SHAWN P. WILLIAMS Blog

Ric Flair: Thanks For The Memories

As the press build up progressed for the Ric Flair 30 for 30 it took me back to the days my youth. So many Saturday afternoons and Saturday nights were devoted to wrestling or “raslin” as my Big Mama called it. Watching Nature Boy on ESPN was like being in a...

Black Panther Buzz Two Year Early

A quick Twitter check yielded #BlackPantherSoLit as a trending topic…tell me more internet. Top Tweets brought me to an article in Variety that shows Michael B. Jordan as on his way to becoming part of Marvel’s Black Panther film due out in February 2018.  This in addition to Lupita Nyong’o being set to join...

Is This Thing On?

It’s only been like four years since I posted to this site. I kind of wanted to see if I could still log in on a WordPress site.  Plus I’ve been waxing poetic on the fact that this blog is almost 10 years old (let’s not count the 3+ year...

University of Houston’s Dr. Lovell Jones Talks STEM in 2010 video

Over the next few weeks I’ll be doing some work with the Intercultural Cancer Council, who is having their Biennial Symposium in Houston June 26-July 1.  The symposium will focus on Minorities, The Medically Underserved and Health Equity. I want to start by introducing you to Lovell Jones, PhD., founding...

Dick Clark Dies — Dead at 82

      Courtesy TMZ.com Update: Clark’s rep tells TMZ, the TV icon had been in St. John’s hospital in L.A. after undergoing an outpatient procedure last night. Clark suffered the “massive” heart attack following the procedure. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. Dick Clark — famed TV producer, and “New Year’s...