A Black Superhero!: Chadwick Boseman Is The Black Panther

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Marvel Studios first solo "lead of color" is Chadwick Boseman. He'll play the title role in the newly announced Black Panther movie, one of several new titles just revealed. Boseman will play T’Challa, the head of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, which is scheduled for November 3, 2017. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, The Black Panther ... See the Rest

A Corner of New York History: 61 Fifth Avenue, Then & Now


In 1946 there were 34 Schrafft's in the New York metropolitan area. At the swanky, five-story Schrafft's at Fifth & 46th St. the hostesses wore long gowns, but gentility in the first half of the 20th century had its dark side. Schrafft's discouraged African-American patrons, who would be seated politely without comment and then ignored by the wait ... See the Rest

Super Bowl Halftime: Bruno Mars With The Red Hot Chili Peppers

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In case you missed it or want to review, here's Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers halftime show. I was underwhelmed by the idea beforehand but I have to say, I think they killed it. Mr. Mars appears to be bastard child of Prince and James Brown. (Btw, shirtless as they always are, Flea and Anthony Keidis are both 51!) What did you think? ... See the Rest

TrueStories by Daniel Franzese: Allee Willis – “My Friend James Brown”


Wowlebrity Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls, Sh*t Italian Mom's Say) interviews Grammy-winning songwriter Allee Willis("September," "Boogie Wonderland,"co-wrote the music and lyrics to Broadway's The Color Purple,"Stir It Up," "The Neutron Dance," and the Friends theme "I'll Be There For You") about her special friendship with James Brown and his ... See the Rest