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Fri04182014

Read, laugh and get into the (Robin) Thicke of it!

Do you love books? Well, so do I! That's why I created the What's Happening Myron Book Club. Our current selection is "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James.

Set largely in Seattle, it is the first of a trilogy that traces the relationship between a college graduate and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 06/28/2012

madea-witnessFor movies opening June 29, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Madea's Witness Protection Program" (PG-13 for crude sexual remarks and brief drug references) Tyler Perry's back in drag for another madcap adventure. This go-round, we find the pistol packin' granny hiding the family of a Wall St. whistleblower (Eugene Levy) who's on the run from mobsters after agreeing to testify in federal court about his company's Ponzi scheme. With Romeo, John Amos, Tom Arnold, Denise Richards and Marla Gibbs.

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Increased diabetic numbers and the link to profit margins

I'm confused. The World Health Organization estimates that there are 30 million diabetics and 79 million pre-diabetics living in the United States. If this is true – I'm not disputing the WHO's statistics – then why are the numbers increasing? And, with modern technology at our command, why aren't these people being cured?

Staying healthy should be a goal that each of us seeks. But if there is no cure for diabetes, and if it's making people sicker and sicker even after seeing a doctor, then the battle is already lost.

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Tyler Perry: The ‘Madea’s Witness Protection’ interview

madea-400Tyler Perry practices what he preaches, and what he preaches has endeared him to millions of fans drawn by that unique blend of spiritual hope and down-home humor that continues to shape his inspiring life story and extraordinary body of work.

Here, he talks about his latest film, "Madea's Witness Protection," which he not only wrote, directed and produced, but also stars in, playing three roles, including the sassy, straight-talking title character.

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Farewell to another ‘Moesha’ show star

If I didn't have to write about the death of actress and comedian Yvette Wilson, I would never have to admit that "Moesha" was one of my favorite TV shows. Not because I really loved Brandy, but because I liked the entire cast.

One of my cast favorites was Wilson's character, Andell, the role she was best known for not only on "Moesha," but also on it's spin off, "The Parkers." Wilson died of cervical cancer last week. She was 48 years old.

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