Keith Robinson

Here’s to You, Mr. Robinson!

Keith Robinson The “Get on Up” Interview with Kam Williams   Here’s to You, Mr. Robinson!   In a world where talent takes you far, Keith Robinson is ahead of the game. He’s a true triple threat -- having already mastered acting and songwriting, he’s now positioning himself to take over the music world with a velvety voice.   Before he made his way to Tinseltown, the Kentucky native set his sights on music, and attended the University of Georgia. … [Read More its Good for You...]

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for July 22, 2014   Detour http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KVQ74BQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The M Word http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JHQ0M1A/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Day of Days: June 6, 1944 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00K3VYOLC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Tyler Perry Tribute to Motherhood Arrives on DVD

The Single Moms Club DVD Review by Kam Williams   Tyler Perry Tribute to Motherhood Arrives on DVD               Fast-food waitress Lytia (Cocoa Brown) survives paycheck to paycheck and has to rely on public transportation to get around. By contrast, Jan (Wendi McLendon-Covey), an ambitious executive at a prominent publishing company, has many modern amenities and a luxury automobile at her disposal. Meanwhile, May (Nia Long) is unemployed but dreams of a career in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Books

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Blessed Experiences

Blessed Experiences Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black by Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC) Foreword by Alfre Woodard University of South Carolina Press Hardcover, $34.95 386 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-61117-337-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “From his humble beginnings in Sumter, South Carolina to his prominence on the Washington, D.C. political scene as the third highest-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn has led an … [Read More its Good for You...]

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The Rise

The Rise Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery by Sarah Lewis Simon and Schuster Hardcover, $26.00 272 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4516-2923-1 Book Review by Kam Williams “This book is about the advantages that come from the improbable ground of creative endeavor. Brilliant inventions and human feats that have come from labor—an endeavor that offers the world a gift from the maker’s soul—involve a path aided by the possibility of setbacks and the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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A D’Souza Lollapalooza!

Dinesh D'Souza The “America: Imagine a World without Her” Interview with Kam Williams   A D’Souza Lollapalooza! Scholar, author, public intellectual and filmmaker Dinesh Joseph D’Souza was born and raised in Mumbai before coming to the U.S. in 1978 as an exchange student. He subsequently matriculated at Dartmouth where he co-founded, edited and wrote for a conservative periodical called The Dartmouth Review.   A former White House domestic policy analyst … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Lifestyle

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Zach to the Future!

Zach Braff The “Wish I Was Here” Interview with Kam Williams Zach to the Future! Zach Braff was born in South Orange, New Jersey on April 6, 1975. He attended Columbia High School in Maplewood where he was friends with hip-hop diva-to-be Lauryn Hill. Zach studied film at Northwestern University where he earned a B.A. before heading to Hollywood. As an actor, he’s best known as Dr. John “J.D.” Dorian on Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network TV … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Everything’s Coming Up Rosie!

Rosie Perez The “Handbook for an Unpredictable Life” Interview with Kam Williams Everything’s Coming Up Rosie! Rosie Maria Perez was born on September 6, 1964 in Bushwick, Brooklyn where she was raised in a Catholic orphanage after being abandoned by her mom and taken from her aunt. She made a most memorable screen debut as Spike Lee’s girlfriend, Tina, in Do the Right Thing, and later landed an Oscar-nomination for a nonpareil performance in Fearless. Her many other credits … [Read More its Good for You...]

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The Astronomical Kid Comes of Age

Brian “Astro” Bradley The “Earth to Echo” Interview with Kam Williams   The Astronomical Kid Comes of Age   Brian “Astro” Bradley was born on August 26, 1996 in Brownsville, Brooklyn where he started rapping as at an early age. At 14, he successfully auditioned for Season 1 of the reality-TV series “The X-Factor” by performing a song he wrote called, “Stop Looking at My Moms.” Astro finished 7th overall in the competition whose judges included Simon … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Events

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Jetboating on the New River, The Resort at Glade Springs, August 4

  June 01, 2014 - October 31, 2014 Take the tram from atop Hawk's Nest State Park to the bottom of the New River Gorge, 876 feet below! Then, hop aboard the "Miss M. Rocks" and let your captain jet you upstream on the Western Hemisphere's oldest river to the iconic New River Gorge Bridge! Jetboat excursions are available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays June through October. The Resort at Glade Springs 255 Resort Drive Daniels, West Virginia 25832 (866) … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Illuminate at WVU Tech – Tech Center, July 28

  Date: July 28, 2014 Time: 7 pm – 10 pm Illuminate is a christian organization that seeks to make Jesus famous at WVUIT through real relationships and change. Location Information: WVU Tech - Tech Center Room: Bookstore Lounge Contact Information: Name: Gabbi k=Kelley Phone: 3045907394 Email: sgkelley@mix.wvu.edu … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Miracle vs.Threshers, Hammond Stadium, Fort Myers, July 28 – 31

  July 28, 2014 - July 31, 2014 Cost: $6.5 Miracle Professional Baseball Team packs wallop into its home games at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. The professional Class-A Florida State League team has thrilled fans since 1992, and its signature special events make the games fun for even non-fans. The Miracle plays against the Clearwater Threshers. Special promotions include Silver Slugger Monday Club on July 28, 2-4-1 Tuesday on July 29, Ladies’ Night on July 30, and … [Read More its Good for You...]

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