Wilkes University Continues Norman Mailer
Wilkes University Continues Norman Mailer Legacy By Hosting Conference ...Wilkes UniversityVose is the writer behind the 1977 biopic “Greased Lightning,” starring Richard Pryor and Pam Grier, and also wrote episodes of such television shows as “Thundercats” and “The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest.” The film of his play, “Papa: the Man, the ...
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 7:29 am
Robert Forster on Sci-fi, Lucky Breaks, and
Robert Forster on Sci-fi, Lucky Breaks, and Better Call SaulVultureRobert Forster knows a thing or two about reincarnation. The 73-year-old character actor has reinvented himself more than once, most notably with his Oscar-nominated 1997 role as bail bondsman Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. Now he's ...
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:32 am
The Most Feminist Moments in Sci-fi History
New York MagazineThe Most Feminist Moments in Sci-fi HistoryNew York MagazineShe wasn't the first female Captain — the Pam Grier–inspired Monica Rambeau takes that title — but this time around, female comics fans didn't just rejoice; they rallied and birthed the Carol Corps, a feminist fandom community that has improved the ...
Posted on 18 September 2014 | 8:26 am
Sharni Vinson goes topless on Hawaiian beach
Daily MailSharni Vinson goes topless on Hawaiian beach showing off her very slim physiqueDaily MailSharni Vinson clearly doesn't mind letting it all hang out when it comes to getting a tan. The former Home And Away beauty flashed a lot of flesh when she went topless on her holiday in Hawaii. And although she insists she is a 'naturally slim girl' it ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 4:15 pm
Fall Arts: Calendar of Events - Seattle
Fall Arts: Calendar of EventsSeattle Weekly30 Pam Binder She sets her love The Inscription near mysterious Loch Ness. University Bookstore Bellevue. 30 Lauren Oliver The best-selling ..... 13 David Alan Grier of In Living Color et al. Parlor Live Seattle. • 13 Anthony de Mare Rethinking ...and more »
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 8:08 am
Mark Anthony Neal comments: The Cosby
As the popular family sitcom turns 30, Joanne Griffith looks at the representation of African-American characters on screen – and asks what’s changed.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:06 am
The Most Feminist Moments in Sci-fi History
While mainstream science fiction excels at imagining far-out futures, exploring the far reaches of the imagination, and scaring the bejesus out of us, it’s generally accepted that historically, the genre has been pretty terrible at populating its brave new worlds with anyone other than straight, cisgender white dudes. (Robert Heinlein, ... More »
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:38 am
Hollywood's Action Icon Awards to Honor
7th Annual Action Icon Awards Celebrating Action-Oriented Actresses, Dare-Devil Stuntwomen and Extreme Sports Stars Hosted by ESPN's Kenny Mayne Sunday, October 19th in Los Angeles (PRWeb September 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12168669.htm
Posted on 16 September 2014 | 12:25 am
Here's the New Movies to Stream on
With the extended (for some people) weekend and the continued temperatures over 100 degrees, you might decide to stay in for a bit and stream something on Netflix. However, as the page turns on the calendar, some movies leave the streaming service, with new ones coming in as replacements.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:14 pm
Former rap producer finds a new calling
DOWNEY − Being raised by a single mom on the streets of Long Beach wasn’t easy for Tito Rodriguez. “I grew up on 15th street. My mom sold Nikes at the swap meet [to make a living],” he said. “My big brother took care of me and told me to do the right thing, but I was a little punk kid.”
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:17 pm
Actress Pam Grier helps rescue pups in Macon
Six abandoned puppies got some help from a big star this weekend. Through her friend Valerie Young, long-time actress Pam Grier learned of some abandoned puppies in Macon. The six pups were left behind the Waffle House on Gray Highway. News traveled ...
Posted on 17 August 2014 | 9:43 am
Pam Grier is still reigning queen of Black
The incomparable Pam Grier became a world renowned and legendary icon during the Blaxploitation film era. The Blaxploitation film era of the 1970s was an exclusive Black cinema, featuring African-American actors and actresses based upon negative ...
Posted on 17 August 2014 | 9:13 am
Throwback Thursday: Classic Beauty, Pam
This week, we honor classic beauty, Pam Grier. The first African-American woman to be the lead in an action film, Grier was a popular actress during the 1970's, appearing in many blaxploitation films. Her killer good looks and dare devil persona were an ...
Posted on 28 May 2014 | 10:47 am
Pam Grier talks 'Dining Out For Life,' comic
Pam Grier is a Golden Globe nominated actress that began her movie career in 1970s with blaxploitation projects like Coffy and Foxy Brown. Quentin Tarantino brought her back in the spotlight with his film Jackie Brown. The L Word had her supporting our ...
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm
Pam Grier Film Festival Turns Into Detroit
Pam Grier, the actress who became famous in the 1970s for her roles in blackploitation films, and made a splash in Quentin Tarantino's film "Jackie Brown," got a whole lot of love from Detroit this weekend, and gave a whole lot back. Grier, 64, dined with ...
Posted on 22 February 2014 | 4:00 pm