Remembering The Famous Jett Jackson

Although he played adult roles later in his career, I remember his baby face and gorgeous set of honey brown eyes from the Disney channel's, "The Famous Jett Jackson." The actor whom I speak of is the late Lee Thompson Young, who was only 29 when he passed. Young was found dead in his apartment, … Continue reading Remembering The Famous Jett Jackson

The Future Is Retro

Great Scott! One of the best trilogies of all time stamped yesterday, October 21, 2015 as the date that Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, time-traveled to, to change his future! If you've never seen Back to the Future, you were clearly born after the 80's! Nevertheless, if you can appreciate a classic, spend … Continue reading The Future Is Retro

Misty Copeland Makes History

32-year-old Misty Copeland becomes first Black principal dancer at one of three top ballet companies in the world! 1982:  Born in Kansas City, Missouri. 1995: Takes first ballet class at the late age of 13 at Boys & Girls Club in San Pedro, California. 1997: Earned full scholarship to San Francisco's Ballet Summer Intensive Program. 2000: Earned … Continue reading Misty Copeland Makes History

Throwback Thursday: Xena, Warrior Princess

From 1995 to 2001, Lucy Lawless inspired my fitness as she played Xena in the hit TV series, Xena: Warrior Princess. The buff, New Zealand actress also had TV show roles in Battlestar Galactica, No Ordinary Family, Spartacus, among made-for-TV movies, and in big screen movies Euro Trip, Bedtime Stories, and Spider-man. The actress, turned … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Xena, Warrior Princess