Recently, leading toy store 'Toys R Us', removed the line of Breaking Bad action figures from their shelves. This was due to a petition filed on Change.org by a mom from Florida, Susan Schrijver. The petition read - “Toys R Us is well known around the world for their vast selection of toys for children of all ages. However their decision to sell a Breaking Bad doll, complete with a detachable sack
By Preetam Kaushik on Oct 30, 2014
Chances are if you’re a comic-book fan you’ve heard that Marvel’s upcoming slate of movies will change their cinematic universe immensely. That’s set to begin with next summer’s ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’, and over the last few days Robert Downey Jr and Kevin Feige have been waxing lyrical about Joss Whedon’s blockbuster follow-up. The Iron Man actor has promised that the final act of 'Age Of Ultro
By Gregory Wakeman on Oct 30, 2014
Today on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Derek Hough showed up to talk about his time on "Nashville" and more. Fans loved to see this star of "Dancing With the Stars." He came out to the song "Sexy Back" by Justin Timberlake and even danced with Ellen a bit before they started to talk. He is done filming but said that he had a great experience on the show. That pretty much proves spoilers for "Nashvill
By Mandy Robinson on Oct 29, 2014
Through all of the operas I have seen, which are countless, I have been waiting a long time to see George Bizet's 'Carmen'. My first real introduction to the music was actually through the The 1988 Olympics - The Battle of the Carmens during the women's singles figure skating competition. USA's Debi Thomas was pitted against East Germany's Katarina Witt, Witt emerging triumphant. I remember the dr
By Shahnaz Mahmud on Oct 29, 2014
Bethenny Frankel recently announced that she will be returning to "The Real Housewives of New York" next season on Bravo. She started out on the stage already drinking alcohol, but right away she spoke out that if you are underage you don't need to drink. Rosie drank it but didn't have alcohol in hers. She talked about her new book which is called "Skinnygirl Cocktails." She shared that they are a
By Mandy Robinson on Oct 29, 2014
The race for the Oscars is a long and arduous road. The pursuit to pick up the Best Picture accolade in February 2015 began long ago, but while Foxcatcher, Boyhood, American Sniper and Birdman have been touted for a variety of award there is one genre that is once again being overlooked. The comic-book genre has often been dismissed in favour of more mature and grounded cinematic tales. Currently
By Gregory Wakeman on Oct 29, 2014
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By Shahnaz Mahmud on Oct 30, 2014
"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it." - Anais Nin "I write to taste life twice"--Anais Nin I am a wife, mother, educator, advocate who might occasionally--ok, more oft than not-- feel too much, think too much, cuss too much, over analyze, over-react, overly sensitive--but I don't know any other way to be--that's just me. If you find any of my articles witty, enjoyable, provocative, infuriating, aggravating, insightful or educational--then my work here is half way done.
Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
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