You may not recognize the name, Solomon Burke, but chances are you have heard his music. The singer/songwriter has forty plus albums to his credit and worked with everyone from The Rolling Stones to Bob Dylan, Tom Waits to Elvis Costello, Dolly Parton to Allison Kraus, and more. He is even in the Rock and […]

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Best known for his role as the young Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men movies, James McAvoy made his acting debut as a teen and has not stopped since. He has even done voice work for animated films Gnomeo & Juliet and Arthur Christmas. But it was his role in The Last King of Scotland […]

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Many people are familiar with the story of the Apostle Paul, but there is something about bringing a story to life through film. Recently, Sony Pictures released Paul, Apostle of Christ.   Paul, played by James Faulkner, of Downton Abbey, goes from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Christ’s most influential apostle. He is […]

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When most people go on a trip, they bring back souvenirs for their friends and family to enjoy. But for Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey and Lauren Poole, their trip to Uganda stirred a passion in them. They would eventually start Invisible Children an organization committed to ending Africa’s longest running conflict led by Joseph Kony […]

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Conrad Donald “Big D” Garcia fills his time chasing after his grandkids. But he is definitely not your typical grandpa. Garcia spent thirty-one years behind bars and was one of the founders of La Eme, aka the Mexican Mafia. He has since left the gang life behind, along with a twenty-plus -year heroin habit. We […]

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We’ve all been there. We know that sneaking, small voice in our heads all too well—you’re too loud. Too quiet. Too young. Too old. Too unimportant. Too ugly. Too silly. Too serious. You’re not as successful as she is—look at her perfect family, look at her high-powered job, look at her great hair and size […]

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Summer is a great time to take advantage of down time and do some things you don’t usually get a chance to do. Free time can also sometimes lead to being lazy, watching too much television or being frustrated that we didn’t get things done because we were too busy doing something else. Here are […]

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Billy Bob Thornton is no stranger to the spotlight. He has been nominated for an Emmy Award, four Golden Globes and three Screen Actors Guild Awards and starred in several dramas including Monster’s Ball, Friday Night Lights, and Sling Blade. His marriage to Angelina Jolie also brought the actor quite a bit of attention. Although […]

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Summer is supposed to be a time of relaxation and slowing down. Many people take vacations or do fun things in their hometown. But sometimes instead of slowing down, we schedule more activities and events. Summer camps, summer school, pool parties, family reunions, and other activities all are fun, but sometimes by adding more on […]

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  While many are headed to the beach or a pool party and trying to not melt from the hot sun, others are celebrating Christmas in July. It may seem like a fictitious holiday or marketing ploy, but Christmas in July, is rumored to have started at a summer camp. The idea became popularized in […]

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