Thursday, June 22, 2017

Horror TV: THE MIST Premieres Tonight


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The highly anticipated television series based on Stephen King's bestseller, The Mist, premieres tonight on Spike at 10PM EST.







Monday, June 19, 2017

JUNETEENTH: Freedom Day


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Happy Juneteenth!


Remember and never forget your history.



June 19, 1865




Friday, June 16, 2017

Book of the Month: [June 2017] - CARTER & LOVECRAFT by Jonathan L. Howard


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The book of the month selection for June 2017 is Carter & Lovecraft by Jonathan L. Howard. I must admit, one of the main reasons I wanted to read this novel was due to the fact that the story would encompass the H.P. Lovecraft theme in a very different and unique way. Throw in a former detective, grisly murders, paranormal events and a descendant of H.P. Lovecraft. It just screams...a must read. And of course, any story that includes a quaint bookstore is a winner in my eyes. But, this is all premature, because I am just beginning to read what I hope will be a page turning win.


As always...happy reading!

ALL EYEZ ON ME in Theaters Now [Movie Trailer]


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Thursday, June 8, 2017

James Comey Set to Testify Today [Updated with Comey's FULL Testimony]


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Today is Comey Day!

James Comey, the former FBI Director fired by Trump, will testify today in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is the testimony that could very well ignite possible obstruction of justice charges. Of course folks are split on this fact. Even though Nixon went under for far less than what has been compiled against Trump.

However based on the very notion that Trump wanted Comey to end or "let go" of the investigation against Flynn is in fact, obstruction of justice.

The hearing will air live at 10AM. Every major television network will air the hearing. You can also view it online. CNN and additional outlets will stream it live.



UPDATE: Comey's testimony was the must see television event of the year. Folks threw watch parties and even gathered at local bars to watch yet another compelling saga in American politics. One that could very well go down in history books.

There were many highlights, including Comey stating more than once that Donald Trump lied. Point blank. I certainly feel Comey made an excellent layout for possible obstruction of justice charges in Trump's future. Special Prosecutor Mueller's investigation is on-going and he will determine what the outcome of all the angles. This process will definitely take some time. But the end will come. That's the good news.

If you didn't get to watch Comey's testimony yesterday, do so now.






Comey's opening statement was released yesterday. Read the full seven page statement. A very interesting read.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

New Series: DAYTIME DIVAS Airs Mondays on VH1 [Trailer]


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The highly anticipated new scripted show on VH1 premiered Monday night. Daytime Divas premiered at 10PM EST on VH1. The drama filled antics are sure to be a hit. The show is based on the bestselling novel, Satan's Sisters by Star Jones. The novel was rumored to be loosely based on the daytime talk show The View.

Catch an encore presentation of the first episode on VH1 or on-demand.


If you haven't read Satan's Sisters, which was also the June/July 2011 book of the Month pick, grab a copy and do so ASAP.


Watch the trailer:

Sunday, June 4, 2017

One Love Manchester Concert


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The One Love Manchester Benefit concert happens later today. The proceeds from the concert will go to the victims and families affected by the terror attack on May 22, 2017. The attack happened at the end of Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester.


Grande and others including Usher, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus are set to take to the stage.

Continue to pray for Manchester and pray for London during these difficult times.







WONDER WOMAN in Theaters Now



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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Must See TV: THE CARMICHAEL SHOW (Season 3) Premieres Tonight


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The Carmichaels are back! The season 3 premiere of The Carmichael Show airs tonight at 9PM on NBC. This show by far, is one of the most brilliantly written shows on right now. The stellar cast allows the fun to flow seamlessly.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Book of the Month: [May 2017] - SALEM'S LOT By Stephen King



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The book of the month pick for May is Salem's Lot by Stephen King. This is a classic from the literary master of horror. I've watched the movie version of Salem's Lot several times, but never got around to reading the book. Being that I'm an enthusiastic fan of Stephen King, it is always a joy to begin reading one of his bestselling works that has remained on my 'To Be Read' list for far too long.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

World Book Day!


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Happy World Book Day! As always...happy reading!





Saturday, April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day


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Today is Earth day. It is essential to protect our planet 365 days a year.






Sunday, April 16, 2017

Happy Easter


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Happy Easter! Enjoy.






Must See TV: THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA [S9] Reunion Part One Airs Tonight


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Chile. Tonight is the night. Get ready for the start of the most anticipated reunion shows ever.
Bravo is not playing...the explosive drama from season nine will conclude with a four-part reunion.


Tune in for part one of The Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion. The reunion airs tonight at 8PM on Bravo.


Grab your wine and popcorn!


Saturday, April 15, 2017

Book of the Month: [April 2017] - BAD GAMES [Bad Games Series Book One] By Jeff Menapace


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The new book of the month selection for April is a dark thriller from best-selling author Jeff Menapace. In Bad Games, the first installment in the Bad Games trilogy, the horror centers around a family on vacation...attempting to enjoy a bit of quality family time. Their peace is interrupted by the disturbing arrival of vicious "visitors" that were not invited.

This twisted well crafted tale plunges into the nightmare that unleashes the will to fight back...by a family that refuses to go down without a fight.

THE MIST Premieres on Spike 6.22.17 [Trailer]



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THE HANDMAID'S TALE Premieres on HULU 4.26.17 [Trailer]


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Sad News: CHARLIE MURPHY Passes at Age 57



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Charlie Murphy will be missed. He was one of the funniest people on the planet. Condolences and prayers to his family during this difficult time.


Friday, April 7, 2017

We Read Too: A Mobile App That Lists Diverse Young Adult & Children's Books Written by Authors of Color


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I was thrilled to find out about the We Read Too app and the current crowdfunding success the developer has received. We Read Too is an app created by college student Kaya Thomas. We Read Too: Central Resource for Books by PoC is a directory that lists books written by people of color. Genres include children's books and young adult titles. The app currently has over 600 titles.

RHOA Season 9 Explosive Reunion Sneak Peek [Trailer]


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The season finale of The Real Housewives of Atlanta airs this Sunday. This season has been one hell of a shocking and tea spilling season.

Well Bravo has already released a trailer for the upcoming drama filled four part reunion show, which will begin on April 16, 2017.

Watch the reunion trailer now:

Epic Fail: PEPSI Strikes Out With New Ad [Full Video]







There are no words needed after viewing that ridiculous mess. All I will say is that the commercial was insensitive and all involved should have known better.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Rep. Maxine Waters Ethers Bill O'Reilly [Video]








Rep. Maxine Waters eviscerated Bill O'Reilly in response to his insulting comments. Waters is a powerful voice in politics and the community. She continues to make sure the important issues stay on the front burner.


APRIL FOOL'S DAY Movie Picks

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Today is April Fool's Day. In honor of the day...watch a movie or two that is befitting to the occasion.

April Fool's Day (1886) Trailer:


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

EMPIRE Returns Tonight




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The Lyons are back! Empire returns tonight at 9PM on FOX.









Trailer: SHOTS FIRED [Sanaa Lathan, Tristan Wilds) Premieres Tonight at 8PM on FOX


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The new limited series Shots Fired premieres tonight at 8PM on FOX. The highly anticipated drama centers around two killings in a small town...with very interesting dynamics.

Watch the trailer:


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Must See TV: BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES Returns Tonight


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The Braxton's are back! The hit reality show Braxton Family Values returns tonight at 9PM EST on WEtv.

Be sure to tune in.






Book of the Month: [March 2017] - ILLUMINAE (The Illuminae Files Book One) By Amie Kaufman / Jay Kristoff


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The book of the month pick for March is a doozy. This month's selection is Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.

Illuminae is book one in the thrilling Illuminae Files Trilogy. I am exited and intrigued about the possibilities of what will be unearthed within the pages of this much talked about series.

Based on the synopsis and buzz around the series, the authors have crafted a very unique storytelling style...immersing the reader into a riveting dystopian sci-fi adventure.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN Premieres Tonight [Trailer]


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Ryan Murphy's highly anticipated television event, Feud: Bette and Joan, premieres tonight at 10PM EST on FX. Feud centers around one of the biggest feuds in Hollywood. The feud between iconic Hollywood actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford was epic. Despite the hate and rivalry...the two went on to co-star in the film classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane.


TABLE 19 In Theaters Now [Movie Trailer]


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Monday, February 27, 2017

AFRICA'S GREAT CIVILIZATIONS Premieres Tonight on PBS [Trailer]


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The documentary, Africa's Great Civilizations premieres tonight at 9PM EST on PBS. The six part documentary is hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.










Sunday, February 26, 2017

The 89th ACADEMY AWARDS Air Tonight


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The highly anticipated award show of the season airs tonight. The 89th Annual Academy Awards air tonight at 8:30PM on ABC.


Tune in!







Thursday, February 23, 2017

GET OUT [Horror] In Theaters Now [Movie Trailer]


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Book of the Month: [February 2017] - THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 By Ruth Ware


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The book of the month selection for February is a must read thriller titled The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. You will not be able to put this suspense thriller down. Delve into a story that encompasses the nuances of what a perfect conundrum of a story should be.

The Woman in Cabin 10 propels the reader deep into a mystery of  what one woman says she witnessed...but when no tends to believe her, a riveting page turning thriller unfolds.


As always, happy reading!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Happy Presidents' Day


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Happy Presidents' Day!


#StillMyPresident I'm just saying.