Idris Is Impressive in Inspirational Adaptation of Revered Icon’s Autobiography


  Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Film Review by Kam Williams   Nelson “Mandiba” Mandela (Idris Elba) secretly started writing his autobiography “Long Walk to Freedom” while still serving what he had every reason to believe might very well be a life sentence on Robben Island. The lawyer-turned-spokesman for the outlawed African National Congress had been convicted […]

Jennifer Hudson Steals Show in Screen Adaptation of Langston Hughes Musical


  Black Nativity Film Review by Kam Williams   Naima (Jennifer Hudson) is a single-mom struggling to pay the rent on the apartment she shares with son Langston (Jacob Latimore), 15, who’s the same age she was when she had him. Back then, she was as headstrong as he is now, which explains why she ran away […]

Sequel Finds Katniss Forced to Compete in Another Death Match


  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Film Review by Kam Williams   Despite only being introduced in 2008, The Hunger Games trilogy has so captured the collective imagination of kids the world over that it has already eclipsed Harry Potter as the best-selling children’s book series of all time.Suzanne Collins’ post-apocalyptic adventure is set in Panem, a disturbing […]

What Do You Buy the Truck Lover? Husky Liners Announces Huge Black Friday SALE!


    Black Friday causes all kinds of excitement. Malls open up and lines become ridiculously long as you stand in freezing cold weather. But when it comes to that truck, SUV, or auto lover there is only ONE place to visit this holiday season – and you get to do it from the warmth […]

Top Ten DVD List for November 26, 2013


  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Breaking Bad: The Complete Series   Samson & Delilah   The Mod Squad: The Complete Collection   Bill Cosby… Far From Finished   ESPN Films: Nine for IX [Gift Set]   Diagnosis Murder: The Complete Series   NFL: A Football Life – […]

Let’s Talk Reindeer


  by James Moore Oh, yes, their biggest job is to pull that famous sleigh for that happy fella who spreads joy and magic one night of the year. However, reindeer are also truly beautiful (and very real) creatures that not only have a place in magic, but also a place in this world.   […]

A Cool Prelude to a ‘Long’ Thanksgiving


   by Amy Lignor Come on…we gridiron lovers do share a little something with the die-hard hockey fans out there – we like to see fights. It’s even more fun when the fights are between siblings playing on opposite sides of the field.   The Manning’s are one family that’s fun to watch. Peyton is […]

Two Stars Took the Field Last Night & Brought ‘Cool’ to the NFL

  by Amy Lignor  Is it humanly possible to count the number of yards, touchdowns, Super Bowl trophies, wins, magazine covers, loyal fans and so on, when it comes to the stellar careers of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning? Perhaps it’s possible, but there’s really no need. Because when they hit the field last night […]

BAM: The Franchise Concept


   by James Moore New Year’s resolutions will be made sooner than you think. And for the entrepreneurs out there, or the workers that are truly looking to be independent, be their own boss, and begin a career that will allow them to be a business owner and have a far better financial future – […]

How to Choose a Log Splitter


The rising cost of heating oil has many rural homeowners considering switching to wood fuel to keep warm during the winter months. With the convenience and self-sufficiency of wood fuel comes the inevitable need for a log splitter. Over time, the return on investment of owning your own splitter can reduce your heating costs and […]