Eric Jerome Dickey

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"The Son of Mr. Suleman" By Eric Jerome Dickey c.2021, Dutton $27.00 / $36.00 Canada 560 pages The sins of the father shall be visited upon the son. That’s what's said, that a son pays for his father’s misdeeds, but maybe the old man didn't intend to leave a negative legacy. Maybe he tried his...
Movies at home
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. “Painkiller” is a revenge thriller available on Demand and on DVD from Cinedigm on May 4 After losing his daughter to a drug overdose, a broken father begins a vigilante campaign to bring down the white-collar criminals behind the opioid epidemic in “Painkiller.” The timely and...
Tom Clancy’s “Without Remorse”
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife in Tom Clancy’s “Without Remorse,” the explosive origin story of action hero John Clark — one of the most popular characters in the best-selling author’s Jack Ryan’s universe. When...
Angela Simmons
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Late last month, ‘Just Angela’ debuted on AspireTV weekly on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET. ‘Just Angela’ provides fans of actress and entrepreneur Angela Simmons, daughter of rap pioneer Rev. Run, an intimate look at her day-to-day life as a #girlboss. In the first episode, titled “10 Quirks...
Gary native Mia Neal, hairstylist
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Black women’s hair and hairstyles have been at the forefront in news stories during the past few years. A few years ago, a Chicago native and former football player Matthew Cherry won an Oscar for his film titled “Hair Love.” It’s a 2019 animated short...
F9
Each of the eight previous Fast films will screen each Friday in chronological order, beginning with 2001s ‘The Fast and the Furious’ on Friday, April 30  By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Universal Pictures has announced that  to celebrate the arrival of “F9,” the newest chapter in the “Fast and Furious” saga, in theaters June 25, the studio and its...
Michio Kaku and LeVar Burton
Chicago Humanities Festival is announcing an exciting line-up of virtual programs with award-winning writers, groundbreaking scholars, and cultural icons in late-April and May. Renowned speakers include Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jhumpa Lahiri; theoretical physicist Michio Kaku interviewed by actor LeVar Burton; SNL and “Happy Endings” star Casey Wilson in conversation...
Sundance Now, Bad Seed
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Simon Lampton (Matt Minto), a respected obstetrician, has a lovely home in Herne Bay with two daughters and a beautiful wife, Karen (Jodie Hillock), a well-organized mother and pillar of their community. Older brother Ford (Dean O’Gorman), once estranged and still rough around the edges,...
White People Money, Mark Harris
Film was released on digital and video on demand on April 23. Chicago-based production company 1555Filmworks released its latest project, “White People Money,” on digital and video on demand April 23. The film stars Drew Sidora (“Step Up” and “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story”) and Barton Fitzpatrick (“The Chi”) as a couple living...
Network to also focus on Walker’s undying crusade against violence and poverty in the Chicago area  Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 @7PM The Vault, 13057 S. Western, Blue Island, Illinois Early Walker - Owner of W&W Towing located in one of Chicago’s south suburbs – will be joined by hundreds of elected officials, entertainers,...