While scouring the web to get this link I found something oddly disconcerting. LeBron James [photo] and Reggie Bush were not the lead names for the story that has them ranked at numbers 1 and 2 for Forbes Richest Stars Under 25. You’d think there was a conspiracy or somethin’ going on.
Randall Pinkston of CBS News did an outstanding piece on Roderick Wolfe, a Morgan State football player. Not too long ago Roderick was homeless with a 2.9 Grade Point Average and a 1080 SAT score. Talent will out.
Clearly feeling insulted, Samari Rolle told the Baltimore Sun that an official wearing the uniform number 110 repeatedly called him “boy.” That official was Phil McKinnely. McKinnely who like Rolle is black, was unavailable following the game. Now the NFL is looking into the incident.
I just can’t seem to get enough of Designed To Sell. I hope HGTV is happy with the current cast as it has been changing lately. I’m rooting for the Clive Pearce, Michael Johnson, Monica Pedersen, Robert North and Chad Lopez configuration. The site also has 30 Can’t-Miss Staging Tips you can use when selling your home.
Congratulations to Crystal, winner of Sunday Best. I hope BET will bring it back. That Kirk Franklin is very personable.
A grand jury Tuesday indicted four suspects in the slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor. Court documents say the youngest is alleged to have fired the fatal shot. The three adult suspects are under suicide watch.
The world’s biggest cellphone maker announced a deal on Tuesday with top record label Universal that will give customers buying particular Nokia devices unlimited access to millions of tracks for a year and allow them to keep the music afterwards. And I’m looking for a new phone? Sweet!
The Daily 10’s Sal Masekela has been inside Julia Roberts’ house. I’m soooo envious.
Happy birthday Frankie Muniz (22) and Little Richard (75).
Jennifer Lewis, Terri J. Vaughn, Sommore, Maurice Jamal, and my man Rockmond Dunbar has a new flick called Dirty Laundry coming out this month if you haven’t heard. Co-star Loretta Divine gives a tiny Q&A to Cindy Perlman on her career to-date.
The rest of the cast is exquisite. Leonard Roberts, best known for his work on NBC’s Heroes, has a powerful voice and presence as Hamlet in Atlanta, the new musical drama now at the Geffen Theater.
Dying is easy, and comedy is hard. By that calculus, telling jokes for six-plus hours would appear downright impossible—unless you’re Dave Chappelle.
“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” [Samuel Johnson]