Words to the Wise and Affirmation; “I pull my own weight.”

President Obama Praises Recovery In New Orleans Following Hurricane Katrina, I have an interview with a Katrina survivor this morning.

Marines’ First Black Aviator And General Dies

Judge Joe Brown in Jail for Contempt of Court

New Jersey Teacher Who Was Late For Work 111 Times Keeps Job

Kim Kardashian, Kanye Settle Lawsuit Over Engagement Video Leak

Former NBA Star Darryl Dawkins Dies At 58

 

Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands To Receive Oscars Honors

Rapper E-40 is getting into the malt liquor business.

Chantel Sings is at the Minnesota State Fair Today

NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVERS DAY

National Cherry Turnovers Day is observed annually on August 28th.  Cherry turnovers are a sweet dessert that are a type of pastry made by placing a cherry filling on a piece of dough, folding the dough over, sealing it then either baking it or frying it.

MOVIE  AND TV UPDATE

 

No Escape An American family finds themselves trapped in the middle of a political uprising while living overseas in “No Escape.”  Owen Wilson says his character is trying to juggle a new job and moving to a new country when violence breaks out. As a group of rebels attacks and starts killing foreigners, the family must find a way out of the country.  This action-packed film also stars Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan.

We Are Your Friends An aspiring DJ struggles to walk a path between fame, love and his friends in “We Are Your Friends.” Zac Efron stars as, Cole, a DJ on the brink of stardom, who is trying to create his breakout track.  After meeting a veteran DJ named James, he falls in love with his new mentor’s girlfriend.  As if that conflict wasn’t enough, he must contend with his high school buddies who threaten to destroy his budding career.  This R-rated film also stars Emily Ratajkowski and Wes Bentley.

Z For Zachariah Three people strive to survive after a nuclear war in “Z For Zachariah.”  Margot Robbie wanders alone until she discovers another survivor, a scientist on the brink of sanity over the apocalypse.  While they have a sense of trust between them, their bond is threatened when a third survivor enters their lives.  This film also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine.

War Room A seemingly perfect married couple struggle to make things work in “War Room.”  As Tony and Elizabeth’s marriage begins to falter, Elizabeth turns to an older woman named Miss Clara to help her weather the storm.  Elizabeth learns how to better herself, but only time will tell if Tony will follow.  This film stars Priscilla Shirer and T.C. Stallings.

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