I Was Eclipsin’ Like It Was 1979!

I could’ve sworn there was a solar eclipse sometime in the 1990s. To make sure my memory wasn’t completely failing me, I went to Google to expedite confirmation. A bunch of recognizable sources was listed on the results page and I chose Wikipedia¬†(I know, I KNOW) because I needed some plain English explanation for my reasoning. Four years in the decade experienced celestial beauty in … Continue reading I Was Eclipsin’ Like It Was 1979!

The Bad Boys of Baltimore: 35 Years Later, Ten Quotes from “Diner”

THE LAVISH REBELLION DINER SERIES by C. Shardae Jobson In 1982, Barry Levinson‘s Diner, the first installment of his “Baltimore Films” was released in movie theaters. The quintet of young male actors cast for the film was the original Outsiders¬†as far as most of them would go on to star in bigger, notable work of the 1980s and ’90s. Yes, that is Kevin Bacon‘s impish … Continue reading The Bad Boys of Baltimore: 35 Years Later, Ten Quotes from “Diner”

Chuck Berry Was Celebrating Life As An Icon in 1986 and 1987

A part of The Lavish Rebellion Journal’s Look Back at 1987 in 2017 series Chuck Berry died at the “life-well-lived” age of 90 years old on Saturday, March 18, 2017. His name evokes idolatry to most people. Arguably, most people know of him because of his legend and not his illustrious rock ‘n roll catalog. A genre in which he was regarded as a father … Continue reading Chuck Berry Was Celebrating Life As An Icon in 1986 and 1987