Power & Politics

104th Annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual dinner celebrating the First Amendment and marking the White House Correspondents Association’s 104th year took place at the Washington Hilton Hotel with all individuals in the political news community closely watching. This significant event originated in the year 1874 with a state dinner honoring David Kalakaua, the last …

Hugh Hefner: The Voice of Many Generations

Hugh Hefner was born in 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. A product of the overwhelming suppression of the prohibition era, Hugh Hefner forged ahead and built an empire that opposed the restrictive ideals being propagated by depression-era society. When looking back on his life, it becomes apparent that his interests stretched …

All That Glitters Is Gold – “Raising Trump”

In her new book, ‘Raising Trump’, Ivana Trump lifts the curtain on her family’s private life. The book outlines her life and marriage to Donald Trump, revealing her unique perspective on events both past and present. As the mother of three children of President Donald Trump, she holds the title …

The Women’s March On Washington

Under the title of Women’s March, people from all across the United States flocked into streets in protest against President Trump. This day instead of being remembered as a date which would increase awareness to Americans about the inadvisable role of the woman in the society instead what it did, …

I On Politics: Inaugurations

After a long, eventful and frequently controversial campaign Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential race on November 8th, securing his position as the 45th President of the United States. The Oval Office officially was passed to Trump and his administration at his inauguration ceremony on January 20th. Inauguration day has …

The 2017 Presidential Inauguration: A Calm Friday or A Great American Unraveling?

In less than two weeks, the American nation, and much of the rest of the world, will be at last freed from the months of tension and worry surrounding the official ascension of Donald J. Trump as the next President of the United States. The Inauguration itself is tentatively scheduled …

Chicago Embraces Diversity Once Again At The Images And Perceptions Diversity Conference

Cinespace Film Studios was the scene for The 4th Annual Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference hosted in Chicago on December 2, 2016. A multi-cultural group attended the event and were inspired by speakers from around the country. This unique conference explored the culture, diversity, and contributions of Americans from the …

True Chicago Icon, True Gossip, True Friend: Ann Gerber

For over 65 years, one petite, blonde, beautiful lady stood tall at the top of the Chicago social scene. Her name was Ann Gerber – the “who’s who” of gossip columnists.

There’s Plenty of Things to Worry About with a Trump Presidency, But Debt isn’t One of Them

Donald Trump has said some weird stuff about debt in recent weeks. It seemed that he believes he can cut a deal with holders of US debt and pay less than face value. This of course would be a disaster. It would destroy the world’s belief in America’s “full faith …

Obama Shines at his Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner was a night to remember. Barack Obama’s swan song was filled with some of his best gags and jokes. Maybe after he leaves the White House, he’ll consider a comedy tour. The event also helped put a positive note on Obama’s relationship with the …