Watch Demetria Lucas Interview Kerry Washington

Demetria Lucas, A Belle in Brooklyn, took to the main stage at BlogHer '14 and interviewed Kerry Washington, Emmy-nominated actress, activist, and mom. These two women brought down the house. Their stellar personalities played so well off one another ...more

RIP Comic Genius Robin Williams

When I learned that Robin Williams died at his home in Northern California today, I couldn't believe it, so I went online looking for sources to confirm. I found the release by the Marin Sheriff Department, with the heartbreaking phrase that "at this ...more

Sci-Fi Action Fantasy About PTSD? Bring it, Lucy

In the summer blockbuster Lucy, Scarlett Johansson plays a woman who is transformed by a synthetic drug that gives her access to 100% of her brain. With the drug's push she grows stronger, wiser and tougher in both primal and evolved ways. In the ...more

'Power' and The Curse of the Ride-or-Die Chick

Power (the latest drama series from STARZ network) is my new summertime addiction. Omari Hardwick stars as "Ghost," a drug kingpin who wants to be an legitimate businessman. He is carrying on an illicit (but extremely hot) affair with Angie, his ...more

Sitcom Reruns, I Can Count On You

I'm home after two weeks of high-stakes deadlines, difficult news from a family member, and work and conference travel plus all that goes with that. I landed feeling tired, stressed and daunted by the piles of work, laundry, bills and untended emails ...more

Interview: Travis Wall of 'So You Think You Can Dance'

This week is the finale of the 11th season of talent competition show So You Think You Can Dance, and I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the true dance stars to emerge from the show, dancer and choreographer Travis Wall. A Season 2 finalist who made his mark as a dancer, he soon returned as a choreographer—and at only 26 years old, Travis has been nominated for a choreography Emmy each of the past four years for his work on the show. ...more
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Emmy Fashion 2014: Best Red Carpet Dresses

TV stars walked the Emmy Awards red carpet in rainbow of dresses, but red and coral were the hot colors for 2014. ...more
Angela Basset and Claire Danes--classy amidst the cleavage, etc.more

Only a Few Delights in a Predictable Breaking Bad/Modern Family Emmy Sweep Year

This year's Emmy Awards needed some major fixing by Scandal's Olivia Pope. Or needed to be bailed out by The Good WIfe's Alicia Florrick. Or needed major voodoo from American Horror Story's Angela Bassett. It definitely needed less Seth Myers, more humor. less Weird Al HeCan'tSingovich, and better music overall. It most certainly needed to be commandeered by Tina and Amy, though most things do. ...more

throwback thursday: back to school

The kid is now in her second week of fifth grade. Here we go again, having to buy school supplies and pack lunches (or pad her school lunch account.) All the rushing around and saying goodbye to summer got me thinking back to a simpler time, my school daze ... Dad cut my bangs crooked again, but I'm all smiles, third row, second from the right (Kindergarten) I must not be the only one waxing nostalgic, as there have been some fun back-to-school related posts circulating online ....more

MBC Prepping Kill Me Heal Me with a Multiple Personality Male Lead by the Writer of The Moon Embraces the Sun

Color me impressed that MBC is actually going forward with this upcoming drama. The network is dying for a big win as last year’s two buzziest dramas were on SBS with You From Another Star and Heirs. The sageuk Empress … Continue reading → ...more

Joseon Gunman Episode 19 Recap

I always wonder why it comes across romantic when drama leads spend the night outdoors in each other’s arms like in Joseon Gunman, even when they are dirty and likely smelly I think it’s super swoony. Of course if it … Continue reading → ...more

SM Drops Insanely Catchy Dance Teaser for Super Junior’s “Mamacita” Title Track

If there was a limit to pressing the replay button I would have broken it on the dance teaser MV for Super Junior‘s upcoming first single off its 7th group album. I called them the sunbaes on the K-pop scene … Continue reading → ...more

Local yet, global - It's World-music day!

Isn't the title analogous to the phrase, "think globally and act locally"? Yes, the genre, world-music is no different than that. A local flavor of music available for a global audience is what it is all about. ...more

3 reasons why I like unplugged singing

I've always been a fan of unplugged style as I believe its the purest form of singing. Here are three reasons why I like this style of singing:1. It's very much real and natural.2. It's a highly beneficial voice culture technique for singers....more

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) Nominated the Cheryl Barnes Single Come with Me for Best Jazz Song

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) nominated the Cheryl Barnes single “Come with Me” for best Jazz song! HMMA’s main event in November draws top industry elite, press, publicity and a wealth of talent from across the globe. Cheryl will have the opportunity to walk the red carpet alongside celebrities, press, photographers and media outlets that are there to interview artists and help share their story with the world....more

The Emmys & The Latin Female Form- Sexism, Stereotypes & Not So Funny Jokes


Photographic and Medical Records in the Kim Hyun Joong Violence Case are Released by Dispatch

Whelp, shit got real and got there fast for the biggest mess of Kim Hyun Joong‘s career. If it’s of his own making, i.e. courtesy of his fists and feet, then he’s going to have to take responsibility in the … Continue reading → ...more