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Upcoming Episodes Author interview with Shawna Hill

Upcoming Episodes Author interview with Shawna Hill
Claudia Mosley (BTP)
Date / Time: 1/9/2010 1:00 PM

Category: Entertainment

Call-in Number: (646) 716-9091

In Between Lies-After a devestating break up with her cheating fiance, Savannah Summers delves into her work as the Assistant to the VP of Production in a marketing/production company. Finding refuge in work and her best friends, she finally decides to try her hand at love one more time. This time around she vows to not give her whole self as before and keep her heart closer and guarded more than ever before. Kevin Styles is a smooth, handsome Meterologist at a local news station and is somewhat a local celebrity in his own right. When it comes to women, playing his cards right is his forte and he is just the man to wine and dine her. However, a known player to his heart, he's looking for the right woman to "tame" his wild ways. Just when things are going perfect, Naomi Sanders, a blast from Kevin's past blows thr…

What's Your Pocket Feeling Like Now?

Okay - so, Christmas is past, kids are happy and grateful. Or not. Most of us have either returned to work or will return on tomorrow. How is your pocket feeling?

I am wondering because I read a Reuters report that said 4 million Britons are still repaying last years Christmas debt. That is 1 in 10 Britons. I also heard a similar report on CNN regarding Americans. We continue to go into debt in November and December, and then begin to try and dig out in January and February - and are still digging the following year.

In addition to the crummy economy, Americans were spending this Christmas holiday - but not as much as the media would like us to believe. You wanna know what I base this comment on? Alley Observance. Drive down any alley in your neighborhood and I bet you will have the same report as I - not nearly as many empty boxes and overflowing big greens as last Christmas or the one before. That is the real report on Christmas spending.

But, spend we did. We still, even in this day a…

Percy Sutton, Monumental Attorney, Dies at age 89,2933,581203,00.html

Sunday, December 27, 2009
Percy Sutton, who rescued the Apollo Theater in New York City from extinction eight years ago, poses under the Marquee in this file photo. NEW YORK — Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, died Saturday at age 89.Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for Gov. David Paterson, confirmed Sutton's death. She did not know the cause. His daughter, Cheryl Sutton, declined to comment when reached by phone at her New York City home on Saturday before midnight.The son of a slave, Percy Sutton became a fixture on 125th Street in Harlem after moving to New York City following his service with the famed Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. His Harlem law office, founded in 1953, represented Malcolm X and the slain activist's family for decades.The consummate politician, Sutton served in the…

It's Elemental

Welcome to 'It's Elemental', the blog! If you know me already, you know I tend to know a little bit about a lot - but I make sure that bit I know is concrete. Can I blog? Yes, I can. Right here, we are gonna talk about everything from the latest local author - what's hot and what's not, to the latest local event I attended. I might have even seen you there.

For instance, this past Thursday, December 17th, I stopped by Vino's in Short North, to visit with Danielle Benson( of Nontle Jewelry - which, by the way, provides WAYYY more than just hotttt jewelry, and met some of the hottest female entrepreneurs in Columbus.

One of them, Norma J Gripper of Soul Purpose (, was a recent acquaintence from the previuos weeks event 'The Klatch' with the ladies of BLAKStar (, at Urban Spirits Method Gallery (

So, we will blog about events, ideas, …