| Dec 2, 2013
I recently wrote about a mentoring camp for black male teens that took place at Chicago State University and was sponsored by talk show host and comedian Steve Harvey.
The main requirement for the teens to participate in the Steve Harvey Mentoring...
| Nov 24, 2013
Diners and waitresses beam upon recognizing the familiar face of the woman eating a short stack of blueberry pancakes and sipping peppermint tea at an off-the-highway eatery in New Haven.
"What play are you in?" asks the gentleman as he catches the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Magic are putting rookie Victor Oladipo through a point-guard crash course (with his avalanche of turnovers, "crash" is probably a poor choice of words).
They need to at least get a feel for Oladipo's future at the point, especially if Marcus...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bill Cosby is sitting down on the job as he embarks on his first television special in three decades.
Armed with a chair, a bottle of water and a box of Kleenex, Cosby is center stage for "Far From Finished," which he performed at the Cerritos Art...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Closer to 80 than 70, the man works.
Nov. 8: Red Bank, N.J.
Nov. 14: Great Falls, Mont.
Nov. 15: Missoula, Mont.
Nov. 16: San Bernardino, Calif.
That's Bill Cosby's performance itinerary for the past two weeks. Then come the next two weeks. Nov....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Where in Orlando is 'Tomorrowland' star George Clooney today?
The Hollywood A-lister is rumored to be in Central Florida shooting scenes to the Walt Disney sci-fi flick "Tomorrowland," which is due out next year.
In the past few days, film crews, as...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
"Why does the TV business hate people over 50?" That's one of the most common questions I get asked by viewers.
This is not an idle query. The TV industry, like much of corporate America, chases youth. That pursuit has a major impact on programming....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
NEW YORK — When Condola Rashad was a little girl, her mother would often take her to work. The youngster would sit and play or watch curiously as the woman she called Mom scurried about her job.
It was similar to the experience of many children,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Raven-Symone, darling of "The Cosby Show" and "That's So Raven," stirred things up a bit Friday with a tweet about gay marriage that's being interpreted as her official coming out as a lesbian.
"I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Tia Mowry-Hardict once played the whining, credulous teen — alongside her identical twin sister, Tamara — in the mid-to-late-'90s sitcom "Sister Sister." Fourteen years later, she's playing the mom to a trio of whining, credulous stepchildren....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez reportedly got married at a small chateau in Vallery, France, on Saturday. The bride, who is expecting a baby in the fall, wore a long white dress with plunging back. No details yet on the designer. The couple have been...