The Classes I Learned From John Witherspoon

(effrey Ufberg/WireImage) John Witherspoon was the dad I idolized growing up. After dinner, I’d sit on the couch and watch his seminal works — Friday, The Wayans Bros., and Soul Plane — while my spaghetti and meatballs digested, captivated by his performances. He was goofy, charming, and knew how to masterfully use his body for…

Prince’s memoir: Seven things we learned

Image copyright Reuters „Yesterday I tried to write a novel, but I didn’t know where to begin,“ sang Prince in his 1982 song Moonbeam Levels.More than three decades later, in 2016, he announced he had started to write his autobiography. The purple prose was never finished. On the 21 April that year he died aged…