Losing Nora: Beloved Writer and Filmmaker Has Died

The woman behind movies such as “You’ve Got Mail”, “Sleepless in Seattle”, and “When Harry Met Sally” lost her battle with leukemia on Tuesday, June 26th at the age of 71. Nora Ephron was many things all at once. She was a screenwriter, a novelist, an essayist, a cookbook writer, a mother, a wife, and […]

Thom York Hints at Collaboration

Standing in the dense stacks of fans in front of the what stage Friday night at Bonnaroo gave me a powerful feeling. As Thom York belted his lyrics and an array of dancing screens tranfixed the audience the band played songs new and old. At one moment, just before going into “Supercollider”, York mentioned that […]

Black Disney?

I don’t really watch the Disney Channel anymore, but when I do, I can’t help but notice how few Black actors and actresses there are on Disney. It seems like 10-20 years ago, there were more people of color on TV than there are now. I remember watching The Famous Jett Jackson, Up Up and Away!, and […]