JERMAINE “JAY EVERYDAY”SMITH LAUNCHES URBAN DRAMA TELEVISION SHOW; VISH MERRICK  Brooklyn NY native, award-winning playwright, author and producer; Jermaine Smith recently launched his newest project urban drama “VISH MERRICK.” “VISH MERRICK” delves into the life of a soldier seeking vengeance for his murdered family. On his search he gets pulled into the underbelly of NYC’s underworld; a corrupt system involving politicians, law enforcement, clergy, drug dealers, and people he once called friends. Can Vish navigate this system and pull a few strings to uncover the truth or is Vish the one getting his strings pulled? This new urban drama can be seen world-wide on theRead More →

Is it just me or was the Black Panther teaser trailer that aired during the NBA Finals Game 4 LIT? I mean, I jumped out of my seat in excitement. All those beautiful brown folks taking their position, front and center ready to ACT!! Black Panther looked action-packed, rivoting, with a heavy dose of Nubian god and goddess fantasy. I’m here for it! The super dope cast should have you shouting alone. Look at the line-up: The film is directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay by him and Joe Robert Cole, and stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa / Black Panther, alongside Michael B. Jordan,Read More →

Everyone likes to save money right? Well get your coupon organizer ready and a sharp pair of scissors because a great class in super couponing is taking place for the month of June. Gift of Thyme LLC will be offering a Clip N’Shop couponing 101 workshop next Saturday, June 3rd from 10a-12pm. Visit the Clip N’Shop couponing page to register. https://www.facebook.com/events/233316907153088??ti=ia Or email at giftofthymecolumbus@gmail.com    Read More →

Rory Charles Graham, better known as Rag’n’Bone Man, is an English singer-songwriter and totally blew me away today as I listened to his first hit single “Human” on the Today Show. His sound is soulful, almost haunting akin to southern-folklore imagery depicted in old photographs. when he sings his voice bellows an aching, yet soothing melody at the same time. It’s so dope!! His debut album, also named Human, was released in February 2017. Go check it out on iTunes!Read More →

Ridgewood, NJ (May 2, 2017) – The glitz and glamour of Hollywood came out to downtown Ridgewood, New Jersey last week for the red-carpet premiere of Director/Writer Joshua Coates, faith-based movie “But Deliver Us From Evil.” The stars of the ‘Sold Out”, premiere walked the red-carpet with a heavy media presence along with a long list of fans and cast members. Held this year at the Bow Tie Cinema on Thursday, April 27, 2017 this year’s International Film Festival was bigger and better than ever with the heaviest crowd pouring onto the streets and along the red-carpet for “But Deliver Us From Evil.” “But DeliverRead More →

May is National Stroke Awareness Month Dr. Catrina Pullum considers herself blessed after a recent health scare in February when she suffered a stroke. “When the incident happened, I went to a meeting on Monday morning and when I got out of the meeting   I just felt like I was falling,” she explained. ” My leg  was dragging, but I never thought it was a stroke, I just thought it was my nerves.” She continued to work that entire day after her initial symptoms, even trying to sleep it off thinking she’d feel better the next morning. Catrina’s symptoms actually worsened the next day toRead More →

All-new Hulu Original drama series based on Margaret Atwood’s best-selling novel will launch April 26! My birthday 🎉 Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) stars as Offred, a handmaid with one goal: to survive and find the daughter who was taken from her. By the looks of this trailer the show has all the goolish elements to suck you in to watch: government unrest that causes a new world order, strife, a new-found strength to fight against the machine, sexual content and creepy symbolism. I’m here for all of that! Take a look at the trailer below and weigh in. Will you watch?  Read More →

Since watching the recent episode of “Being” on Centric featuring R&B artist Keke Wyatt, I have a new interest her work and her overall life journey.  I plan on adding her to my iTunes playlist for good measure. If you haven’t checked out her story, be sure to look for the next airing of her episode on Centric TV,   She released a new album titled Keke Covers She’s expecting her 9th child (Congrats!) She’s been cast in Bounce TV’s hit drama series Saints and Sinners She’s starring in a play called Preacher’s Kid Resurrection with fellow R&B artist Angie Stone  She puts her totalRead More →