facebook.com/thinkcommonRapper Common suddenly finds himself in the midst of controversy after accepting an invitation to be part of the White House's "Poetry Night" this week. The Chi-town MC, who will join Jill Scott, Billy Collins, Elizabeth Alexander and others as guests of President Barack O ... More >>
The big news for us in the States from Maria Shriver's annual Women's Conference in Long Beach has been the meeting of California's gubernatorial candidates, former first lady Laura Bush poking fun at her husband and temporary first lady Michelle Obama talking about raising school-age girls in th ... More >>
The revelations contained in former first lady Laura Bush's new memoir are coming fast and furious.She and Dubya may have been poisoned at a G8 summit! She once lost her faith! She spied Prince Charles taking a nip from a hip flask! She still feels guilty about killing a dude at 17! She may suppo ... More >>
As much as I've always loved superheroes, I've always felt there was something just a little off-putting about Marvel head honcho Stan Lee, the person. And it isn't a righteous indignation thing about not giving his collaborators their due credit; Stan has relented on that score in later years, and ... More >>
Ah, the Starbucks at UCI. There are few better places to score (or, in my case, just scope) erudite chicks.
Right now there's a blonde sitting nearby who could pass for Galadriel: tall, willowy, with eyes like emerald searchlights. Or maybe they're hazel - to find out would require exceedingly cree ... More >>