| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Oprah Winfrey reprises her role as Sofia from "The Color Purple" and teams up with Tyler Perry in full Madea drag to promote OWN....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Kim Kardashian discusses filming "Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" after filing for divorce from Kris Humphries and updates on her pregnancy with Kanye West....
| May 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In advance of the release of their movie, the cast and director of "Peeples" talk about becoming like family, why they wanted to be part of the movie, and how involved producer Tyler Perry actually was....
| Jun 1, 2013
If actress Scarlett Johansson plays Hillary Rodham Clinton in "Rodham" — the much ballyhooed movie bio of the young Hillary — this is what will happen:
Hillary Clinton will be elected president of the United States.
And I'll have no choice...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Tyler Perry goes serious as writer, producer and director of this version of his play, which pretty much tells its story in its title. Jurnee Smollett-Bell plays said counselor, who wants to leave her job but waits on her husband's (Lance Gross) advice....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry found an interesting way to promote the OWN network, which will be home to two new Perry joints beginning in May: "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor."
The duo donned familiar costumes in a parody video,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:46 PM
It happened again.
There I was, sitting in a theater with my arms folded giving away a clear sign of showing defense against what I was about to be subjected to.
A bright light burst on screen and suddenly mechanical cogs were shown turning leading up...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Race is never an easy subject to write about. But in Chicago, where racial and ethnic diversity are part of the city's social fabric, news organizations have a responsibility to address it.
Everyone views race through a different lens. My viewpoints...
| Mar 3, 2013
I’m an addict. There I’ve said it. I’m addicted to several things, but the one I’m talking about in this column is books. I am a voracious reader and that costs me money, time, a broader behind and a larger girth. None of the costs...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tyler Perry was tweeting up a storm during the May premiere of "The Haves and the Have Nots," his first TV drama for OWN, the network co-owned by his longtime friend Oprah Winfrey.
"Keep watching this show. It is going to BLOW YOUR MIND from week to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:11 AM
After the coffee. Before watching Tom Wheeler's confirmation hearing.
The Skinny: Tom Wheeler, the nominee to be the next FCC chairman, will face a Senate confirmation hearing this afternoon. Should be entertaining. Tuesday's headlines include Bruce...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"Man of Steel" will move faster than a speeding bullet at the box office this weekend, but how far can it travel?
The first Superman film to hit theaters in seven years is expected to soar with a debut weekend take of between $90 million and $100...