a journalist.  Watch the video,... Read more »

Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes!

Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes!
By Jocelyn Delk Adams I am so glad to share these strawberry lemonade cupcakes for Georgia of The Comfort of Cooking’s Virtual Baby Shower. Pink is the theme because she has a precious baby girl on the way which we all can’t wait to meet!  The strawberry buttercream on top of these cupcakes is the... Read more »
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Are You Memorable? Create Your Legacy Now

Are You Memorable? Create Your Legacy Now
By Shameeka Hunt Memorial Day is recognized as a Federal holiday that commemorates the men and women who died while serving in the military.  What an honor to be remembered for how you served your country and gave your life for others.  So what is your memory that will be celebrated every year?  Birthdays are... Read more »

Surprise! I Want a DIVORCE

Surprise! I Want a DIVORCE
By Renee, A Beauty School Scarlet It’s been over ten years since my divorce but I will never forget the day my then husband left me almost homeless. But before I spill the tea, let me give you the short version of what led to this almost unfortunate situation. From the outside we had the... Read more »

5 Things I'll Tell You In Case Your Mother Didn't

5 Things I'll Tell You In Case Your Mother Didn't
By Nicole Harding I pride myself on being a modern woman, good mother and wife. Bring home some bacon and fix the icemaker without breaking a sweat. LOL. I also love to learn and I know that while I may be great at some things, I have plenty of new knowledge to gain.  With that... Read more »
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Sisterhood, Feminism and Bitches

Sisterhood, Feminism and Bitches
By Devin Miller The definition of a sisterhood: The embodiment of feminism, and helping young girls If I had to put periodicals, TV, and film, in a time capsule for a future generation, I would be reluctant. I would worry how they would perceive women, and how they believed we perceived each other. On any... Read more »