Reel

Kung Fu Panda 3 is Jack Black magic

January 29 Dennis J. Freeman 0

When you have Jack Black involved in any project, it’s bound to get a boatload of laughter and interject plenty of fun. Throw in a dash of Bryan Cranston, some Angelina Jolie Pitt, and add a handful of Dustin Hoffman and J.K. Simmons, expect some interesting results. Interesting  would be […]

NFL

Manning rides into Super Bowl 50

January 25 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The old man still have a little bit left in the tank. So while all the bettors were lining up and putting down their money on the New England Patriots to defeat the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, Peyton Manning was too busy trying to wreck the house […]

Monday's Meditation

America and Race: What would King do?

January 18 Dennis J. Freeman 0

If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today would his words be enough to save America from a pending racial implosion? From the looks of things, this country is firmly on the path to one big racial meltdown. The post-racist climate some people assumed that we would have after […]

Culture

Heather Dawn Robin debuts her ‘Imbroglio’

January 16 Dennis J. Freeman 1

Good books are hard to find. A good book that invokes passion, crime, maternity and religion-all at the same time can definitely be a stretch to hook in an audience. Somehow, author Heather Dawn Robin manages successfully to do this in her author debut. Robin spent three years going through […]

Performance

Gladys Knight: Classy never gets old

January 8 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES, CA-It was Gladys being Gladys. The oversized but well-groomed afro immediately caught your attention. The sparkling blue dress collaborating with the stunning pumps she wore personified the class and sass attitude. The vocal chops came across with breathless ease and as pure as a newborn baby. The performance […]

NCAA

Stanford has its ‘Hogan’ hero

January 6 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Following a legend isn’t so bad. But when you’re walking behind in the shadows of a man considered the Next Great NFL Quarterback, the pressure to live up to those high standards, can no doubt either be a blessing or a curse. In the case of Stanford quarterback Kevin […]

Clippers

Clippers heat up the win column

January 3 Dennis J. Freeman 0

It looks like the Los Angeles Clippers are starting to find their groove. And they’re doing it with their -NBA All-Star forward Blake Griffin in street clothes. That’s a good thing. Now what’s going to happen when Griffin comes back from his injury that he suffered against the Los Angeles […]

NCAA

Christian McCaffrey’s Rose Bowl party

January 2 Dennis J. Freeman 0

PASADENA, CA-Two more years. Opposing teams will have to contend and try to stop Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey for two more years. That’s going to be one heck of a task. Better yet, good luck with that one. McCaffrey may not have won the Heisman Trophy this year, but he […]