No valentine? 6 things you should know

LucyShaw-160Dear Lucy: It's here again. Valentine's Day. The TV and movie theaters are paying homage. The department stores, the TV, radio and all other advertising mediums are on it too. Young love, old love, freaky love, miraculous love. It's all there, just tune in. But I have not had a Valentine in years and don't expect to find one between now and Valentine's Day. I know I can spend time with friends, by myself, watching the love movies and God knows what. But how do I handle just one more "love" holiday by myself.

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day

Myron-Mays-160Can you just feel it in the air? There's nothing like love, huh?

It's "Boo Season #2" – better known to the masses as St. Valentine's Day! It's that one day a year that you have to prove to that special someone how much you care...because the other 364 days just really don't matter.

It's also that one day per year that most guys seem to have a shortage of creativity. I've seen guys stand in line on Feb. 14th with an arm load of candy and roses and leftover cards from Walgreens because they waited to the last minute and simply did not do their proper planning.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 02/08/2013

IDthief02-600For movies opening February 8, 2013


"Identity Thief" (R for profanity and sexuality) Crime comedy about an account rep's (Jason Bateman) attempt to wrest control of his name back from the con artist (Melissa McCarthy) 2,000 miles away who stole his identity and went on a spending spree. Ensemble cast includes Amanda Peet, T.I., Jon Favreau, Morris Chestnut, John Cho and Robert Patrick.

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Look of success? Swagger, polish in; matchy-matchy out

Russell-Simmons-2-400Despite the success of moguls who have made casual dress cool and trendy, the first impression is still a lasting impression whether you are in corporate America or in business for yourself.

Russell Simmons, Master P, Richard Branson and Steve Jobs proved that a suit is not a requirement to earn serious wealth. While brilliance, genius and creativity are associated with each, they share another commonality – they dressed appropriately for the business models they created.

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Viola Davis: The ‘Beautiful Creatures’ interview

BC-Viola Davis3-600Viola Davis – who has string of high-profile performances set for release – talks about her latest outing as Amma in the screen adaptation of the romantic fantasy novel "Beautiful Creatures."

Kam Williams: Hi Viola, thanks for another opportunity to interview you.

Viola Davis: Absolutely!

KW: Congratulations on winning another NAACP Image Award. I loved your performance in "Won't Back Down."

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