Category Archives: Pop Culture

Janet Jackson Turns 50 Today! Celebrate with Her Greatest Hits!

Singer and actress – Janet Jackson who was born 50 years ago today into a family dynasty that she cleverly crafted into her formidable career – started her journey as child star.

Born in Gary, Indiana on May 16, 1966 – Janet’s destiny had already been imprinted before her gorgeous arrival – all she had to do was pick up the mantle and keep it from weighing her down.

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Lupita Nyong’o Gracefully Shuts Down Vogue Magazine after Comparisons to Audrey Hepburn

A couple of days after the chaos of The Met Gala – fashion pubs are still required to work overtime to expertly translate and analyze the night’s overpriced and heightened dramatics.

Vogue magazine is usually considered the leader of the pack when it comes to dissecting every detail – from the diamonds and pearls to the Princess heels and glow-in–the dark ensembles.

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Met Gala 2016: Chaos and Glow-In-The-Dark Dresses Collide for an Uneven Outing

The Met Gala 2016 – staged its annual extravaganza Monday night with a theme that was supposed to evoke the merging of tech and fancy gowns but the explosion on the carpet of arrivals showcased a confusing parade of almost nauseatingly chaotic fare.

It was a clear indicator that the fashion industry is in dire straits and perhaps needs to hit the reset button back to the gleefully adventurous era of the 90’s and early 2000’s when the rulebook was strictly regulated to Supermodels who had earned their stripes.

Claire Danes in the “dress of the night” – by Zac Posen

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Tony Awards 2016: ‘Hamilton’ Breaks Records, ‘Eclipsed’ and ‘The Color Purple’ Among Nominees

 

The nominees for Tony Awards 2016 have been unveiled and as expected the Broadway blockbuster that has redefined the scope of what is required to be a national institution – Hamilton – came out on top.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historical musical garnered a whopping 16 noms – including Best Musical, Best Actor in Musical for both Miranda and Leslie Odom Jr., Best Actress in a Leading Role for Phillipa Soo and Best Actress in a Featured Role for Renee Elise Goldsberry.

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He Lives! Kit Harington Says “Sorry” to Fans of ‘Game of Thrones’ and Confirms Return

After much speculation and long-winded anguish – fans of HBO’s wondrous hit – Game of Thrones were finally allowed to exhale with glee at the re-emergence of one of the most beloved TV characters in recent memory.

Kit Harington who plays Jon Snow – the unfortunate warrior that met his very bloody end last season – was brought back to life by the sorceress Melisandre this past Sunday – and his return inspired an avalanche of pure joy on social media as the mighty word spread like an uncontrollable virus.

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