Keith Jackson Dies: College Football Voice Known For “Whoa, Nellie” Was 89

Keith Jackson, the voice of college football for four decades, died Friday night. He was 89. ESPN, the sister Disney company to ABC where Jackson spent much of his career, confirmed the death with his family. His signature phrase for a big moment, “Whoa, Nellie!” was repeated to him ad infinitum in restaurants and other… Read More Keith Jackson Dies: College Football Voice Known For “Whoa, Nellie” Was 89

Solange Knowles is kicking off 2018 with a commitment to self-care. The songstress took to Instagram this morning to announce that she has canceled her New Year’s Eve performance at Afropunk Johannesburg due to struggles with her health. “The past five months I have been quietly treating, and working through an Autonomic Disorder,” she wrote in… Read More

Reside Like a Hip-Hop Mogul in the Glamorous Estate Featured on the TV Series Empire

Fans of Fox’s television series Empire can own Lucious Lyon’s palatial lakefront homestead outside of Chicago. Empire, the Emmy-nominated television series and TV Program of the Year winner at the AFI Awards, is a musically driven show about the continuing rise and fall of a hip-hop mogul and his family. Featuring a heavy dose of… Read More Reside Like a Hip-Hop Mogul in the Glamorous Estate Featured on the TV Series Empire

How To Call Your Elected Officials, According To A Former Congressional Staffer

Dialing your senator or representative can be intimidating—but also effective. Emily Ellsworth, a former congressional staffer and author of the e-book Call the Halls, has four pieces of advice for phoning a could-be friend. 1. If you have moderate views, please call.  Few folks ever get in touch, so the ones who do have a… Read More How To Call Your Elected Officials, According To A Former Congressional Staffer

Jordan Peele Talks About His Worst Fear in Making ‘Get Out’ – Filmmaker Toolkit Podcast

Ep. 46: Peele breaks down how he structured and tonally balanced an engaging film that is not meant to be comfortable. Because “Get Out” has been so commercially and critically successful it may seem, in retrospect, obvious how a black man visiting his white girlfriend’s family in the suburbs would be the perfect premise for… Read More Jordan Peele Talks About His Worst Fear in Making ‘Get Out’ – Filmmaker Toolkit Podcast