Alphonso Myrie

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The Struggles of Being One of the Few People of Colour in the Cannabis Industry

Kayvan Khalatbari runs one of the only minority-owned cannabis businesses in America—but he wants that to change.<p>Black and brown people don't use or deal illegal drugs more frequently than whites, but they're more likely to get arrested for them. And three years after the groundbreaking decision to …

Pigs in Hell - The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.

12-10-2015, 03:16 PM<p>#<b>5</b><p>Texmex01<p>Full Fledged Farker<p>Join Date: 11-07-15<p>Location: Houston,TX<p>I was bacon challenged on these, I only had thick cut, …

Dougherty’s Wings…Arguably the best chicken wings on the planet.

Wings are the backbone of any great party. Cooked well, they will draw even the wariest chicken eater. There are lots of ways to cook wings – I have …

Jessica Jones recap, episodes 1-7: what do you make of Marvel’s newest TV hero?

As a recent addition to the superhero pantheon, the hardbitten sleuth is unencumbered by too much backstory, but ironically she is haunted by flashbacks as she fights Kilgrave, Marvel’s most unsettling and unpleasant villain to date<p>Compared to most other heroes – Batman, say, or even her fellow …

Comics

The Greatest Superhero Hideouts & Headquarters of All Time

Home Sweet Headquarters<p>1 of 15<p>There are many iconic superhero trappings: the costume, the car, the gadgets. But there’s one trope in comic books that …

Comics

The next 35 years of college football, predicted

College football thrives on disorder — far more so than its professional counterpart. This is a sport that, for decades, could not find a way to have the teams ranked first and second play each other at the end of each season.<p>Once its overseers solved that uncrackable puzzle with the Bowl …

Marvel Comics and DC Headed for a Battle Royal · Guardian Liberty Voice

Just when you thought the fight was over, Marvel Comics and DC are headed for another battle royal, and fans can not wait. The release of the …

'Suicide Squad' Has Harley Quinn Origin, Joker Escape, And Batman Surprise

Warner Bros. had a dominating Hall H panel at Comic Con in San Diego this year, releasing two of the most talked-about trailers of the year. The studio revealed a new trailer for <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, giving us a better look at the film, and that trailer racked up tens of millions of …

Comic Books

The Top 10 Scientifically Inaccurate Movies

We all love a good science-fiction movie, but sometimes they take a few too many liberties with what they present as scientific fact. These are the 10 biggest offenders.<p>categories Movies

Top 10

San Diego Comic Con 2015: Here’s the Complete Lineups for TV and Film

by John DA, editing by Adam MS<p>Comic-Con 2015: The Complete TV Lineup<p>Find out who, what and when your favorite TV series will hold court at the annual …

TV

Al Golden hasn't restored Miami's dynasty, but he's actually doing a decent job

If you try not to think about how good the Hurricanes were a decade or three ago, things are going fine. Hard not to think about that, though.<p><i>Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here.</i><p>1. Progress vs. greatness<p>At a school with less of a history, Al Golden would be on track.<p>His program …

College Sports

What We Can Expect from Game of Thrones Season 6

A handy guide to which characters are all caught up with the books.<p>For five long seasons now, <i>Game of Thrones</i> book readers have been able to lord their superior knowledge over their show-watcher friends. But as last night’s finale came to a close, the <i>Game of Thrones</i> fandom found themselves, for the …

TV Series

Where Are Pot Inc.’s Minorities?

Valued at upwards of $35 million, the new legal weed market has cultivated an ambitious group of ganjapreneurs. Why African Americans aren’t among …

Everything you know about Marvel Comics is about to change

The Marvel universe is about to explode. Again.<p>Next month, just as <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> hits theaters, the self-styled House of Ideas will kick off its own summer blockbuster series in <i>Secret Wars</i>, a universe-spanning event helmed by <i>Avengers</i> writer Jonathan Hickman that will pit superheroes and …

Best of Late Night TV: Bad Pictionary With LL Cool J, Rose Byrne, Big Sean; 'Full House' Spinoff Reveal

<i>If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.</i><p>LL Cool J, Rose Byrne, and Big Sean were on "The Tonight Show" …

Celebrity News

Six Reasons African Americans Aren't Breaking Into Cannabis Industry

As more states begin to legalize cannabis, there are more opportunities than ever to become a 'potrepreneur'—drug money is no longer dirty money. If getting rich by rolling up is no longer restricted to underground drug lords, why is it that the people who are disproportionately affected by the war …

Cannabis

We Know So Little About 'Batman V Superman' One Year Out, And That's Great

<i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> opens exactly one year from today. In today’s deceptively fast Internet movie news cycle, it both seems like forever until the film’s release and like it’s been forever since the project was announced. Yet the would-be <i>Man of Steel</i> sequel will debut just under …

Comic Books

Miami working on team chemistry, but will it be enough?

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- There is more to winning than talent on the field. Sometimes, players have to learn that for themselves.<p>So it went in 2014 for …

Why The Fantastic Four Cast Was Told Not To Read Comics

While Marvel Comics’ distinguished dysfunctional team will see a film franchise reboot this summer in <i>The Fantastic Four</i>, a long-running point of …

3. Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor has already been portrayed by both Gene Hackman and Kevin Spacey - two highly respected, well known actors - but has never really been as …

Comic Books

Scientists discover black hole 12 billion times more massive than the sun

<b>(CNN) —</b> Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times more massive than the Sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang.<p>The black hole is larger than any of its age previously seen, the journal Nature reports.<p>A black hole is a dense …

Universe

4 Black Comic Book Creators Discuss Diversity And The Future Of The Super Hero

In honor of Black History Month, MTV spoke to four black comic book creators who are not only changing the demographics of the characters in comics, …

Can Miami Realistically Hold on to No. 1 Recruiting Class for 2016?

No school is off to a faster start in the 2016 recruiting cycle than the Miami Hurricanes.<p>Al Golden and his staff are already up to 17 commitments in the Hurricanes' 2016 class after landing commitments from 3-star receiver Isaiah Johnson and running back McArthur Bennett on Monday.<p>Miami’s class is …

College Football

Miami opens spring practice early

Miami got an early jump on spring practice this year, opening up Tuesday with some big questions to answer as Al Golden goes into a critical fifth …

The Hidden Story of Harley Quinn and How She Became the Superhero World’s Most Successful Woman

The comics industry is in the midst of a golden age for admirable female role models. Every few months, we get more series starring women worth …

Miami Football: Position-by-Position Grades for 2015 Recruiting Class

National signing day 2015 is now handily in the rearview mirror, and it's safe to hand out the grades from the Miami Hurricanes' class.<p>Although the incoming group might not be 100 percent finished, any short-term holdouts have officially signed. More specifically, the Canes grabbed a quarterback …

College Football

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

QB revolution: New starters are winning big in college football

Ohio State's J.T. Barrett won't get a mulligan if he struggles in his first year as Buckeyes starter, thanks to a growing trend of successful rookies …

College Football