WONDER WOMAN: YEAR ONE

Greg Rucka has delivered a Rebirth of Wonder Woman and Themyscira/Paradise Island that I can get onboard with.

ALADDIN: BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SCORES!

WELCOME TO AGRABAH! The Disney Theatrical production of the 1992 classic animated film Aladdin has been dazzling the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway in New York since March 2014. Now, Chicagoans can get in on the fun without leaving home because Agrabah and the magnificent tale of “Aladdin’s Wonderful Lamp” is right here at…

The Art of Feeling

THE ART OF SURVIVING Love is love is love; regardless of gender or “race”, as members of the human race, we all presumably have the capacity to love and the connate desire to be loved. Love is necessary sustenance. We were meant to feel and as KT Tunstall put it, “I feel it all.” This can be…

WATCH: Liberty’s Secret

“A lesbian movie-musical. About the song and dance of politics.” –Liberty’s Secret.com Liberty’s Secret from Andy Kirshner on Vimeo. The squeaky-clean daughter of a fundamentalist preacher becomes the symbolic centerpiece of a conservative political campaign. But when she falls in love with a woman, she must choose between the life she’s known, and the love…

Goldie Vance Vol. 1

The ad for Crossed Palms Resort said it best…”February blues? Don’t call your shrink — Crossed Palms Resort has the sunshine cure!” & THAT sunshine is GOLDIE

Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken

233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611 I confess…I like to treat myself to a donut after I leave an appointment with my doctor. It only seems fair. Also, the Northwestern Campus has the benefit of having the Do-Rite that serves chicken sandwiches nearby. The chicken sandwiches are fresh and homemade; no msg or fast…

This is Serena Williams’ Reddit engagement announcement — Quartz

Tennis superstar Serena Williams, one of the greatest athletes of our time, is getting married. But instead of tweeting out the good news to her 7.5 million followers or posting it on Facebook for her 5 million fans, she made a poetic announcement about her engagement to the Reddit thread I said yes: I came…  …

5 biggest tidbits from Supergirl 2×06 “Changing”

“…change is good when you finally become what you were meant to be” –#Supergirl 1. Climate change deniers betta watch out cause you in danger, girl! Scientist have had it with being called chicken little and in this episode Doctor Rudy Jones becomes   *dramatic pause* the PARASITE. We say parasite, he says, “new organism…better…

New Wonder Woman Trailer!

Fans have been waiting with baited breath for another glimpse of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in the character’s first leading film role, and Warner Bros. have delivered. Featuring more background into Wonder Woman’s relationship with Steve Trevor and her help in World War 2, the trailer features action packed scenes with Gal Gadot, Chris…

Binge-worthy: Shameless

Shameless is set in Chicago, and that among other things, makes it an endearing series for me.

Wonder Woman Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls

If you’re a longtime Wonder Woman fan, you are already used to referring to Wonder Woman-daughter of Hippolyta-Princess of Themyscira, as Ambassador… A quote from the Ambassador of Peace.#comicbooks #comicbook #comicshttp://t.co/kZypErrC33 pic.twitter.com/ic6Ad54AEq — Io the Blacksmith (@deependreview) June 2, 2015 But now it’s official because today, October 21, 2016, the United Nations decreed “the character of…

2016 August 31 – Annular Solar Eclipse over New Mexico

Annular Solar Eclipse over New Mexico Image Credit & Copyright:   Colleen Pinski Explanation:  What is this person doing? In 2012 an annular eclipse of the Sun was visible over a   narrow path  that crossed the northern Pacific Ocean and several western US states. In an annular solar   eclipse , the Moon is…

Blogging While Brown Conference 2016

This year I attended my first blogging conference, Blogging While Brown (BWB), with my Wife and fellow blogger. Though it was necessary for it to be a quick trip and a long drive to D.C. from Chicago, I enjoyed myself immensely. .. While there, I met some amazing people, gained a new interest (podcasts!), and…

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

“The Danish Girl” star Alicia Vikander has nabbed one of Hollywood’s most coveted leading roles. Vikander will be playing Lara Croft in the MGM and GK Films’ “Tomb Raider” reboot, it was announced Thursday. Norwegian helmer Roar Uthaug is on board to direct… …Paramount’s two films starring Angelina Jolie as the British archaeologist were released…