Abracadabra: From Basketball Magician to Corporate CEO

Magic Johnson was known for ridiculous no-look passes, uncanny court awareness, and his five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers. These days Earvin Johnson, owns movie theaters, Starbucks and 24…

Bling Bling: Rappers Subconsciously Invest Well

Kanye West, in his song “Clique” says, “I rather buy 80 gold chains and go ign’ant (sic), I know Spike Lee gone kill me but let me finish.” Though the…

Does Race and Economic Status Really Affect SAT Scores?

The average reading score on the SAT college entrance exam for 2012 dipped to its lowest level in 40 years. The average overall score for 2012 was 20 points less…

‘With All Due Respect, That’s a Bunch of Malarkey’: Decoding the Debate Smile

This Presidential election has resurrected a very interesting dichotomy — The “debate smile.” Urban Dictionary says it is a forced smile that a person in the spotlight (in this case…

Neil Marshall Signs to Direct Treasure Island Prequel for Starz

The newest Starz TV series will not be short on talent in front of the camera or behind it. “Black Sails” will debut on the premium cable channel in 2014…