Sneak(er) Peek: Zoom Kobe III

  The greatest basketball player this side of Michael Jordan will be unveiling his new sneakers this Saturday, December 22 in Harlem. Kobe Bryant will be on hand to reveal the new Zoom Kobe III at the House of Hoops on 125th Street. While Bryant’s new kicks won’t officially hit the market until February 8,… Read more »



Throat Disorders and the Hip-Hop Lyricist

    If you ever get the opportunity to meet Darryl McDaniels, you will be immediately impressed. His demeanor exudes natural confidence, yet he manages to remain humble. I had the privilege of meeting and talking with the talented lyricist and former rapper of the legendary group Run-DMC in August of this year.   Darryl Mac, better… Read more »



Game Review: Battalion Wars 2

    Game: Battalion Wars 2 Released: 2007 Platform: Wii exclusive Rating: 4.1 out of 5Battalion Wars 2 Buy new: $49.99 / Used from: $39.00   Battalion Wars 2 (BWii) for the Wii is an excellent sequel to the GameCube predecessor. Developed by Kuju Entertainment and published by Nintendo, BWii combines air, land, and sea… Read more »



NFL WEEK 15 Picks

Sunday, 12-16-07   1pm games:   Game of the Week, Pt. 1: Buffalo Bills (7-6) vs. Cleveland Browns (8-5) Location: Cleveland Browns Stadium, Cleveland, OH   For the Browns, a win this Sunday plus a Titans’ loss will get them in the playoffs.  For the Bills, a win this Sunday will keep them alive in… Read more »



Gadget Inspector: Photos With Santa

    Dear Santa:   Considering that I’ve easily spent the equivalent of a top-of-the-line digital camera on cheesy disposable cameras and developing film, I figure it’s time I get with the program, enter the 2000’s and progress to the digital age. But I’m a girl on a budget, so I need some help.   I know… Read more »



Movie Review: The Perfect Holiday

Just as sure as Christmas comes around every year; Queen Latifah and Flavor Unit films are becoming festive staples by bringing rarely memorable yet family-friendly comedies to the silver screen. For 2007, Latifah is at it again with another let-love-rule satire, The Perfect Holiday. Reminiscent of Bringing Down the House and Last Holiday, Gabrielle Union… Read more »