Decrypting the ‘memo’ from Liam Neeson’s Honest Thief –10 important pointers to note

What did Liam Neeson, playing the role of Tom Carter in the movie, Honest Thief, mean by the interesting flick? How many who were entranced by the crime thriller noticed the subtle messages communicated through the channel? How many were piqued by the contradiction inherent in the title? Actually, ‘that contradiction’ almost made me say I would not watch the movie at first but then…

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What is the importance of Justin Timberlake’s apology to Britney Spears & Janet Jackson?

Saying he was “deeply sorry for the times in my life where my actions contributed to the problem, where I spoke out of turn, or did not speak up for what was right,” Justin Timberlake provided us some important materials for relevant commentary. He dosed our sensibilities with some meaningful lines and messages, the kinds of which we don’t see often. Because of the widespread…

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Christopher Plummer, Lateef Jakande and the longing for a special kind of music

Christopher Plummer and Alhaji Lateef attained the status of legends while they were still alive. Both passed away at 91 but not before making a significant number of persons move and dance to their peculiar sounds of music. What kinds of music did they make? The kind that seemed to come from afar bridging the distance between genius and need. And here lies the peculiar…

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Kanye West and King Solomon – paying closer attention to the state of the ‘supporting cast.’

David’s son and successor, Solomon was world famous. He wowed many, including the Queen of Sheba, with his wisdom, wit and wealth. His workers exuded great charm and impressed not a few, when they appeared, attired in enchanting beauty. When they entertained the king’s guests, they left them in awe. Yet underneath all that display and outlook rang cries for more sensitivity, more consideration. Perhaps, some…

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