WVON 50th anniversary

WVON 50th anniversary

This year I was honored to go to the 50th Anniversary of WVON! How amazing! The historic program featured top personalities who shared the WVON Story and featured a performance by Grammy Award winning R&B Artist, Toni Braxton. Many came out to celebrate the city’s pre-eminent African-American radio station marking its 50th anniversary. “This is an absolutely incredible night,” said … Continue reading

So this is ok? Lil Wayne

So this is ok? Lil Wayne

In Future’s new song ‘Karate Chop.’ Lil Wayne says “Beat that pu**y up like Emmett Till.” So this is the second time Lil Wayne has mentioned Emmett Till in his lyrics, and people love it right? The other time was Swizzy, Wayne says “Beating up your block, yeah I get my Emmett Till on”…. sooooo … Continue reading

Ashley Updated Her Resume Reel!

  Ashley Aviyah’s Resume Reel. Ashley is a morning show reporter for KTVO in Missouri.  I added a bit of personality in the end and ended it with one of my favorite editing experiements (the credits for another video while syncing the cuts to the song… I love editing!)

Brain Transplant?

OMG I’ve had long discussions about this topic and it’s coming alive: Brain Transplants…. The question (different from the article) is who actually is a person that has a brain transplant, even partial? Are you still you, or the person whose brain you have… Our skills and memories live in our brain so if you … Continue reading

“I am Darren Wilson” Bands

“I am Darren Wilson” Bands

Just in case anyone wondered why people in Ferguson are so angry… uhhhh this might have something to do with it. If you don’t get it (ahem) let me explain… “I am” has always been a phrase of unity and understanding from “I am Somebody” to more recently “I am Trayvon Martin” I am Darren … Continue reading

What’s Buzzin’ – Redskin Name Change

What’s Buzzin’ – Redskin Name Change

The latest on the Washington Redskin name contraversy: Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced on Tuesday that she plans to introduce legislation that would revoke the NFL’s tax-exempt status unless the league’s owners put pressure on the Washington football team to change the team’s name. According to The Washington Post, Cantwell was joined by Native American … Continue reading

Zara pulls “Sheriff T-shirt” reminiscent of Holocaust

Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling its children’s stripped “Sheriff” shirt. The shirt has been criticized for its resemblance to Jewish concentration camp unfirms worn by inmates. Zara said the garment was inspired by “the sheriff’s stars from the Classic Western films.” The word “Sheriff” is on the star, in transparent letters. “We … Continue reading

What’s Buzzin’? Burger King & Tim Hortons

Burger King is in talks with the Canadian Coffee and doughnut chain, Tim Hortons. Some Say it is a tax inversion deal. The two sides are working on creating a new company, based in Canada, that would be the third largest quick service restautrant in the world. THIS MOVE WOULD MEAN BURGER KING WOULD MOVE TO A LOWER … Continue reading

New, Now… Next! August 19 2014

New How would you feel if you had to use your real name on social media? Well China says you do. It passed a law mandating users of internet based communication services to use their real names. Users will be able to sign up for a service but won’t gain access until they go through … Continue reading

New. Now. Next on KTVO

Social media is all about the new and now. So on Tuesdays and Thursdays, KTVO’s ‘Good Morning Heartland’ will do one better. We will tell you what’s new on social media, what’s trending now and I’ll predict what’s next. NEW for this Tuesday is Facebook has made yet another change requiring iPhone and Android users … Continue reading

Iggy’s got one more problem…

Iggy’s got one more problem…

Iggy Azalea Using the Nword on Facebook Is this okay? No not at all…. Female rapper or not using the Nword is no bueno… The picture was posted June 28 and although there are many comments (some vulgar some simply saying hey thats not okay), the caption has not been changed no “oops” apology has … Continue reading