From time to time, people have asked how I feel about the lack of white readers reading African American books. Almost always my response is a shrug of the shoulders while my mother’s voice plays in my head, “One monkey don’t stop no show.” Now before everyone get all up in arms I’m not calling [...]
Archive for October, 2007
I’m off like a prom dress to L.A. to pitch a television pilot. Everybody keep your fingers crossed. Meanwhile, everyone enjoy the lovely fireworks I have up for you.
There is a change in the AA romance industry. One has to keep their nose down wind in order to get a good whiff of it and someone has to tell the readers the real deal before they look up and discover that their favorite authors are gone. And I elect myself to do the [...]
Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Okay, technically, this isn’t AA or even a romance movie. But I absolutely looooove this movie. Bette Davis, one of my old school favorite actress was excellent in this movie. But Anne Baxter is the one that brought it home. The sometimes sweet, most of [...]
As some as you avid Byrdwatchers know, my good friend Niobia Bryant and I created a new street series with Simon and Schuster called Desperate Hoodwives. Here’s a little taste of what to expect: Dreams often die in the projects. In the first of a drama-drenched new series, four unforgettable women will do anything to [...]
This was another pic submitted to me by BYRDWATCHER member: Kimmi. Whitney Houston and her baby Bobbi Christina (all growned up) took this lovely picture together recently. Whitney is positively glowing. Hope she can keep it up.
This story came to me by ByrdWatcher Member, Jeria: Hi everyone, I just got a message for Tyler Perry. And I’m so happy to say that the interview Tyler and Janet did there were being disrespect by one of the guys on the show, and with the blessing and grace of God. The Guy who [...]
We all know that there’s nothing like the love of family. We also know that nothing can hurt you as much as your family too. It is these two dynamics that most of us struggle with every day. Matriarch Mama Joe has held her family together for 40 years around a Sunday dinner of soul [...]
Sometimes when you hear something all you can say is ‘wow’. Media sources are reporting that Lauryn Hill is knocked up….wait for it…..with her FIFTH child with Rohan Marley. I’m beginning to suspect that Mr. Marley has one of those dicks like Eddie Murphy claimed Jamaicans had in his standup RAW. You know what I’m [...]