Hollah at Your Hip-Hop Granny!

Hollah at Your Hip-Hop Granny!

Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, was one hell of a weekend for one eighty-year-old great- grandmother. She started her weekend with the infamous Landis, the “Make-Up Artist to the Stars.” From 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., she went from “bow wow” to “meow.” After rushing home and changing from “Sin-derella” to “Cinderella,” by […]

Computer Technology, an Enabler or Crutch?

Computer Technology, an Enabler or Crutch?

IF YOU ASK ME……As a professor teaching Writing for T.V. and Screen Writing at CSU, (Chicago State University) students ask why I insist on the use of a dictionary, a small pocket book on grammar, and a thesaurus. They are quick to inform me that in this modern age of technology the computer checks for […]

Spike Lee Begins Filming in Chicago

Spike Lee Begins Filming in Chicago

The legendary filmmaker Spike Lee has begun filming his controversial movie “CHIRAQ” on the South side of Chicago. Many politicians and community leaders have expressed concern over film’s title, Chiraq, which appears to be comparing the city’s inability to control the growing epidemic of gang-related shootings with the number of shootings in Iraq. Several weeks […]