The comedian and television pitchman dropped in on a “Conversations with Al McFarlane” broadcast recently, and added, poetically: “They tell the world. They tell the sea. They’ll never find a comedian as pretty as me.”
Between its preposterous storyline and its blasphemous revisionist history, the highly-anticipated screen adaptation of The Da Vinci Code was the most over-hyped disappointment of 2006. Although there’s been a lot less buzz surrounding this sequel, Angels & Demons, nonetheless, offers a cinematic experience which is equally underwhelming.
Nowadays, rappers are about as common as disposable Bic lighters. As soon as you emit a flame, its met by the simultaneous flick of a competing Zippo. Way too common. Since there are so many embers cascading through the industry, Hip Hop could easily ignite a forest fire. Yet, in a world layered with candles, only few can keep ablaze. Only some come equipped with their own endless supply of lighter fluid, while the others lay around doing nothing, waiting for a refill.
On Sunday, May 17, the world's largest traveling fashion show, The Ebony Fashion Fair, made its annual return to the Minneapolis. When the first LaRare suede boot heel was pressed against the stage, the temperature gauge in the room increased several notches, as the runway was continually lit with a trail of this season's hottest and sought after fashions.