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    Quvenzhane Wallis to Star in Adaptation of ‘Counting By 7s’

    *Quvenzhané Wallis will take the lead in “Counting By 7s,” the upcoming film adaptation of Holly Goldberg Sloan’s bestselling novel. The Oscar nominated “Beasts Of The Southern Wild” star will play Willow Chance, a bright young girl who, after the death of her adoptive parents, is taken in by an unlikely surrogate family and an […]

    Kendrick Lamar Praises Taylor Swift for Being His Fan

    *Kendrick Lamar had nothing but appreciation for Taylor Swift’s kind words about his music in a recent interview. According to the AP, Lamar was grateful to hear about Swift knowing the words to his songs, and that they put her in a great mood. The rapper said her praise just goes to show that hip-hop […]

    ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Broke DVR Records, Too

    *In addition to its strong season premiere last Thursday, ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder” now holds the record for drawing the biggest DVR viewership increase in history, adding 6 million viewers to roughly 14 million from Thursday, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The 6 million is based on Nielsen’s live-plus-3 ratings for premiere […]

    NBA Analyst Kenny Smith Gets a Reality Show on TBS

    *Cameras will follow NBA player-turned-analyst Kenny Smith and his family around for a new TBS reality show titled “The Smiths.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series will highlight the goings on of smith and his wife, “The Price Is Right” model Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, and their blended family of five kids, who range in age […]

    NFL: Husain Abdullah’s Penalty for Muslim Prayer was Wrong

    *Getting just as much ink this morning as the Kansas City Chiefs’ 41-14 destruction of the New England Patriots Monday night is the 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty given to Chiefs’s safety Husain Abdullah, reports ESPN.com. A devout Muslim, Abdullah slid to his knees and bowed in prayer following his 39-yard interception return for a touchdown. And for that […]

    EUR on the Scene: The Best of the Urbanworld Film Festival (Watch)

    *From September 17 through the 21 the Urbanworld Film Festival rolled through New York City with some of the highest-quality creative offerings by people whose backgrounds ran the gamut of the American sociological experiment and those wonderful differences were on full display on a nightly basis. In its 18th year, the Urbanworld Film Festival’s considerably […]

    Goldie’s Gone … Goldie Taylor Leaves MSNBC for … Nowhere

    Dang, this is not good news. After 4 years, one of our favorite commentators, political or otherwise, Goldie Taylor is no longer employed by MSNBC. Tuesday morning Taylor tweeted that her contract was not renewed, but did not indicate WHY she and the network were parting … other than she was not given a new […]