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Entertainment

Making a “Byron Pitts”-stop with the 60 Minute Correspondent

January 24, 2010

Earlier this year, he became the heir apparent to Ed Bradley’s coveted spot on 60 Minutes when CBS named him a contributing correspondent to the long-running, television newsmagazine. Byron lives in New Jersey with his wife, Lyne, and their 6 children, and recently sat down to speak with me about his new job…

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Cassandra Wilson honored with Blues marker

January 24, 2010

“Blues is an essential component of jazz. It’s like one of the building blocks. It’s what we use in order to navigate changes. You always have to keep close ties to that original sound and feeling,” Wilson said last Thursday after a blues marker was unveiled in her honor at a school she attended as a child.

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The Best (and Worst) Black Books of 2009:

January 7, 2010

11. Shooting Stars

by LeBron James and Buzz Bissinger

 

12. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think about Love Relationships, Intimacy and Commitment

by Steve Harvey


13. Daughters of Men: Portraits of African American Women and Their Fathers

Edited by Rachel Vassel…

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Up in the Air– mile-high sitcom stars George Clooney as peripatetic hatchet man

January 7, 2010

Ryan Bingham’s (George Clooney) services have been very much in demand during these dire economic times marked by downsizing and the outsourcing of jobs overseas. Although he euphemistically refers to his line of work as career transition counseling, what he actually does for a living is fire people for companies that don’t have the guts to terminate their own employees…

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The 10 Worst Films of 2009

January 6, 2010

To land on this 10 Worst List, a movie has to be more than merely disappointing. No, it must be walk-out bad, except that my job as a film critic is to sit there and watch it anyway, and simply be subjected to the torture…

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Keys’ newest flows well, but still average

December 30, 2009

On Alicia Keys’ previous CDs, the gifted singer-songwriter-pianist presented songs that were epic and impeccable _ moreso than her actual albums. Tunes like “Fallin’,’’ “If I Ain’t Got You’’ and “Like You’ll Never See Me Again’’ are timeless grooves that helped make the R&B singer a global, Grammy-winning superstar…

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff