A major way that people understand themselves is through stories. We all create narratives for our lives to give our lives a sense of meaning and purpose. The general rubric for this in psychology is called identity. -Dan P. McAdams, PhD, Chair- Department of Psychology at Northwestern University in the documentary "Mortified Nation" Hundreds of people from across the US and … [Read more...] about Must See Flick: ‘Mortified Nation’ encourages people to ‘share the shame’ of adolescence
Archives for October 2013
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! is a non-profit organization "dedicated to the empowerment of girls aged 12 to 17 years old through mentoring, enrichment programs and opportunities that place special emphasis on personal development through the arts" (source: BLACK GIRLS ROCK!). The organization's founder is Maryland native, philanthropist, DJ and former model Beverly Bond. BET has partnered … [Read more...] about 2013 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards Show on BET: Honorees and celebrity appearances
If you're wondering if the Miley Cyrus VMA performance and subsequent nudity laden "Wrecking Ball" video release buzz has run its course, the answer is abso-frickin-lutely not! The latest homage to Miley came from Hollywood's 91-year old, senior darling Betty White who is promoting the return of her hidden camera prank show "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" to Lifetime. NBC … [Read more...] about Betty White mocks Miley’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ and VMA appearance in ‘Off Their Rockers’ promo (video)
Cara Maria Sorbello might as well have been nicknamed "The Answer," in the likeness of Allen Iverson, as Heather Cooke's ("Cooke") fate was hanging in the balance in the first episode of "The Challenge: Rivals 2" on MTV. Cooke's original "Rivals 2" partner and fellow cast member from "The Real World: Las Vegas," Naomi Defensor, decided to go home after getting a phone call that … [Read more...] about Interview with MTV ‘Rivals 2’ finalist Cara Maria: doing Challenges to dating Abram
All of you 90s hip-hop heads, break out your combat boots, baggy jeans and flannel because the legendary Pete Rock and CL Smooth are back and going on tour!!! Yes, the rap duo who had us put down our blunts and pour a little of our forty out for homeys we lost to the tune of "They Reminisce Over You (TROY)" are united again! The tour kicks off in DC at The Howard Theatre on … [Read more...] about No need to ‘Reminisce.’ Pete Rock and CL Smooth reunite for tour!