Trying to keep up and report on the casualties of our failing economy has become a full-time gig. Recession this, Recession That…don’t look now but this ish is waaaay worse than a recession. This is a depression baby. Recessions are when Fortune 500 companies lay off a few thousand people not when some of the countries most historic universities can’t pay their bills.
However that’s exactly what has happen to Morris Brown College, one of the… Continue
Joining the ranks of Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez, Oscar winner Halle Berry has a new perfume line expected to hit the shelves this month. The fragrance is said to have notes of sandalwood, driftwood, cashmere musk, and mimosa. She says fragrance is “a real, true expression of who I… Continue
A Georgia judge yesterday dropped drug charges against rapper Lil Wayne after a finding that hotel employees and Atlanta police illegally entered and searched Weezy’s room.
Lil Wayne (real name: Dwayne Michael Carter) was arrested in August of 2006, after Atlanta police found marijuana inside a hotel room registered to Wayne at the Twelve Hotel at Atlantic Station in downtown Atlanta.
Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson found that… Continue
An ad media company pulled a Cover Girl ad from People magazine this week after deciding the ad, featuring Rihanna in a campaign titled “Light Up Your Yes”, would be in poor taste to run at this time considering her current circumstances as a victim of abuse.
Hmm, we’re no ‘Mascara Marketing Guru’ but we suspect that “Light up Your Eyes” is not the best tagline for a new ad starring Rihanna, who was recently beaten about the eye… Continue
Yesterday, the search was called off for missing NFL players Marquis Cooper, Corey Smith and a third person who joined them in a recent fishing trip:
Rescuers had hoped to find the men, Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper, free-agent defensive lineman Corey Smith and former South Florida player William Bleakley, alive after picking up one survivor from the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, but eventually decided to call off their search having… Continue
Dawson stars as a frustrated mother who can't afford medicine for her sick son in actor Mark Webber's directorial debut.
Coming out this week on limited release, the film also stars Paul Dano, Naomie Harris, Lou Taylor Pucci, Frankie Shaw, Tariq Trotter and Francisco Burgos.
'Explicit Ills' follows four interconnecting stories of love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia: Babo, an asthma-suffering 7-year-old who lives with… Continue
ITN has behind the scenes footage on the set of the new L’Oreal ad with Beyonce Knowles, Eva Longoria and new girl Elizabeth Banks. “It was the first time meeting her on the set yesterday,” the former Destiny’s Child star said of Banks. “I actually watched her movie on my vacation a couple of months ago. She’s hilarious. She’s so charming, very beautiful and very talented.” Watch the video… Continue
She's played numerous icons (Betty Shabazz, Katherine Jackson, Tina Turner, Rosa Parks and most recently Voletta Wallace) on the big and small screen, has the respect of many of her peers, and is currently appearing on the last season of NBC's 'ER,' but Angela Bassett is about to embark on a journey not shared by many of her female colleagues.
The Hollywood Reporter states that Bassett will make her directorial debut with 'United States,' an… Continue
The Coast Guard has announced that their search for two NFL players who went missing off Florida's Gulf Coast this past weekend will be called off at sundown today (March 3).
Detroit Lions defensive end Corey Smith and Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper went on a fishing trip with their friends Nick Schuyler and William Bleakley on Saturday evening (February 28) and their boat was flipped over by a wave during a storm.